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SPECIALIZED LAUNCHES LEVO GEN 3

Specialized has been making mountain bikes for four decades, and they’ve been in the e-mountain bike game for 6 years. They are now announcing the 3rd generation of the bike that started it all, the Turbo Levo. The original Levo used an off-the-shelf Brose motor, but since then Specialized has developed their own in-house with a […]

Is This The Grippiest Flat Shoe Yet?

Specialized announced their new Rime Flat mountain bike shoe today. Us being us, Specialized sent us a pair to try out. After riding Vans for decades for flat pedals, we found a better grip and overall performance from another brand. Specialized has bested that with the new Rime Flat MTB shoes. We’ve been riding them […]

Fizik Launches a New e-Bike-Specific Trail Shoe

Fizik has launched an e-MTB-specific shoe, the Terra Ergolace X2. It features a lightweight design, advanced materials like hardwearing, ripstop uppers, PU-laminated toecaps and rugged side reinforcements. Combined with the secure Ergolace closure system, these shoes deliver good  protection and an easy, anatomical fit. The outsole is designed for quick dismounts on flat pedals when powering […]

SPECIALIZED 2FO ROOST FLAT MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES

Specialized has a new shoe for mountain bikers who ride flat pedals. It’s called the 2FO Roost, and it’s made for maximum grip and comfort. It combines a durable leather and textile upper, cushoned EVA foam mid-sole and a relaxed fit last that can stand up to trail abuse without sacrificing comfort. The sole is […]

ORBEA’S NEW RIDER SYNERGY CONCEPT AND NEW BIKES

Orbea is bringing out a new batch of electric-assist mountain bikes, called Rise, offering much lighter bikes with less assistance to provide riders a more natural feel and increased maneuverability on the trail while simultaneously offering greater range. They call it the Rider Synergy concept, or RS for short. Rise is aimed squarely at those who want a bike that can provide subtle electric assistance to allow them to go farther.

FIRST RIDE: YAMAHA YDX-MORO PRO

We had the opportunity to ride the Yamaha YDX-MORO Pro two different days in two different places. Check out how the first rides went, it’s a great bike! www.yamahabicycles.com

First Ride: 2021 Haibike ALL MTN 7

Haibike officially announces their new Yamaha PW-X2-powered All Mtn 7. It’s an all-new design, with a carbon fiber frame, Fox Float suspension and Shimano XT drivetrain and brakes at a good price. It has 160mm of travel, front and rear, and a 29″ wheel up front and 27.5″ rear. Haibike have pushed their geometry forward […]