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FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS: 2022 GIANT TRANCE X

An all new 27.5” wheel aggressive trail bike that’s all about fun

Giant is adding an all new Trance X to its line in 2022 with a dedicated 27.5" wheel design that's made for fun. We will admit that seeing this bike for the first time felt a little like being transported back to around 2013 (give or…
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Custom 2015 Giant Talon

Teaching an old bike new tricks

With such a high demand for parts to be manufactured in the current climate of the bike industry, fellow riders (and even the local shop) are hard-pressed to find what is needed. Whether it be new or old, we are going to continue to see…
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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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Giant Glory: Now Available in Carbon!

With last year's release of the all-new aluminum Giant Glory running 27.5-inch wheels, we knew it would only be a matter of time before their World Cup downhill bike received the carbonated treatment. We look forward to getting our hands on…
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Video: Inspiration behind the Reign 27.5

Innovative bike designs aren't produced out of thin air. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what made the new Reign 27.5 come to life. The anticipation of a new trail. The adrenaline that goes with dropping a new line. These are the…
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Bike Test: Giant Trance Advanced 27.5 0

When Giant looked at the math and real-world trail analysis, they determined that the benefits of 27.5-inch wheels were profound enough to justify dedicating the majority of their 2014 model lineup to the wheel size. At the forefront…
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Product Test: Rotor Q Rings

Tech features:  While a few of the MBA wrecking crew were around for Biopace chainrings, Shimano's asym- metrical chainrings from the late '80s and early '90s, the younger crewers never had to live through that experiment. Rotor's…
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Bike Test: Cannondale Jekyll 4 Aluminum

The year 2012 marks the second year for the redesigned Cannondale Jekyll trailbike. This bike uses what Cannondale calls Enhanced Center Stiffness Torsion Control, or ECS-TC for short. We asked to test the lowest- priced version so that…
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Geoff Kabush Joins Scott Bikes for 2012

Geoff Kabush, one of our all-time favorite Canuck athletes, will be racing for Scott Bikes for the upcoming season. His race season will include the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, World Cup races, and beyond. Great luck to Geoff and the…
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