2012 Jamis Dakar SixFifty B Pro Long-Term Review: Part 2


Click here to read part I of this long-term review. Ride Quality As I’m sure you’ve already gathered, the XC components and geometry make the Jamis Dakar SixFifty B Pro a very capable climber for a 5.5″ bike. If you … Continue reading

2012 Jamis Dakar SixFifty B Pro Long-Term Review: Part I


Test riding mountain bikes at an expo is a lot like sampling teriyaki chicken at the mall: it all tastes good, but you can’t really tell which is the best until you’ve eaten a full serving. After demoing the 2012 … Continue reading

Testing MTB Gear on the Road this Summer: Jamis 650b, Yakima Doubledown, Pearl Izumi Gear, and More


As anyone who has ridden with me knows: I am not easy on my bike gear. It’s not that I’m abusive or anything… I try to take care of what I own so that it will last as long as … Continue reading

Jamis Dakar Sixfifty B Pro: Thoughts About 650b Wheels


There’s been a lot of hubub around the interwebs of late about the potential explosion of the 650b wheel size. Much of the commotion is around the very substantial rumor that Fox and Rock Shox are both developing 650b forks, … Continue reading