Review: The Long-Awaited Yeti SB6c

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Yeti debuted their new Switch Infinity link on their 5-inch-travel platform, and while Paul only had positive things to say about the SB5c, I was impatiently awaiting Yeti’s release of the 6-inch platform. And guess what? It’s here, and it’s officially shipping! The SB6c is the long-awaited replacement for the cult favorite, the SB66c. While …

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Interbike Review: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Evo Carbon 29er

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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 of mountain bike technology. The new Stumpjumper FSR Expert Evo Carbon 29er embodies some of …

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Test Ride Review: 2015 Trek Slash Carbon 9.8 27.5/650b

The 2015 Trek Slash Carbon 650b. 'nuff said.

Announcing the new 2015 carbon version of the Slash at Crankworks Whistler last week seemed appropriate as Trek continues to tweak their quiver to satisfy a diverse group of riders, in this case the ever-growing Enduro crowd. I was fortunate enough to demo the 2015 Slash Carbon 9.8, which should be available for order in …

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On Review: Niner RIP 9 RDO Specs

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The Niner brand has developed a cult-like following amongst their customers that has made many mountain bikers wary of uttering the simple phrase “I don’t like 29ers” for the potential violent lash back and possible broken friendships.┬áThe Niner RIP 9 RDO is the third Niner I’ve ridden and the second that I’ve spent serious time …

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