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Review: Bontrager Line Pro 30 Wheelset


According to Bontrager, the new Line Pro 30 is the strongest mountain bike wheelset the company has ever tested—from any brand. We put it through the paces to see how it stacks up on the trail.

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Ride Concepts Vice Shoe Review


Do you sometimes long for a no-compromise casual bike shoe? One that is ideal for climbs and rocky descents, trail digging and post ride libations?

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First Ride: Santa Cruz 5010 version 4.0


The new 5010 shares the lower-link shock design introduced over the past three seasons in the company’s enduro and trail bikes, and key geometry updates to keep it current with the competition.

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Vittoria Mazza All Mountain Tire Review


If you’re a fan of the Vittoria line of tires but have been waiting for an aggressive All Mountain tire, we think you’ll be very pleased with the Mazza.

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First Ride: SRAM GX Eagle Expanded Range Drivetrain Review


First ride impressions of this new wide-range drivetrain plus weights and pricing.

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Review: Sage Bicycles Powerline Trail 29er


Race or ride all day with Sage’s versatile US-made Powerline hardtail.

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The 5 best tips to get the most e-bike range


Given any e-bike battery size, there are things you can control to maximize its range. Here are our 5 best tips.

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Magicshine ALLTY 2000 bike light review


This new 2000 lumen light from Magicshine features a big, bright beam pattern with an array of useful features.

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Review: Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty 1


Fast and nimble full suspension gravel bike with some quirks

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Review: Roval Control SL Cross-Country Wheelset


First ride impressions of the lightest wheelset Roval has ever created.

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Kenda Pinner All Mountain Tire – First Look


Two key assets of good tires are “consistent’ and “communicative and these Kenda Pinners seem to have both.

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e*thirteen Vario dropper seatpost review


The new e*thirteen Vario enters the dropper post market with a robust $209 entry with adjustable travel, smooth action and serviceable design.

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Review: We Are One Union 29 Carbon Wheelset


Affordable North America-made carbon wheelset ready for rowdy riding

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Review: 2020 Transition Sentinel


Can this revamped long-travel 29er out-perform the original?

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Review: 2020 Pivot Shuttle eMTB


Pivot’ eMTB is refreshed for the new year with 29er wheels, a longer fork, and more affordable build options

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Review: 2020 Transition Scout


Popping off curbs and creatively linking together unique features within the manmade infrastructure that made up the concrete jungle of my youth, memories that drift through my mind as I pedal up the dusty forest service road. A wheelie here and a nose-bonk there. Simple yet luxurious, they were a recipe for gobs of positive […]

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First Ride: Guerrilla Gravity Gnarvana


The Gnarvana is Guerrilla Gravity’s heavy-hitting 29er intended for enduro racing, aggressive trail riding, and park riding. It’s the fifth model built around the Revved modular frame platform

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Review: Trek Top Fuel 9.9 2020


Boasting one of the most recognizable mountain bike factory teams in the world, Trek knows how to build a fast ride. For 2020, its flagship Top Fuel grows into a longer-travel, more capable machine with the ability to be ridden beyond the boundaries of traditional cross-country racing. The design changes are in response to a […]

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Best Indoor Trainer Accessories


Sometimes logging your miles inside is the best way to go. Make the most of your time on the trainer with these accessories

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Review: Muc-Off Bike-specific pressure washer


Is the Muc-Off bike pressure washer a godsend or a menace for bikes? Read on and find out.

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Review: Schwinn Axum – best under $400 bike from Walmart?


We took a $400 bike up and down a real trail and lived to tell the tale. Read on and find out if its worth considering or recommending to friends who want to get in the sport.

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First Look: PNW Rainier IR dropper post


PNW Component’s new Rainier dropper seatpost offers adjustable travel, short insert length, and a fantastic price!

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First ride: Ibis Ripmo version 2.0


Is the revamped Ripmo as good of an all-arounder as the original?

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First Ride – Santa Cruz Heckler E-Bike


Get ready to get heckled with the 150/160mm travel e-bike from Santa Cruz based on the Shimano STEPS E8000 system.

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First Ride: 2020 Pivot Switchblade


The Pivot Switchblade was thoroughly updated and we got to ride it in its birthplace, South Mountain in Phoenix, AZ.

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