Control the feel: MRP previewed their new ramp-control cartridges at Eurobike and had them on hand at the Outdoor Demo.
These cartridges are compatible with most Solo-Air RockShox
forks and allow riders to dial in the progressiveness of their forks.
Buy a bike, build a trail: Advocate Bikes has emerged out of
Colorado with a different mission statement than other brands.
One hundred percent of the profits from sales goes directly to
advocacy groups, such as IMBA, to help build more trails.
Something sweet: Trek wasn’t in attendance at the show, but that didn’t
stop RockShox from having the new Remedy on hand with some flashy
bits. Trek won Brand of the Year at the Interbike Awards. Check out our
November 2016 issue to see our thoughts on this new Remedy.
Keep it sealed: Orange Seal is a favorite around the
MBA office, and they were in Vegas showing off their full
collection of sealants. Orange Seal now offers sealants
for colder temperatures and stronger formulas for longer
Send it: Pivot’s new Firebird comes to the table with 7 inches of
travel, and is ready to hit the bike park. It was also a very popular
choice for demo rides at the outdoor portion of the show.
Something new for 2017: RSD is a small company based out of
Toronto and is making their plunge into the full-suspension market
with their new Wildcat. The Wildcat has 27. 5+ wheels with 150
millimeters of front travel and 120 millimeters in the rear.