The new 2018 Giant Anthems are coming in. More than two years in the making, this is a new addition to the Anthem series. The Anthem Advanced Pro has the most up-to-date Maestro rear suspension and completely reengineered 29er frame geometry. This superlight composite frame offers a superior balance of speed, control and stability, with 90mm of rear suspension travel and 100mm up front.
First in line is the 2018 Giant Anthem Advanced Pro 29 0 (pictured, upper), sizes large and XL are available NOW. The size large weighs in at 22.6 pounds on our shop scale with no pedals.
Next up, the 2018 Giant Anthem Advanced Pro 29 1 (pictured, lower), size XL. This larger size XL bike still only weighs 24.36 lbs with tubeless setup, which is pretty impressive!
The 2018 Kona Unit is a hardtail with singlespeed simplicity, and 27.5-inch wheels for maneuverability.
Currently in-stock is a size medium. MSRP is $999.
Now you can afford to go 1x12! The new 2018 SRAM Eagle™ technology provides an expanded and optimum gear range, and every SRAM GX Eagle™ component is compatible with all levels of SRAM Eagle™ drivetrain systems.
SRAM XG-1275 12-speed Eagle Cassette offers a wide range (10-50t cog), and keeps it lightweight at just 450 grams. The GX Eagle cassette uses SRAM's Full Pin design, where the stamped steel cogs are held together with stainless steel pins. MSRP is $195.
SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed long cage derailleur fills the need for greater drivetrain capacity, pairing perfectly with the XG-1275 cassette. Weight is 290 grams. MSRP is $110.
More agile and versatile than a Santa Cruz V10 and more composed at speed and on steeps than a Roubion, the 2018 Juliana Strega has a gravity-oriented geometry with 65 degree head angle that's great for big trail ride days as well as big park days.
We have a few 2018 Juliana Strega models with S build kit in stock:
JULIANA STREGA FEATURES:
Megan at The Path Bike Shop personally owns and rides this bike, so if any ladies have any questions they can feel free to ask her!
Part of Kona's adventure lineup of bikes, the 2018 Kona Rove NRB DL was truly created to do everything well: CX races, touring, bike packing, gravel riding, even commuting. It draws from Kona's renowned cyclocross history and frame geometry, but the Rove has a slightly lower bottom bracket to provide a bit more stability and a slightly wider tire clearance.
The internally routed frame is made of Kona 6061 butted aluminum and is paired to Kona’s CX full carbon flat-mount disc fork. It uses a mixture of Shimano Ultegra and 105 for the groupset. The 2×11 drivetrain pairs a 50/34 front to 11×32 in the rear, giving plenty of gear options for many different needs. The hydraulic brakes–with centerlock front and rear 160mm rotors–provide robust stopping power. Comes stock with 650x47c WTB Horizon Road Plus TCS tires, mounted on WTB Asym i23 TCS rims which come tubeless ready. In fact, this bike can handle tire widths up to 650B 2.1 or 700x28.
Off-road capabilities with on-road perks, like dual water bottle cage mounts, rack and fender mounts. MSRP is $2099.
New models include the Bronson, Hightower, Nomad, Tallboy 275+, and Tallboy 29. Rent one and take it out on the trails!
We've got a great rental program at The Path Bike Shop. You can apply your rental fees (up to 10% of the purchase price) towards the purchase of ANY bike in the shop! Great way to try before you buy.
The 2018 Giant Trance offers 140mm of smooth, active rear travel and with a 150mm suspension fork. Frame geometry is designed around its 27.5 wheels. This bike is great for technical riding, quickness and control out on the trails.
The 2018 Giant Trance 2 (pictured, upper) offers a great parts spec with 1x11-speed Shimano drivetrain and Fox suspension.
The 2018 Giant Trance 3 (pictured, lower) is the entry into the Trance lineup. A great option for the more budget-conscious.
The Giant Ratchet Multi Tool features 9 durable chrome vanadium bits and a storage case - faster than unfolding a conventional multi tool when you have cold or wet hands and easier to reach hard to access bolts.
The 2018 Santa Cruz Chameleon is up for any kind of riding - dirt or asphalt, mountain or urban, geared or singlespeed - the choice is yours. Wheels have been upsized to either 29-inch or 27.5+ wheels, the wheel change is accomplished via interchangeable dropouts.
Pictured here is the 2018 Santa Cruz Chameleon D as a 275+, size X-large (MSRP is $1699). More sizes are trickling back in stock from Santa Cruz, so stop by the shop or give us a call to get more info on the size you need.
