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The Future is Soon: Argon 18’s Concept Bike

Argon 18 offers a glimpse into the future of racing.

Does Argon 18’s concept bike offer glimpses into the future of DH and XC race technology?

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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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Formula’s ROR brakes: Teardown

Pull-style master cylinder. Oval caliper pistons.

We all know that looks aren’t everything but these are an example of truly beautiful design and production…

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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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SRAM Guide Ultimate Tear Down

Dissecting Ultimates

Most brakes don’t allow you to take everything apart and replace the small parts – but SRAM’s Guides give you that power…

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Review: Shimano Deore XT

Words - Dave Tolnai

“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”

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SRAM Level Brakes

Five new brakes roll out today

SRAM Level Brakes share the lineage and technology of the Guide lineup, in a lighter design aimed at XC and Trail riding.

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2016 Shimano Deore XT (11-spd) In The Wild

Words - Dave Tolnai

“It would be easy to not worry too much about the dawn of a new XT – but that would be a mistake…”

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SRAM Guide Ultimate Brakes

Words: Pete Roggeman

“…like taking Frank’s Red Hot Sauce and adding Chili Lime – the new version was even better without making me forget what was so great about the original.”

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Hope Tech 3 E4 Brakes Reviewed

Words - Seb Kemp and Jon Harris

“The intricately machined brake levers – while reminiscent of a robot’s armpit – fall nicely to the finger…”

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Red Bull Joyride In 32 Photos

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Rained out and postponed, but Joyride would live to see another day…

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FSA Afterburner Brakes

Thinking Outside The Big Two

“Heading out onto the trail, the first thing I noticed was just how much more power modulation the Afterburner had than several other brakes I had been riding…”

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2016 Magura Goods

Rocking Out in Sedona

The German company with the Japanese sounding name continues to make precise, durable and elegant MTB components…

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Shimano XT M8000

First Ride Impressions and Pricing

“…for many, front derailleurs are now as useful as tits on a bull, but Shimano’s new FDs are damn impressive.”

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Launched: New Shimano XT

XT just made things more interesting

“An exciting addition for DEORE XT M8000 is a 1×11 specific 11-42T cassette…”

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