August 2014 Issue
CAR RACK BUYER’S GUIDE
Keeping Track Of What’s On The Rack
Taking total command of your hauling capacity
Ways To Haul Your Bike To The Trailhead Safely
And then all bets are off.
Manitou Dorado and Mattoc Pro Forks
Enduro technology trickles from downhill.
The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Carbon Evo 650b
The reluctant hero.
The Xprezo WUUU 650
A Canadian custom-build steels the show.
The BH Lynx 4.8 XTR
A Spanish brand invades American soil.
The Mongoose Meteore Sport
Faster than Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and shipped to your door.
The Niner WFO 9
Big travel from the big wheel experts.
The Vassago Optimus Ti
A titanium response to a carbonized world.
The Mongoose Massif
The best Stingray that Schwinn never made.
PRODUCT FIELD TESTS
Lazer Rox Helmet
A new favorite earns its place at the top.
Mavic Crossmax Pedals
The wheel experts expand their range once again.
Genuine Innovations Tubeless Ready Kit
Everything you need to go tubeless plus six important tricks.
Shimano XC90 Shoes
Built for cross-country speed.
WTB Trail Boss Tires
Will this be a boss who works for you?
The Sea Otter Classic Farmer’s Market
This crop yields mountain bikes, components and gear.
Warm Weather Gear Guide
Keeping your cool on the trail.
The Science Of Picking The Right Height
How handlebar rise affects your ride.
Meet The Riders And Their Rides
Jerome Clementz and his Cannondale Jekyll 27.5.
To replace or to repair?
The Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom
The most entertaining mountain bike race in America.