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Review – Ibis Ripmo 29

  Ibis Cycles has a long history in the sport of mountain biking, with its first bikes being produced in Occidental, California. From custom-welded steel hardtails to its latest big-wheeled carbon fiber Ripmo, Ibis has evolved with the technological landscape. Recently, 29ers have been getting a lot of attention with revised geometries and suspension designs, making […]

Cannondale Releases New Jekyll 29er

We teased Cannondale’s new Jekyll 29 a couple weeks ago with shots of Marco Osborne’s prototype bike that he had been racing most of the year. New 2019, Cannondale has officially released the Jekyll 29er. Last year Cannondale released an updated Jekyll 27.5 with new shock technology and an updated geometry. The 29er version uses […]

Liv Cycling Introduces All New Intrigue Series

Liv Cycling, the company dedicated to getting more women on bikes, today introduced its new Intrigue Advanced all-mountain trail bike. Featuring an advanced composite frame, aggressive trail geometry and capable 140/150mm travel, the new Intrigue Advanced offers both climbing agility with downhill command suitable for all types of terrain. “The Intrigue Advanced rounds out Liv’s premium […]

Kona Officially Launches Carbon Process 29er

Last year we made waves with the Process G2 lineup. The 27.5″ carbon bikes became a staple in many of our daily rides. Continuing on with the evolution of the Process lineup, we are thrilled to finally announce the carbon Process 29ers! We’ve got two gorgeous builds for you to choose from. We’ve also upgraded […]

Spotted – Cannondale’s Prototype Jekyll 29er

There were plenty of sweet bikes and products on display at Eurobike this year. Walking through the WTB booth we spotted Marco Osborne’s Jekyll with 29-inch wheels. The current Jekyll 27.5 that was released last year has 165mm of rear travel a 170 fork and this 29er version looks to be about the same. Rumors […]

Carbon vs. Aluminum

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]

Review – Santa Cruz Hightower LT

Long-travel 29ers have been making a major comeback in the last year, with modern advancements in geometry and suspension making these machines better than ever. The Hightower was originally introduced in 2016 as a 135mm-travel trail bike, and while it was capable and fast-rolling, there were some riders looking for more. After some testing and […]