Shimano made some pretty good marketing decisions this year, but by far the best one was setting up a friendly feud between Derek Frankowski and Ryan Gibb at Lifcycles vs the Anthill posse (formally The Collective). What we get is a whole slew of MTB feature quality parts, crammed into something masquerading as an ad. At the end not only do you want to go for a ride but you want to buy a new Shadow derailleur and a front shifter actually designed for two chain rings!
After a sneak peak a few weeks back at EWS Whistler we finally get to see the all new Kona Process. There are three frames, two sizes and seven models to choose from and they will be at your local Kona dealer very soon
We take the new Niner RLT 9 carbon gravel bike for a spin around beautiful Mackenzie Country, then home for a month to see how she goes..
An new initiative from Fox suspension hits NZ later this year - Fox Factory Tuning - which lets you upgrade the internals of your fork or shock to the latest and greatest while getting a service
Rumours of an all new carbon Kona Process seem to be true as spy photos of the prototypes emmerge from EWS Whistler
Specialized's E-bike the Levo just got a few upgrades - Carbon frame, new motor and more range making an already great bike into something special (pun intended)
Trek have launched a new proprietary suspension design as part of their partnership with Penske Racing Shocks called RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft check it out...