2017 Giant Glory Advanced 1 and 2017 Giant Reign 2Two new favorites from Giant Bicycles.

Made for the Giant DH pro riders like Marcelo Gutierrez, this is the lightest composite DH frame ever produced by Giant.

The latest version of the 2017 Glory Advanced 1 (pictured, upper) breaks new ground in stiffness, weight and all-around performance. It features 200mm of fully active Maestro rear suspension on a superlight, stiff and strong composite mainframe. Frame geometry is engineered to optimize its 27.5 wheels.

  • Advanced-grade composite mainframe with 200mm of fully-active Maestro suspension
  • Fox 40 Performance Elite 200mm-travel fork with 20mm thru-axle
  • Fox DHX2 rear shock
  • Giant P-AM2 rims, Giant Performance Tracker hubs, Sapim Race spokes
  • Shimano Zee 1x10-speed drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $5550


The 2017 Giant Reign 2 (pictured, lower) gives you the confidence to tackle aggressive terrain on any trail ride or enduro race. It’s smooth enough to fly down sketchy descents and efficient enough to scoot up steep climbs with less effort. Stable geometry, a tapered OverDrive steerer tube design, and air or oil shock-compatible shock mounts.

160mm of smooth and active Maestro rear suspension travel, a lightweight yet stiff ALUXX SL aluminum frameset, and 27.5 wheel technology, Reign

  • ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame with 160mm of Maestro suspension
  • RockShox Yari RC Solo Air 160mm-travel fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
  • RockShox Monarch DebonAir RT rear shock
  • Giant P-AM2 rims, Giant Performance Tracker hubs, stainless spokes
  • SRAM NX 1x11-speed drivetrain with SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $2900

2017 Rocky Mountain Growler at The Path Bike ShopRocky Mountain's newest hardtail.

The 2017 Rocky Mountain Growler takes full advantage of high volume 27.5+ tires, 120mm front suspension, and next generation trail geometry for a capable, confident trail ride. More traction makes short work of scrabbly climbs, more forgiveness helps hold aggressive lines, and intuitive handling keeps the ride playful.

Shown here are the Growler 740 (MSRP is $1249) and Growler 730 (MSRP is $899).

2017 Giant TCX Advanced SXTry out a new sport...cyclocross!

The 2017 Giant TCX Advanced SX is ready to tackle roads, gravel, or dirt. The frame has plenty of clearance for its oversized 40c tires. The cockpit features wider handlebars and a slightly shorter stem for confidence and control, and a wide-range 1x11 drivetrain.

  • Advanced-grade composite frame with D-Fuse composite seatpost
  • Advanced-grade composite, Hybrid OverDrive steerer and 12mm thru-axle
  • Giant PX-2 Disc rims, Giant Performance Tracker disc hubs, Sapim Race spokes
  • SRAM Apex 1, 1x11 speed shifting
  • SRAM Apex 1 hydraulic disc brakes

A fun new addition to our shop rental fleet, the Giant TCX Advanced SX is ready to ride in sizes M/L and Large. Perfect timing for cyclocross race season.

Maxxis 27.5 EXO mountain bike TiresNeed BIG tires?

These new tires from Maxxis open up even more capability with plus bikes, with a more aggressive tread pattern so you won't lose traction in those loose corners. Made to tackle loose or muddy conditions for aggressive all-mountain riding.

Maxxis Minion DHR2 EXO - 27.5x2.8 (MSRP is $95 each)

Maxxis Minion DHF EXO - 27.5x2.8 (MSRP is $95 each)

Maxxis Highroller 2 EXO - 27.5x2.8 (MSRP is $95 each)

Maxxis Icon - 27.5x2.8 (MSRP is $130 each)

Maxxis Chronical 3.0 - (MSRP is $130 each)



Shimano Deore XT CS-M8000 11-Speed cassette at The Path Bike ShopAn 11-speed cassette at an affordable price.

The new Shimano Deore XT CS-M8000 11-Speed cassette is a great choice for riders looking for top-level quality at a more affordable price. Improved efficiency and smooth shifting. Installs on a standard freehub body (8, 9, 10, or 11-speed), so there's no XD driver hassle. Wide cassette ranges available in 11-40T, 11-42T, or 11-46T (shown here).

