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
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...
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...