27.5 Reviews and News


First Look: Industry Nine PillarCarbon Wheels

Industry 9 and Reynolds team up on US-made carbon wheelsets.

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First Look: Transition powers new-gen 2015 bikes with GiddyUp suspension platform

First Look : Transition Bikes’ all-aluminum fleet of ‘up and down mountain’ bikes ditch trendy labels for practical four-bar link bikes that just work.

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Video: Vitus Sommet 155mm bike in stunning Northern Ireland trails

See the Vitus Sommet 155 mm travel bike in the some of the best trails Northern Ireland has to offer.

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Interbike: 2015 Liv Lust Advanced 0

Liv’s 2015 Lust Advanced 0 gives women an unapologetically top-of-the-line choice.

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Interbike: WTB Trailblazer 27.5+ tire and Scraper wide rim

Interbike: WTB shoehorns huge 27.5 “plus” wheel into 29er diameter for fatbike light performance

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Interbike: Thomson prototype singlespeed cranks and Thomson 27.5 Elite ti hardtail

New drivetrain coming, dropper post updates, Thomson branded Ti bikes and more.

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Interbike: Giant Stance 27.5 offers full suspension mountain bikes under $2k

Budget-minded beginners are the main target for this all new model line from Giant.

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Eurobike: 2015 Cannondale Trigger Carbon Team

Cannondale’s 2015 ‘Overmountain’ Trigger Carbon Team pimped with Lefty SuperMax/DYAD suspension and premium parts mix.

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First Look: Orbea Oiz full-suspension XC race bike

Spanish bike maker offers new whip in 27.5 and 29er platforms.

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Eurobike: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 799 MSL

Rocky Mountain’s Thunderbolt 799 MSL an electrifying XC rig with a shocking price tag.

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Eurobike: 2015 GT Sensor X Pro

GT came ready to play in 2015 with its new, smartly spec’d, high-value Sensor X Pro.

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Eurobike: 2015 Yeti SB6c carbon enduro bike

Yeti unleashes low, lean and long SB6c carbon enduro bike.

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Eurobike: Ibis doesn’t debut 2015 long-travel enduro bike

Ibis doesn’t debut 2015 long-travel enduro bike.

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Eurobike: 2015 Easton Havoc and Haven Carbon 27.5-inch tubeless wheelsets

Easton debuts 27.5-inch Havoc tubeless all-mountain and Haven Carbon trail wheelsets that don’t require rim strips.

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Eurobike: 2015 SCOTT Spark 700 Ultimate Di2 cross country bike

SCOTT’s ultra light, new Spark 7000 Ultimate Di2 takes electronic shifting and suspension control to new heights.

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Eurobike: 2015 Giant Reign Advanced 27.5 0 Team

Giant’s 2015 Reign Advanced 27.5 0 Team comes fully equipped for tackling the burliest enduro terrain.

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First Look: New 2015 Yeti AS-Rc cross country bike

Yeti’s new AS-Rc marks the storied brand’s return to cross-country. The 120mm front/100mm rear-travel bike comes with 27.5-inch wheels in its smaller sizes and is a 29er on the large end of the spectrum. Check it here.

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First Look: Motobecane Fantom 6by6 27.5 all-mountain bike

A very attractive package from Motobecane and a whole lot of bike for the money.

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Review: Fezzari Nebo Peak – all-mountain, all value

Factory direct business model means that Fezzari can offer a great bargain for those looking to try 27.5″ wheels with all mountain (150mm) travel.

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First Look: 2015 Specialized S-Works Demo 8 Carbon 650b

Specialized’s all-new Demo Carbon 650b features a radical asymmetric frame design, 27.5-inch wheels, and a new FSR suspension layout. Plus the low, lean racing machine just looks flat-out fast.

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Felt 2015 Preview: Compulsion 10, Virtue 60, Edict FRD, Nine 1 and more

Felt Bicycles has a ton of new models for 2015 including the all mountain/enduro Compulsion, the trail oriented Virtue, the XC Edict and Nine line of lightweight carbon 29er hardtails.

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First Look: 2015 Trek Slash Carbon 27.5

The Trek Slash line expands its versatile and capable All Mountain bruiser with carbon frames and innovative spec.

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News: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt MSL Carbon Announced for 2015

Now in carbon, the Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt MSL Carbon rides the wave of aggressive XC bikes designed to fit many different riding needs.

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Exclusive build photos of Santa Cruz Syndicate V10 27.5 team DH bikes

Our exclusive gallery of the new Santa Cruz V10 DH bikes getting built-up at the factory for Syndicate riders Greg Minnaar and Josh Brycleand. They will race the bikes at the Mont Saint Anne Canada stop of the UCI DH World Cup.

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Hot News: Santa Cruz unveils 27.5-inch V-10 downhill bike

Hot News: Santa Cruz Bicycles reveals new, 27.5-inch wheel version of their World Championship winning V-10 downhill bike in advance of this weekend’s Mont Sainte Anne World Cup.

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