Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
Easton Cycling recently introduced a hub upgrade kit for the M1 rear hubs used in EC90 XC, EA90 XC, EC70 Trail, Haven, Haven Carbon, Havoc and EA90 XD wheels. The Bearing Spacer Kit will be available late February 2013, free of charge for existing M1 rear hubs and is included as a running change in all M1 hub-equipped rear wheels shipped after mid-February.
Cannondale’s Trigger Carbon 1 is fast, flickable and tons of fun, though it left some testers wondering whether bigger wheels would make green grass greener.
Shimano is famous for trickling down the high-end features from its premier groups on, essentially, an annual basis. Now, it’s time for Deore to get the redesign love.
This is one of the few out there that really shows the basics of frame building with composites. There’s obviously still a lot that’s missing and I’m not suggesting that all carbon frames are made the same way (far from it), but it’s a good starting point on wrapping your mind around this labor-intensive and utterly unique process.
We went into the heart of Specialized Bicycles to find out both how and most importantly, why, the company decided to squeeze those big wheels onto their Enduro model. Welcome to the first installment of our new Blueprint video series: the story of an impressive new product, from the perspective of the people who designed it. Hard questions asked. Interesting answers given.
Rather than stage a summer-themed ad and cross their fingers that mother nature would get on board, Race Face embraced the Winter Wonderland that is our backyard….and sent Chubey up Mt. Seymour to hit a massive snow booter for the first time. No pressure.
Giant’s new 29er is effortlessly capable. In any rider’s hands, challenging terrain seems to disappear under its tires. Our testers, however, found lots of room for debate.