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Trail Tested: Trek Remedy 9.9 29

June 3, 2015 Matt Kasprzyk 0

By Matt Kasprzyk Amidst the 27.5 and fat bike boom Trek has been perfecting a 29er that redefines 140 mm travel, big-wheeled bikes. Sure, there’s a lot of proven Trek features that riders are familiar

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Trail Tested: Ibis Ripley 29

May 14, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Photos by Justin Steiner Anyone who followed the saga of the Ripley knows this bike wasn’t easy to birth. Between a completely new dw-link system that uses eccentrics rather than links and a switch to a

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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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Trail Tested: Kona Process 111 DL

March 16, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

The Process 111 is the shortest of travel and biggest of wheel in Kona’s lineup of enduro bikes. Focusing on a slight 111mm of rear suspension and 29-inch wheels, it’s easy to wonder how an

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Trail Tested: Cannondale Trigger 27.5 Carbon Team

February 25, 2015 Jon Pratt 0

Cannondale designed the Trigger 27.5 Carbon Team to be the quintessential quiver killer—the one bike to replace all others hanging in your shed. Featuring a 140mm-travel carbon Lefty SuperMax fork and Fox DYAD adjustable rear

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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: GT Helion Elite

February 3, 2015 Justin Steiner 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

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First Impression: Kona Precept DL

January 27, 2015 Adam Newman 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