Review: Maxxis High Roller II 2.3″ and Ardent 2.25″ 29er Combination


When I received the Niner RIP 9 RDO for review, the stock tires just weren’t cutting it: they didn’t want to hook up in the slightly-sandy loose-over-hardpack high desert trail conditions around my hometown of Salida. Since I wanted to … Continue reading

Interbike Review: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Evo Carbon 29er


If there’s one model name that’s synonymous mountain biking, it’s the moniker “Stumpjumper.” The Stumpjumper has been around basically as long as mountain bikes have existed, but it has continued to morph and evolve over the years with the changing … Continue reading