2016 Intense Spider 29C mountain bikeThe Spider 29 was designed for climbing, cruising and fast trail riding.

The 2016 Intense Spider 29C is the answer for a lightweight carbon 29er trail bike built for cross-country and flowy singletrack riding. Features include a rigid carbon monocoque chassis, replaceable rear dropout, internal cable routing, 130mm rear travel and a 5-year frame warranty.

For 2016, this model is offered in an all new graphic package and is available in two colors and three build options (Expert, Pro, and Factory). Shown here is the entry Expert build kit, we have sizes L and XL available. MSRP is $5899.

Spider 29C Expert Build Specs:

  • Spider 29C Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle 29” Mountain Frameset
  • FOX Performance 34 FLOAT fork
  • FOX Performance FLOAT shock
  • DT Swiss M 1900 tubeless ready wheelset
  • Shimano Deore XT 11-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano XT brakeset

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!

2016 Giant XTC Advanced 27.5 3This XC hardtail hammers on climbs and still keeps you in control on the descents.

A World Cup proven XC racer, the 2016 Giant XTC Advanced 27.5 3 offers a great balance between speed and control. This build kit keeps the price down, so you can get out there and race.
BUILD SPECS:
  • Advanced-grade composite frame
  • RockShox 30 Gold TK Solo Air 100mm-travel fork with 15mm thru-axle
  • Giant rims, Giant Sport Tracker hubs, stainless spokes
  • Shimano Deore / SLX 10-speed drivetrain with Shimano M396 hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $2100

2016 Intense Tracer 275C Pro and Expert buildsThe Tracer was named the 2015 "Mountain Bike of the Year" at last year's Interbike.

The 2016 Intense Tracer 275C is a 160mm travel bike with adjustable travel for trail and enduro riding. It's versatile trail geometry and lightweight frame give the bike both downhill performance and impressive climbing capability. Internal cable routing, ISCG-05 compatible, and a 5-year frame warranty. There are several build kits available, and the Tracer frame is offered either carbon or aluminum.

Shown here (in green) is the 2016 Intense Tracer 275C DVO Limited Edition with Pro Build Kit (available in sizes M & L) and the Tracer 275C with Expert Build Kit (in black) available in sizes M & L.

DVO Pro Build Spec Highlights:

  • DVO Diamond fork, 27.5” 15QR Thru Axle, 160 mm Travel
  • Jade Coil rear shock, 200 x 57 mm
  • SRAM X1, 11-speed shifters
  • SRAM X01, 11-speed drivetrain

Expert Build Spec Highlights:

  • RockShox Pike RC fork, 15QR thru axle, 160mm travel
  • RockShox Monarch Plus rear shock, R HV MM Custom Tune, 200x57mm
  • Shimano XT 1x11 drivetrain

2016 Rocky Mountain Vertex 970 RSLIt's Rocky Mountain's flagship XC-race 29er hardtail.

The 2016 Rocky Mountain Vertex 970 RSL has incredible climbing traction and rollover performance. Its geometry is aggressive and confident in corners and descents, great on any race course or cross country ride.

Vertex 970 Build Specs:

  • Frame: Smoothwall Carbon. Press Fit BB. Internal Cable Routing
  • Fork: RockShox SID RL 29. 100mm. Motion Control DNA Lockout / Rebound / 15mm Maxle Lite / Tapered Steerer
  • Brakes: Shimano XT Hydraulic Disc 160/180mm
  • Drivetrain: Shimano XT 2x11spd
  • Shimano XT/XTR Component group

Pictured here is a size medium, weighing in at 24lbs. MSRP is $3399.

NiteRider bike lightsIt's the latest and greatest from NiteRider Performance Lights

No excuses to get caught in the dark without a light! There's a NiteRider bike light for every riding need, from commuting to endurance races. And there's a light to fit every budget.

