2017 Intense RecluseAn all new, all-mountain bike from Intense Cycles.

The 2017 Intense Recluse is a brand new model this year! With 150mm front and 140mm rear travel, it's built to ascend with as much efficiency as it descends. Available in 5 different build kits and several great color schemes. Pictured here is the 2017 Intense Recluse with Expert build kit, MSRP is $5899.

  • 150mm front / 140mm rear
  • 27.5” Wheel size
  • Integrated BOOST 148 x 12 dropouts
  • Carbon Front and Rear Triangle
  • Internal cable routing
  • Internal seat tube cable routing for dropper posts
  • Monocoque front triangle
  • H20 bottle fitment
  • Downtube and chainstay flack guard protection
  • Tapered head tube
  • Direct mount front derailleur
  • Angular contact/collet bearing system with replaceable grease zerks

Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS helmetsClassic Troy Lee Designs A1 helmets with MIPS protection.

The A1 MIPS Drone and A1 MIPS Vertigo are lightweight, fully encapsulated all-mountain shelf shell helmets that utilizes maximum coverage and dimension to keep you safe and protected in all riding conditions. S

  • The TLD Drone (pictured, top) is shown here in black, MSRP is $189.
  • The TLD MIPS Vertigo is shown in white and grey, MSRP is $215.

MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System, it is a revolutionary technology that lets the helmet slide relative to the head, adding more protection against rotational violence to the brain caused by angled impacts.

FEATURES:

  • Reinforced polycarbonate shell in-molded with the EPS liner extends down the sides and back of the head for maximum protection and durability
  • MIPS brain protection system, reduces rotational forces to the brain
  • 8 pressurized intake passages draw in cool air for maximum ventilation
  • 8 rear vacuum vortex outlets help exhaust and draw heat from head
  • Triple position adjustable retention system allows customized fit for various eyewear, head shape and riding styles
  • Single piece, ultra plush, removable and washable comfort liner made of anti-microbial moisture wicking material for a dry, comfortable feel
  • Full spectrum adjustable moto inspired visor with anodized aluminum hardware
  • Race inspired styling
  • Three sizes: XS/SM, MD/LG, XL/2X

 

2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 C R1xRun it 275+ or 29er, the choice is yours.

Pictured is the 2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 C R1x, built as a 29er. Currently in stock we have a size large in yellow, or sizes medium and XL in grey in the R1x build kit.

This all new Tallboy can be run either 275+ or 29. Geometry has a 68 degree head angle, a longer reach and shorter chainstays round out the Tallboy's fun geometry. A flip chip on the upper link ensures the geometry remains consistent through a full range of sizes (S-XXL) or fork sizes (for both wheel size options).

The C-level carbon frame uses a slightly heavier, less-expensive grade of carbon fiber to achieve the same strength, stiffness, and durability you'll find in the CC-level frames, but there's a bit more of the material to achieve it - resulting in only a 280 gram increase in frame weight, and a big cost savings.

TALLBOY FEATURES:

  • 110mm VPP™ Suspension
  • 120mm fork for 29" kits/130mm fork for 27.5+ configurations
  • 148mm Rear Axle Spacing
  • 27.5 Plus-Compatible
  • Bottle cage mount
  • Flip-Chip on upper link to maintain geometry in 29” and 27.5+ configurations
  • Integrated Headset
  • Internal carbon tubes ensure precise and hassle-free routing of derailleur and seat post cables

Tallboy R1x build specs:

  • FOX Rhythm 120 Fork
  • SRAM NX Derailleur
  • SRAM Level T Brakes
  • Race Face Aeffect AL Cranks
  • MSRP is $3599

2017 Intense ACV 275+ with Pro build kitThe latest from Intense Cycles.

The 2017 Intense ACV (Air Cushioned Vehicle) is a specifically designed 27.5+ bike. A wider 2.8” tire offers great traction while climbing or descending, with an adjustable 130mm travel allows you to customize your ride.

Pictured here is the 2017 Intense ACV 275+ with Pro build kit. Sizes Medium and XL in stock!

