2012 Answer Components: Carbon 780 Bar and ROVE XC Stem Review


Having developed a solid relationship with the great folks at Answer over the last several years, whenever new products are sent to market they give us a call and let us put them to the test. This year I got my hands on the new ProTaper Carbon 780 DH bar, the ROVE XC stem, the …

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Truvativ BooBar and Holzfeller Stem Reviews


Keeping with the trend of wide bars and short stems for gravity-oriented bikes, Truvativ has two good offerings that are starting to show up on many builds. Wanting to complete my Santa Cruz V10 Carbon with a clean all-SRAM group, I installed the Holzfeller stem and BooBar on my BoXXer WC fork to give the …

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Twenty6 Gear for 2012: Pedals, Stems, and More


Who is Twenty6? I met with owner Tyler Jarosz at Interbikeand, judging by our conversation, he is highly passionate about riding and his products definitely reflect that. The company is based in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by some of the best biking in the country which clearly influences Twenty6 designs. From pedals to brake levers, everything …

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