Propain Rage Carbon 2019 available in 29″ and 27.5″

The Rage Carbon in 29” has already been tested diligently this season in the Downhill World Cup. British racer Phil Atwill and the newly crowned Austrian national champion David Trummer switched immediately to the big wheels after the first test ride. The Rage Carbon is now available with big wheels to all ambitious downhill racers. The Carbon frame didn’t need to be adapted for the conversion to 29”. The only things to change are the upper and lower rocker arms to optimize the height of the bottom bracket to 29”…

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Rocky Mountain Element

In Your Element This is the result of over two decades at the front of the pack. The new Element features more efficient suspension performance, refined marathon geometry, Ride-9™ adjustability, and room for two bottles inside the front triangle. The smallest details were examined in search of point-n-shoot rigidity and unrivalled speed. “This new Element is a full-on XC marathon weapon, but with the confidence of a trail bike” said product director Alex Cogger. “People used to show up to BC Bike Race expecting to grind fire roads all day, only to walk the descents and snap their…

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Trek Superfly 5

Also featured in Issue # 26 | March-April 2015 Superfly 5 by Trek Bike landed in India a while ago and our test pilot Jeewan got a chance to bomb this bike. Trek claims that their Superfly lineup is crazy-light and the fastest! Trek has applied a “Smart Wheel Size” theory in this range. It means different wheel sizes for different frame sizes. 27.5” on 15.5” frames, 29er on 17.5” and up. We tested the radioactive yellow 17.5 frame size with 29 inch wheels… hated and loved by many. FRAME…

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Ibis Ripley 29

Ibis Ripley 29 By: Tarun Dagar | Photos: Vinay Menon Also featured in Issue #22 | July 2014 “Tarun Dagar the man behind Padalers Village has been associated with Ibis Cycles, USA for past 7 years and was part of their design team, handling most of their CAD from here in India. He has been awarded the Distributorship by Ibis Cycles and was working on Brand Promotion and Awareness Campaigns in India. Unfortunately Tarun passed away in 2014 and the process of launching Ibis officially in India became slow. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival…

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On-One Codeine 29er

On-One Codeine 29er By: Ed Brazier Also featured in Issue #21 | May 2014   The Codeine is available as a frame with rear shock and as a complete bike with SRAM’s X01 groupset. It’s a 29er, it’s got 140mm of front travel and 130mm of rear travel, it runs a single chainring up to 34 teeth, big tyres and it’s a whole heap of fun to ride. A big hitting 29er with pop and fun. Fitting big wheels, with clearance to run big tyres – even our 2.4in Chunky…

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