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    2014 Trek Session 9.9

    The Trek Session 9.9 is a well-balanced and playful downhill bike that's great for attacking technical terrain.

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    2015 Devinci Spartan Carbon SX

    We're back from Interbike, and of everything we rode, the Devinci Spartan Carbon SX was the best at doing...

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    2014 Transition Covert 29

    If your local trails feature sit-and-spin climbs and fast, ripping descents, you’ll get along well with the Transition Covert...

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    2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition

    The Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition is a versatile, adjustable All Mountain ride with a good build.

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    2014 GT Fury Expert

    One of the better all-around DH bikes we've tested, the GT Fury Expert is great at plowing over...

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    2014 Knolly Podium

    The Knolly Bikes Podium can handle challenging, technical terrain while also providing a whole bunch of pop. If you’re...

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    2014 Specialized S-Works Demo 8

    Other bikes are better for lapping jumps in the bike park, but when it comes to hurtling down steep,...

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    Preview: Yeti SB5c

    Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.

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    2014 Yeti SB95

    The Yeti SB95 does a great job riding the line between an all-arounder that likes going uphill, and an...

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    2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

    Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride...

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    Update: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

    After more time on the Trek Superfly 8, we're still impressed with its powerful, efficient, climbing performance. But will...

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    First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

    In our first look at the Trek Superfly 8, we talk about fit and initial impressions of this XC...

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    2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

    The Heckler's been around for 18 years, but it got some major updates for 2014. We put it through...

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    Ibis Mojo HD

    It's not the newest bike on the market, but here's why we think the Ibis Mojo HD is still...

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    Norco Range

    Our test ride showed that the Norco Range can still hold its own among next year's fleet of 27.5"...

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    2014 Giant Trance

    For $3,500, the Giant Trance is a great bike with a solid parts spec that will work well on...

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    2014 GT Fury

    The GT Fury is a big, stable bike, and a glance at the World Cup podium is evidence that...

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    2014 Specialized Enduro 29

    The Specialized Enduro 29 will blast through rock gardens at speed better than any other bike we rode at...

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    2014 Santa Cruz Bronson

    The Santa Cruz Bronson is a long-ish travel bike that's just as happy going up or down.

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    2014 Devinci Troy Carbon SL

    If you're looking for a true all-around trail bike, the Devinci Troy is definitely worth a look.

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