A Burly British Brawler

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 Arch MK3 Wheelset Review

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.