Gear Review: Lauf Trail Racer 29 fork

Lauf’s 990-gram, leaf-spring Trail Racer 29 suspension fork challenges the status quo and—at 60mm-travel—comes up a little short. But that’s not the fork’s only issue. Our Kurt Gensheimer takes a close look at this Icelandic oddity.   Read More »

First Look: SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain

SRAM engineers have created an X01 drivetrain that is optimized to take on the demands of downhill racing.   Read More »

Compare-O Bottom Line: GT Sensor Carbon Expert's stellar suspension performance underwhelmed by parts spec

GT’s new AOS suspension design delivers high-level performance. But can it mask sub-parts spec.    Read More »

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anyone know the exact I.D. of FSA 1.5" crown race? for A9C?

before someone says: 1.5".... I'm measuring ~1.572" at the base of the taper. i'm wondering how much interference is required. thxRead More »

Tacx T3175 Exact Wheel Truing Stand? Anyone used it?

[url=http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=33904]Tacx T3175 Exact Wheel Truing Stand | Buy Online | ChainReactionCycles.com[/url] How well does it work?Read More »

Exact crank sync setup question

So I was thinking last night. for balance sake it would make great since to have both pedals roughly in the same position, but I was wondering if anyone has played with the little differences in order to see if one person can offset the dead spot in the others crank motion. Any thoughts on this?Read More »

where can I buy this exact....

tire? [IMG]http://www.singletracks.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/nano-29er-e1323977799214.jpg[/IMG] [I]"The WTB Nano Race 29er 2.1″ tire features an Aramid bead, DNA rubber, and a lightweight casing. The Aramid bead and lightweight casing definitely help drop weight, and at only 56 ... Read More »

Can I run an SRAM "exact actuation" front derailleur with a Shimano shifter?

I know that back in the 9 speed days you could run a Shimano front shifter with a SRAM front derailleur. Now SRAMs 10 speed front derailleur has something called "exact actuation" which according to them is incompatable with older SRAM shifters. Can anyone confirm whether a Shimano shifter can shi ... Read More »

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