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  1. What Bike to Buy
    Hi MTBR! As the title says, I am looking at trail bikes with rear travel from 115 to 140mm of travel. I really like the look of the Transition Scout, but I am not sure if it is exactly what I am looking for. I want a bike that is fast on the ups, fun on the downs but is also capable of bigger...
  2. Frameset
    2022 Canyon Spectral 125 full carbon trail frame with enduro geometry. A playful mid-travel bike that can be pushed hard on tough terrain and loves to cut loose. 2022 Red Dot Award winner - Best of the Best Bicycle Design. The Spectral 125 impresses with its graceful, nuanced frame geometry...
    $2,500 USD
  3. Frameset
    2020 Rocky Mountain Instinct Size Large Carbon front triangle, alloy rear (alloy front replaced with carbon following the 2018-2020 recall). Rock Shox Super Deluxe 55mm stroke, serviced before bike was parted out. Minor cosmetic scratches (see photos) Includes thru axle, seatpost binder...
    $1,600 USD
  4. Full Suspension Bike
    Turner Burner 140mm travel trail bike - works with 140-160mm fork XL raw, suitable for 6'1" to 6'4" in Turner specs Just serviced pivots and new main pivot fitted. Fox rear shock (freshly serviced) with RWC bearing upper reducer Cane Creek 40 headset King stainless bottle cage $600 I also have...
    $600 USD
  5. Frameset
    Maybe 20 miles total on the frame on smooth trails. Sticking with 27.5 wheels, so I'm not keeping this frame. Price firm, basically new except a minor paint knock from arguing with a seat post. Buyer covers packing/shipping (around $100-$1500, depending on where) and Paypal fees. Serious...
    $1,500 USD
  6. General Discussion
    Three wheel sizes will be available on the Primer. Trail bikes are the most important part of the mountain bike category so Intense overhauled their line to simplify and innovate their trail bike options. What they came up with was to do away with the old (Recluse, ACV, Spider) models and just...
  7. General Discussion
    The Esker Elkat's progressive geometry and Orion kinematics are claimed to deliver responsive small bump compliance, quick cornering, and stability at speed. Just when you though there were enough bike brands in the world, a new one has popped up. Meet Esker Cycles, which is the brainchild of...
  8. 29er Bikes
    What Is It Evil's Following, featuring the highly refined DELTA single-pivot suspension, blew away preconceived notions four years ago as to what a 120mm 29er trail bike could be. Now the Evil Following MB has upped the game with the same 120mm of rear travel and berm slashing 430mm chainstays...
  9. General Discussion
    What makes a trail bike fun? Taking cues from its top pro riders, the Canyon development team set out to find that right mix of traction, control, handling, and playfulness when undertaking a full redesign of its already popular Spectral model. The top end Canyon Spectral CF SLX has a...
  10. 29er Bikes
    Lowdown: Canfield Brothers Riot 29er Trail Bike Crested Butte's Green Lake Trail is not a place for piggish bikes. Yes, the rip down is classic Colorado rowdy, with a mix of steep, high speed chunder, plus a few tight techy turns, all of it littered with ruts, roots, and loose rocks. But to...
  11. General Discussion
    Intro I have been riding and enjoying the Cannondale Rize 1 for several months now, and I have gained intimate knowledge and experience from long term testing. The Rize is a new model replacing the Prophet series. But any comparisons to that previous model shouldn't be made, as the Rize...
  12. General Discussion
    Extra Frosting Please When it comes to having our cake and eating it too, the MBT test crew often replies: "what else are you going to do with cake?" Fortunately, when it comes to mountain bikes, some companies understand where we're coming from. When we picked up a brand spanking new fully...
  13. 05 Trance

    05 Trance, trail/ AM build
  14. New Commencal Meta 5.5

    This is my new bike. Oh so pretty. Oh so fast on the trails!
  15. New Commencal Meta 5.5

    This is my new bike. Oh so pretty. Oh so fast on the trails!
  16. New Commencal Meta 5.5

    This is my new bike. Oh so pretty. Oh so fast on the trails!
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