Tag / Enduro
The search for a that perfect solution of being comfortable on your bike while still packing all the necessary gear and water that you may need can feel like an elusive endeavor. Alpinestars is throwing their contender into the mix of "utility bibs" that integrate pockets, hydration and more within the bib to reduce riders' need for additional gear to carry what they need on a ride. But, Alpinestars has an Ace up their sleeve... they've incorporated spine and hip protection into their Paragon bib. Sam slips into this multi-functional lycra kit to see if it has what it takes to take top pick in his drawer full of other bibs.
Most advancements in the bike world are an evolution of design and technology that has proved itself in the past.
It's not often, that a company starts with a completely blank slate, and crafts their dream of the latest and greatest.
Orbea has done just that with the completely new, and radically different, successor to the Rallon namesake.
We got one of the first Rallon bikes to hit North America, and we put it through the wringer to give you our first look at this big-wheeled ripper with Spanish flavor. EUSKADURO!!!
Intense Bikes helped to define a new era of mountain biking with the introduction of the original Tracer. Almost 20 years later, Intense is launching their latest version of the Tracer, and it is still defining how capable and efficient a long travel all mountain bike can be. We got our hands on a test bike, and gave it a good flogging. See what we thought of this latest iteration of a legend.
A while back, I got the chance to race the Kamikaze Games at Mammoth Mountain. I had also been wanting to test out the Intense Tracer 275c. So, what better time and place to break in a new bike and see if it was a match made in enduro heaven?
This year Santa got his hands on an all-new magic sleigh, and it goes by the name Reign. So join Giant riders Josh Carlson, Yoann Barelli and Reece Wallace as they ring in the holidays with some singletrack shredding at Whistler in this new video from Giant.
Most cyclist ride just for fun, but sometimes it can be good to step outside of your comfort zone and really challenge yourself. Racing can be just the ticket to push your riding to the next level, learn new skills and meet new people. So, check out why you should try racing.
Over the past 6 months, a couple of Jenson USA employees have put some Orbea bikes through their worthy strides. Read on to discover if one of these Basque steeds might be your Santa Maria for discovering new worlds (without all the tyranny) this Columbus Day