Bike Industry News

Kona introduces new carbon Hei Hei bikes

May 18, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

For 2017, Kona has updated its full-suspension, cross-country Hei Hei with two 29er models in carbon: the DL and Race DL.   Kona increased bike stiffness and dropped the weight by giving the two-bike line full


New Juliana Joplin 29 or 27plus

April 26, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Not to be outdone by big brother, Juliana announced an updated Joplin to coincide with the new Santa Cruz Tallboy (since they’re basically the same bike). The new Joplin shares a frame with the Tallboy, but


Review: Cannondale Habit Carbon 1

March 24, 2016 Mike Cushionbury 0

Tester: Mike Cushionbury | Height: 5’10” | Weight: 155 lbs. | Inseam: 32” Bike sizes: S, M (tested), L, XL | Price: $7,460 Before Cannondale’s new 27.5 Habit had even been released, it gained considerable


Review: Polygon Collosus N8

March 21, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

Tester: Justin Steiner | Height: 5’7” | Weight: 165 lbs. | Insteam: 31” Bike sizes: S, M (tested), L, XL | Price: $4,899 Polygon is a name much more well known outside the United States. Unless

Bike Industry News

Heller Bikes launches the Shagamaw

February 26, 2016 Press release 0

Updated March 1 with information from the bike’s official launch at Frostbike 2016.   Heller Bikes, the carbon-only mountain bike brand from Quality Bicycle Products (also the parent of Surly and Salsa, among others), announced


Review: Trek Top Fuel 9.9 SL

January 25, 2016 Mike Cushionbury 0

Tester: Mike Cushionbury | Age: 45 | Height: 5’10″ | Weight: 155 lbs. | Inseam: 32” Trek discontinued its 26-inch-wheeled Top Fuel cross-country line a few years back in favor of the successful Gary Fisher 29er


Review: Canfield Brothers EPO

January 19, 2016 Jon Pratt 0

Tester: Jon Pratt | Age: 45 | Height: 5’11” | Weight: 195 lbs. | Inseam: 31” The Canfield EPO is a sexy carbon 29er hardtail born from the gravity-loving minds at Canfield Brothers. Its very