The Santa Cruz Hightower has geometry that remains optimized thanks to a “High/Low” setting on the upper link that flips to adjust bottom bracket height. Add to that the Hightower’s 67° head angle, longer reach and trim chain stays, and you've got a bike that is adaptable to every terrain and riding style.
135mm of VPP® travel is reinforced by a 148 rear axle spacing and a linkage arrangement and swingarm design built for aggressive trail riding. Other great details here as well, including 150mm seat dropper post, a water bottle mount, and internal cable routing.
Various other build kits and sizes available, come on in to the shop and check them all out in person!
*** UPDATE 7/18/17: These are BACK IN STOCK at both of The Path Bike Shop locations. ***
The all-new RockShox Reverb 1X remote pairs the superior ergonomics of SRAM’s shifter design with low-lever-force hydraulic actuation to create the world’s best dropper-post remote. Its excellent ergonomics and light touch mean that riders of all ability levels can use their Reverb posts quicker, more easily and more often, for better ride control everywhere on the trail. It installs easily, and boasts very little maintenance, thanks to their Bleeding Edge™ fitting technology.
All of Ryders Eyewear come with a 3-year warranty and 50% discount for a crash replacement. Options for Standard or antiFOG lenses with various models.
Short story about the durability of these glasses... shop owner Tani and Geoff were fishing, and Tani had set his Ryder glasses down on a rock. Soon thereafter, Geoff slipped and landed palm first on the glasses...thought they had to be beyond destroyed, but that wasn't the case. They completely held their shape, and aside from a few scratches they are good to go! They have also been stepped on, and again have kept their shape and have not broken.
Prices range between $39-$89 depending on the model and lenses.
For 2018, the Intense Carbine has been updated with a new modern trail geometry to give a longer reach for more confidence on rides. A long travel 29er, offering 160mm travel up front and 155mm rear travel.
Pictured is the 2018 Intense Carbine with Pro build kit. We have sizes M, L, and XL in stock and ready to ride!
Pro Build Specs:
The always progressive 2018 Giant Trance Advanced trail bike has been updated this year to perform even better for enduro racing or rides on technical trails.
Features include 140mm of rear suspension travel and 150mm up front, 27.5 wheels, evolved frame geometry with shorter chainstays and a longer toptube for confident handling. Plus, they come stock with the brand new SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain.
Pictured is the 2018 Giant Trance Advanced 1. MSRP is $5000.
TRANCE ADVANCED 1 BUILD SPECS:
Now in stock! 2018 RockShox Pike and Lyrik forks, available in both 27.5 and 29 wheel sizes.
New features for 2018:
RockShox Pike: MSRP is $875. A significantly lower price compared to the previous generation!
RockShox Lyrik: MSRP is $1030
The new Schwalbe ADDIX compounds solve the trade-off between grip, rolling resistance, and wear across a much broader range. Four new ADDIX compounds include:
This series is available here at The Path Bike Shop. Come in and check them out, we'll help you decide which tire is right for you and your riding needs.
Camelbak Quick Stow Flasks are now in stock. Stow away extra water where you need it. Great for race days or endurance rides, since they fold up small enough to fit into a pocket once they're empty.
We have both the insulated ($28) and uninsulated ($20) versions at both of The Path Bike Shop locations.
New for 2018, the SRAM Code RSC brakes give an extra 15% power for all downhill riding applications. Combining proven SRAM Guide design and technologies with a larger PiggyBack™ reservoir and 4 bigger diameter pistons in the caliper to provide consistent and reliable power.
The new Codes are slimmer and lighter weight, offer more power and better modulation compared to the previous generation. They come stock with metallic pads for longer wear.
We've got 2 sets at the Tustin shop. MSRP is $244.
The 2018 Rocky Mountain Altitude series offers increased stiffness, improved pedaling efficiency, and small-bump sensitivity. Now available in both carbon and alloy models!
Great features include 27.5" wide trail tire width, 160mm of front suspension, 150mm of rear Smoothlink™ suspension and many other next-generation features. The RIDE-9™ adjustment system gives riders a choice of nine configurations to quickly and easily fine-tune their geometry and suspension for their own specific riding needs.
Pictured is the 2018 Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon 70, available at the Tustin shop in sizes medium and large.
The 4th generation 2018 Santa Cruz Nomad has been completely redesigned. New and modern geometry means it's longer and slacker than ever - long travel, 27.5-wheeled, and descent-focused.
Currently in stock at the Tustin shop we have sizes S, L, XL in the Nomad CC X01 build kit in the Ink color, and sizes M & L in the tan color. Prices range from $7199 (with alloy wheels) or $8399 (with Santa Cruz Reserve carbon wheels).