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First Ride: Marin Wolf Ridge

April 22, 2017 Eric McKeegan 10

Marin promised something truly new when the invite went out to attend a pre-Sea Otter media camp. The Wolf Ridge delivers on that. Using the NAILED R3ACT-2 PLAY suspension design, Marin claims to have created

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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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First Ride: Salsa Woodsmoke 27plus

August 3, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Ed note: This is part of our initial bike test of three new hardtails introduced at QBP Saddle Drive 2016, each shod with 27plus tires: the aluminum Salsa Timberjack, carbon Salsa Woodsmoke and steel Surly

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First Ride: Salsa Timberjack 27plus

July 28, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Ed note: This is part of our initial bike test of three new hardtails introduced at QBP Saddle Drive 2016, each shod with 27plus tires: the aluminum Salsa Timberjack, carbon Salsa Woodsmoke and steel Surly

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First Ride: Ibis Ripley LS

October 26, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Last year, I reviewed the Ibis Ripley. I liked it well enough, but my tastes in mid-travel 29er leans towards low and slack, while the Ripley is more long-travel cross-country. I also got yelled at

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Interbike: Fuji Auric 1.1 First Ride

September 18, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Fuji is not usually the first brand that springs to mind when most riders think of mountain bikes, but full suspension has returned to the company product line and Fuji’s new Auric with M-Link suspension design

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Interbike: Turner RFX v4.0 First Ride

September 17, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

The RFX has been out of the Turner lineup since 2007 but returns with a vengeance as a fully modern carbon fiber all-mountain bike. The Turner website is already loaded up with prices and build