  • 11-speed cassette
  • Combination of aluminum and steel cogs
  • Three sizes: 11-40T, 11-42T, or 11-46T
  • Shimano or SRAM 1x11 drivetrain compatible
  • Rhythm step gear progression
  • MSRP is $97.99

2017 Kona Honzo CR Trail at The Path Bike ShopAlways a shop favorite, the Honzo goes carbon.

Here's the new 2017 Kona Honzo CR Trail! This hardtail 29er has an aggressive stance, nimble-handling carbon frame, and mischievous attitude, all made for major fun on any ride. We've currently got sizes L and XL in stock and ready to go.

  • Frame Material: Kona Carbon Trail
  • Wheel Size: 29
  • Wheels: WTB Asym i29 TCS
  • Front Suspension: 120mm
  • Fork: Fox Float 34 Performance 120mm Boost
  • Crankset: RaceFace Aeffect SL
  • Drivetrain: Shimano SLX/XT Shadow Plus 1x 11spd
  • Cockpit: Kona XC/BC 35 bar and stem, ODI Ruffian MX grips
  • Brakes: Shimano SLX
  • Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR 3C 29x2.3"
  • Rear Tire: Maxxis Ardent EXO DUAL TR 29x2.25"
  • Saddle: WTB SL8
  • MSRP is $3599

IRD RQR2 Dropper SeatpostHere is a great budget-friendly adjustable seatpost option!

The IRD RQR2 Dropper Seatpost is a mechanical dropper post with bar mounted control.

  • 3 height settings: fully extended, fully dropped, and halfway
  • Hard anodized slider, angle adjustable 2-bolt clamp, and rubber boot included
  • No air cartridges or messy hydraulic fluid to deal with

Available here at The Path in 27.2, 445mm size only. MSRP is $129.99

2017 Pivot Firebird C with Pro Eagle X01 build kit.Enduro and trail riding with no compromises.

The 2017 Pivot Firebird takes a page from the Pivot Phoenix DH bike in terms of geometry; with long reach measurements, super short 16.95" chainstays, and a 65-degree head angle for great stability and handling. Fox suspension and dw-link™ suspension design makes the most of efficiency with both climbing and descending.

Pictured is the 2017 Pivot Firebird C with Pro Eagle X01 build kit. MSRP is $6699.

  • Full carbon frame
  • Phoenix DH-influenced long and low geometry
  • 170mm dw-link™ rear suspension with upper clevis and linkage and double wishbone rear triangle
  • Fox Float Factory X2 rear shock
  • Fox 36 Factory 170mm fork
  • 27.5 wheel compatible, fits tires up to 2.5” wide
  • Boost™ spacing front and rear
  • Front derailleur compatible with Pivot’s stealth E-Type mounting system.
  • 180mm rear post mounts (no adaptor required)
  • Pivot Cable Port system for easy internal routing of shifters, brakes and droppers and full Di2 Integration
  • Internal dropper post compatible
  • Cold forged alloy linkages with Enduro Max Cartridge Bearings
  • New ultra quiet low durometer rubberized frame protection
  • Available in sizes S, M, L, XL for riders between 5'4" and 6'7

2017 Giant Trance 2The 2017 Giant Trance 2 is IN!

Our customers have been asking about this hot new release, and it's now here on our sales floor.

We've also got sizes M, L, and XL in our shop demo fleet so you can try one out on the trails.


  • ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame with 140mm of smooth Maestro suspension clearance for 2.6 tires
  • Fox 34 Rhythm140mm-travel fork with Boost 15x110mm thru-axle
  • Fox Float Performance EVOL, Trunnion mount
  • Giant XC-1 rims, Giant Performance Tracker hubs, Sapim Race spokes
  • Shimano SLX 1x11-speed drivetrain with Shimano M615 hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $2700

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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.

Bicycling Magazine 100 Best Bike Shops logo

League of American Bicyclists bronze logo

IMBA International Mountain Bicycling Association logo and link to website