Bike Industry News

First ride: 2018 Fox 36

April 19, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Both FOX and RockShox have been moving to larger negative spring in rear shocks, and now we see them moving to forks as well. The 2018 36 has a new EVOL air spring that promises “plushness

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First Impression: Kona Honzo CR Trail DL

April 19, 2017 Scott Williams 0

Kona knocked it out of the park with the Honzo CR Trail DL. Featuring a stealth matte black finish, aggressive all-mountain geometry and a reasonably lightweight package, this Honzo is a grand slam. It took all

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Review: Yeti SB4.5c

April 13, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos by Zach White Age:42 x Height: 6’2″ x Weight: 200 lbs. x Inseam: 32” “Hey man, sweet bike!” As a bike whore, er, “product reviewer,” I get an interesting perspective on brands

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Win a Zoic Empire Prize Package

April 13, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Jim Iannazzi of Indiana, PA! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Win a Zoic Empire Jersey, Gloves and Water Bottle. Enter to win below. Dominate spring riding with

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Review: Lezyne Super GPS

April 6, 2017 Mike Cushionbury 0

Tester: Mike Cushionbury Lezyne has been touting its entrance into the GPS market for quite some time and with good reason. The avant-garde pump, tool and accessory maker has released a smart looking, useful and

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Win a Thule DoubleTrack Pro

April 6, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Brandy Smith of Guymon, OK! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended.   Thule has partnered with us to give one winner a Thule DoubleTrack Pro 2-bike hitch

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Review: Viral Skeptic

April 3, 2017 Mike Cushionbury 0

Tester: Mike Cushionbury × Age: 47 × Height: 5’10” × Weight: 155 lbs. × Inseam: 32” One thing is for certain, the new Viral Skeptic is not your ordinary hardtail. And before you get huffy

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NAHBS 2017: Funk Cycles

March 31, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Funk Cycles was born in 1988 as the brainchild of Darryl Funk, whose passion lies in rethinking the status quo and creating bikes that are outside of the box. Starting out in aluminum when most of

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Win a pair of Five Ten Hellcat shoes

March 30, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Christopher Worrell of Yellow Springs, OH! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Win a pair of Five Ten Hellcat shoes! Enter to win below. The 2017 Hellcat is a lighter

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Review: SE Racing OM-Duro

March 24, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan × Age: 42 × Height: 5’11” × Weight: 165 lbs. × Inseam: 32” This bike seems to speak to a lot of riders on an almost genetic level. Perhaps it is because

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Win a SR Suntour Auron RC2 PCS fork

March 16, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Neil Aiello of South Plainfield, NJ ! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. SR Suntour has partnered with us to give one lucky winner a Auron 34 or

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Some Interesting Bikes of NAHBS 2017

March 13, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

There was no shortage of cool bikes to be seen at NAHBS this year. While it’s impossible for me to pick my absolute favorite, there are definitely a number that I noticed and appreciated for one

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NAHBS 2017: Day 1 Photo Dump

March 10, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Hello from Salt Lake City! We’re here at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, checking out some highly unique and interesting bikes and bike-related things from builders around the country and world. This is personally

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First Ride: Bontrager Mountain Bike Shorts

March 3, 2017 Karl Rosengarth 0

Wisconsin is not the sort of place from which you’d expect to receive a package of riding apparel that also included warm and sunny February weather to facilite testing. But, lucky me, that’s exactly what happened

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Review: Fat Bike Ski

March 1, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos by Zach White Ask anyone who’s ridden a fat bike in snow, and if they’re the honest type, they’ll tell you how finicky the bikes are about conditions. Specifically, if the snow