“The v1 Bronson certainly wasn’t a bad bike, but the field of high end trail bikes is now stacked with some very refined hardware…”
“…despite the very capable support crews with extensive first aid and a doctor riding along with us, we were still pretty much breaking in bikes and trails on the bottom of the world.”
“I’ve been itching to get one of Jeff’s bikes out to our neck of the woods for years, figuring it would either flame out spectacularly, or blow my mind…”
“Worst case, if this thing explodes in our faces, we can just swap some 29er wheels in and pretend that we were never foolish enough to succumb to the industry conspiracy.,,”
“I tried to take it by the scruff of the next and rag it down my local rowdiness and it was a fine bike for that, but it didn’t instil confidence…”
Pete’s Best of 2015…it’s not all about stuff, but here is some stuff that helped make some great memories this past year.
Transition has bested the industry with new acronyms (including P.A.B.S.T.) and a first ever in mountain biking – Huck To Flat technology…
“This bike does look bloody marvellous. But so what? Do looks translate to performance…”
Dueling Downhillers: Tim Coleman and Mike Wallace spent a season long-term testing the Santa Cruz V10 C and CC.
Filling the gap between the SUPREME 24 and the SUPREME DH, the SUPREME Junior is light and easy to handle for riders between 4′ 6″ and 5′ 2″.
“The Process 134 Supreme is a smile-inducing ride in the vast majority of situations and the frame is the heart of that experience…”
“The faithful are still out there, true to the 26” wheel, or true to their stockpiled boutique wheelsets they can’t bear to part with…”
Super shredder Bryn Atkinson shows off his carbon race machine and his handling skills while hitting speeds of mach 69…
“You’re talking about a tremendously boring subset of a sport that nobody really cares about…”