What’s the deal with 27+ and 29+? Why is the bike industry suddenly pushing another new wheel size? And, most importantly, is it worth your time and money? Get your answers in this latest video installment of our Blueprint series.
We swung by the Vittoria, KS and Chris King booths to give company reps 30 seconds to explain what they’re up to at Sea Otter 2015.
Mike Hopkins has taken the open spot left by Kelly McGarry on Diamondback, and it seems that they are very excited about Mike being Canadian. Enjoy the footage of Mike wearing lots of flannel, singing Celine Dion, chugging maple syrup and, of course, ripping trail.
It might seem like fatbikes just suddenly emerged–as if they were blown in on an abrupt blast of Alaskan air. But there's actually a bit more to the history of fatbikes. Settle in for a quick education courtesy of gearjunkie.com and Surly Bikes.
You might have noticed that we’ve already reviewed this bike. What gives? Well, you know that one guy who whips everyone’s asses on the climbs and the descents, bunny hops over a picnic table on the way home and then drinks everyone under the table that night? The carbon Remedy 29 is that guy.
“A bike for Bo and Luke Duke, maybe even Chuck Norris,” commented one tester. That seems about right. Bo and Luke can drive the wheels off a car, and the Phantom, like the General Lee, really shines with someone who can ride the wheels off it.
IMBA released a Bike Park guidebook in October 2014, following the success of their previous two books. Through essays and expert contributors, this book guides the reader from day one to the completion of a bike park, covering planning, finance, design, management and more.
There's an adage that goes "The perfect number of bikes to own is is equal to N+1 where 'N' is the number of bikes you currently have." Well, this guy has come up with his own solution to that equation: he prints his own bikes, at home, with a 3D printer.
RDO, in Niner nomenclature, is short for ‘Race Day Optimized.’ In the case of our test Jet 9, this is embodied in a carbon-fiber frame using Niner’s patented CVA suspension to squeeze 100 millimeters of travel out of a Fox Float CTD shock.
The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival is proud to announce that it will be home to the VIDA MTB Series women’s skills clinic. VIDA has been a stand out in the mountain bike industry, bringing women of all abilities together to learn and refine skills, and build the confidence that women need to be better riders.