Race Face Chester flat pedal MTBA new addition to the Race Face flat pedal line up: the Chester Pedal.

This tough and burly pedal is made from a nylon composite material that offers plenty of platform width and keeps the weight down. The Chester offers the same grip as traditional alloy pedals, with 8 replaceable steel pins per side and a slim, concave design. They have a 100% serviceable bearing and bushing system. Great pedal for a wide range of riders at a great pricepoint.

  • BUILT FOR: Trail/DH/FR/DJ
  • BODY MATERIAL: Nylon composite body
  • AXLE MATERIAL: Chromoly steel
  • HEIGHT: 15mm – 18.4mm
  • PLATFORM SIZE: 110mm x 101mm
  • WEIGHT: 340g
  • # of PINS: 16 SHCS hex traction pins per pedal (8 per side)
  • BEARINGS: Cartridge bearings and DU bushings
  • COLORS: Black, Purple, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red (not shown), blue (not shown)
  • PRICE: $54.99 per pair

Schwalbe Nobby Nic tires at The Path Bike ShopNew MTB tires from Schwalbe!

Here are some brand new and improved Schwalbe Nobby Nic tire models that we haven't had in the shop until now. Great for all mountain riding, more resistant to punctures, and tubeless setup is easier than ever.

  • Nobby Nic 27.5x2.8. Compound: Trail star, Tubeless ready. MSRP is $92.
  • Nobby Nic 27.5x3.0. Compound: Pace star, Tubeless ready. MSRP is $94.

 

HT Components T1 MTB pedalsLooking for a lightweight trail/enduro race pedal with some platform for stability?

The new HT Components T1 takes their downhill pedal design and adapted it to trail use with a lighter weight, slimmer pedal body. They've also made some improvements, like more ease with clipping in and out.

T1 Clipless Pedal Highlights

  • Extruded CNC aluminum body
  • CNC machined chromoly spindle
  • New EVO+ needle bearing system and one DU bushing per pedal
  • Two adjustable grip pins per side
  • HT exclusive cleats with 4-degree (X1) or 8-degree (X1F) float and 13-degree release angle
  • Weight: 368g per pair
  • MSRP: $140 USD

 

Brooks Cambium C15 saddles and Microbibre bar tapeGifts of style and comfort from Brooks England.

The new Brooks Cambium C15 saddles have no break in period (unlike the original leather models of Brooks saddles), they're naturally flexible thanks to the vulcanized rubber and cotton canvas. Waterproof too! Available in two widths and color choices:

  • Narrow width (measures to 150cm) in Brown and Black (carved version) - MSRP $180
  • Wide width (measures to 170cm) in Natural (carved version) and Black - MSRP $180

Add some style to your drop bars! Brooks Microfibre Bar tape comes in Honey, Black and Brown. All colors are in stock at both our Live Oak and Tustin locations, MSRP is $30.

 

CrankBrothers Mallet E clipless mountain bike pedalThe ultimate clipless pedal for enduro riding and racing.

The new CrankBrothers Mallet E pedal has a lot of great design features for the rigors of enduro trail riding:

  • concave platform for secure foothold, adjustable pins per side for grip
  • traction pad technology with customizable interface
  • ribbed body for better traction when unclipped
  • chamfered edges to reduce rock-strikes
  • 52mm q-factor for maneuverability on tight trails
  • 4-sided entry
  • superior mud shedding
  • customizable float & release angle
  • premium bearings & double seal system

Weighing in at 419g per pair (according to CrankBrothers website) and available in electric blue. We've got two in stock! MSRP is $165.

 

2016 RockShox Lyrik forkFirst one in the shop!

It's the 2016 RockShox Lyrik RCT3 suspension fork, with lots of updates for 2016.

  • New chassis design, featuring tapered legs and a taller brace for stiffness
  • Travel: 150mm – 180mm (150, 160mm 29″, 160, 170, 180mm 27.5″)
  • 35mm chassis
  • 15mm axle
  • Weight (from SRAM): 2005g 27.5″ / 2032g 29″
  • Torque Cap and standard wheel cap compatible
  • ‘Fast Black’ upper tubes
  • New Solo Air spring with ‘plusher initial stroke’ thanks to increased negative air volume
  • Now with SKF wiper seals and Charger Damper cartridge seal for ‘extended service intervals’

The Lyrik is available for wheel sizes 27.5″ or 29″. Pictured here is a 170mm travel fork for 27.5" wheels. Weighing in at 4.4 pounds on our shop scale. MSRP is $1030.

 

Industry Nine TORCH Classic MTB Hubs with Boost SpacingAdvantages of the Torch hub mechanism: low drag, low weight, and the ultimate in axle compatibility.

Industry Nine Torch Classic MTB hubs are the solution for any rider seeking a high engagement flanged hub with easy endcap compatibility, to build into a high-performance wheelset.

