Some new kicks: Shimano revamped their
shoe line this year, showing their new top-end carbon XC9 kicks geared towards XC
and cyclocross with a double BOA system.
The SH-ME7 is a trail/enduro shoe with a
sole made from Michelin rubber for extra
grip on and off the pedals.
one of the oldest bike brands
on the planet,
with a full range
of bikes from
Gardena 29 is
a full-on XC
race whip with
frame and rear
triangle with 100
front and rear
Enduro ripper: For 2017, the GT Sanction build looks impressive, and the paint scheme
is loud and fun. This frame uses 160 millimeters of rear travel with a 170-milimeter fork.
You want one: One of the most attractive bikes at the show was the new Turner Flux.
This all-around shredder has 27.5-inch wheels with 120 millimeters of travel on a full-carbon frame and rear triangle. Keep an eye out for a review of this machine down the road.
For the epic snowy days: Norco was
teasing the release of a new enduro and
all-mountain rig but meanwhile showing off
their new Ithaqua fat bike. The Ithaqua is a
full carbon fiber frame with a rigid fork and
has clearance for up to 5-inch tires.