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Fabric XL Grips, Scoop Saddle, & Cageless Bottle

Great long single clamp grips, good long-railed saddle, & Cageless water bottle...

Reviewing the great Fabric XL grips, the good Scoop saddle and their “Revolutionary” Cageless water bottle.

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Renthal 35mm Fatbar & Apex Stem Review

Bigger, Wider, Indistinguishable feel

Despite the plus sized appearance, the ride quality is still excellent.

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X-Fusion – Making Bikes Sane Again

Wisdom from Joel Smith

“It takes ten minutes to fully service our new dropper post. It has a two year warranty. A new cartridge is $25 out of warranty…”

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Wolf Tooth: Stainless Rings + Boost Conversions

Steel Teeth!

Tired of replacing narrow wide chainrings? Stainless may be your ticket. And if you have been hanging onto some 135 hubs – you’re in luck…

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : Follow Up

Hit Or Miss?

A dropper post from Crankbrothers has a dubious pedigree – but is it possible the company has turned things around with this post?

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Magura MT Trail Brakes & HC Levers

Premium Blend

The MT Trail is an artful amalgam of Magura’s best brakes to produce something for use all over the mountain…

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Shimano PRO Koryak Dropper Post

Dawning Domination or Diddly Dropper?

“I imagined Di2, servo motors, exotic materials, XTR grey, and a post that would go up and down on its own to programmable preset positions…”

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Sweating the Small Things @ Crankworx 2016

Nerding my way through the little details

Andrew Major appreciates and identifies the small details that set bikes, mechanics, shops and manufacturers apart…

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : First Look

Until death do us part

“Removing the post from my bike or changing a cable takes way less time than any other dropper I’ve used…”

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Easton Havoc Cockpit Reviewed

Carbon For The Gravity Crowd

Kaz has spent some time with his hands wrapped around the shaft of his new Easton Havoc DH cockpit…

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Renthal Goes 35mm

Because Bigger

“Renthal goes 35mm. I know what you’re probably thinking gentle NSMB.com reader: “big woopty ding dong.” But please, just hear me out…”

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Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: First Impressions

Words - Pete Roggeman

Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.

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Shimano Deore XT Di2 Launched

Deore XT goes electronic

“…it was always going to be the XT version of Di2 that would be of greater interest to the bike-buying public.”

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SRAM XX1 & X01 Eagle 12spd!

10-50t 12spd is here

SRAM continues to own the 1x arms race upping both cogs and teeth and making Japanese engineers angry…

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WTB PadLoc Grips: Reviewed

PadLoc Grips x Pre-Cut Truvativ Clementz Carbon Bar

The controversial WTB PadLoc grip system gets put to the test, along with the carbon Blackbox Clementz Boobar handlebars…

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