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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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    2017-2018 Liv Hail Advanced 1

    The new Liv Hail is a women's-specific, all-mountain bike for riders who prioritize fast and aggressive descending.

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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 Pivot Mach 429 Trail

    If “XC with a bit extra” sounds like your cup of tea, the Pivot Mach 429 Trail is a...

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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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    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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    Turner RFX V4.0

    We weigh in on the Turner RFX V4.0, and compare it to other bikes in the “versatile trail bike”...

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    2017 NOBL Wheels TR38 27.5”

    For the price, the NOBL TR38 wheels are easily some of the best we've ridden.

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    2017 Transition Scout Carbon

    We challenge anyone to ride the Transition Scout and not have fun on it.

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    2016 Yeti SB5.5

    Our bike editor thinks that the Yeti SB5.5 may just be fastest bike he's been on.

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    2016 Devinci Wilson Carbon

    The Devinci Wilson Carbon is supremely well rounded, and is well suited to all manner of DH tracks.

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    Long Term Review: Bulls Black Adder 29

    We've spent another 3 months on the Bulls Bikes Black Adder 29, and here's our long-term update.

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    2nd Look: 2016 Trek Session 9.9

    Reviewer Marti Bruce weighs in with a smaller rider's take on the Trek Session 9.9.

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    First Look: Devinci Django 29

    Devinci is releasing a 29" version of their popular 120 mm Django.

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    2016 Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

    We've reviewed Rocky Mountain's Thunderbolt and Altitude, so it's time now to weigh in on how the Instinct fits...

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    Flash Review: Yeti 5.5c

    We just got our hands on Yeti's new SB 5.5c, and so far we've been surprised.

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    2016 Trek Session 9.9

    The Trek Session 9.9 is a very light, very fast downhill bike, but see our notes regarding sizing.

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