  • Adjustable Travel: 4.5" to 5" (115mm OR 130mm)
  • 27.5+” Wheel size
  • 5.3 lbs / 2,420 grams = Standard frame w/ alloy link, no shock, size M
  • Tapered Head Tube
  • Monocoque front triangle
  • Integrated BOOST 148 x 12 dropouts
  • Internal Brake and Derailleur Cable Routing System
  • Internal Seat Tube Cable Routing for dropper posts
  • MSRP for Pro build kit (shown in photo) is $6499

 

2017 Intense PrimerJust announced this week, it's the new 2017 Intense Primer! This hot new model is already getting rave reviews from riders who have tried it. This 29er offers adjustable travel (between 4.5" to 5" or 115mm-130mm), Integrated BOOST 148 x 12 dropouts, plus carbon front and rear triangles. Choose from four different build kit options.

We have a size Large available NOW to rent in our shop Demo & Rental Bikes fleet. More coming soon to our sales floor.

2017 Santa Cruz 5010 AL R1xNew Santa Cruz alloy frame 5010 gives you great bang for the buck.

The new 2017 Santa Cruz 5010, this one is an aluminum frame! Includes weight-saving build options, and a substantial savings compared to the carbon frame 5010 models.

The 2017 5010 has some geometry updates: a 67-degree head tube angle (more aggressive than before) and a longer top tube welcomes the use of shorter stems for more precise handling and greater confidence on rapid descents. The 5010 also shares all the latest VPP® hardware with the new Bronson. Same great geometry as the carbon 5010 models, plus four build kit options to choose from.

Shown here is the 2017 Santa Cruz 5010 AL with R1x build kit:

  • FOX Rhythm Fork
  • SRAM NX Derailleur
  • SRAM Level T Brakes
  • Race Face Aeffect Cranks
  • MSRP is $2999

The next-generation models from Giant Bicycles are making their appearance early.

2017 Giant Anthem SX 2The 2017 Giant Anthem SX is all new this year. It's a fast XC bike that's equally at home on technical terrain. Changes this year include updated geometry for 2017, updated alloy frame, a trunnion-mount rear suspension setup, and Boost hub spacing.

Pictured here is the 2017 Giant Anthem SX 2.

  • ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame
  • RockShox Yari RC Solo Air 130mm-travel fork with 15mm thru-axle
  • RockShox Deluxe RT shock with 110mm rear suspension
  • SRAM NX 1x11-speed drivetrain
  • SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $3000

 

 

2017 Giant Reign Advanced 1

 

The 2017 Giant Reign Advanced 1 is ready for all your enduro riding needs.

  • Advanced-grade composite frame
  • Fox 36 Float Performance Elite 160mm fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
  • Fox Float X2 Performance shock with 160mm of rear suspension
  • Shimano XT 1x11-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano XT hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $5350

 

 

 

2017 Giant Stance 1

 

The 2017 Giant Stance 1 makes it possible to have a confident, high-performance, all-around trail bike without breaking the bank.
  • ALUXX-grade butted aluminum frame
  • Fox 34 Rhythm 130mm-travel fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
  • Fox Float Performance shock with 120mm rear suspension
  • SRAM NX 1x11-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano M395 hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $2100

 

 

 

2017 Giant LIV Embolden 1

 

All new for the ladies, it's the 2017 Giant LIV Embolden 1. This trail-ready model makes its debut as a confidence-inspiring, single-pivot frame design with great capability and a stable feel.

  • ALUXX-grade aluminum frame
  • Fox 34 Rhythm 120mm-travel fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
  • Fox Float Performance shock with 120mm of rear suspension
  • SRAM NX 1x11-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano M395 hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $2100

2017 came early with these hot new road releases from Giant Bicycles.

2017 Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1

 

The 2017 Giant Defy Advanced Series is known for great handling and performance on rough road conditions and on long rides.

The Defy Advanced lineup gets new for 2017 while retaining all the things that make it a great bike. The frame and fork is Advanced grade composite material, with 12mm thru-axles front and back to accommodate hydraulic disc brakes (upgrade from previous year).

Pictured is the 2017 Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1.

  • Advanced-grade composite frame with D-Fuse SL composite seatpost
  • Advanced-grade composite fork with full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer
  • Giant SLR 1 Disc Composite WheelSystem with Giant Gavia SL tubeless tires
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed mechanical componentry
  • Shimano RS805 hydraulic disc brakes with RT81 Ice-Tech Centerlock rotors
  • MSRP is $3250

 

 

2017 Giant Contend 3

 

The 2017 Giant Contend series is a great way to get on the road at an affordable price. The new Contend models (build levels 1, 2, and 3) replace the previous Defy Alloy series.

