The Orange Stage 5 RS is a great-riding trail bike that is a bit slow to accelerate but absolutely rails the descents! This made-in-the-UK aluminum bike provides 135mm of rear wheel travel paired with a 140mm-travel fork.
Stan’s NoTubes Arch Mk3 wheels have been redesigned with a 26mm internal rim width for modern trail bikes. Aaron found the 29″ Arch Mk3 to perform well overall, but he did find that the claimed max spoke tension was too high and that the wheel worked better with lower spoke tensions.
The Wolf Tooth ReMote Sustain is a shifter-style upgrade for your Reverb Stealth dropper post. In addition to changing the position and style of the lever, the ReMote changes the entire actuation to mechanical instead of hydraulic–a massive upgrade in Aaron’s opinion.
Thomson is adding 35mm clamp diameter stems and handlebars to their line, cementing the 35mm bar standard.
The Tigers are Sidi’s new top-tier XC race shoe. They are intended solely for XC racing, with an extremely stiff carbon sole that proves to be very slippery when walking.
Athletes Thomas Vanderham and Sam Schultz take on Sun Valley’s singletrack at warp speed aboard a pair of Rocky Mountain’s new Instinct trail bikes.
MSR’s TrailShot water filter is light–just 140g–and compact, allowing you to easily fill water bottles from water sources that you located along the trail.
Runners and hikers care about their shoes, but mountain bikers? Sometimes the choice of bike shoe gets kicked to the back burner, while choosing which tires to get, suspension component to upgrade, or brakes to go with seem to take precedence. While 2,100 mountain bikers took the time to fill out our annual gear survey, to the …
Smith’s MAG system uses magnets to attach the arms to the lens on their latest sunglasses. The company also introduced a new bike helmet called the Session.
This year’s Outdoor Demo at Interbike was — to put it mildly — light on attendance, both in terms of exhibitors and visitors. However, the lack of booths made it easier to find the few gems at the show. One company that caught my eye was called Henty, and they hail from Australia. Henty was displaying …