Category: "2013 Products"

Review: Niner Flat Top RDO 780mm Wide Carbon Handlebar

If you’re riding a 29er, chances are you also have a flat handlebar. Finding a wide flat carbon handlebar can be a challenge but Niner offers a 780mm wide carbon handlebar. We’ve been riding this Niner Flat Top RDO carbon handlebar for awhile now and it’s been awesome to date. More details inside.

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Zerode G2 Review – Part 2 – History, Q&A with Rob Metz, prototype Steelie and G1

We’ve ran through the details of the current Zerode G2 frame that we’re reviewing already but we wanted to also get a few questions answered about how Zerode’s evolution. Inside we take a look at the prototype Steelie that started it all off for the New Zealand company and get a few questions answered by owner / engineer Rob Metz.

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2013 Zerode G2 Review Part 1 – Frame Details

We’ve been beating on a 2013 Zerode G2 for some time now. Inside we take a look at the 2013 Zerode G2 frameset and show you some of the details of the frameset in part 1 of our review of the Zerode G2.

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Review: Teva Pivot Clipless Shoe

We’ve spent some time with Teva’s newest clipless shoe offering, The Pivot. We have our review of it inside for you all to learn more about as part of our 25 Days of Sickness.

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Review: 2013 Evil Undead – Part 1

We tested out the latest and greatest carbon downhill bike from the EVIL camp this year called the Undead. A beautiful frame no-doubt but how did it ride and hold up this season for us? Check inside to learn more.

[Review: 2013 Evil Undead]

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Turner Bikes Facility Visit and A Look At Their 2014 Burner 650b

Turner Bikes have revamped their webpage and gone are some familiar bikes many of you may be looking for. We got a chance to chat with Dave a few months ago in their Temecula, CA facility about their new Burner and the direction of the 650b/27.5″ wheel. It seems like the predictions are now coming [...]

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REVIEW: 2013 Knolly Podium : Part 2

The time has come for you to read the full review on our 2013 Knolly Podium. You may have seen the build in Part 1 already but now you can read the ride impressions of the revamped Podium in Part 2.

[Review:2013 Knolly Podium : Part 2]

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Review: POC Joint DH Long Knee 2.0 Pads

POC Sports has some impressive protection pieces and inside we take a look at their latest Joint DH Long Knee 2.0 pads.  These new pads offer some additional protection and slide-ability with the hard plastic shell over the knee area.  Read more inside.

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2013 Zerode G2 – Bike Build / Review Coming Soon

We built up a 2013 Zerode G2 early this season and we’re planning on posting up the complete build next week for you all to check out. In the meantime check out a sneak peek while we’re busy at Interbike. See if you can guess all the parts and check back for the full rundown.

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2014 Alpinestars Bionic Neck Support Updates – Pro and Tech Carbon

Alpinestars’ popular Bionic Neck Support  (BNS) Brace has seen some major tweaks for 2014 that allow the brace to install easier, give better comfort, offer a wider range of fitment, and more.  The BNS is available in two flavors, Pro, and the Tech Carbon.  Watch the video inside and learn more about the new BNS [...]

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Review: 2013 Knolly Podium : Part 1 – The Build

Knolly Bikes reworked their Podium downhill frameset and we decided to build one to see how it stacked up. We had a good experience aboard the previous generation and they’ve really revamped this latest version nicely.  Check out part 1 inside as we show off some of the highlights in a sick little build.

[Review: 2013 Knolly Podium : Part 1 - The Build]

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Santa Cruz Announces the Solo – Their New 27.5 Bike

Santa Cruz has had some success with their first 27.5 wheel’d bike, the Bronson, and now there is another bike they’ve developed called the Solo. The Solo video with Steve Peat inside is a must see.

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KS Suspension LEV Carbon Dropper Seatpost

KS Suspension dropper seatposts have been popping up more and more lately on riders’ bikes. They were showing off a carbon LEV 65mm version that you can see more of inside.

