RockShox SID RL

To SID or not to SID – Rock Shox SID RL 2012 By: Vaibhav Nijhowne Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 For those of us well versed with RockShox, we should be aware of the SID lineup of forks from their stable. And for the benefit of the uninitiated, the SID lineup is the epitome of the XC fork out there! It’s the kind of stuff every XC buff’s dreams are made of! They are rugged, super lightweight, tunable and very reliable. By the grace of god, some…

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Avid Elixir 9

Nine Lives – Avid Elixir 9 review By: Vaibhav Nijhowne Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 I do not like free-fall activities like bungee jumping. The thought of sky diving gives me the creeps. But I love DH! I pondered upon this oddity in my preferances for a while until I came across the answer to my idiosyncrasy. Brakes! Yes! Bikes have brakes, using which you can stop whenever you want. IF your brakes are good enough, that is! I am also the proud new owner of a…

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