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First Ride: All-New RIP 9 RDO

Niner, founded in 2005, established their brand around building bikes with big wheels long before it was even cool to do so. One could argue that Niner’s passion and commitment to the larger wheel size helped paved the way for the growing popularity of 29er’s today. The RIP 9 was introduced to Niner’s fleet in […]

Liv Cycling Introduces All New Intrigue Series

Liv Cycling, the company dedicated to getting more women on bikes, today introduced its new Intrigue Advanced all-mountain trail bike. Featuring an advanced composite frame, aggressive trail geometry and capable 140/150mm travel, the new Intrigue Advanced offers both climbing agility with downhill command suitable for all types of terrain. “The Intrigue Advanced rounds out Liv’s premium […]

Fezzari Introduces New 120mm Signal Peak Carbon

Fast has never been this fun. Cross-country racing and trail riding have evolved.  We are riding faster and more technical terrain with drops and rock gardens that were only seen in downhill courses a few years ago.  The climbs are getting longer, steeper and more technical. Just as the sport has evolved, so too have […]

VIDEO: Why Bikepack?

Salsa gives its best attempt at explaining the idea behind the bikepacking movement. Do you find interest in getting lost in the woods with your bike?

New – SRAM RISE 60 Wheelset

SRAM has just introduced their new RISE 60 wheelset (available in 27.5″ or 29″).  These wheels feature all-new hubs and rims that are built for XC and trail riding.  The new rim is designed to take the impacts of XC racing, with its hook-less design and 21mm internal width.  This new design is suppose to […]

Pivot’s 2015 Mach 4 Carbon: Redefining Riding

Now in its 4th generation, the Pivot Mach 4 Carbon was introduced at the snow-covered 2014 PressCamp and rolls on 27.5” wheels, features 4.5 inches of travel, and introduces the next generation of race/trail geometry—all paired with the lightest full-suspension frame Pivot have ever made. Whether you are a pure XC racer looking for something nimble, with the […]

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 of travel. While this amount of travel is typically reserved for heavier and more aggressive black-diamond bikes, the Genius maintains […]