About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. Turning his insatiable passion of road biking from a hobby into a career, Thien joined RoadBikeReview in 2007 as Site Manager. A native of Calfornia, Thien enjoys the year round riding and great climbs the Bay Area offers. When not riding or putting products through their paces, he enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.



Singletrack High Screening Tour – Special Screening at Sea Otter

Update: April 18 There is a special screening in Monterey, CA on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30. http://www.nationalmtb.org/singletrack-high-screening-schedule/ —- “Singletrack High” a new documentary from brothers Jacob Seigel-Boettner and Isaac Seigel-Boettner premiered to a sold out crowd at Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, CA earlier last month. The film, shot during the 2012 mountain biking

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Felt Compulsion – New 2013 All Mountain Trail Bike

One of the highlights, if not THE highlight of the 2013 Felt Bicycles Product Launch today was the all new model: The Compulsion. The LT1 and LT3 versions are the UHC carbon frames (main frame) and the LT50 model is aluminum. The Compulsion has 6″ of rear travel and utilizes Felt’s Equilink suspension design. Equally

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2013 Felt Edict Nine Series 29er

Mtbr and RoadBikeReview are covering the Felt 2013 Bike Line-up Announcement today in Irvine. The first bikes we got to take a look at were the Felt Edict Nine Series full suspension 29ers. Felt has developed an interesting rear suspension design that has helped create a very effective XC racing machine. Even if you aren’t

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2012 Marin Rift Zone XC 7 29er

Jason from Marin shows us the new 2012 Rift Zone XC 7 29er, featuring their new Quad-Link Version 3 suspension system. Marin has really made some changes with their rear suspension for this 29er specific design. Marin Rift Zone XC 7 29er Quad-Link 3.0 suspension system Moved rear shock out from within the linkage of

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Reynolds New 29er, All Mountain and 650b Carbon Wheels

Len from Reynolds Cycling shows us a few new wheels coming from Reynolds this year including their carbon 29er wheels, carbon All Mountain wheels and carbon 650B wheels. 29er Wheelset Full carbon rim Tubeless compatible rim Reynolds hub with interchangeable caps DT spokes $1950 1588 grams

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Praxis Works Conversion BB Kits

Adam shows us one of Praxis Works Conversion BB Kits on a new Look BB30 bike. 68mm and 73mm shell widths for both Road or Mountain

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Yeti Cycles SB-66 All Mountain Bike

Chris Conroy of Yeti Cycles shows us the new All Mountain Chasis, currently known as the SB-66. Featuring the new Switch Technology, an eccentric link above bottom bracket that creates a stiff pedaling platform in the front end and gets more plush further into travel. Yeti Cycles SB-66 New trail bike In development for the

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Felt 2012 Nine Series Mountain Bikes

Andy Holmes from Felt shows us the line of Nine Series bikes for 2012. The Felt Nine line includes the new Comp with a higher end alloy frame and good quality componentry, the Team, Elite, Race, Sport and Trail models. Felt Nine Comp New for 2012 10-speed drivetrain Higher end alloy frame Hydroformed tubes Good

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i-Shifter Integrated Shifting System

Ross Mitchell shows us the i-Shifter system. The i-Shifter employs an optimal shift sequence to operate both front and rear derailleurs simultaneously so that the overall gear ratios change at an even rate. iShifter System Integrates front and rear derailleurs Even progression of gear ratios through the entire gear range Eliminates cross chaining and redundant

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Ritchey Vantage II 29er Carbon Wheelset

Sean Coffey from Ritchey Design gives us a first look at the first carbon 29er wheelset from Ritchey, the Vantage II. Tubeless ready and weighing in at just 1,537g, this new for 2012 wheelset features carbon monocoque frame construction, WCS hubs, and DT spokes. Ritchey Vantage II New for 2012 Carbon monocoque frame construction (only 2 manufacturers

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2012 Manitou Fork Lineup

Ed Kwaterski, the chief engineer and product manager from Manitou, highlights the Tower, Marvel, R7 and Circus forks at Dealer Camp 2011. Ed shows us some of the new features you can expect from Manitou in their 2012 lineup of suspension forks. Manitou Tower 29er Fork Available in Pro and Expert models New 1.5 crown

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Pivot Cycles Mach 5.7 Carbon

Chris Cocalis from Pivot Cycles introduces the Mach 5.7 Carbon at DealerCamp 2011. In development for 2 years, the new Mach 5.7 carbon frame version of their popular Mach 5.7 trail bike, weighs in at just 5 lbs. Pivot Cycles Mach 5.7 Carbon In development for 2 years Most popular bike in their line All new frame

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Martial Arts Adventure in Asia

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