Video: Richie Schley | Coming Home

. Richie Schley played a crucial role in making mountain biking what it is today. The term “free ride” had not existed yet when Richie started riding steep technical lines that were off the trail. He helped to pioneer a new segment of the sport of mountain biking and set the tone for the biggest events in the world. Richie was a rider for us since the early days at Marzocchi Suspension. After the brand died out, Richie found support elsewhere. Now that DVO has grown and become a strong…

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Hayes Prime Expert

Hayes Prime Expert By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #10 | July 2012 Hayes replaced their Stroker range with a new platform a while ago. We checked the 2012 Hayes Prime Expert disc brakes which offer more power, new components and better ride compared to Hayes Stroker. Hayes Prime Expert features tool-free reach and contact adjustment, improved braking torque and feel and outstanding ergonomics are just a few of its many attributes. Plus, its ground-breaking, high-flow reservoir venting system has never been seen before. Improved Reach Adjust: Tool-free design…

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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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