The Vault from Pivot feels very much like a finesse bike: Subtle details add up to an incredibly smooth ride. Those details might not readily be apparent to you at first glance — aside from the IsoFlex seatpost, which stands out pretty clearly — but they’re there, working hard to keep you comfortable and in […]
With adjustable geometry and the ability to run either 29-inch or 27.5-inch wheels, Rocky Mountain’s Instinct C70 offers trail riding versatility for those in search of the one-bike quiver. Basics: Set up 29 or 27.5; adjustable geometry Pros: Versatile, decent climber, awesome descender Cons: Rear suspension takes tinkering to feel supportive and plush Related reviews: Trek Rail […]
As the gravel category grows up, a natural divide is developing between gravel race bikes and more utilitarian models. The Parlee Chebacco falls squarely into the race bike category. Perhaps ‘falls’ isn’t the best word. It charges. It rockets. The Chebacco is, in other words, a bike you can get up to speed quickly and […]
Viathon ticks almost all the high-end boxes for a bike with a lower pricepoint. But does it have enough soul and personality to compete with more established brands offering quality bikes at a similarly low price?