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Company Profile: Chromag Bikes

Different Whistler goodness

Chromag is a local company that does more than make bikes – a lot more

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Gear Shots 54

Giro and Lezyne

“We use the word stoked too much in this business, so just wink knowingly while I tell you how the neighbours…”

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Readers’ Rides #4

The Booze Bike

I remembered that my bro-in-law had changed his brakes out, and knowing that he is a bit “Scottish”…

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First Look: X-Fusion Vengeance Fork

A fifth player in the fork wars?

Suspension upstarts make a play for a seat at the heavy hitter’s table.

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Readers’ Rides #3

Banshee Legend Mk. 1

“Several of us agree that almost anyone can get on this bike and simply just start to ride…and ride fast!”

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Readers’ Rides # 2

This Bike Has Mono

And now for something completely different – and Old School single speed makeover…

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Intense 951 DH Race Frame

Photos and Vids

The monocoque downtube and G3 dropouts allow the rider to change wheelbase, head angle and…

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Readers’ Rides # 1

A Weight Weenie's Demo 7

“I made several compromises regarding durability or even function with this build…”

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Transition’s new DH Proto

Check the TR450

“When developing the overall look of the bike, we wanted to avoid visual dead ends…”

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Santa Cruz Blur LT Carbon

5.6 lbs of Carbonium

“Think of the Blur LTc as a hairy chested all-mountain ass kicker. In a hockey mask. Holding a chainsaw….”

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Test Shot -Santa Cruz Driver 8

A Swiss Army Bike?

“I’m not sure if it was the bike or the rider, but the Driver 8 felt consistently smooth and quiet…”

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Gear Shots #53

A bike, and some pairs

2009 Norco Fluid LT2, Geax Booze Light tires and size XXL Dakine gloves

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Sam Hill’s Demo 8

Interview with Designer Jason Chamberlain

“When the fastest man on earth became available, we wanted to talk to him…”

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Santa Cruz V10 Proto Testing

The Syndicate

“Last year they were all on production frames except for Steve Peat who wanted a longer one…”

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Preview 2009 Titus El Guapo Preview

Wringing out the biking bling

Can bike made in the desert thrive in the wet woods of the west?

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