2011 Products

Santa Cruz Carbon V10

30
Jan

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We’ve had some time aboard the Santa Cruz Carbon V10 and we’ll be posting up the details of the build and a review shortly. Check out a few pictures of our build to wet your appetite in the mean time.

Review: Transition TR250

19
Jan

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Check out our review of Transition’s TR250. A fun short travel miniature downhill bike that is sure to please many and potentially cause mild cases of jealously among your crew.

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Review: 2011 Antidote Lifeline DH Part 3

15
Dec

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The verdict is in on the 2011 Antidote Lifeline DH that we’ve been riding on. Check inside for our full review on the Antidote Lifeline.

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Review: 2011 Antidote Lifeline DH Part 2

7
Dec

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Part 2 of the Antidote Lifeline DH review is online. Check inside for the full build with pictures as well as video showing how the suspension cycles and chain guide rotates.

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Review: 2011 Antidote Lifeline DH Part 1

30
Nov

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The guys at Antidote sent through their Lifeline DH frame for us to check out. See Part 1 of our review inside to learn more on what the Polish Antidote frame has to offer.

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Review: Feedback Sports – Sport Mechanic Work Stand

21
Oct

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Looking for a bike stand? Check out our review of the Feedback Sports – Sport Mechanic Work Stand to learn more about what it has to offer.

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2011 Devinci Wilson Review

12
Sep

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2011 Devinci Wilson review is up and ready for consumption! Check out all three parts now.

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Review: 2011 Devinci Wilson – Part 1

5
Sep

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Check inside for Part 1 of our 2011 Devinci Wilson review. We have a two-minute video run through of the Wilson as well as a variety of other details. Detailed frame pictures as well as frame information and much more in update #1.

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2011 Devinci Wilson Review

1
Sep

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For 2011 Devinci released a revised lineup of Split-Pivot bikes that they’ve been working hard on with help from Dave Weagle. We got ahold of a 2011 Devinici Wilson a while ago and have been putting it through the paces. Check inside for a sneak peak at our project build and stay tuned next week to read our thoughts and details on the bike. Continue reading

Project: Ibis Mojo HD

1
Sep

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Ibis Cycles has had success with their Mojo line of cross country bikes over the years. Consequently, when they decided to branch out to a longer travel model it raised a few eyebrows. We’ve built up a Mojo HD to be a “do-it-all” bike in our stable. Check out the build in our project page.
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2011 Straitline AMP Flat Pedals

16
Aug

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During Crankworx this year Straitline Components had some of their new AMP pedals on display. Check out some impressions and more pictures inside of the production colors they’re planning on offering.

Alpinestars Drop Jersey and Shorts With A-Line Glove

11
Aug

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Alpinestars has been around for quite some time but in recent year’s they have began creating mountain bike clothing. Inside we take a look at their Drop jersey and Drop shorts. They’re aimed at a more trail rider crowd and … Continue reading

Review: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert EVO

15
Jul

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The Specialized Stumpjumper has been around since the early 1980’s but things have certainly changed since its inception. The 2011 model year Stumpjumper FSR marks another step of change, as Specialized has created Evolution (“EVO”) versions of the Stumpjumper, Epic, and Enduro. Inside we review the 2011 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert EVO.
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Project: Sunday Rebuild Update

6
Jul

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It’s been some time since we’ve updated the Sunday build and a lot of you have expressed interest in it. Fear not, we haven’t forgotten about it! Updates include a new PUSH shock, K9 Industries parts, and RWC needle bearings. Check inside for all the details.
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2012 SRAM XO DH 10-Speed Drivetrain Released

29
Jun

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Meet the latest addition to the versatile 2012 XO family, featuring SRAM’s first carbon downhill race crank and DH-specific derailleur. The rear derailleur is designed to provide fast and precise shifts for the close ratio cassettes used on DH race … Continue reading