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Video: 2013 Mavic Notch Helmet

Mavic is well known for creating quality wheels and rims. They’ve expanded their product lineup even further this year with the Notch lineup. Learn more about the Notch helmet offering inside.

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Spank Industries – Spike Pedal Upgrade Options Coming Soon

Spank Industries continues to improve their product range year after year. Their Spike pedal is a stellar little pedal that we’ve been digging. This year they’ve got some upgrades available for the Spike that lighten things up a bit.

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2013 Yakima HoldUp Hitch Bike Rack

Yakima has performed some tweaks to their popular HoldUp hitch rack. It can hold up to 4 bikes and attaches cleanly to your hitch mount. Check out the details inside.

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Yeti SB95C – SB95 Gets a Carbon Option

29″ wheels have become more and more common amongst riders and it should come as no surprise that Yeti is now offering a SB95 in a carbon trim. It certainly isn’t a cheap bike to purchase but you can check out the details inside.

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New Products From SDG, Spank, and Race Face for 2013

Check out some highlights from SDG, Spank, and Race Face inside.

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2013 Gamut Trail S and Dual S Chainguides

Gamut was showing off some of their new chainguides at Sea Otter. Learn more about the Trail S and the Dual S inside along with some revisions to their chainrings

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XFusion – 2013 RV1 Downhill Fork and Metric All Mountain / Freeride Fork

Xfusion has got two new products that we’re showing you inside.   Check out the details and a video on their RV1 downhill fork as well as their new Metric All Mountain / Freeride fork.

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2013 / 2014 BOS Suspension in North America – Idylle Air, Idylle RaRe, Stoy RaRe, Void, Kirk, and more

BOS has been doing suspension for some time and they know a thing or two about what it takes to go fast. They’ve had some of the fastest riders on their products throughout the years and they’re making a push in North America now that we’re excited to see.

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Intense’s New 951 Evo Gets 27.5″ Wheels

We posted up a video we shot with Jeff Steber running through the vision behind the 951evo late last week. Check out some additional shots and details of the bike inside.

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Video: POC 2013 Range Highlight – DH Specific Line – Trabec – Gloves – Cortex

POC has been going strong for the past few years with Mountain Bike specific protection. They’ve got a unique look that many riders are drawn to. Check out some of the details on their 2013 product range inside.

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Aaron Gwin’s 2013 World Cup Downhill Bike – Specialized Carbon Demo 8

During our visit to Specialized, we bumped into Aaron Gwin and snapped some shots of his new bike. Check out Aaron Gwin’s ride for 2013.  Pictures inside.

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Turner’s All New Carbon Fiber 29er: The Czar

Designed for Endurance and XC style racing, the new carbon fiber Turner is here. Details including video and pictures inside on their beautiful new rig.

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MEET THE NEW BOSS – Pivot Cycles Introduces Firebird 27.5 for 2013 / 2014

Pivot Cycles has got a Firebird in the 27.5″ wheelbase. Read the details inside from Pivot.

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Video: 2013 / 2014 Specialized Enduro SX Makes A Return

Specialized has developed a new Enduro SX this year.  It will be available in limited production numbers and is built for gated-racing.  Be sure to watch Gwin, Ropelato, Brosnan, and many others on-board the Enduro SX this weekend at Sea Otter.

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Video – Intense Cycles: 951 EVO – 27.5″ / 650b Downhill Bike

We swung by Intense Cycles to check out their new 27.5/650b downhill bike.  Check out the video inside to learn more about the new Intense Cycles 951 EVO downhill bike.

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Roam 60 | Roam 50 | Rail 50 wheels – SRAM Delivers New Wheel Offerings For 2013 in 26, 27.7 and 29 options

SRAM has been quite the busy bunch lately with new products. They have new wheel options available in the Roam and Rail series. For 2013-2014, options include 26″, 27.5″, and 29″. Learn more about the wheel offerings inside.

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New 2013 RockShox Pike – RCT3 and RC

RockShox sent through some details of a new Pike fork they’ve been developing. Details inside.

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