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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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Julbo Race 2.0 Glasses

Essential Kit

“As some people know I’m a picky bitch, and there are several areas where riding glasses really piss me off. ..”

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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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Tools Missing from your Pack

Almost Everything...

The balance between having everything you need to keep you riding and keeping your pack a reasonable weight is a fine one…

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The Indestructible Renthal 1XR Chainring

Narrow and Wide

“The Renthal name carries a reputation for durable high-quality sprockets from their long tradition manufacturing motorcycle products…”

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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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Race Face Stage Shorts & Ruxton Jersey

A go-to combo for all rides.

Light weight, good fit, quick to dry – these pieces tick the boxes and look and feel great.

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Yeti TURQ & Yeti Carbon

Yeti's mitosis into two carbon price points

Yeti brings friendlier pricing to all models. Yeti TURQ for premium frames and Yeti Carbon is the base level.

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Troy Lee D3

Good looks. Excellent fit. Top class materials.

If you’re a Troy Lee fan, the latest D3 is likely your kind of bean bling.

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2017 Rocky Mountain Slayer

2017 and beyond Q&A with Bikes.com

Exploring the important details that make up the 2017 Rocky Mountain Slayer.

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Formula 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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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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2017 Cane Creek DBcoil(IL) & VALT

Cane Creek Double Barrel Inline Coil (DBCIL) Shock & lightweight VALT coil spring!

Cane Creek is bringing coil shocks back for trail, AM and Enduro bikes – and they are promising performance gains without the big weight penalty…

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2017 Pivot Firebird

Descend fast and rise back up again.

Is the Pivot Firebird a Nomad killer? Lots of travel and lots of carbon for this big bike designed to pedal…

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ProCore Review: For Trail Bikes

Tube Within a Tubeless?

Schwalbe’s ProCore system offers a tube inside your tubeless tire in an effort to protect your rim, prevent flats and improve traction…

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