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Giant Trance Advanced 27.5 0 Review

Posted June 24, 2014 by FastTimes

First introduced back in 2005 as a 100mm cross-country mountain bike, the Giant Trance has since evolved into an adept trail bike, boasting 140mm of efficient travel.  Giant has fully embraced the new 650b wheel size and for 2014, only a few select 26” models remain in their lineup.  The Trance Advanced 27.5 0 is […]

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2014 Opus Nelson 1 27.5″ Review

Posted November 12, 2013 by jamieparrott

In today’s market, we are always looking for a bike to fit our wants and needs. Constant changes brought on by the cycling industry sometimes make it hard to see the forest through the trees and make the right choice. On every group ride I have been on this year, two topics always come up. One is wheel size and the other is all-mountain; this new breed of bike that is capable of doing it all. I cannot speak for you, but I can bet these two topics have joined you for some of your rides as well. I have been most torn with what wheel size to choose. That was until the Opus Nelson 1 27.5”.

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Specialized Tricross Comp Disc Review

Posted September 26, 2013 by FastTimes

The Specialized Tricross Comp Disc is a performance driven, Swiss Army knife of bikes.  The Tricross series falls under the brand’s fitness category and is just as at home cross racing as it is commuting or on an epic tour.  This bike comes ready for anything.   When selecting a bike for this review, I […]

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Specialized S-Works Enduro Carbon Review

Posted June 10, 2013 by FastTimes

Intro Every now and then a bike comes along that changes everything, a bike that people drool over in the mags and build up in their dreams.  A bike that when first spotted in the shops or on the trails, becomes a ‘must see in person’ event.  Specialized’s S-Works Enduro Carbon is that bike.   […]

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2013 Opus Prime 1 29er Review

Posted June 6, 2013 by FastTimes

When it was time for me to choose a bike for our long-term review, the Opus Prime 1 29er was my first choice  The Prime is Opus’ top of the line dual-suspension XC bike and the perfect match for the trails here in Ontario.   Intro Opus began its operations in Canada back in 2000.  […]

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Teva Links Mid Review

Posted November 12, 2012 by grogl

In my high-school the hippies that weren’t wearing Birkenstocks were wearing Tevas. And it can’t be helped; to this day, when I think of Teva, I still think of thse rubber-soled, webbing sandals. But they’ve come a long way since then. And no shoe company ever sponsored anyone for reeking of patchouli or going to […]

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