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Compare-O Bottom Line: Highly versatile Ibis Ripley eschews convention to splendid results

The Ibis Ripley has the get-up-and-go of a long-travel cross-country bike, the playfulness of a small-wheeled trail tamer, and even the cajones to tackle some light-duty enduro racing.    Read More »

Compare-O First Look: Ibis Ripley

It took six long years for this purported do-anything 29er to go from idea to actuality. Now it’s time to find out if it was worth the wait.    Read More »

Review: Scott's Genius 700 Tuned Takes On The Breck Epic

Can one bike do a little bit of everything — and do it all well? We took the new Scott Genius 700 Tuned to the six-day Breck Epic mountain bike stage race to find out.   Read More »

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Racing Ralph 29 x 2.35 opinions

Anyone tried it as a front tire? I have the 2.25 on both the front and rear now and curious how the 2.35 would be on the front.Read More »

Specialized Control or Racing Ralph for Leadville - data?

I'm looking for any data people might have about the difference between the Racing Ralph and Specialized Control tires. I am doing Leadville for the third time going for 8:45 ish and looking for any tips. The Racing Ralph is a good 30g lighter so that's a big plus, but I don't know casing stiffn ... Read More »

$51 Racing Ralph 2.4?

I was looking for a RaRa 2.4 and came across this: [url=http://www.goods4salez.com/schwalbe-schwalbe-11600057-bicycle-tire-p-10632.html]Schwalbe 11600057 Bicycle Tire - Goods4Salez[/url] I [URL="http://www.bikepedia.com/PA/Item.aspx?itemid=498908#.UeQdUdJeaSo"]checked the part number[/URL] and it ... Read More »

Schwalbe Nobby Nic and other Alternatives to Racing Ralph

I have Racing Ralphs on my Giant AX1-29. They perform well and the trails I ride are not too rocky, but there are rocky/gravel sections and roots, and it's been rainy lately. I try not to ride when it's wet, but sometimes some wet sections remain after waiting for the trails to dry. The Racing Ra ... Read More »

Racing Ralph or Fast Trak

Hi, looking for opinions on 29er Racing Ralphs or Fast Traks for an all around racing tire for Michigan. Currently using the Fast Traks and was wondering if there's any performance gains with the Ralphs. ThanksRead More »

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