Hub Strength: get it, and keep it, in gear

Tweet Mountain bike product is constantly evolving – top tier manufacturers and retailers alike work hard to maintain product application relevance.  In the past few years we have paired 3x, 2x and 1x with 9, 10 and 11 speed cassettes. The introduction of 10 and 11 speed systems and the additional strain they apply has […]

Santa Cruz Bronson – No April Fool

Tweet In the tradition of Santa Cruz Bicycles April 1 launches details of the Bronson are available today. The Santa Cruz Bronson platform sets the bar for factory supported all mountain 27.5” bicycles.  The Bronson wasn’t rushed into production like many of the competition’s 27.5” offerings, rather designed, diagnosed, and developed.  Santa Cruz’ attention to […]

One Ghost Industries 2013 Musashi DH1: Official Press Release

Tweet 9/12/2012   Hafjell, Norway (and Southern California) It is no secret that One Ghost Industries has been working on the next level of DH race bikes all season under the likes of pro racers like Arthur Babcock and Nikolas Dudukovich, but the time has come to unveil the fruits of their collective labors: We […]

Profile Racing MTB Crank System Long Term Review

Tweet Profile racing has been around a long time.  Their deep seated roots in BMX have tested time and inspired many other brands to model their products after the tried and true Profile cranks.  When we set out to build our Project 4X, the foundation began with the SupercrossBMX Propel 4X frame.  A frame featuring […]

Project DH: FSA Orbit Option Adjustable Headset

Tweet   Bike manufactures have their bikes geometry pretty dialed these days.  But that wasn’t enough, as there are just as many riding styles as there are suspension designs.  So companies started making bikes with “Cams” and “Flip Chips” for the drop outs and linkages that adjusted not only  the bikes head angle, but its […]

Project 4X: Frame – Supercross Propel

Tweet We recently have been ripping on the Supercross Shine 4X race bike for a good portion of the year.  When Bill informed us the new Propels were ready, we traded in our hard tail for something a little softer…so to speak.  This is a project I have watched with great interest for a good […]

First Look: Profile Cranks / BB / Spline Drive Spider

Tweet In an effort to complete our 4X project we were on a mission for some white cranks.  There were a few good ones to choose from however decided to go with something that stuck to our BMX roots and still was suited for MTB.  We figured since our Supercross Propel (our frame for the […]

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