Danny MacAskill battles his “enduro-self”

Danny MacAskill and Crankbrothers put their heads together in 2018 to develop a new design for the new Stamp 7 MacAskill Edition, but it was the fans, who voted on social media and made the final decision on which of the three design options would be produced. Danny’s new signature pedal comes in a slick black and white design with a minimal profile (11-13mm), which minimizes weight and rock strikes whether you are going for a casual trail ride or shredding the gnarliest freeride lines.  Just like Danny’s alter…

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Novatec MTB Hubs

By: Vineet Sharma | Also featured in Issue #9 Novatec hubs may not be very well known, but they have been out there for a long time since 1989 delivering quality hubs and wheels to well known companies all over the world. Every product in Novatec Brand is all made in Taiwan. We decided to test the Novatec D041SB and D042SB-SA mountain bike hubs. These anodized red babies include a Cr-Mo axis and 7075 aluminum cassette body and sealed bearings. Front hub weighs around 216 Gms and rear apprx 414 Gms. The rear…

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FSA Comet

FSA Comet – Crankset By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #20 | March 2014 FSA has offered many not too heavy on pockets components including this FSA Comet crankset intended for all mountain/trail use. The older version was designed with 3 chainring bolts, which had limitations in terms of using FSA chain ring only.  This revised design is now available with 4 Cr-Mo steel chainring bolts which offer strength, and durability. The forged AL6061 alloy arms are similar and strong too. The FSA comet we have put on test…

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Rock Shox Argyle RCT

Rock Shox Argyle RCT By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #9 | May 2012 If you fancy Dirt Jumping or Slope Stlye riding and want a light fork that can take whatever you throw at it, then Rock Shox Argyle RCT is a perfect weapon for you. We tested the new 2012 Rock Shox Argyle RCT and were totally impressed by its performance. The Argyle RCT is packed with Motion Control, Solo Air and Maxle lite options and is top of the line Argyle series. Jumping is all about control. The more control you have, the higher…

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