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Kona’s affordable all-mountain bike sweeps BIKE mag testers off their feet

Kona has thrown down the gauntlet with its Process 134 DL — a bike that our testers agree signals a necessary shift in thinking about mountain-bike geometry. Making our test bike’s beautiful curves even more appealing is its $3,600 price tag — much lower than many bikes that it literally blew off the trail. Watch the test video to find out why you need to know more about this bike. Continue Reading →

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Santa Cruz hit the Enduro World Series in Finale Ligure

4 different frame designs, 4 different amounts of travel and 3 different wheel sizes.

If you’ve been deliberating over which Santa Cruz would best suit your style of riding or racing, watching this video will probably just make things a whole lot harder…

Enjoy the video, enjoy riding your bike, and rest assured that there is no strictly right or wrong decision when it comes to this game.  Continue Reading →

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Interbike 2013 Day 2

With my first day of Interbike behind me and the still lingering high that was the superb CrossVegas CX race from last night, I decided to visit some of the great companies we carry in the shop. I went by the Jamis booth first to check out what they have coming for 2014. One of the first things I noticed is that companies are starting to be sneaky by hiding the brakes on their road bikes and Jamis is among them, hiding them behind the fork and at the chain stays (as well as Giant and Look). Jamis’s 2014 Xenith line of road bikes has taken their carbon race frame and given it a little reworking that looks really good in person. They even spec’d their top tier Xenith with Ritchey Super Logic bits which is something I really like. Continue Reading →

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New DH Parts from Interbike – Forks, Wheelsets, Stems, and more!

BIKE Mag’s David Peacock has gone through the DH Bikes, as well as the kits and helmets, and says “finally we’re getting around to some of the cool parts hanging about the show floor.”

After the jump, you’ll find photos and some info on the new Enve and Gravity carbon bars, the RockShox Vivid Air, White Bro’s DH fork the Groove, and much more.

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