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    2015 GT Sanction

    The GT Sanction is a purpose-built machine that likes speed and steep terrain more than most 160mm bikes on...

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  • GTHelionSlider

    2015 GT Helion Carbon Pro

    The GT Helion is a solid option if you’re looking for a XC or light-duty trail bike, and you’re...

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  • Intense Carbine 29Slider

    2015 Intense Carbine 29

    One of the most impressive 29ers we've tested, the Intense Carbine 29 can be ridden hard on descents and...

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  • Giant Glory - SLIDER - FINAL

    2014 Giant Glory

    The 2014 Giant Glory is a popular DH bike that ought to be agile yet stable. Unfortunately, the setup...

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  • Tracer275CSlider

    2015 Intense Tracer 275C

    If you like the way a virtual pivot point suspension handles, the lightweight Intense Tracer 275C leaves little to...

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  • Salsa Horsethief Carbon 1 - berm - slider

    2015 Salsa Horsethief Carbon

    The Salsa Horsethief Carbon feels far more capable than most 120mm bikes, and effectively bridges the gap between shorter-travel...

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  • NoahPatrolSlider

    2015 Transition Patrol 2

    The new Transition Patrol 2 is a solid choice if you're looking for a poppy, well-rounded trail bike in...

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  • GiantRegin1Slider

    2015 Giant Reign Advanced 27.5 1

    The new Giant Reign Advanced 27.5 1 is a strong contender in the All Mountain category, and will appeal...

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  • Session 9.9 Slider2

    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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  • DevinciSpartanCarbonSXSlider

    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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  • Transition Covert29Slider3

    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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  • Noah - Altitude - slider - FINAL2

    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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  • GTFurySlider

    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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  • Knolly PodiumSlider

    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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  • Demo8Slider

    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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  • SB5cPreviewSlider2

    Preview: Yeti SB5c

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

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  • Yeti SB95 carbon, slider

    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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  • Trek Superfly 8, stock

    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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