Gamut Cillos Stem Review

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Specifications Reviewed: 60mm in Matte Red Lengths: 40, 50, 60mm Material: alloy Clamp diameter: 31.8mm Clamp width: 57mm Rise: Zero Stack: 43mm Bolts: M6 taper (5mm hex) Colors: Slate Grey, Stealth Black, Matte Red Weight: 177g (60mm) MSRP: $99 Gamut USA had unique origins, and has an interesting take on the mountain bike industry: “In 1999 …

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Sarma Vortex 1.0 Fat Bike Review


Some riders, especially those drawn to small or boutique brands, put a lot of stock in where their mountain bike originated.  This is no more true than in fat bike land, where name plates from cold, snowy places like Alaska and Minnesota get the lion’s share of buzz as “real” fat bikes.  If such a …

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Yeti SB5.5c Test Ride Review


“Forget any preconceived notions about 29ers…,” says Yeti Cycles on introducing the newest addition to their SB lineup. But what about unbiased, confirmed notions, Yeti? Been there, done that, and I’m just not at all sold on full squish 29ers. To be fair, it was Moab, 2013, the last time I threw my little legs …

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Fezzari Timp Peak Trail Bike Review


Fezzari, a direct-to-consumer manufacturer based in Utah, has been working hard to produce competitive bikes at much more affordable prices than the standard brands that you’ll find at your LBS. We have communicated with them at events like Outerbike and Sea Otter, and they seem driven to crank out consumer-centric bikes that can hang with, and …

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Seeing Double on Norco’s New Optic Trail Bikes – Test Ride Review

Can you tell a difference between these two bikes?

There’s no doubt that today’s 150-160mm-travel bikes are extremely capable. Most of the current crop of long-legged trail bikes could blow older downhill bikes out of the water. That said, there aren’t many of us that actually need a bike that’s capable of winning an Enduro World Series race. I count myself among that camp, …

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