30(!) Offline Mountain Bike Brands You Can Buy From Online Retailers


Buying a mountain bike online is still a relatively new concept, especially among the big brands like Specialized, Trek, and Giant. But much to our surprise, we found 30 mountain bike brands, including Santa Cruz, Yeti, Niner, and Pivot, that are currently selling at least some of their bikes online to consumers. Here are the …

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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 don’t feel like you need full squish on the climbs, close the gate on the …

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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 possible.However, I actually use my gear–and on a regular basis… and for extended periods of …

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