Seeing as we’re giving away one of Merritt’s Non-Stop Cassette hubs today, I figured it would be as good a time as ever to take a closer look at both the Non-Stop Cassette and the Non-Stop front hub. With the Non-Stop front hub, Merritt set out to create a simple, strong and fast rolling hub.… Continue reading Up Close: Merritt Non-Stop Hubs
“A Cult trails frame eh?” That’s what I thought to myself when the first CAD drawing of what would eventually be dubbed the Cult TRF (Trail/Race Frame) showed up on Instagram. While a trails frame is a pretty radical departure from the direction Cult has been on since its inception, it does make sense if… Continue reading Up Close: Cult TRF Frame
Deluxe has always been known for producing clean and simple frames geared towards riding trails. Their latest frame, The PA Model continues those traditions and also builds upon them. The result is a frame that is totally Deluxe but with just the right touch of modern features and details.
A couple of weeks ago we looked at S&M’s Mainline tire. Today we’re going to get a gander what S&M says is the perfect rear tire to compliment it in the woods, the Trackmark. S&M bills the Trackmark as their race tire but don’t go thinking that this is anything like the overly knobby motocross-esque… Continue reading Up Close: S&M Trackmark Tire
The 2.425″ S&M Mainline tire has been gathering quite a following in the woods lately. Though it’s touted as being front specific, I’ve seen plenty of people running them both front and rear. I wanted to get a closer look to check out just what S&M’s trail tire was all about, so I hit them… Continue reading Up Close: S&M Mainline 2.425″ Tire
We’re changing things up with how we do product post. From here on out we are getting hands on with the products we take a look at. No more just regurgitating the specs and pics from manufacture’s sites. We want to be able to give you a real and genuine impression of the products we… Continue reading Up Close: Deluxe V4 Hubs