When the latest iteration of the Specialized Enduro dropped, we were both impressed and intrigued. Having owned several iterations of the Enduro as well as several models of the Demo DH bikes, the latest generation looks to have finally fulfilled its promise: the do-it-all unicorn bike that can descend with the capabilities of a downhill […]
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 […]