Key cockpit components have been revamped to better match up with their modern frame geometries. Pivot showed off their new cockpit components designed with a purpose starting with a 35mm handlebar. The bar itself is not stiffer by design but it is lighter than the previous generation. They were able to provide more sizes, with
Polygon has never been afraid to do something different with their bikes. Even their Syncline hardtail is distinctive. At Sea Otter this year, Polygon was showing their latest bike, the Square One, and it continues that heritage. For a little more background on the R3ACT-2Play suspension platform that makes this bike so unique, check out
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For kids old and young, it’s a treehouse. Skyrise Rooftop Tent System Yakima has entered the rooftop tent game with the introduction of the Slimshady Awning and Skyrise Tent. Joining the likes of Tepui and CVT, Yakima brings a lighter version at under 100 lbs and more affordable one at under $ 1000. Their tent
The iXS Trail XC helmet takes design cues from the popular Trail RS in a lighter weight package The first glimpses of the iXS Trail XC helmet came at Eurobike last year. Now the brain protector has come to the U.S. A slimmed down, lighter weight iteration inspired by the Trail RS Evo, the Hans
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The magic of the the new HC3 lever is a reach and leverage adjusters integrated in a very elegant, forged package. Magura‘s latest brakes have incredible power and modulation but their levers were a little long and dated as riders have moved on to shorter, one-finger levers. At Sea Otter, they showed us their latest
Fans of gearbox bikes, rejoice! Thanks to Cycle Monkey, the Zerode Taniwha is coming to the US. The Taniwha sports a full carbon frame with 160mm of travel front and rear. Instead of a typical derailleur and cassette drivetrain, the Taniwha uses a Pinion gearbox. It has 12 gears that span a range of 600%, well above
With its low weight the 9Point8 Short Stroke might be the first dropper post to see regular use in XC racing. 9Point8 was showing off a couple of interesting pre-production dropper posts that they’re claiming will be the lightest droppers on the market at just 390 grams. The Fall Line dropper posts are shifter cable