Santa Cruz Releases New Hightower LT, Drops 27.5+ Compatibility

Santa Cruz Releases New Hightower LT, Drops 27.5+ Compatibility

Santa Cruz has just announced a brand new bike: the Hightower LT with 150mm of rear travel. The new Hightower LT doesn’t feature adjustable geometry or concessions for 27.5+ wheels and tires–it’s 29er only. This is quite notable as the original, shorter travel Hightower was Santa Cruz’s first foray into plus territory. Are plus tires being

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All New Specialized Epic FSR Goes Single Pivot, Frame Drops More Than a Pound

All New Specialized Epic FSR Goes Single Pivot, Frame Drops More Than a Pound

Cross-country mountain bike racing has undergone a noticeable transformation lately, adding challenging technical features that would’ve made DH riders tap the brakes just a few years ago. Hot on the heels of the announcement of Giant’s updated Anthem 29 XC race bike, Specialized is giving the Epic FSR the same longer, slacker treatment to its venerable full-suspension XC

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Watch: How To Ride BIG MTB Drops With Chris Smith | Mountain Bike Skills

Watch: How To Ride BIG MTB Drops With Chris Smith | Mountain Bike Skills

Remember: Blake, Neil and Chris are professionals and have spent years building their skills working up to drops like this. Never ride anything that is beyond your skill level or which you are not comfortable with. Like we said; you’ve got to know your boundaries on this one. Ride safe! Even small drops can be

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