The Trek Session 9.9 is a well-balanced and playful downhill bike that’s great for attacking technical terrain.
We’re back from Interbike, and of everything we rode, the Devinci Spartan Carbon SX was the best at doing everything pretty well.
If your local trails feature sit-and-spin climbs and fast, ripping descents, you’ll get along well with the Transition Covert 29.
The Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition is a versatile, adjustable All Mountain ride with a good build.
One of the better all-around DH bikes we’ve tested, the GT Fury Expert is great at plowing over rough terrain, but it’s also poppy and playful.
The Knolly Bikes Podium can handle challenging, technical terrain while also providing a whole bunch of pop. If you’re into skying through jump lines, don’t pass it up.
Other bikes are better for lapping jumps in the bike park, but when it comes to hurtling down steep, rough trails, the Specialized S-Works Demo 8 is very hard to beat.
The Race Face Nano Pullover is a lightweight, packable shell with a biking-specific fit. If the weather changes quickly where you ride, it’s great to have in your pack.
The Race Face Team Chute jacket will keep you dry on wet, muddy rides, it’s more durable than your average rain jacket, and it won’t cost you a fortune.
The Alpinestars Alps Kevlar is a reasonably priced, middle-of-the-road option between heavy duty plastic knee/shinguards, and lightweight, flexible knee pads.
Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.
SRAM’s new X1 is lighter, cleaner, and shifts better than 2×10 systems, and it’s currently the most affordable 11-speed drivetrain available.
SRAM’s new X1 group isn’t just another 1×11 drivetrain, it’s a system poised to impact the whole industry. Here’s why.
We’ve now tested the WTB Vigilante with reinforced “AM” casing. How does it compare to the lighter, standard version?
WTB’s Frequency Team i25 rims are reasonably priced, build up well, and work great as a tubeless setup.
The Yeti SB95 does a great job riding the line between an all-arounder that likes going uphill, and an all-mountain bike that focuses on descending.
eThirteen’s TRS+ Race cranks are a great option for the 5-6” travel segment, but will also work well on any bike where weight and pedaling efficiency are a consideration.
The Xpedo Spry are some of the lighter and more affordable flat pedals on the market, but are they durable enough for you?
The Pearl Izumi Veer is a baggy trail short that is comfortable and breathable.
Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride hard, and is extremely capable in pretty much every category.