Full Suspension

Review of Cannondale Habit 5

Review of Cannondale Habit 5Cannondale Habit 5 combines progressive, size-specific geometry, tunable suspension, and trustworthy components to give you a fun and flowy trail riding experience. Cannondale was never afraid of testing the agreed-upon standards of the cycling industry, but they opted for a slightly different approach with Habit 5. This is an all-new but surprisingly mainstream aluminum full-suspension... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Nomad

Review of Santa Cruz NomadSanta Cruz Nomad has been completely revamped for 2021. It’s slacker and longer but still rolls on playful 27.5″ wheels. Our review will answer all of your questions. The Nomad has long been the most fun and the most playful bike in Santa Cruz‘s lineup. Fear not as that hasn’t changed after the latest update,... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Bronson

Review of Santa Cruz BronsonSanta Cruz Bronson is a capable all-rounder that redefines what a 150mm trail bike can do. The third iteration is longer, slacker, and lower than ever before.  If you can afford to buy just one bike but you have a burning desire to ride trails, bike parks, and an occasional excursion into the world of... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Tallboy

Review of Santa Cruz TallboySanta Cruz Tallboy is a bike that should not work as well as it does. It’s a short-travel, long-wheelbase 29er that’s great at climbing and pedaling, but also confident at descending.  Santa Cruz took a few risks and made a few speculations regarding what short-travel 29ers are and what they can do. Version 4 of... Read More »

Review of Yeti SB130

Review of Yeti SB130Yeti SB130 is a modern trail bike with trendy geometry, a do-it-all attitude, and a plethora of high-tech solutions that instill confidence and extend traditional trail-bike capabilities.  Yeti SB130, just like its lower-travel cousin SB100, is a highly versatile trail bike that’s packed to the brim with mouth-watering features. It’s a bike with 150mm of... Read More »

Review of Yeti ARC (2021)

Review of Yeti ARC (2021)The new Yeti ARC is a reimagined retro classic hardtail with all-new geometry, components, and looks. It’s a 29er inspired by the old school but built for modern times.  The ARC hardtail has been an integral part of Yeti’s lineup for years. More specifically, the model was introduced back in 1991 and ran until 2016,... Read More »

Review of Yeti SB140 (2021)

Review of Yeti SB140 (2021)Yeti SB140 is a 27.5″ trail ripper with the playfulness you’d expect from smaller wheels and capabilities that even some 29ers lack.  Yeti Cycles has done some impressive work with 29″ mountain bikes recently. The SB100, SB130, and SB150 models have rocked the MTB scene and established themselves as go-to choices for versatile trail riders.... Read More »

Review of Yeti SB100

Review of Yeti SB100Yeti SB100 is a rowdy 100mm XC bike with trail-crushing capabilities. It climbs like a mountain goat and descends even better. In short: It will blow your mind. The SB100 full-suspension bike is the closest thing that Yeti Cycles makes to a cross-country rig. Still, though it has just 100mm of suspension in the rear,... Read More »

Review of Salsa Horsethief

Review of Salsa HorsethiefSalsa Horsethief is a lineup of carbon and aluminum full-suspension mountain bikes. With 140mm front and 120mm rear Fox and RockShox suspension, it is the perfect choice for a wide variety of riders and applications. Salsa is well-known in the mountain biking world for developing mid-range and high-end trail bikes with unique features that stand... Read More »

Review of Santa Cruz Hightower

Review of Santa Cruz HightowerThe Santa Cruz Hightower is a 29″ trail bike with a mix of all the best elements Santa Cruz mountain bikes have to offer. It fits snugly between Santa Cruz’s other popular mountain bikes, the Megatower and the Tallboy, offering more maneuverability than the Megatower and more stability on rough terrain than the Tallboy. For... Read More »