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First Look: Norco Aurum Carbon

Mar 16, 2015
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When Norco originally launched the Aurum in 2012, it marked the start of a new era for the long standing B.C. Company.  After a few years of mixing in with the crowd somewhat, the original Aurum showed some forward thinking design that turned a lot of heads. This was the first implementation of their Gravity Tune geometry concept, in which the

Giant Unveils All-New Glory Advanced 27.5 Downhill Bike

Feb 15, 2015
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After many reports of seeing prototypes out in the wild, Giant has officially announced the carbon version of their World Championship winning Glory downhill bike, the Glory Advanced 27.5. “This is a project that we’ve been working on for over two years now,” said Giant Global Off-Road Category Manager Kevin Dana. “We went into the project with clearly defined goals

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Salsa Beargrease Carbon 1 Review

Jan 14, 2015
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Matty F

If you were to spend a weekend at a World Cup or World Championship event in the early 90s, you would have very likely had your eyes on John Tomac all weekend. Back then he would race in both the cross country and downhill series, and was a major force in both disciplines. At the 1991 World Championships he managed

RFG Fall Test Session: 2015 Enduro Bikes

Oct 21, 2014
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Welcome to the inaugural Riding Feels Good Fall Test Session! RFG will now be conducting fall, spring and summer test sessions, each honing in on a different category of bikes. For this first-ever test, we set our sights on popular 160mm travel enduro and all-mountain bikes. The RFG members that took part in this test session were a teacher, contractor,

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Tested: 2015 Giant Reign 2

Oct 21, 2014
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There is little debate that Giant Bicycles, touted as the largest manufactures of bikes in the world, was early in their adoption of the 27.5” wheel size. Despite this ‘all in’ approach to 27.5” the Reign, along with their full-blown DH bike the Glory, remained the last holdouts to the new wheel size – that is until this year. Fresh

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Tested: 2015 Norco Range C 7.2

Oct 21, 2014
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Matty F

Over the past few years Norco has returned to form as one of the bike manufacturers that demands attention. In 2012, after greatly broadening their staff of bike designers and engineers, they came out with a line up of mountain bikes that may have been their best offering to the market in a decade. Certainly the Aurum from that line

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