BIKES

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

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First Impression: Giant Stance 27.5 1

January 23, 2015 Mike Cushionbury 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: Santa Cruz Bantam D

January 21, 2015 Jon Pratt 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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Long-term review: Yeti 575

December 1, 2014 Matt Kasprzyk 0

When the 575 was first introduced a decade ago, it broke the mold for trail bikes. With 5.75 inches of travel, it doubled what other companies were offering, plus it featured a 69-degree head-tube angle,

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Review: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 770

November 18, 2014 Karl Rosengarth 0

Editor’s Note: This review originally appeared in Dirt Rag Issue #180. To make sure you never miss a bike review, order a subscription today. You’ll be helping to support your independent mountain bike forum. The