This review is the hardest test we’ve ever put a bike through, testing its abilities at the edges and even past its intended purposes. The Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt was part steady friend, part happy puppy and part secret lover.
PF30 hasn't been anyone's favorite bottom bracket interface. The new T47 standard attempts to extract the hassle-free performance of the well-loved BSA/English threaded shell for use in a bottom bracket shell capable of handling any modern crank standard.
We snagged a ride on one of the few production samples of the intriguing new Ibis Ripley LS. Not a replacement for the current Ripley, but a harder charging options for those riders looking to challenge steeper and rougher terrain.