Interbike 2013 Live Blog: Day 5


Welcome to the Interbike 2013 Live Blog coming to you from Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s day 5 of North America’s biggest bicycling industry trade show. All this week we’ll be bringing you photos and info on the latest mountain bikes, gear, apparel and new technology. The newest updates will always appear on the top of the page. Also check out‘s Interbike content here for all the latest road gear updates.

By Gregg Kato

Crank Brothers showed us some brand new carbon 27.5 and 29er wheels. Not on the market yet, we will have more info on these coming soon!

By Gregg Kato

Pivot Cycles new Mach 6 was one of the hottest bikes at Interbike and several first ride impressions are coming in very favorable on this bike.

Features of the new Mach 6 include:

  • 6.1” (155mm) travel next generation dw-link® suspension design with position-sensitive anti-squat that pedals, accelerates and handles like nothing else for aggressive trail riding conditions.
  • Pivot exclusive hollow box, high-compression internal molding technology allows for greater compaction and smoother internal walls resulting in a lighter, stronger, highly optimized frame design with the best stiffness to weight ratio in the class.
  • Pivot specific, custom tuned Fox Float or Float X CTD shock technology: Increased performance and adjustment range allows riders to quickly and easily adjust for changing course or ride conditions.

By Gregg Kato

Kali Protectives has some sick new designs on their full face helmets and some cool features on their DJ lid.

By Gregg Kato

New from Lezyne is there digital floor pumps. Accurate to withiin +/-3%, these make getting the right pressure that much easier. Also shown is the new dual pump head.

By Gregg Kato

Sugoi’s new RSX MTB Jacket with removable hood and breathable fabric that is waterproof and 99.9% windproof.

By Jason Sumner

For anyone wondering about the scale and size of this show, here you go. Each one of the zones is about the size of a football field. Needless to say there is a lot of walking.

By Gregg Kato

Here are some lights from Serfas including the new TSL-T1000 with 1000 lumens. It combines the tail light with the head light in a high power combo.

A few of Serfas other lights.

By Jason Sumner

SRAM has an impressive array of products — and athletes that are riding their product. Says here that Slovakian Peter Sagan walks away with gold (and rainbow stripes) at next Sunday’s world road cycling championships.

2013 Interbike Live Blog: Day 4 Inside the Convention Center»
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  • Wish I Were Riding says:

    If those floor pumps are accurate in the very low PSI, that would be really useful. The explosion of fat bikes makes the ability to set low pressures reliably important. I’d get on of those.

  • Bob says:

    Best Interbike coverage of any site, but giving some of your contributors a camera was a waste of time.

  • r1Gel says:

    “Peter Sagan walks away with gold (and rainbow stripes) at next Sunday’s world road cycling championships”
    SRAM is so confident of their products that they can predict the future now? ;p

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