Hot new wheels, tires, and hubs from Interbike 2017

Hot new wheels, tires, and hubs from Interbike 2017

Industry Nine has released a carbon version of their popular BC360 wheelset Industry Nine BackCountry 360 Carbon Wheels When the BackCountry 360 originally debuted it utilized an alloy rim. Now, Industry Nine is rolling out a 27.5 carbon version of this 36mm wide rim. The new PillarCarbon BC360 wheelset weighs 1865g (570g a rim) and

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Are 2.6″ Tires the Sweet Spot? Maxxis Rekon 2.6″ Tire Review

Are 2.6″ Tires the Sweet Spot? Maxxis Rekon 2.6″ Tire Review

When Maxxis announced offerings of some of their current treads in 2.6″, I was like whaaa?! I was excited. Earlier this year, the 2.6″ Maxxis Forekaster won me over for its proficient, playful, and predictable mannerisms. In fact, the Forekaster is going right back on (as a rear) for the summer. Needless to say, I was more

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New 2018 Scott Genius Can Run 27.5″, 27.5+, and 29″ Tires – All on the Same Frame!

New 2018 Scott Genius Can Run 27.5″, 27.5+, and 29″ Tires – All on the Same Frame!

After testing the new Scott Spark last year in both the plus and 29er versions, I’ve been waiting eagerly for Scott to bring their new suspension linkage to the Genius platform… and they’ve done just that! Scott has just announced the revamped Genius, which also features a flip chip to switch from 27.5″ wheels to 29″ wheels, without

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Which tires are most popular?

Trans-Sylvania Epic: Which tires are most popular?

Kaysee Armstrong (LIV) opted for an aggressive Maxxis Tomahawk on the front for the 2017 NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic. Photo courtesy of Trans-Sylvania Epic Media Team The NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic, a cross country mountain bike stage race, is famous for including rocky central Pennsylvania singletrack. The race also includes an enduro competition, with points for the

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