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June 29, 2020

99 Spokes
2020 Cannondale Topstone 105

Cannondale's attention to detail on the Topstone is excellent, and they've made some really interesting design choices to stand out in an increasingly-crowded category. Apparently they've succeeded -- the Topstone 105 has been the third most popular bike on all of 99 Spokes this year.

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June 10, 2020

99 Spokes
2020 Rocky Mountain Growler Jr 24

The Growler Jr 24 is a scaled down version of the popular hardtail from Rocky Mountain Bikes. Like its big brother, it’s a progressive hardtail shredding machine.

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Recent Reviews from Around the Web

July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Propain Spindrift CF Mix – A rowdy bike park rig?

Does lots of travel necessarily translate into endless reserves and does Propain’s configurator offer enough options to build the perfect bike bike park rig? We chucked the Propain Spindrift CF Mix around the bike park for a whole week and can tell you why it loves going sideways more than most of its opponents!

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July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Norco Shore 1 – Made for bike parks! Right for bike parks?

The Norco Shore stands for freeriding! The bulky alloy frame uses a high-pivot suspension design and offers a whopping 180 mm travel. Read the review to find out how Norco’s freeride beast fared in our bike park test.

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July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon Factory – The ultimate all-rounder?

Now we know how Sam Hill can pull off those insane inside lines! Well… apart from his mad riding. The Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon is a traction monster in almost every situation! Hit the link in our bio to find out more about our bike park group test and why the Giga secured our coveted Best in Test badge!

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July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Specialized Status 160 – An affordable status symbol?

The Specialized Status is one of the most mysterious bikes currently on the market: it doesn’t appear on Specialized’s official website, conceals its origin when you see it in person and for a high-end brand like Specialized, costs surprisingly little. We had the chance to test the secretive 160 mm travel mullet bike in the bike park.

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July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
YT Capra 29” Core 4 – Fun out of the box?

Out of the box and straight to the bike park. Was the YT Capra 29” Core able to impress in its stock build and with its progressive rear suspension, or does it need some upgrades first?

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July 30, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Canyon Torque:ON 9 – Season ticket included?

No shuttle, no problem! The Canyon Torque:ON 9 feels like an MX bike in the air and beams you straight to the trailhead. But the added weight doesn't just come with bring advantages. Read our full review on to find out how the Torque:ON eMTB fared against its analogue opponents in our bike park group test.

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July 30, 2021

MBR
Forbidden Druid XT review - MBR

The Forbidden Druid XT gulps up big hits like a basking shark, but does this high-pivot rig satiate our hunger for singletrack smash-fests?

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July 30, 2021

Pinkbike
First Look: 2022 Orange Alpine Evo is Slacker & Longer with Shorter Travel

For 2022 Orange has launched the Alpine EVO with a slacker head angle, longer reach and 10mm less travel than the Alpine 6.

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July 29, 2021

BikeRadar
Canyon Commuter 7 review

Slick and well-equipped urban machine from the German online giant

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July 29, 2021

Bikerumor
2022 Trek Roscoe 140mm hardtail gets 29" wheels and longer, lower, slacker geometry

The 2022 Trek Roscoe gets 29" wheels, modern trail geometry update and a 140mm fork, evolving into a progressive hardtail mountain bike

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July 28, 2021

Cyclist
Cube Agree C:62 SLT review

Cube’s Agree is a different take on the endurance genre with mixed success

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July 28, 2021

Gran Fondo
OUT NOW! DOWNTOWN Issue #002 – RIDING TIME IS LIVING TIME

DOWNTOWN Issue #002 RIDING TIME IS LIVING TIME now online! Enjoy our content in its most beautiful form and download the new issue right away.

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