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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’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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Ride Crappy Trails

That Trail You Hate

You know those trails you hate? The ones that frustrate you and make feel like a triathlete going off road for the first time?

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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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Worst Groomsmaid Ever

Ask Uncle Dave

I’m in the wedding party and I have some obligations, but it seems like everything has been scheduled to prevent mountain biking…

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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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Giro Switchblade Redux

It's back!

The new Giro Switchblade shares a name and a removable chin bar with its predecessor, but everything else – including its intended use – is different.

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I Keep Crashing – Help Me!

Ask Uncle Dave

“…if you’re pretty happy sitting alone in your basement with your pants around your ankles, it’s time to retire your clown suit.”

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2017 Rocky Mountain Maiden

Long Term Review

The Rocky Mountain Maiden has some interesting characteristics – beyond the exotic French Bos Suspension…

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2017 Specialized Enduro

Ridden on the Sunshine Coast

Three days of riding the new Enduro and soaking in the riding culture on BC’s Sunshine Coast.

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Transition Patrol Carbon vs. SRAM Eagle

Transition-ing to Eagle : First Look

This bike is an embarrassment of riches, with Eagle, a new Lyrik, Roam 60 wheels, a 2017 Reverb and a shiny new carbon frame…

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NOBL TR33 Wheelset

Dustin Adams Interviewed

NOBL is a relatively new player in the carbon rim arena – but they mean to put a dent by offering quality and innovation for less…

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$2500 Donated to Stevie Smith Fund

Thanks to you!

Thanks to everyone who has purchased Stevie Smith stickers so far – we’ve been able to donate $2500 to the Stevie Smith Fund…

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