Is it worth the money? I’ll tell ya.

Ohlins suspension and a Stumpy 6Fattie for enduro?

Hi Lee, two more questions about the stumpjumper fsr 6 fattie, What do you think of the Ohlin shocks? and do you think it would be a good enduro bike I am planning on tackling a few enduro races, I currently have the camber with a 130 mm rockshox pike on the front and love this bike but not sure it can handle enduro racing.


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Strava server error

You stopped using Strava three years ago because it brought out your crazy. But today, after four hours teaching and riding, you turn on Strava to time the climb.
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First ride: Specialized Purgatory 27.5×3 GRID tire

I’ve been riding plus tires all season on a Specialized Fuse and Stumpjumper 6Fattie. Both bikes came with 27.5×3″ Purgatory front and Ground Control rear tires, all in the lightweight Control casing. Both bikes are super capable and fun to ride.

Last weekend I rode the new Specialized Purgatory 27.5×3 GRID tires on both ends of my Stumpy. WHOA.

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Specialized Fuse Pro ride #2

This bike’s first ride turned into a mess of crusty/melty snow and slick mud. Not impressive.

Friday night’s adventure? Rad!

It showed what this bike can do.

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First rides: Guerrilla Gravity MegaTrail and PedalHead

By Kevin Stiffler

First thought after some tomfoolery aboard the Guerrilla Gravity MegaTrail and PedalHead: AWESOME!

Want to know more? Keep reading.

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Two rides on a Specialized Fuse Expert 6Fattie

The 27.5 x 3″ tires on this hardtail deliver micro float with mega pump: Perfect for shredding rocky trails.

Bonus: 6Fattie wheels on my S-Works Enduro 29!

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Three days on a Pivot Mach 4 Carbon

Last weekend in Arizona I trained 38 high school coaches and worked with 11 shredders like you.

The coach training was held at Pivot Cycles headquarters and … you know … when in Rome … so I rocked the new Pivot Mach 4 Carbon all weekend.

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Riding a Specialized FatBoy: Ride 2

I have a Specialized FatBoy for a week. Saturday morning we did backyard funny business. Later that afternoon, I rode dirt roads and singletrack from the house.


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S-Works Stumpjumper hardtail with FOX Terralogic fork

Meet my new friend. We’ve only hung out a few times, but we’re starting to get along pretty well.

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Just like 1988?

Yesterday I rode my rigid S-Works Stumpjumper on Picture Rock Trail in Lyons, CO.

It felt just like riding my 1988 Diamondback Apex — except …

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Loving the 2015 FOX 36 RC2

I have a half dozen rides on the 2015 Fox 36 RC2.

My shoulders are a good test of bump absorption, and they like this fork.

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Early impressions: Specialized Slaughter tire

Many of you are running Specialized Butcher tires on the fronts of your all-mountain/enduro bikes.

The Butcher is a versatile and dependable choice. But what do you run in back, especially if you want faster rolling?

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