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Review: Magura Vyron wireless dropper post

October 26, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan Price: $500 Wireless actuation of devices is well-established in the tech world, but Magura is one of few using it in the bike world. While some might expect my normally curmudgeonly self

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Review: Paul Components stuff

August 26, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Tester: Stephen Haynes Paul Components has always struck me as a company born in the wrong era. They are the stuff of old school fabrication like Fender Stratocasters, Zippo lighters and straight six engines. Simple,

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Trail Tested: SRAM X1 Drivetrain

July 9, 2015 Matt Kasprzyk 0

Until the very recent release of the new GX group (which also offers multiple chainring options if you go that way), SRAM’s X1 drivetrain was the company’s entry level, full mountain bike, 1×11 offering. Whether

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Trail Tested: Shimano XTR Race brakes

March 4, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

By Eric McKeegan The Trail version of Shimano’s excellent XTR stoppers gets all the attention, but there is a Race version that deserves some attention as well. The power and control of the Trail brakes

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Review: RockShox Bluto fork

December 17, 2014 Adam Newman 0

By Adam Newman RockShox deserves a lot of the credit for driving the latest wheel-size trends in mountain biking these days. As the first major manufacturer to offer 27.5 forks, it created the watershed moment