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  1. Shocks and Suspension
    Hi all, I'm looking to convert my X fusion vengeance RC coil to an air spring, and also upgrade to the HLR damper, but i cant find a 36mm version of this damper, or an air spring to change this fork either. If anyone could help me find this it would b much appreciated. :)
  2. 29er Bikes
    The Trace 36 has 36mm stanchions and is adjustable between 140mm-170mm of travel. The Trace 36 is X-Fusion's answer to the burgeoning long travel 29er market. Available with up to 170mm of travel, it can also be spaced down to 140mm. The air cap can be removed with a cassette tool. On the...
  3. 29er Bikes
    The Deville offers both low and high speed compression and single rebound adjustment. Boss Deville 35 Returns The all-mountain suspension segment is extremely competitive, but French manufacturer BOS has something special with their new Deville 35 fork. Unlike the bladder systems used by...
  4. Misc Components
    The Highline is now available in 100, 125, and 160mm lengths. 160mm Crankbrothers Highline Last year, Crankbrothers launched a new dropper post. Based on previous history we were a bit apprehensive, but after a full season of abuse the post has been nothing but reliable. Our only complaint? It...
  5. General Discussion
    Lowdown: X-Fusion McQueen Plus Fork The McQueen is X-Fusion's answer to the plus sized market. The 34mm chassis has clearance for up to a massive 3.25" 2.75+ tire or a 2.6" x29." It featured a closed cartridge damper similar to what you'd find in higher-priced offerings but retails for...
  6. 29er Bikes
    Why aluminum? Most educated riders will argue that you will get the best bang for your buck by dressing up an aluminum frame with the nicest components you can afford. That makes a lot of sense. Generally speaking, aluminum bikes share the same geometry and suspension kinematics as their...
  7. Misc Components
    Zzzzzitt, zzzzzitt (not thunk, thunk) is the sound of the new KS LEV Circuit electric and wireless dropper post. Depending on who you ask it may or may not represent the future of getting your saddle out of the way on rowdy descents. The reason for the qualifier is simply this: The trend in...
  8. Misc Components
    The new black stanchioned FOX forks were on a number of display bikes at the show and we can't wait to see them shipping on more 2017 models (click to enlarge). FOX Racing Shox Just before Sea Otter, FOX dropped a ton of new announcements, including an ultra light XC fork, more boost options...
  9. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Brain Lopes showing why he still lives up to the old nickname "Flyin' Brian" (click to enlarge). There are few other names in mountain biking that can compare to the legend that is Brian Lopes. From his early beginning racing BMX, it was clear that Brian was destined for great things on two...
  10. Misc Components
    We have already covered the best new protective gear and top value oriented products of 2015. Now it is time to find out what made of our list of best new components of 2015? You might be surprised. This new cassette uses an XD driver hub body to accommodate a 9-tooth cog (click to enlarge)...
  11. Misc Components
    X-Fusion releases new production version of the 160mm travel inverted Revel, introduces new Roughcut HLR damper throughout the line, and launches new air can. Video: X-Fusion Trace, Sweep, Slant and Revel RC HLR Forks Clarke Dalton, X-Fusion Marketing Manager, runs us through the changes...
  12. General Discussion
    Sharing some of my knowledge with everyone on Mtbr.com through my monthly "how to" columns has been great. Hopefully you've had a chance to check some of them out and were able to pick up some helpful tips to use out on the trail. The style of my column so far has been to use self shot images...
  13. General Discussion
    This month's how-to takes a look at handling short steep climbs and will show you some of the techniques I use to make them a little easier. Success or failure on longer technical climbs has a lot to do with physical conditioning, once you start to get tired your technique isn't as good and...
  14. Misc Components
    Santa Cruz-based X-Fusion introduces the Streat, a new 32-stanchion XC/trail fork, and the Stage, their new enduro-specific shock. Video: X-Fusion's new offerings from their 2015 line X-fusion Shox Marketing Manager Clarke Dolton takes a brief break from Interbike 2014 to walk us through new...
  15. Vacations & Destinations
    Trail builder Matt De Young tests his work on the new flow track at Soquel Demonstration State Forest near Santa Cruz, Calif. Photo by Bogdon Marion This article is part of Mtbr's Ultimate Base Camp feature. See all the stories in this special section here. Sending it in Santa Cruz Hang out...
  16. General Discussion
    The author knows a thing or two about riding skinny. Photo by Matthew DeLorme Balance can be a tricky thing on your bike. Speed adds stability, but on technical features or portions of trail sometimes you can't or just don't feel comfortable going fast. For some people balance comes naturally...
  17. General Discussion
    Mtbr welcomes mountain bike legend Jeff Lenosky to the staff with this, the first of his monthly how-to columns designed to make you a better rider. The long-time Giant Bicycle and Mavic-sponsored pro is best known for trials riding, but also races enduro, and his urban freeride segments in the...
  18. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Trials, urban freeride, cross country, enduro racing-Jeff Lenosky does a little bit of everything on a mountain bike, and now he'll contribute a monthly how-to column on Mtbr starting tomorrow. Mountain bike legend Jeff Lenosky joins the Mtbr staff tomorrow as a contributor with the first of...
  19. Misc Components
    Santa Cruz, Calif.-based X-Fusion has added an internally-routed version of the popular Hilo adjustable seatpost to their product line. The Hilo SL Strate-or SLS- moves the actuation mechanism to the bottom of the seatpost making it compatible with the growing number of bikes with internal...
  20. Shocks and Suspension
    John Hauer and superstar rider Richie Schley from X-Fusion show us two new forks for 2014. The highly anticipated RV1 downhill race fork with 200mm of travel and the Metric 180mm travel freeride fork with a flux piston for a much smoother feel. Both forks also feature carbon fork guards...
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