A 2x guide from MRP showed up in the mailbox yesterday courtesy of MRP marketing guy and Frutia local Noah Sears, and last night I got a chance to install it on the Tallboy. It's a BB mount so installation was super easy, although as with all Santa Cruz VPP bikes, the lower chainstay gets in the way of getting the device in the perfect position, but it's pretty close and I'll be having another crack at rotating it a little more clockwise. But for now, after a short spin on the bike it's looking and running pretty sweet and my big chainring will be thanking me as it's taken a bit of a beating of late. We'll let you know what we think of it in our Feb/March issue after a good long test over summer.
Trick new guides from MRP
The Zerode Taniwha has been causing quite a stir since it's release, Adam swings his leg over and finds out why.
Multi-day rides, bike packing and riding in remote areas are all booming in popularity but are you prepared enough to be in the wilds?
Kona bikes have just dropped the new Operator, a 27.5 DH sled developed by Connor Fearon and Graham Agassiz...looks mint!
Less travel with slacker head angles. Is this the future?
Specialized unveil their all new Enduro....and it's pretty special...
Intense roll out another new model for the year, this time it's the big wheeled Primer...
Claudio Caluori and Cedric Gracia take you on the DHI course of the 2015 UCI MTB World Champs.
The BBH Crew are the French trio of Bryan Regnier, Maxime Mauvais and young filmmaker Leon Perrin...