Kind Shock: KS Lev With New Travel Option + New Bars & Stems


In the recent Singletracks gear survey the KS Lev was voted the #2 dropper seat post, which is remarkable given that companies like Specialized and Fox compete in the same category. Not content to rest on the runaway success of … Continue reading

News: Thomson Droppers, Stems and More Closer to Reality


Progress continues in the R&D department of Thomson, as the internally-routed dropper seat post, new stems, and more are closer to market. The Covert dropper we saw at Interbike should be here next Spring — assuming version two of the actuator, that is … Continue reading

Review: Truvativ Blackbox Athlete-Series Handlebars


Did you ever want to ride like a pro, using their own gear? In hockey, it happens all the time: you can purchase a player’s own branded stick with his own personal preferences. SRAM’s custom approach to bike components started … Continue reading

Interbike 2012: New Wheels, Bars, Stems, and Seatposts from Easton


Easton is a brand name that everyone knows, even if they’re not into cycling. This year, Easton is releasing some really interesting products, as well as cleaning up the rest of their line with fresh graphics that match throughout the … Continue reading

Mountain Bike Spring Cleaning, Part 3: Headset Maintenance and Final Details


This is the third and final installment in our series on spring mountain bike maintenance. You can read Part 2: Drive Train, Frame, and Brake Maintenancehere. Headset Maintenance After a year of riding in the muck and dust you will … Continue reading