Pivot’s Chris Cocalis talks plus, tire tech, e-bikes, and more

Pivot’s Chris Cocalis talks plus, tire tech, e-bikes, and more

Pivot front man Chris Cocalis’ favorite bike is always the next one. Photo by Paul Andrews Chris Cocalis is happy to talk about lots of things: bike pricing, the future of plus bikes, long-travel 29ers, e-bikes and electronic components, tire technology, you name it. But there’s one thing he won’t talk about: His company’s plans

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Northwave Outcross Plus shoes review

Northwave Outcross Plus shoes review

The Northwave Outcross Plus shoe features a lightweight and breathable all-mountain design. What is it Offering the breathability and lightweight construction of a cross-country shoe with the grippy sole of an all-mountain shoe, the Northwave Outcross Plus is an affordable, high-performance pair of kicks featuring the company’s own take on a BOA-style closure system called

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35 Plus Bike Tires: A Comprehensive Guide for Mountain Bikers

35 Plus Bike Tires: A Comprehensive Guide for Mountain Bikers

Compared to fat bike tires, plus-size tires, also known as mid-fat tires, are relatively new to mountain biking. But with more and more bike companies offering mountain bikes capable of running plus tires, plus bikes are threatening to go mainstream as riders experience the benefits of wider, burlier mountain bike tires. Unlike fat bike tires,

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Maxxis Minion and HighRoller Plus tires weights and measurements

Maxxis Minion and HighRoller Plus tires weights and measurements

The Minion DHF profile is seen here with a 40mm internal rim. Minion DHF and DHR II’s in 27.5×2.8 We’ve been riding our Maxxis 2.8 Minion DHR/DHF II’s and HighRoller II’s now and could not be more pleased. Traction has been unbelievable and they’ve been durable as well with zero flats and cuts even after

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