  • Lumina 750 Rechargeable - MSRP is $99.99
  • Lumina 800 OLED - MSRP is $159.99
  • Pro 1400 Race - MSRP is $249.99
  • Pro 1800 Race - MSRP is $299.99
  • Pro 2800 Enduro Remote - MSRP is $399.99

 

Troy Lee Designs MTB glovesRiders always need new MTB gloves, or at least another spare pair. We've got a lot of new and colorful options.

Troy Lee Designs always offers a wide variety of glove styles and colors, to suit every kind of riding you do.

TLD Ace Elite Gloves in black, yellow, orange, or cyan (pictured, top) - MSRP is $36

TLD Sprint Glove in cyan, red, black, or white (pictured, lower left) - MSRP is $34

TLD Pro Glove in black, navy, or orange (pictured, lower right) - MSRP is $32

 

Ride 100 Percent RideFit MTB glovesRide 100 Percent RideFit gloves offer a nice lightweight, high-performance glove. Special design features enhance airflow and breathability, with a hook and loop backing and TPR Wrist Closure System to ensure proper fit. The RideFit glove comes in sizes S-XL with a bunch of different color options. MSRP is $28.

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

2016 Santa Cruz Bronson CC with X01 buildNew VPP® link design for 2016, thanks Santa Cruz.

What's new for 2016?

A completely new VPP® link arrangement.  The lower link tucks neatly above the bottom bracket, fully-recessed and protected from impacts.  Meanwhile the box-section upper link now mounts cleanly to the top-tube and enhances lateral stiffness as a result. Shock rate has been refined in the process too, delivering greater small bump sensitivity and a more progressive mid-stroke.

The CC-level carbon frame (shown on both these new models) is just as stiff and strong as Santa Cruz's C-level frame, but weighs about 280 grams less thanks to the use of some lighter, stronger, and more expensive carbon fiber. Using this material in key places uses less material overall, which is what shaves off more than half a pound from the frame.

Here it is, the much anticipated 2016 Santa Cruz Bronson CC with X01 Build (pictured, upper right). This 150mm trail bike made a huge impact at its initial release, and Santa Cruz has taken this already fantastic bike and made it even better.

Besides the next generation VPP® suspension, geometry for the Bronson has evolved subtly:

  • The seat tube angle’s been steepened, placing the rider right above the cranks and perfectly in position to lay down the power
  • A one-degree slacker 66 degree head tube angle combines with a 20-25mm longer top tube and shorter chainstay length to create amore rally-ready geometry than its predecessor

Bronson CC X01 Build Kit Highlights:

  • Rock Shox Pike RCT3 150 Solo Air Fork
  • SRAM X01 Derailleur
  • SRAM Guide RSC Brakes
  • Raceface Turbine, 32t Cranks
  • shown in stealth matte carbon
  • MSRP is $6599

2016 Santa Cruz 5010 CC with X01 buildAnother much anticipated new arrival, the 2016 Santa Cruz 5010 CC with X01 build. 130mm of travel, a shorter chainstay length, and lower BB height creates a uniquely playful character with agile climbing ability on steep technical terrain. The new 5010 for 2016 now has a more aggressive 67-degree head tube angle, and a longer top tube so you can use a shorter stem for more precise handling and greater confidence on rapid descents.

5010 CC X01 Build Kit Highlights:

  • Rock Shox Pike RCT3 130 Solo Air Fork
  • SRAM X01 Derailleur
  • SRAM Guide RSC Brakes
  • Raceface Turbine Cranks
  • shown in matte carbon/yellow
  • MSRP is $6599

Bell Super 2R MIPS helmetNew colors for the popular Bell Super 2R, plus a new women's model!

The ultra versatile Bell Super 2R is a full-face helmet with a chin bar that can be removed to create a half shell helmet. This ultra versatile helmet bridges the gap between a half shell helmet and a dedicated full face helmet, giving riders the option to have greater coverage but without needing to carry two separate helmets. Finally! A half shell helmet for climbs and trail riding, with a full face option for the DH portion of the ride.

The Bell Super 2R MIPS-Equipped MTB helmet (Bell's Multi-Directional Impact Protection System) takes it a step further, providing an extra layer of protection inside the helmet that rotates in order to potentially slow or reduce the amount of energy transferred to or from the head on impact. Shown here are two new colors: matte black/blue aggression and matte kryptonite. MSRP is $220.

