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    2017 Trek Remedy 9 RSL

    Trek made some serious changes to the Remedy line this year, and the performance of the new Remedy 9...

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    Mountain Bike Tires 101

    While it might seem like they're pretty much all the same, the fact is that the right tire can...

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    2017 Pivot Switchblade 29

    We spent time on Pivot's new Switchblade which works with both 29 and 27.5 Plus wheels.

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    First Look: Fox Float DPX2

    Fox just released their new Float DPX2 rear shock which builds on their already excellent Float line of shocks.

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    2017 Scott Genius LT Plus

    The Scott Genius LT 720 Plus offers a big, cushy ride that smooths out the trail. Kind of like...

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    Terrene Chunk Tire

    Terrene is a new tire company offering a wide range of options. We’ve spent a wet fall and spring...

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    2017 YT Jeffsy 29

    The YT Jeffsy 29 is more playful than you might expect from a semi-long-travel 29er. It’s also less expensive...

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    Rocky Mounts SplitRail Bike Rack

    The Rocky Mounts SplitRail is a high-end rack that’s less expensive and lighter than other high-end options.

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    Fix It Sticks, Back Bottle, & Weatherneck

    We’ve been spending time with three of Brian Davis’ unique products, and are impressed at how well they address...

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    Syncros Tailor Cage HV 1.5

    The Syncros Tailor Cage HV 1.5 is a clever and simple option for carrying tools on your bike.

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    Scott Spark Plus 700 Tuned

    We’ve been quite skeptical of plus bikes in the past, but the Scott Spark 700 Plus Tuned basically changed...

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    2017 Yeti SB4.5

    The Yeti SB4.5 has a blend of efficiency and stability that’s unlike most bikes in its class.

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    New Release: 2018 Fox Forks and Shocks

    Fox just realeased their new shock and fork lineup.

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    2017 Banshee Phantom

    After more time on the Banshee Phantom we've got an update.

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    2017 Surly Karate Monkey

    The Surly Karate Monkey was the cheapest, and the simplest bike we rode at Interbike, but was it the...

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    2017 Devinci Django Carbon

    We were impressed with the 29" wheeled Devinci Django 29, now it's time to weigh in on its smaller...

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    Fox 40 Float Fork

    The Fox 40 has been the winningest fork on the World Cup for a few years, but how does...

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    Fox DHX2 Rear Shock

    Fox’s new DHX2 is one of the lighter DH shocks on the market, and it beats out the rest...

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    2017 Pivot Firebird

    The 2017 Pivot Firebird is the most DH oriented enduro bike we've ever ridden.

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    2017 Marin Attack Trail Pro

    Marin's Attack Trail Pro hits a middle ground between trail and enduro bikes that should appeal to a lot...

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