WHERE WE WERE AND WHERE WE ARE; THE TRAIL HELMET

When I look back at all my years of mountain bike riding and racing I have done, then come across something I have kept as a memento from my early days, it makes me think just how far we have progressed with bikes, parts, and riding gear. While reorganizing my mountain bike area of my…

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15 YR ANNIVERSARY, GRAND REOPENING & PARTNERSHIP

TIME FOR CELEBRATION March 31st was full of milestones, new looks, and great business relationships made stronger. Mike Franze owner of Fullerton Bicycle was celebrating his 15-year anniversary of ownership. Mike purchased the store back in 2003 then shortly after he purchased Buena Park Bicycle in 2005. Family owned, Mike treats his customers just like…

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INTERBIKE 2017: DAY1

Well this will be the last year in Vegas and day 1 was great, big crowds, great products to see, and it looks like the E-Bike crazy is still big here. So sit back and check out INTERBIKE 2017 at a glimpse. ROTEC CYCLES IN THE HOUSE John Sullivan is one guy who has kept…

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SEA OTTER : BELL HELMETS

If you recall we did a review on the BELL super helmet last year as a part of our Enduro product reviews. At that time BELL had not yet released the Super 2R or Super 2R MIPS. These are the latest in the All-Mountain / Enduro type line up for BELL Helmets along with the…

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Interbike 2009 – Foes Bikes

Below are some pictures of Brent Foes’ bikes. He has always made one of the best looking bikes… but I think he’s made his masterpiece. Check out the custom trike and the hottie modeling it! 🙂 Long travel beaut! check out the top tube …and the custom stem/handlebar/gnurled grips combo The baddest little trike –…

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KHS XCT 555-The Best Bang for the Buck

I’ve been testing the XCT 555 for a few months with an intention of using this bike for EVERY type of riding that I do. Originally I asked KHS Bicycles for a frame, but when the big cheeses told me they had a complete bike, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to ride it. Before…

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Kona: “We’re Seriously Stumped”

The good folks at Kona, makers of some sweet bikes, have a bike naming contest for their newest bike that has yet to be revealed. 1st prize winner gets a new Kona 6″ travel AM rig. Here’s the info: “We’re Seriously Stumped” Name our New Bike Contest: Over the last few months, our team of…

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Trek Demo Day, Part II

Gary Fisher Roscoe III Round number 2 was on the Gary Fisher Roscoe. I had to wait a little while for this one as some dude drove from Vegas to test ride it. That’d be 4 plus hours of driving each way! Before we get going on the review, I have to preface my thoughts…

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Sette asks you to Compare

Not many people know this but along with selling bike frames, which we have extensively tested (Reken) or are testing (Razzo), Sette also sells fully built up bikes. Many times fully built bikes are a good deal because of the manufacturer’s buying power. When a big manufacturer can buy 1,000 Mavic wheelsets, the vendor is…

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Ibex Ignition 3: RL’s Update

It was my turn to have fun with the Ibex Ignition 3. Joe and Jeremy both had turns riding this bike and each of them had one thing in common they didn’t like about the Ignition (Iggy). The long stem and riser bar. One of the things Joe mentioned in his previous articles about the…

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