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full suspension

Review – Intense Sniper XC Elite

Cross-country racing has seen a bit of a renaissance in the last couple of years, with World Cup courses becoming more technical and riders demanding more from their bikes. While brands like Cannondale and Scott have pushed the…
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Bike Review – Trek Full Stache 8

Plus-sized bikes have rapidly grown in popularity; however, the focus has mostly been on 27.5-inch wheel sizes—that is, until now. Trek recently introduced an all-new 130mm-travel plus-sized bike to its lineup, and this one is…
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Santa Cruz Announces 2019 5010

The 5010 is the most fun you can have on two off-road wheels and Danny MacAskill’s wee bike of choice. Turning trails into pump tracks and logs into launches this bike begs to spend as much time above the ground as on it.…
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Santa Cruz Announces 2019 Bronson

The Bronson has the biggest personality in our range. From flat out on the trail to fully flat over a table, each new generation redefines expectations of what a 150mm bike can do. ●  150mm VPP® rear travel -…
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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…
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Devinci Launches All New Troy 29

No two mountains are the same. And from the Rockies to Appalachians, the all-mountain Troy brings performance to some wickedly diverse terrain. Powered by our Testing is Everything modus, its fifth generation Split-Pivot platform…
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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…
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Review – Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon 70

Rocky Mountain’s R&D facility is nestled at the foot of Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains, home to some of the most well-known trails in the world. The company started in 1978 when a few soon-to-be founders were working at a bike…
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First Ride – Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

The Canyon Spectral was designed for trail riders looking for a playful and poppy bike that dances around the trails. While the bike is surely fast enough to handle your local enduro race, its nimble handling will likely have you looking to…
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First Ride: Spot Mayhem 29

Spot Mayhem 29 Spot Brand is a family-owned bicycle company located in Golden, Colorado, that is passionate about high-level engineering. The family founded Avid in 1991 and grew the component company into one of the largest brake…
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First Ride: Pivot Trail 429

Introducing the all-new Trail 429

Pivot Trail 429 The Pivot Mach 429 Trail adds an aggressive twist to Pivot's full-suspension cross-country race bike the Mach 429 SL. These two bikes are vastly different in design and intended use but are quite similar in name. This…
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