Components Reviews and News


JensonUSA is Having a Huge Tire Sale—Up to 80% Off


We found huge deals on bike tires and other gear via JensonUSA.

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Industry Nine A35 stem released


The Industry Nine A35 is machined, anodized and assembled entirely in their Asheville, NC facility and available in lengths of 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 60mm.

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Ritchey WCS Kite Dropper Seatpost review


With the aim of minimizing the reliability concerns that often plague other droppers, the 125mm Ritchey WCS Kite Dropper Seatpost utilizes a simple three-position mechanical low pressure air system.

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ENVE M7 cockpit review


The gravity/enduro-focused ENVE M7 cockpit features 35mm, 50mm, and 65mm stems paired with trimmable 800mm bars in a variety of rise configurations.

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Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars unveiled


When it comes to handlebar width, one size fits all doesn’t work. That’s where the new Ibis Hi-Fi and Lo-Fi handlebars come in.

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Shimano XTR first ride review


Though we’ll need to log far more ride time before we can make any assertions about durability, Shimano’s new XTR group appears to be a home run in both form and function.

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SRAM NX Eagle Drivetrain first look


The low-cost 12-Speed Eagle is here with an 11-50 splined cassette and a groupset price of $375.

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Nino Schurter riding new Syncros Fraser iC SL cockpit


Reigning Olympic and World Champion Nino Schurter will debut a new one piece Syncros cross country cockpit at the third round of the World Cup.

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New Shimano XTR 12-speed: What you need to know


Shimano’s new race-ready drivetrain boasts a 10-51 cassette (510% gear range), smoother shifting, and a host of other improvements.

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New Shimano XTR hubs, pedals, and more


To complement its new 12-speed XTR drivetrain, Shimano has launched a host of new hubs, plus new XTR-level pedals, a slick dropper post remote, and a new chain keeper.

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Formula Cura 4 gravity brakes launched


Formula has launched a new gravity-oriented brake, the Cura 4. Highlight features include four 18mm diameter pistons aimed to provide the rider with immense stopping power.

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Praxis Girder Carbon cranks now available


Praxis has yet another entry into the carbon cranks realm – and this one won’t break the bank.

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Rotor unveils new power meter and lightweight cranks


Spain’s Rotor Bike Components has an ever-expanding product range that now includes a dual-side measuring MTB power meter and new XC race cranks.

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Magura MT1893 brakes, updated Vyron, and more


Magura has updated multiple product offerings for 2018. Arguably the most noteworthy is their 1893, a collector’s edition MT7 brake that features the HC3 levers and a sparkling chrome finish.

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OneUp travel adjustable dropper post – video


If you want the most drop that will fit your bike, OneUp is confident they have the best solution for you.

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New SQlab grips and saddles


Personal preference is a good starting point, but it should come as one of the last parts of the decision-making process after all the science and ergonomics are taken into account.

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Kogel brings precision ceramic bearings to mountain bikes


Kogel has made a name for themselves in the road and cyclocross worlds. Now they have products geared to the mountain biker seeking frictionless spin.

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Box Components revamps drivetrain offerings


Box Components has redesigned and expanded its drivetrain offerings. Options coming soon will include 11-speed, 9-speed e-bike specific, and 7-speed DH.

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FSA K-Force Light WideR 25 carbon wheels launched


FSA (aka Full Speed Ahead) is moving full steam ahead with two new XC-focused mountain bike wheels, plus something unofficial and wider.

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MRP unveils dual-crown fork and coil shock


Colorado-based suspension specialists showing off a new Bartlett double-crown fork and Hazzard coil shock at Sea Otter.

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Wolf Tooth Precision Headsets unveiled


Wolf Tooth’s new range of Precision Headsets deliver tight-tolerance U.S. manufacturing, best-in-class sealing, and high-quality Enduro bearings.

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Crankbrothers Mallet DH SuperBruni pedals debut


Crankbrothers has announced a partnership with two-time downhill World Champion Loic Bruni to bring the latest signature edition pedal to the Mallet DH range.

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OneUp dropper post video review


OneUp introduces a dropper post that maximizes the amount of drop a bike can use and even allows the amount of drop to be adjusted.

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Magura 125th anniversary brakes launched


Commemorative MT1893 feature polished chrome 4-piston calipers, and masters engraved with the founding year of 1893.

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Cane Creek eeWings titanium crankset released


Cane Creek’s eeWings cranks are made from high-grade titanium, will fit most BB standards, and weighs a mere 400 grams.

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