This is a carbon wheel owner’s worst nightmare. Mtbr has been rallying all summer on the Race Face Next R carbon wheels and couldn’t be more impressed. They have been through rough rocky descents around Tahoe and Downieville, brushing off lots of big hits. Race Face was very aggressive in the engineering and pricing of
Race Face has stretched out the SIXC handlebar from 800mm to 820mm. While the trend in the enduro scene right now is towards narrower bars, many riders are still clamoring for wider bars. To answer the call, Race Face has extended the venerable SIXC handlebar out to 820mm. Previously available in an 800mm width, these
Looking to up the smash-ability of bikes around the world, we took six of the most well known tire inserts and put them up against each other to find out which would take the top step. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/uFg9DhnCq4E/Vital-MTB-Face-Off-The-Best-Tire-Insert-Systems,1841 by Florian Lungu If you are interested in Folding mountain bikes, click here.
If DH, enduro or hitting the bike park is in your summer cycling plans, the completely redesigned Kali Protectives Shiva 2.0 full face helmet should be on your radar. It’s geared toward riders seeking protection and comfort, and it incorporates Kali’s core impact technologies: LDL and Nano Fusion. LDL, or low density layer, is Kali’s
The crew from Fox Racing Shox took us out for a test ride near the Race Face R&D office in Scotts Valley, CA. Race Face History In March, 2011, Race Face shut down its operations. Reports were sales orders were strong but bad accounting practices put the 18-year old company in a perilous situation. Then
The Proframe is a solid option for enduro/all mountain riders seeking max head protection. Photo courtesy of Art’s Cyclery Editor’s Note: This article was written by Trevor Roland of Art’s Cyclery. The original post can be found here. What is it? Many enduro races require a full-face helmet. And there are many options for lightweight
The Leatt DBX 6.0 Carbon full face mountain bike helmet is NOT messing around. Not only does this helmet pack serious safety features, it packages everything into a sleek, accessible package that’s every bit as refined as it is practical. Safety Safety is not only the #1 reason mountain bikers wear helmets… it’s really the only reason. Leatt