Volume 26, Number 8 August 2011

TESTS

The Scott Genius LT

Blurring the line between long-travel and lightweight.

 

The Felt Nine Sport

Under a grand and overwhelming.

The Tomac Supermatic 1

Johnny T inspired to rage.

 

The Bionicon Alva 160 Air

An on-the-trail shape shifter.

 

The Devinci Dixon XP

Devinci Comes Back To The U.S.A.

 

PRODUCT FIELD TESTS

Crankbrothers Iodine 3 Cockpit

Precision quality and stunning aesthetics.

 

Stans ZTR Podium MMX Wheelset 3.30Ti

An unfair advantage.

 

Michelin WildGrip’r Tire

A lot of tire for a lot of conditions.

 

POC Spine VPD Tee

A saving grace for the unexpected.

 

Morningstar Rim ?Rench

Taking the ding out of your rims.

 

Mavic Alpine XL Shoes

A real mountain/cycling shoe.

 

Fizik Gobi XM Muzzle Saddle

Great for out-of-the-saddle riding.

 

Syncros Flavor Tubeless Ready Tire

Grippy like glue.

 

FEATURES

How Not To Dress For Mountain Biking

Don’t be a fashion disaster.

 

Making A Rogue Trail Legit

How to open a new trail in your town.

 

MBA 2012 PRODUCT COVERAGE SPECIAL

Promises, prototypes and some prizes.

 

TECHNICAL

Stop Brake Squeal

Eight reasons your brakes won’t shut up.

 

Meet The Riders And Their Rides

Mark Weir and his Cannondale Jekyll.

 

Garage Files

Giant Maestro pivot bearing replacement.

 

PEOPLE

Riders Who Inspire

Yoshio Garcia has a goal in mind.