Colton Lock here checking in from Outerbike in Moab, UT with Joe from Rocky Mountain. We are taking a look at the 2017 Element which has been redesigned to appeal to those looking for a full suspension XC/marathon rig rather than the popular AM/trail rigs. The Element 970 frame is made of Rocky Mountain’s smoothwall carbon.
At Interbike last week I got a chance to try the Rohloff internally geared hub, called the Speedhub, for the first time, and it was an interesting experience. The test rig I rode was a Ventana Wolfram with a gorgeous sparkling orange finish and a swoopy frame–but this isn’t a review of the bike. Instead, I
To be perfectly honest, I had no prior intention of testing the Turner Flux. It just so happened that they had a large-sized bike come back in from a test ride as I was walking by. Not wanting to stand in a line at another booth, I decided to give it a try. Don’t get
Forgive me, for I must confess that I committed a cardinal sin of bike travel. I swapped out a major component on my bike the day before leaving on my trip. Changing cranks used to be a simple process, but it’s now a shit show thanks to our friend, the press fit bottom bracket. After mounting the new cranks
When I first saw the press release from Scott about their new Spark and Scale lines, my eyes immediately went to the big, bold headlines proclaiming these the lightest FS and hardtail mountain bike frames in the world. As I skimmed through the 80+ pages of data, my eyes began to glaze over, and I