Bell Super 2 MIPS Women's Joyride helmet

 

NEW THIS YEAR!!! It's the Bell Super 2 MIPS-Equipped Joy Ride Women's Collection. Extended coverage for trail riding, added MIPS protection, and two great new colors: matte gunmetal shimmer and matte white/glacier blue sonic. MSRP is $155.

All Bell helmets are safety certified, with additional features like breakaway screws and camera mount, adjustable visor, and overbrow ventilation.

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.

2016 Kona Honzo 29er bike and frameKona has taken one of our favorite bikes, the Honzo, and made some cool new options.

We didn't think it was possible...improve the already great Kona Honzo 29er hardtail??? The longtime favorite Kona Honzo AL is still around, but here are some intriguing new takes on the classic.

The 2016 Kona Honzo AL/DL is a brand new model offered this year. Kona has taken the aggressive and progressive geometry of its cromoly cousin (the Honzo AL) and smashes singletrack with a cherry-picked parts package on a perfectly crafted alloy frame.

Kona compares this bike as a "Process 111 without the rear travel". They've added an increased reach to match the sizing used on the Kona Process bikes, and a press fit 92 BB and 12x148 axle for maximum tire clearance. MSRP is $2199.

As they say, steel is real...and Kona always knows how to keep it real. Do your own custom build with the 2016 Kona Honzo SL steel hardtail frame with SRAM maxle. This is another model that Kona compared to the Process line. It's got an increased reach to match the sizing on the Process bikes, a slack 68-degree head tube angle, low bottom bracket and short chainstays, plus a super-low top tube for great standover. MSRP is $525.

MSW XLA-40 Air CartridgeThese C02 cartridges are big on air but light on weight.

The MSW XLA-40 Air Cartridge is an extra-large inflation canister. This 40-gram air canister is the equivalent in volume to two standard 20-gram cartridges with half the weight, plus you'll save some valuable pack space.

Fits 3/8" threaded inflators with 5mm depth from pin to edge of threading.

  • Fills one 26 x 4” tire on an 85mm rim to approximately 9 PSI
  • Fills one 29 x 2.3” tire to approximately 30 PSI
  • Fills one 700c x 32mm tire to approximately 80 PSI

 

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.

Shimano 25th SPD Anniversary limited edition blue pedalsShimano celebrates 25 years of SPD.

Hard to believe that the popular SPD pedal system has been around since 1990! To celebrate the SPD 25th Anniversary, Shimano has unveiled a special, limited-edition blue pedal to commemorate the event.

The new blue Shimano PD-M990 XC pedal (top photo, MSRP is $149.99) and Shimano PD-M995 Trail pedal (lower photo, MSRP is $154.99) correspond with Shimano's top-grade XTR mountain bike group. These pedals offer improved foot stability with a wider pedal platform, and a thinner axle provides increased mud shedding.

These are in extremely limited quantities, so get yours soon before they're gone!

 

2016 Giant XTC Advanced SL 27.5 1 mountain bikeNew hardtail from Giant Bicycles, for all kinds of racing and XC riding.

The 2016 Giant XTC Advanced SL 27.5 1 is race ready; this bike offers razor-sharp handling, fast acceleration, and minimal weight. The medium here weighed in at 22.5 lbs on our scale!

  • Advanced SL-grade composite frame
  • RockShox SID RL 100mm-travel fork with PushLoc remote lockout, 15mm thru-axle
  • Giant XCR 1 Composite WheelSystem
  • SRAM XO1 11-speed drivetrain with SRAM Guide RS hydraulic disc brakes
  • MSRP is $4600

 

Surly Dirt Wizard 29er MTB TireIf you like big, beefy 29er tires, come and get 'em!

The Surly Dirt Wizard 29er version features an aggressive tread focused on traction and control in loose and varied terrain, with beveled leading edge dual row knobs in the center and well-spaced, siped edge knobs to dig into loose corners. MSRP is $90.

