Polygon Releases Syncline Carbon, Di2 Hardtail in USA and 160mm Collosus N9 Trail Bike

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Polygon started in 1989 in Indonesia where their factory is still located. They have quite the following in Southeast Asia, but are looking to expand their presence globally, specifically within the US market. To that end, they’ve started selling their bikes using the consumer-direct model à la Fezzari, Commencal, YT, and others. While they make bikes …

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WTB Debuts New 35mm ASYM Rims, Riddler Semi-slick Tire, and SL8 Saddle

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A visit to the WTB booth at Sea Otter revealed a company that’s been hard at work developing new products. If you didn’t see our coverage of the 27.5×3.00 Bridger tire, you can check that out here. WTB wasn’t just showing the Bridger though. They had new rims, tires, and saddles on display. We’ve got a …

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Wednesday Nights: A Gathering of Knobby Tires and Like Minds

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The Wednesday night bike ride seems to be a tradition across the nation. It’s a midweek escape from the hustle and bustle of the working life, an opportunity to let off steam, something to look forward to other than the weekend. Here in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, the Wednesday night group ride is a sacred ritual to …

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Scott Shows Off Spark 700 with Advanced Electronic Integration at Sea Otter 2015

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We’ve seen electronic integration on drivetrain and suspension components from many companies, but the new Scott Spark XC race bike, dubbed the “Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2,” comes stock with the most electronic support I’ve seen yet. Even without electronic help, Scott was one of the few brands that really supported simultaneous control of the …

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