BIKES

First Impression: Surly Wednesday

November 20, 2015 Katherine Fuller 0

Editor’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Marin Attack Trail 7

November 19, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

BIKES

First Impression: Kona Hei Hei Trail

November 18, 2015 Adam Newman 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Trek Fuel EX 29 9.9

November 3, 2015 Adam Newman 0

Few bikes have such a storied lineage as the Fuel EX. Trek introduced a refreshed version of its 27.5-wheeled version last year with the incorporation of the Fox Re:aktiv shock technology. This year the 29er model gets

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Crystal Ball: Bike trends to watch

September 29, 2015 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

It always takes a while to recover from the Interbike trade show but, once we did, three of us who oversee Dirt Rag sat down to discuss trends we saw at the show, what we’re excited

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First Impressions: 2015 Felt Virtue 3

July 8, 2015 Matt Kasprzyk 0

Felt has some bold claims for their 2015 line of Virtue trial bikes. If they’re really going to be the “benchmark for all trial bikes” then this here combo of Felt’s Equilink and Fast suspension

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First Impressions: Trek Stache 29plus

April 16, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Introduced a few years ago, the first Trek Stache was a conservative, if not somewhat boring entry into the 29er trail bike market. Well no longer. We were shocked when this 29plus trail slayer showed

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First Impression: Pivot Mach 429SL

March 20, 2015 Mike Cushionbury 0

The new carbon Mach 429SL from Pivot Cycles shaves half a pound off the previous frame to come in at a very respectable 5.3 pounds. Match that to 100 mm of potent dw-link controlled suspension and

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First Impression: Cannondale Rush 29 2

February 5, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Editor’s note: This is one of six bikes we’ve gathered together that fall between $1,900 and $2,600. Read our introduction to see the other five and watch for our long-term reviews of each in Dirt Rag

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First Impression: KHS SixFifty 7200

January 30, 2015 Adam Newman 0

KHS was one of the first brands to wholeheartedly embrace 27.5 wheels, putting its first model on the market in 2009 and now offering 19 models across the line. It was able to do so

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First Impression: Niner Jet 9 1-Star

January 29, 2015 Matt Kasprzyk 0

Editor’s note: This is one of six bikes we’ve gathered together that fall between $1,900 and $2,600. Read our introduction to see the other five and watch for our long-term reviews of each in Dirt Rag