This massive 29er tire is in the same vein as a Maxxis High Roller or Minion. It dwarfs the Nobby Nic by comparison, as can be seen in the photo.

The Surly Dirt Wizard also comes in a 26+ size version...not currently in stock.

 

2016 Pivot Mach 429 TrailHere's the versatile 29er trail bike that does everything well.

The 2016 Pivot Mach 429 Trail (XTR/XT Pro 1x build kit pictured) gets a few changes from the standard Mach 429: this Trail version gets a slacker head angle, more travel, and Boost spacing front and rear. The bike's 116mm of rear suspension travel is still handled by a dw-link design, but the upper link has been redesigned with Pivot’s new mid-travel trail linkage design in a more compact, lighter package, made specifically for trail riding.

Rear end stiffness has been increased, and the 12x148 and 15x110 spacing allows riders to run either 27.5+ wheels or beefed up 29ers if they want without any issues either way. A 120 or 130mm fork is suggested; the 130mm length fork puts the head angle at 67.5°

  • Full carbon frame
  • New 12 x 148mm Boost rear spacing
  • Designed to work with forks from 120-130mm in travel
  • Fox Float DPS shock, performance tuned for the Mach 429 Trail
  • comes with 29-inch wheels; also 27.5”+ compatible
  • External and internal cable routing
  • Internal dropper post compatible
  • New mid-travel linkage design
  • 116mm of dw-link® rear suspension
  • Post mount disc brake mounts
  • PF92 bottom bracket for light weight, durability and ease of maintenance
  • New Pivot removable front derailleur mount for a clean frame design with 1X and perfect front shifting with Shimano’s side-swing 2X system
  • Medium frame weight: 5.9lbs including shock
  • Available in sizes S, M, L, XL

Giant Bicycles pedals and seatpostNew components from Giant Bicycles.

Photos clockwise, starting from the top left:

2016 Giant Contact dropper post

  • All sizes with 30.9 diameter
  • 350 - 100mm
  • 395 - 125mm
  • 440 - 150mm
  • MSRP is $300

Giant MTB Sport platform pedals

  • Low profile Scallop shaped platform
  • 10 replaceable and adjustable pins
  • Cro-mo axle
  • Weighs in at 385 grams
  • Available in black
  • MSRP is $55

Giant Pinner DH platform pedals

  • Weighs in at 362 grams
  • Available in black or silver
  • MSRP is $110

Giant MTB Core platform pedals

  • Low profile scallop shaped platform
  • 10 replaceable and adjustable pins per side
  • Available in black, white, or blue
  • MSRP is $35

Azonic Shoo-In flat PedalSuper budget-friendly platform pedal from Azonic, made in the USA.

The Azonic Shoo-In Pedal is a great low profile flat pedal for BMX, mountain, or commuter rides. A sturdy Cr-Mo spindle carries a fiber reinforced nylon body, resulting in a platform that is stiff and able to take a beating. Molded grip pins provide grip and the Shoo-In is available in four color variations that make complimenting the personality of your ride a breeze.

SPECS:

  • Reinforced nylon body
  • Cr-Mo spindle
  • Molded pins, non-removable
  • Claimed weight: 322g/pair
  • MSRP is $22.99

SRAM Gx XG-1150 FULL PIN CassetteSRAM GX mountain bike drivetrain series is engineered in Germany with 1x and 2x options, and offers the widest gear range on the market.

The SRAM Gx XG-1150 FULL PIN Cassette uses eleven lightweight, stamped steel cogs held together with 123 high-strength stainless steel pins. The result: a cassette that’s extremely light, durable and equipped with SRAM’s super wide 10-42 gear range that’s a perfect fit for any ride. The open design, similar to SRAM X-DOME™ cassette, aids in mud clearance, giving you cleaner shifting performance and longer component life.

  • 10-42T range
  • XD driver body compatible
  • Technologies: FULL PIN™, XD™ driver body, JET™
  • Weight: 394g
  • MSRP is $144

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