In the days of old, the Shimano freehub body standard was universally used in most hubs (we are not counting Campagnolo; after all, this is a mountain bike magazine). SRAM’s XD driver threw that standard
By Stevil Kinevil The year was 2007. One person or another asked me if I’d planned on attending the first-ever Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships, which were to be held a few weeks later in Portland,
Did Santa Cruz ever expect the Hightower, with its 135 mm of rear travel to become the darling of hard-charging EWS riders? Did it expect consumers to start experimenting with longer-stroke shocks to bump up
Ed. Note: This piece was originally published in Dirt Rag 106 in March 2004. For the uninitiated, a fixed gear bicycle is a singlespeed without a freewheel—if the wheels are rolling, the cranks are turning.
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