Turner Burner Expert: After riding a prototype a few months ago, we were blown
away by Turner’s 27-inch offering. While we
haven’t ridden the production version yet,
we can’t wait to swing a leg over the Burner
Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Elite
29: The Elite model steps up the
suspension spec with a Fox Talas
fork with 5.5- to 4.7-inch-travel settings and a Fox/Specialized Brain
shock to give you a better-pedaling
platform on climbs. $4100.
Specialized Camber Pro Carbon 29: The
Pro Carbon 29 is Specialized’s top-tier
offering in the Camber family. It’s spec’d
with Fox Factory-series CTD suspension
components, a mix of SRAM X0 and XX
drivetrain components, and lightweight
Avid XX World Cup brakes. $8000.
Trek Superfly 100 Pro SL: The Pro SL is a
flat-out race rocket for rough and technical
tracks, but it is equally at home buzzing
around on all-day epics. Packed with top-
of-the-line components from RockShox,
SRAM and Avid, this bike leaves you
with zero excuses for riding slowly.