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Tested – Michelin Force XC 29×2.25″ Tires

From Cars to Mountain Bikes Michelin is one of the oldest and most recognizable tire companies on the planet, making treads for everything from cars and motorcycles to bicycles. Michelin has been operating in France since the late…
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Product Test: Mavic Crossmax Pedals

Mavic wheels have long been the standard by which other bicycle wheels, both road and mountain, are measured. The French company has been building components for bicycles longer than just about anyone out there, but until…
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Product Test: iXS Dagger Kneepads

Knee protection comes in a wide-range of options, from minimalistic soft pads that are only slightly more effective than a pair of knee warmers to rigid braces designed to protect against nearly every sort of injury a knee…
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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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Kona’s House Of The Big Wheel (Video)

House of the Big Wheel Part 2: Hei Hei and King Kahuna from Kona Bikes on Vimeo. Kona's House of the Big Wheel is built around the four big bike stories of our 2012 29-inch wheel mountain bike program.This video, filmed on the IMBA epic…
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Bike Test: The Scott Genius LT

Long-travel trailbikes have become a popular weapon of choice for riders looking to blur the lines between cross-country, all-mountain and downhill. Scott's most recent venture into this segment is the 2011 Genius LT, sporting 7.3 inches…
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Product Test: Morningstar Rim ‘Rench

Rim makers have discovered, especially for downhillers, that softer rims may dent easily, but that is better than a rim with sidewalls so strong that it pinches or slices a tire when impacting a sharp edge or rock. These softer rims allow…
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Product Test: Feedback Pro Elite Repair Stand

While not the most exciting piece of equipment in the shop, a proper workstand is critical. A poorly designed workstand will frustrate amateur and professional mechanics alike. The Pro-Elite repair stand is the top-of-the-line offering…
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