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FIRST RIDE: ROCKY MOUNTAIN’S ALL-NEW ALTITUDE

Reaching new elevations in performance

It still has 160mm of rear travel and a 170mm fork, but the rear shock is now located low in the frame and utilizes Rocky Mountain’s revitalized LC2R (Low Center Counter Rotating) suspension design, first introduced on the 2006 Slayer and…
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FIRST LOOK: NORCO’S NEW OPTIC & SIGHT

High-pivot evolution from the Canadian brand

Both the new Sight and Optic are able to be ridden with either dual 29" wheels or in a mixed-wheel setup through the utilization of Norco's Missing Link and lower shock mount kit that lets you swap rear wheel sizes without affecting the…
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FIRST LOOK: THE KNOLLY CHILCOTIN GETS A DESIGN OVERHAUL

New geometry, kinematics, and frame design for the Canadian frame manufacturer

The new Chilcotin, like Knolly's other sixth-generation bikes, now has a straight top tube design to improve the standover and allow the bike to fit a wider range of rider sizes, and Knolly has added a Small size frame.
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VIDEO: KONA REDEFINES THE PROCESS X

Kona Ambassadors Scott Mackay, Brian Serneels, and Matthew Tounge shred the North Shore

And don’t be fooled by the numbers, this bike may go big on the descents, but it is built to ensure you make it to the top with plenty of gas left in the tank.
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REMY METAILLER’S FEARLESS DEMONSTRATION OF THE TYEE’S CAPABILITIES

Remy Metailler show's no fear on his new Propain Tyee as he takes it back to his roots in professional mountain biking with this insane video.

Based on this video we can't tell if Remy Metailler feels fear at all. This is a real testament to the capabilities of Propain's new enduro bike the Tyee. This video is certainly worth a watch.
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FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS: FEZZARI TIMP PEAK EMTB

An ebike with an analogue feel

Since Fezzari's first EMTB, the Wire released in 2019, they haven't done too much in the way of the electric mountain bikes. That fact didn't seem to bother them in the slightest as they've taken their time to develop a new ebike. The…
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FIRST LOOK: SANTA CRUZ NOMAD 6

THE SANTA CRUZ NOMAD 6: NOMAD GONE MULLET

Santa Cruz has been producing various versions of the Nomad since 2005 and has been one of the best, most progressive bikes with each successive version.
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ENDURO BIKE ROUNDUP

We test ten heavy-hitting enduro mountain bikes

While trail bikes reign supreme on many types of terrain, enduro bikes hold their own by offering similar versatility in a heavy-hitting package. With major improvements to enduro bikes being made every day, these downhill shredders retain…
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Review – Mondraker Dune RR

A few years ago a Spanish company called Mondraker designed its dual-suspension bikes with a peculiar geometry. They had a very long front end coupled with an extremely short stem, a low bottom bracket and short chainstays. The bikes…
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Review – 2018 Giant Reign Advanced 1

The Giant Reign has long been known for being a plush, long-travel machine built for conquering climbs and obliterating descents. The Reign quickly became the bike of choice for the most hard-core trail riders, later shifting its attention…
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