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Review – Pivot Mach 5.5

Evolution of a Pivot Original Favorite   When Pivot was founded back in 2008, it only had two bikes in its lineup—the Mach 4 and the Mach 5. The former was built as an XC rig, but the latter was the more popular trailbike, with lightweight construction, a bit more travel and—gasp!—26-inch wheels. Well, Pivot […]

Tested – Airborne Plague

A Sick Deal Mailed to Your Front Door Purchasing a bike online seems to become more popular every year; however, it’s not exactly a new idea. Airborne was founded in 1997 and was an early pioneer in selling bikes direct to consumers. Airborne later relaunched itself in 2010 with a new crew focused on building […]

Diamondback Launches New Carbon Release

The new Release Carbon uses 130-millimeters of rear travel paired with a 150mm travel fork on an all new carbon fiber frame and rear triangle. Keep an eye out for a full review and write up at Mountain Bike Action.

Up Close – Pivot Mach 5.5

For this First Ride we take a look at the 2018 Pivot Mach 5.5. Some of the features include 140mm dw-link™ rear suspension with Pivot’s mid-travel-specific linkage, designed for forks up to 160mm travel. All Pivot complete builds come with a 160mm-travel fork and 27.5” wheels with extra clearance for larger tire sizes Designed to […]

Trail Testing Cannondale’s New Trail Machine – The Habit 27.5

Cannondale has made a name for themselves producing high performance race rigs built around their eye catching and podium conquering Lefty suspension.  Last year we saw a whole new line of 27.5 bikes such as the Jekyll and Trigger aimed towards aggressive trail and enduro riding, but for 2016 Cannondale has come out with the […]

YT Industries Bikes Now Available In The US!

Kapow – the race is on! YT Bikes are now available in the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. For this expanded distribution the Gravity Mountain Bike specialists teamed up with new partners. Cameron Zink, the gutsiest man in the mountain bike business will represent YT Industries with his brother Howie in the US and […]