These are some of the first high end hubs we have in stock for the new boost 148 spacing. They fit the new Santa Cruz 5010 and Bronson, the Kona Honzo AL, the Pivot 429 Trail, and many other new bike models.

Convert your I9 Torch front hub to boost spacing. MSRP is $20.

Want a wheelset already built? Here's the I9 Enduro wheelset, 27.5" wheel size with 12x148 Boost spacing on the rear. Rims measure at 31.5mm outer/26mm inner width to provide more volume and support for tires, and have a tubeless ready profile. MSRP is $1210.

Speed Tuned Carbon HD wheelsetSta-Tru Wheels were established in 1984, and released their own private label Sta-Tru and Speed Tuned lines of hubs, rims and complete wheels in 2010.

The Speed Tuned Carbon HD Wheelset was developed for all-mountain and enduro riding. The Carbon HD series rim is 33mm high with a 28mm outer width and 22mm inner width.
Built with Sta-Tru's Speed Tuned Super 6 series hubs, DT Swiss Competition Double-Butted Black Spokes and DT Swiss Silver Alloy Nipples. The Super 6 hub is a sealed cartridge bearing hub with 24 points of engagement (15 degrees) and a 3 pawl free hub system. Shimano & SRAM 8/9/10 speed compatible (Shimano XTR M9000 11-speed is the same width as their 10 speed cassette). The Super 6 comes with a optional SRAM XD 11-speed driver, which is sold separately.

MSRP is only $1259.99 for this sweet pair of 27.5" carbon wheels!

Fox Kabolt thru axle for 15mmQR forksFormerly a pro-only option, the Fox Kabolt Lightweight Thru Axle is now available to all riders.

Pro rider Geoff Kabush asked for a lighter, bolt-on axle that would allow for quick wheel changes during a race. Fox and the Racing Applications Development team answered his wish with the new Kabolt Thru Axle. Soon other FOX athletes (from enduro racers to slopestyle riders) were asking for it. FOX’s RAD program has been supplying racers with Kabolts for several years, now they are available for all riders.

XC, enduro, and slopestyle riders and racers can all benefit from these new lightweight axles. At 34.5g, the 15x100mm axle is 40g lighter than the 15QR for a 54% weight savings. Fits all Fox forks with 15QR axles.

Fox Kabolt 15mm Axle Features:

  • Available in 15x100mm and 15x110mm widths
  • 15x100mm weight: 34.5g
  • Compatible with all 15QR forks
  • Installs with a 6mm hex
  • Black axle option: MSRP is $48
  • Orange axle option: MSRP is $55

DVO Diamond Enduro suspension forkThe latest and greatest from DVO Suspension.

The DVO Diamond Enduro fork packs all the performance of a DH fork into a 140 - 160mm trail fork. With 35mm stanchions, an industry first compression bladder cartridge, dynamic tunability, and the off the top adjustable negative spring make this the ultimate trail and enduro race fork.

Experience the diamond and forever elevate your expectations of what a trail bike is capable of.

TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Quick Range Low Speed Compression: With a quick turn of the knob, the low speed circuit is restricted providing a nice platform for climbing.
  • High Speed Compression Adjust: Loader style compression provides easy access to the piston and shims for serious tuning. High speed adjust - 24 clicks, Quick range low speed - 6 clicks.
  • OTT Off the Top: This exclusive and proven DVO design delivers precise air sprung tuning with a turn of a knob. Doubles as sag and ride height adjust.
  • Closed Cartridge Bladder System: Just like the jade rear shock, the bladder is compressed rather than expanded offering incredible small bump sensitivity.

SPECS:

  • Travel: 140-160mm adjustable travel via internal spacers
  • Weight: approx 2100g
  • Spring: Air
  • Wheel size: 27.5" (shown in photo) and 29" options available
  • Crown: Forged CNC hollow, 44mm offset
  • Steer Options: tapered alloy
  • Axle: 15mm QR
  • Rotor size: 160-203mm

Shown here is the DVO Diamond Enduro fork for 27.5" wheel size, in black or green. MSRP is $999.

New bike bling from Loaded Precision!

There's a color to match every bike color scheme you've got going on.

Loaded AmX 35 Carbon Flat Handlebars are strong, stiff, and lightweight...an extra wide 840mm and 9 degree backsweep. And of course, all carbon goodness. MSRP is $169.99.

Loaded AmX 35 Trail Stem has an oversized 63mm wide face plate (typical stems have a face plate width of less than 38mm) to accommodate today's 800mm or wider bars! MSRP is $79.99

Loaded X-lite QR Binder Clamps is a sleek minimalistic seatpost clamp that only adds a mere 24 grams to your overall bike weight. MSRP is $39.99.

Loaded X-lite Chainring Bolts give that extra bit of bling at an affordable price, they're compatible with Dual and Triple mountain bike cranksets.. MSRP is $19.99 for a set of 4.

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