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So...with a hint of hesitation I allowed myself to be the guinea pig at the shop and be the first to try out one of our MRP Stage forks. After reading a ...

MRP Stage Review

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Check out Pro Women's rider Kerstin Holster newest review on a custom wheelset with Chris King hubs and Stans NoTubes Flow Ex ...

Review of Stans NoTubes and Chris King Wheelset

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After finding out that Hi-5 Bikes would be partnering with Transition Bikes for the 2016 season, Sarah immediately knew she wanted a Patrol. Take a look behind ...

Sarah’s Transition Patrol Build

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Fox Float 36 Fork review -Intended Use: All Mountain / Enduro / Trail -Travel: 140mm (potential to run 130-170) -Spring: Air -Adjustments: Rebound, ...

Review: 2016 Fox Float 36

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Yes, I’m that guy on the trail.  You all know the one I’m talking about.  That dude that brings the wrong bike to the party, and ultimately the one ...

Banshee Spitfire

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We love our Wes Nile and he looks badass in these glasses! You can too @Hi5Bikes We can set you up 100%. // Buy 100% | ...

Be like this Fancy Fella…

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Everyone has pretty much seen the Transition Klunker, its not the newest bike on the market. In fact its actually three years old. Hailed at the "original" DH ...

Transition Klunker Beat Down!

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Background: Droppers are really one of the few products you can look at and see directly how they have changed the course of bike development ,and how we ride ...

Beatdown: KS Lev

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The new Fox 36 came out with a ton of press; and for good reason.  The original 36 was a game changer.  Single crown forks had never been so good, light, and ...

Beat down: 2015 Fox 36 Float Rc2

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(Photos by Reilly Kintzele) This is one of the few new bikes that has come out in 2014 that has been getting a lot of hype.  I don't know if it's for the ...

Banshee Darkside

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I've tried a lot of pairs of clipless DH shoes that are on the market in my pursuit for that perfect pair that actually works for me. I've been trying to ...

FiveTen Impact VXi Clipless

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My Banshee Spitfire weighs in at 28.1lbs. It is an XL with 140mm of travel, a 66° head angle, and a 13" bottom bracket height. The long 25.2" top tube is ...

By the numbers

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First things first: I love both of these bikes.  They are both rad, they both shred, and no one who buys one is going to be sad about it.  That said, I have ...

The 10 Million Dollar Question: Rune VS. Spitfire

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Riding my 2014 Banshee Spitfire at Post Canyon in Hood River, OR VitalMTB Review ...

My 2014 Banshee Spitfire

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The Bend rippers have big time problems. They are always trying to take parts off of their bikes. Justin succeeds in not-guiding up! .... To say that I am ...

Justin tests Narrow-Wide, in Bend.

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