Pictured is the 2017 Giant Contend 3.

  • Lightweight and durable ALUXX-grade butted aluminum frame
  • Aluminum fork with alloy OverDrive steerer
  • Giant SR-2 rims, Giant Sport Tracker hubs, stainless steel spokes
  • Shimano Claris 8-speed componentry
  • Tektro rim brakes
  • MSRP is $600

SRAM X01 Eagle componentsThe Eagle X01 has landed!

The new SRAM Eagle has been a hot topic the past few weeks, and it's here.

SRAM X01 Eagle (prices are MSRP)

  • Cassette - $360
  • Rear Derailleur - $220
  • Shifter - $127
  • Cranks - $390
  • Chain - $60

Questions about compatibility and what you need to upgrade your bike's drivetrain? Give us a call or better yet, come on into either of our shop locations and we'll go through the details with you.

SRAM Eagle XX1 expected to arrive sometime in August!

2017 Santa Cruz Bronson & 5010Exciting new changes in the Santa Cruz Bicycles lineup for 2017.

Hot new colors for the Santa Cruz Bronson & 5010. The Tallboy, Bronson, and 5010 are now available in an alloy frame option (along with the C and CC Carbon). PLUS, all 1X SRAM build kits on the CC models (X01 and XX1) are now SRAM Eagle 12-speed!

We've got a number of SRAM Eagle build kit options in stock (and more on the way), come by the shop and check them out.

SRAM Eagle cassetteWe are now taking orders for 12-speed SRAM Eagle XX1 and X01 after market components!

ETA is 1-3 weeks from now. Give us a call or come into either of our Tustin or Live Oak shop locations.

SRAM X01 Eagle (prices are MSRP)

  • Cassette - $360
  • Rear Derailleur - $220
  • Trigger Shifter - $127
  • Cranks - $390
  • Chain - $60

SRAM XX1 Eagle (prices are MSRP)

  • Cassette - $450
  • Rear Derailleur - $289
  • Trigger Shifter - $162
  • Chain - $85

High Above Hip packsNew hip packs in stock, and they're handmade in the USA.

High Above is a company in Bellingham WA, and their products are really making an impact in the bike world! They offer custom colors for special order options, come on in to the shop to place your custom order. 

The Das Radpack is a smaller pack with a large interior pocket, great for shorter trips. Measures 9.5" x 2.5" x 3.5". MSRP is $60.

The Cascadia Hip Pack offers two interior pockets and a water bottle holder (usually the water bottle is optional and extra cost, but we have these included in our stock). Measures out at 12.5" x 3" x 5.5". MSRP is $85

FEATURES:

  • Waterproof VX41 material from Dimension Polyant
  • Heavy duty nylon webbing
  • YKK #8 zippers for unrivaled weatherproofing and durability
  • Extra-Long para-cord zipper pulls for ease of entry

2016 Santa Cruz Tallboy 27+ demo bikesHere's your chance to try out a Tallboy 27+

2016 Santa Cruz Tallboy CC X01 demo bikes have now been added to our demo fleet, all built up with 27+ size wheelset. All carbon, all 1x drivetrains.

Sizes medium, large, and X-large are built up and ready to ride!

For pricing and a complete list of all our shop demo bikes, please visit our Demo & Rental Bikes page.

Fox Transfer Infinite Adjust Seatpost at The Path Bike ShopGet infinite adjustability in this new seatpost from Fox Racing Shox.

The Fox Transfer Hydraulic, Infinite Adjust Seatpost is cable actuated with tool-free quick disconnect and is available with internal or external routing options. Comes in either 30.9 or 31.6 diameter sizes with either 4, 5 or 6 inch drop options. Low lever force and great modulation make it easy to regulate return speed and make small height adjustments. There are two remote options for handlebar mounting: either left side below bar (for 1x mounting) or L/R on bar (for 2x or 3x mounting).

Shown here is the Fox Transfer Factory top level seatpost, with Kashima coating.

SPECS:

  • Cable route options: Internal or external
  • Drop options: 4in (100 mm), 5in (125 mm), 6in (150 mm)
  • 30.9 or 31.6 diameter
  • Genuine Kashima Coat

 

2017 Rocky Mountain Pipeline 750 MSLThe confidence of plus-sized tires in raw, technical terrain is now available in an aggressive trail chassis.

