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Product Test: CrankBrothers Kronolog Dropper Seatpost

Crankbrothers inherited the Joplin dropper seatpost from Maverick, and while they deserve kudos for their efforts, they could never get the bugs worked out of the temperamental design. Finally, Crankbrothers’ engineers pulled the plug on the product. Were they turning their backs on a potential gold mine? Hardly. The introduction of the $300 Kronolog on-the-fly, […]

Did May’s Mac Attack Provoke Sabotage At The Tour de France?

I was only kidding around when I wrote the Mac Attack for our May issue, explains Mountain Bike Action’s Editor, Jimmy Mac, “But when I saw this report about a rash of flat tires at Sunday’s stage of the Tour de France, I got a bad feeling. I hope some knucklehead didn’t take it seriously.” […]

Late To The Party, Pinarello Makes A Startling Entry

If you are going to show up late to a party, you can try to sneak in and keep a low profile, or you can blast through the front door and yell, “the party is about to begin.” That’s Pinarello’s tact with the introduction of their 29er Dogma XC 9.9. The new Dogma XC 9.9 […]

Product Test: Race Face Next Carbon 2×10 Cranks

    Canada’s Race Face went through a rough period, but that had nothing to do with the quality or functionality of the company’s products. In fact, the strength of their products is what got Race Face through the turmoil brought on by some bad business decisions. With those problems behind them, Race Face is […]