NEW STUFF

Beargrease goes big with 27.5 x 4 inch tires

August 2, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

The Beargrease is Salsa’s trail-oriented fatbike and in 2015, became the brand’s first carbon fatbike. It was designed to be agile, fast and totally singletrack-capable, dispelling the myth that “fatbikes are slow” (yes, they are slower

BIKES

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

BIKES

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

First Impression

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

EQUIPMENT

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

NEW STUFF

The new and interesting at Frostbike ’17.

February 22, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) is an overarching parent company behind brands such as Salsa, Surly, All City, Foundry, and Civia. They also work as distributors for a host of other companies, acting as the middleman between

NEW STUFF

Salsa Cycles Introduces Deadwood SUS

February 14, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

A couple years ago, Salsa introduced the Deadwood, a steel 29plus drop bar touring bike. It was produced in limited numbers, we heard about it for a little while, and then it disappeared. Now, it

BIKES

First Impression: Viral Skeptic

January 16, 2017 Mike Cushionbury 0

The new Viral Skeptic is not your ordinarily hardtail. And before you get huffy about that weird looking black box nestled in the bottom bracket junction, it’s not an electric motor but a 12-speed internal

NEW STUFF

Canfield Brothers Updates Carbon EPO

January 12, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

“As our first carbon fiber frame, the EPO continues our tradition of making bikes that we want to ride,” said Lance Canfield, co-owner and designer. “And that includes hardtail 29ers that are as much fun