26er Reviews and News

Rocky Mountain Altitude 70 Pro Review

Having spent some time with the MTBR.com, I was given the chance to test ride and review the Rocky Mountain 2009 Altitude 70 mountain bike. Billed on their website as a XC Marathon mountain bike. Rocky Mountain has ten different categories on their website under the mountain bike category. Talk about options! No matter, it […]

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Transition Syren Review – Women's Specific Freeride

Test Rider name: Tiffany Allmandinger Age: 33 Height: 5’6” Inseam: 33” Weight: 135 lbs Bike: Transition Syren Size: M Kit: All Mountain Build Kit Syren Frame with 2010 Fox Racing Shocks – DHX 5 AIR Rear Shock $1,626.00 USD Parts Kit – All Mountain $1,279.00 USD www.transitionbikes.com Pros: Stable Great build kit Excellent fit Cons: […]

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Norco 2010 Product Launch

Norco 2010 Products We just spent the last couple of days up in Vancouver B.C. riding, photographing, and getting time on the 2010 Norco products. On the whole it appears that over the past year Norco has sat down, put their heads together, pulled in new team mates, engineers, and has busted out with a […]

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Norco Vixa and Kona Minxy, ’09 Women FR Bikes

Norco Vixa: (Small) $2875 Travel: 152mm – 6″ Weight: ~36.5 lbs/16.6 kgs Website Pros: 1. Quick and responsive, light and neutral to control 2. Small design fits average female shape well 3. Doesn’t over react to rider input Cons: 1. Requires sizable effort to pedal up hill 2. Not a great sprinter 3. Seat Post […]

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