Before ditching your old bar, why not cut off a couple of cms and see if your legacy length still works for you with modern bike geometry?
If, for whatever combination of reasons, you have a little extra time on your hands, it's time to give your bike some long overdue TLC.
One of the best things about Pistons and Pivots is seeing the cool vehicles and bikes that people send us. The tougher part is choosing a winner monthly.
We look at what our test-writers are actually packing around on any given day.
The question is, can we justify riding mountain bikes in the shadow of this global pandemic?
This is a story about oil-bathed, trigger-shifted, any-shop-can-service, shift-without-pedaling,
In this case, if it works on the Shore, it'll work anywhere.
I started thinking about the most expensive bike part on the market that I could also claim to be a fantastic value and the Chris King rear hub came out on the top of my list.
It's the sort of component you want to put on your bike because it appears to be hewn from Mithril by elves with skill and precision that puts both humans and machines to shame.
This is the story of two shoes. A left and a right.
Travis Bothner and his partner Ying are the power couple behind Vancouver-based rising MTB apparel star, NF.
The 29" Jeffsy has a full carbon frame, and carbon wheels, at an almost irresistible price, if you are okay with throwing down as much as a good used Honda for a new bicycle.
For 180 USD | 240 CAD they're delivering options up to 200mm of travel with a shorter overall length thanks to a reduced insertion requirement.
Over the last 20 years, we’ve watched Geoff Gulevich evolve and grow from a fresh-faced 13-year-old grom into one of the most recognized freeriders in our sport.
Norco lifted the veil on the much anticipated 2020 Sight in October 2019 and its since been generating heaps of interest.
Orbea released an updated upper link and shock yoke for the Rallon, and this here 2020 model incorporates that change.
These are not intended as a suspension replacement but rather as a complementary component that adds damping at my hands, helping take the edge off of rough tracks without changing the feel of the bike.
Prior to his gig at Kona, Caleb was one of the publishers of Spoke magazine, and has been involved in mags in other industries as well.
It's fully rebuildable, has plenty of leverage at the brake lever, and a classic, positive, consistent, feeling where the harder I pull the more stopping force I get at the rotor.
Jeff is the sort of mechanic who has travelled on theEWS circuit and wrenched for the Canadian team at World Championships.