Marco GallinaGranny Gear

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Guelph // Ontario


 

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Bike manufacturers need to increase the length of the life cycle of their products. How many of us have spent a big chunk of money on a bike only to have the bike maker change the bike design for the next season. The changes are usually a bottom bracket that is 3 mm lower. Or…
Good read. Thanks for printing this article. All I can say is "it's about time". Magnesium has always been a superior product to aluminum. I understand magnesium was much harder to work with and more costlier than aluminum back when bikes first came out under an aluminum frame. Not anymore. I've been long waiting for…
I always look forward to reading your reviews Jeff. I am currently riding a Stache 9 and have been doing so for the last 3 years. Absolutely love the 29+ format. I won't go back I tell you. I am also glad to see input from @plusbike nerd and @geniusbiker. I am still trying to…
This is great to see. I am an owner of a Trek Stache 29+ and will never go back to regular tires. I am not a fan of 27+ and this bike now is just one more option for the 29+ crowd. I am pleased to see a smaller company like Salsa beat Trek at…
Looks like Trek just released the Stache 9.8 and the Stache 9.6 in carbon. Seems like this 29+ market is getting just a little bit more crowded. :)
Good to know about the other 29+ bikes - thank you. I am happy to see other manufacturers offering this platform. Should make for more component selection - mainly tires and wheel.
Hi Greg: I own a Trek Stache 9 and love the 29+ platform. At this time the only other 29+ bikes that exist, that I am aware of, is the Trek Stache (aluminum frames) and the Surly Krampus (steel frame). This offering from Salsa is the only carbon 29+ currently available.
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