Video: Riding The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert EVO

23
Jun

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We’ve had a bit of saddle time on the Specialized Stumpjumper FSR EVO and it has been a fun bike to ride. Our full review will be coming out next week but we thought we’d give you a bit of … Continue reading

Review: Banshee Legend MK II

21
Jun

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Banshee Bikes released the Legend MK II last year after several prototype iterations. Through various prototyping stages they’ve refined their downhill bike into what you see before you here. Check out our full review on how the Legend MK II performs.
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New Maxxis High Roller II 26×2.4 Downhill Tire

17
Jun

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Maxxis is proud to announce the latest addition to its mountain line, the High Roller II. Building on the solid foundation of the original and using feedback from the world’s top riders, the totally redesigned High Roller II offers significant … Continue reading

e.thirteen by the Hive XC Single Speed Crankset, Shiftrings, and Heim 2

13
Jun

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For an up coming project bike we wanted to build a double chainring drivetrain setup. We turned to e.thirteen by the Hive to put together exactly what we were looking for. Their product combo of Shiftrings, Heim 2 chainguide, and … Continue reading

Niner Jet 9 RDO

12
Jun

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Introducing the Jet 9 RDO, Niner’s first carbon full suspension frame. The swooping curves and strong lines of this frame began with testing data based on our own and competitor’s products, helping us to determine baseline tube shapes and thicknesses … Continue reading

2011 Answer -ONE Drop Stem 50mm 55mm

8
Jun

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For 2011 Answer came out with a new direct mount stem.  It provides the rider with a lower drop than typical direct mount stems.  This new stem from Answer is called -One aka “Minus One”.

2011 RockShox Maxle Lite 142mm 135mm and 150mm x 12mm

7
Jun

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For 2011 RockShox has refined their Maxle Lite axle. They now have a consistent axle diameter throughout the full hub shell. Check inside for pictures and some detail shots.

2011 Yeti SB-66 With Switch Technology

7
Jun

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After years of prototyping and testing Yeti has announced their newest trail bike the SB-66. It is a six-inch travel trail bike featuring their new Switch Technology, an optimized dual-link design that has been tuned to provide a great pedaling … Continue reading

Straitline Prototype Pedal – AMP – All Mountain Pedal

26
May

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Straitline Components finally sent us a seek peek at their new pedal called the AMP. A bit more svelte than their current pedal and its got some curves to boot. See more inside.

Preview: TIME Clipless X Roc S Pedals

26
May

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TIME wanted to be able to offer a wide platform pedal at a lighter weight than their aluminum body Z range. The R&D department has developed a composite body that provides great support when unclipped. Check inside for more detail … Continue reading

Video: Truvativ X0 Chainguide

3
May

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Truvativ and MRP have formed a partnership in order to collaborate more freely between drivetrain and chainguide manufacturers.  Their goal is to produce better products for riders. The first product from this new collaboration is a Truvativ branded XO chainguide. … Continue reading

2011 Easton EC90 Carbon Wheelset

3
May

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Easton has been at the forefront of carbon bike part development for many years. Their newest creation is the EC90 wheelset. This wheelset is the lightest UST wheelset available for mountain bikers. Check inside for more details on this new … Continue reading

Project: Transition TR250

28
Apr

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Last year Transition debuted their latest gravity machine, the TR250. The TR250 is designed to be the little brother of their TR450 downhill race bike. We got our hands on the TR250 so check out our build project on it.
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2011 SRAM X0 Silver and New 2X10 Chainring Options

27
Apr

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SRAM is now offering their X.0 line in a polished chrome silver finish. This look takes highlights from the classic X0 design and gives riders another choice of colors to customize their ride. They’re also offering new 2×10 chainring options.

Video: 2011 Truvativ Boobar Holzfeller Stylo Noir Handlebars, Stems, and Seatposts

27
Apr

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Truvativ has revamped their line of cockpit parts with new looks and a new logo. Check inside to see a video on the lineup and lots of details on what Truvativ has to offer across all of their lines from … Continue reading