The new 2017 Rocky Mountain Pipeline 750 MSL is ready to tackle rough terrain in all conditions, and in all directions. This aggressive trail bike has 150mm travel in front, 130mm travel in rear, and runs 27.5+ tires.

DETAILS

  • Smoothwall carbon front triangle, FORM alloy rear triangle
  • Fits up to 27.5x3.25 tires
  • 1x specific
  • Lightweight bolt-on axles save 50g per bike compared to a Maxle
  • BC2™ pivots feature grease ports for easy maintenance
  • Stealth dropper post equipped
  • Internal cable routing
  • PressFit BB92 bottom bracket, IS42/IS52 headset, Boost axle spacing
  • Sizing: S/M/L/XL
  • MSRP is $3999

6D ATB-1T Trail Helmet6D Helmets makes the move into the world of mountain biking.

The all-new 6D ATB-1T Trail Helmet has a revolutionary Omni-Directional Suspension (ODS) Technology. Two and a half years in the making, this helmet breaks new ground in force reduction for increased safety out on the trail.

Limited sizing (size M/L in stock only) and colors, get yours soon! Colors available: black/yellow, cyan blue, gray/white, or white (pictured). MSRP is $269.95

2017 Kona Honzo CR frame at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CANew carbon from Kona Bicycles

It's the 2017 Kona Honzo CR! This is the first carbon Honzo to hit the USA, and there won't be another here for several months. We are literally the only shop in the country that has one of these!
  • Size medium, 2.99 lbs.
  • 1 available
  • $1699 MSRP

 

2017 Kona Hei Hei DL carbon mountain bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe popular Kona Hei Hei DL is made even better...with carbon.

The 2017 Kona Hei Hei DL has a super light and more efficient carbon frame, boost spacing, and dropper post. With 120mm of front suspension, 100mm of rear suspension, 29" wheels, this bike is ready for XC riding and has the feel and a component package that's also ready for long trail days.

A new frame design with Kona's new Fuse Independent Suspension—a clean, simple design that eliminates a pivot at the chainstay seatstay junction to create a lighter, stiffer ride feel.

  • Frame Material: Kona Race Light Carbon
  • Wheel Size: 29-inch
  • Wheels: WTB KOM i29 TCS
  • KIS Platform: Fuse Independent Suspension
  • Rear/Front Suspension: 100mm/120mm
  • Fork:Fox 34 FLOAT Performance 120mm
  • Shock: Fox Float Performance
  • Crankset: RaceFace Æffect
  • Drivetrain: Shimano XT 11-speed
  • Cockpit: Kona XC/BC 35 Riser bar and XC/Road 35 stem, ODI Ruffian MX grips
  • Brakes: Shimano XT
  • Tires: Maxxis Ardent EXO TR 29x2.25"/IKON EXO TR 29x2.2"
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Comp
  • MSRP is $4699

We have sizes S-XL in stock and ready to ride!

SRAM XG-1299 Eagle 12-speed cassetteIs the mountain bike front derailleur really dead? You decide.

Designed for use with the SRAM XD™ driver body, the SRAM XG-1299 Eagle 12-speed, 10- to 50-tooth cassette offers an optimal 500-percent gear range at a considerably lighter weight than 2x systems. Extremely durable while still keeping the weight down. The all-new shifting features create a smoother, quieter system with enhanced inboard and outboard shift performance.

  • XD™ driver body compatible
  • 362 grams
  • 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 24, 28, 32, 36, 42, 50
  • MSRP is $420

AbsoluteBLACK RaceFace Oval Cinch Traction chainringRaceFace fans! A new option for your custom build.

AbsoluteBLACK is a rider-developed company based out of the U.K. Their products are strong, lightweight, and extremely easy on the eyes. Made from anodized aluminum.

AbsoluteBLACK RaceFace Oval Cinch Traction chainrings are premium 1X RaceFace direct mount Oval chainrings designed for CINCH system that RaceFace uses to mount chainring directly to the crank. If you have 4 arm RF crank, look at 104bcd Oval ring. Compatible with RaceFace Cinch system cranks, Next SL, SIXC, Turbine, Atlas, and AEFFECT CINCH cranks. Fits Boost148 frames as well. 1x12 Eagle compatible.

