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  1. General Discussion
    While Transition has recently released a series of popular trail bikes, their original success was based on hard charging freeride-oriented models. In the intervening years, they've dropped favorites like the Blindside, BottleRocket and Double from the line up, but turns out they haven't...
  2. 27.5
    Versatility is the name of the game for Rocky Mountain Bicycles' new downhill bike called the Maiden. It is built around 27.5 wheels but it will accept 26er wheels with little compromise. With an adjustable rear dropout height and headtube spacer to dial in head tube height, the Maiden's...
  3. General Discussion
    Suspension-maker FOX announced a new version of their 36 fork as well as updates to their 34 and 32 models in a 2015 product release this week. The model year also marks the company's 40th anniversary and the company is celebrating by offering limited-edition stealth and heritage versions of...
  4. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    26ers are under attack and in the crosshairs is the bike most of us started with, the 26er hardtail. While sales forecasts may not show growth in this segment, they are still incredibly fun to ride. Do you still ride yours? Discuss...
  5. 29er Bikes
    As reported in mid-March, Magura has a new line of forks for 2013, with a plethora of sizes and travel options. The TS (Team Suspension) series will include a 29er with travel options of 80,100 and 120mm, a 650B with 120 and 150mm, and 26er with 80,100,120 and 150mm. There is a slew of versions...
  6. General Discussion
    Home Review of the 2009 Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 30 Words and photos by Lee Lau unless otherwise noted. OVERVIEW Rocky asked me to test their Slayer SXC (Super Cross-Country) full-suspension all-mountain bike. I own a Rocky Mountain Element and had previously...
  7. General Discussion
        It's February. Normally at this time each year I am skiing or sitting in a cold, damp university classroom - but not this February. This February (thus far) has been full of sun, skateparks, bikes, and beaches. Why you ask? Because I'm in California!!!   I decided to escape the...
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