The 2020 Norco Sight is billed as a versatile all-mountain bike with modern frame geometry and suspension kinematics. The 2020 iteration of the Sight has undergone a major shift from the previous 2019 edition, with an increase in suspension travel and revamped geometry that features a slack head angle, lengthened reach and wheelbase, and significantly […]
Growing up, I remember GT bikes as the bike to have. A brand with a long storied history, I have fond memories of learning how to dirt jump on a GT Fueler BMX bike. I’ve never really spent time on the mountain bikes, but when GT revamped the line and released the new Force Carbon, […]
The Transition Sentinel is a fascinating bike. 140mm of rear wheel is paired with a 160mm fork and some of the most aggressive geometry we’ve seen to date for a bike consistently described as an absolute beast on the descents, keeping pace with bikes with more rear wheel travel. Keeping in line with current trends, […]
Marin’s rebooted Wolf Ridge introduces a new suspension design that’s created quite a bit of buzz as the latest take on the mythical quiver killer, which has gotten a lot of people’s attention in a brief span of time.
I must not have been paying attention, because when we ran into the Specialized Wrecking crew at the Demonstration Forest trails near Santa Cruz a few weeks ago and saw they were all astride 29″ versions of the Enduro, I didn’t think much of it. Bad, bad, bike blogger. I’m so totally fired, and going […]
It is an awesome time to be a mountain biker. I wrote a piece just over a year ago that pondered the question, “do I want a long travel trail bike, or an all mountain bike?” A year later, the lines have blurred even further. For a casual rider, it could mean even more confusion […]
Having ridden and owned a lot of bikes, not to mention the constant tech talk and smack talking I partake in with various industry friends it isn’t surprising to me when friends ask my opinion on what their next ride should be. The good news is that there are a lot of great bikes made […]