Available in sizes 26T, 28T, 30T, 32T, and 34T.  Colors of green, red, and black to complement any build. Our price is $74.95.

 

Why Oval Chainrings Work (from absoluteBLACK website):

Because a rider does not produce power evenly through a pedal stroke; they maximize the part of the stroke where power is produced and minimize resistance where it isn't. Oval rings make the spin cycle a lot smoother and are easier on legs while climbing. Believe it (or not), but a round chainring doesn't transfer torque to your rear wheel as smoothly as an Oval one. You will actually feel your stroke to be more "round" with an Oval shape than with a round chainring. With oval rings rear tire traction improves greatly on loose and slippery terrain. Smoother power delivery to your rear wheel means that you will be able to maintain better, constant cadence; get less stress on the joints (knees) and therefore be able to keep certain level of effort for longer.

2016 Pivot SwitchbladePivot's newest trail bike redefines versatility.

The all new 2016 Pivot Switchblade is super stiff, lightweight, has fantastic new frame geometry, dialed-in suspension, compatibility with most every drivetrain system, and the option to use either 27.5+ or 29" wheels. Pivot spent five years to develop this new offering, and we think it was worth the wait.

Switchblade Features:

  • Compatible with both 29 and 27.5+ wheel sizes
  • Fits 27.5+ tires up to 3.25” wide
  • Fits 29er tires up to 2.5” wide
  • Features Pivots new long and low geometry
  • Ultra short 428mm (16.85”) chainstays beat every other bike in the category
  • Front derailleur compatible with Pivot’s stealth E-Type mounting system
  • 135mm dw-link rear suspension with upper clevis and linkage and double wishbone rear triangle
  • Designed for a 150mm fork, fits forks up to 160mm

Pictured here is the Pro 29 XT/XTR version, size medium. We will have a full size run in both 29" and 27.5+" options, with both colors (either Black/Red or Blue/Red).

Pro Build Kit Specs (pictured):

  • Fox 36 150mm Factory Kashima Boost 110QR
  • Fox Factory Kashima EVOL Shock
  • XT/XTR 11spd Drivetrain
  • One Up 45t Extender Cog Kit
  • 157x12 Super Boost Rear Axle Spacing
  • RaceFace Aeffect SL Cranks
  • MSRP is $6299
  • Compatible with both 29 and 27.5+ wheelsizes
  • Fits 27.5+ tires up to 3.25” wide
  • Fits 29er tires up to 2.5” wide
  • Features Pivots new long and low geometry
  • Ultra short 428mm (16.85”) chainstays beat every other bike in the category
  • Front derailleur compatible with Pivot’s stealth E-Type mounting system
  • 135mm dw-link rear suspension with upper clevis and linkage and double wishbone rear triangle
  • Designed for a 150mm fork, fits forks up to 160mm
2016 PIVOT SWITCHBLADE PRO 29 XT/XTR : Size Medium
-Fox 36 150mm Factory Kashima Boost 110QR
-Fox Factory Kashima EVOL Shock
-XT/XTR 11spd Drivetrain
-OneUp 45t Extender Cog Kit
-157x12 Super Boost Rear Axle Spacing

This is the 29" wheel/Size medium. We will have a full size run in 29" and 27.5+" and also in both colors(Black/red and Blue/red).

2016 Intense M16C DH mountain bikeDownhill bliss from Intense Cycles.

The Intense M16 is a world-class downhill racing machine with 9.5 inches of rear travel. The geometry was developed in conjunction with Intense Factory Racing Team pro riders Bernat Guardia, Jack Moir, Luca Cometti and Ferran Jorba, as well as Intense test pilots Chris Kovarik, Shaun Palmer and Claire Buchar.

Available in either alloy or carbon chassis with multiple build kit options.

Pictured here is the carbon M16 with Expert build kit, we've got sizes medium and large in stock. MSRP is $5899.

M16C EXPERT FEATURES:

  • M16 standard carbon frame and rear triangle
  • Monocoque UD carbon construction
  • 157x12mm rear spacing
  • Custom carbon protectives and bottom bracket frame stays and mud guard
  • Fox Performance Elite 40 fork, 27.5", 200mm
  • Fox Performance Elite DHX2 rear shock, 214-240mm (450# size small, 550# size medium, 650# size large)

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