Giant Stance 2 Review
The Giant Stance 2 is a well-designed mountain bike that performs exceptionally in a multitude of terrains and conditions thanks to its intuitive build and full suspension system. When looking at Stance 2, several unique elements combine to create the fluid action and movement delivered in this mountain bike. I noticed when taking this bike out for a spin that it feels very stable and grounded even when going over gnarly features.
The Stance 2 is considered an entry-level full-suspension mountain bike. It has a modernized design that makes it a very versatile option for anyone trying to take on steep bombs and rough terrain with ease. One of the best features of Stance 2 is that it is affordable, so virtually anyone ca
If you’re after a bike that can handle your commute and take you on adventures at the weekend, then look no further – our Trek FX 3 Disc review is what you’re looking for.
Not everyone who looks for a mountain bike wants to go for tough dirt trails. Many people are looking to make a swap from driving to cycling when it comes to their daily commute – both for environmental and health reasons. Cycling for fitness is always a good idea, and there are plenty of gentler trails or cycle paths to explore.
For mountain bikers, the most essential tool in their arsenal besides their experience is the bike they choose to take on the trail. The Marin Hawk Hill is one of those mountain bikes that experienced, and even pro riders will love. This epic bike integrates all of the essential features and components you need to take on big features, long treks, and the gnarliest of downhill rides.
One of the most noticeable features on the Marin Hawk Hill is the easily adjustable suspension in both the front and back. Some of my other favorite notable features on the bike is it’s 1x drivetrain, hollow axle crank, and an 11-42 wide-range back crank.
Marin has a reputation for making bikes geared towards fast and rugged riding, and the Marin Hawk Hill stays true to that legacy. The Hawk Hill comes in 4 different sizes: S, M, L, and XL, making it easy for people of all sizes to enjoy
If you have ever bought a mountain bike in the past few years it’ll likely have either SRAM or Shimano groupsets installed or a combination of different parts from both.
The two manufacturers are industry leaders but who produces the better parts? This is what my SRAM vs Shimano groupsets comparison article is going to find out.
We’ll look at the differences between the two manufacturers, how their parts stack up against each other, and ultimately we’ll find out who is better.
Both of these companies have been around for a while – although Shimano is by far the older manufacturer – so they aren’t new to the mountain bike groupset market.
Main Differences Between SRAM vs Shimano
The main differences between SRAM vs Shimano are:
- SRAM has a stronger hold over the high end of the groupset market, whereas Shimano’s groupsets are often bought by entry to mid level users
Touted as a ‘go-anywhere adventure bike’, my Trek 920 review is going to find out if this bike really is an all-rounder. If you are going to be paying out a couple of thousand dollars for a bike you’ll want it to at least perform comfortably in a variety of situations from standard commuting to going ‘off-road’ and onto some trails.
So, does the Trek 920 do this? Let’s find out.
Bottom Line Up Front: The Trek 920 is a quality bike for the price range it finds itself in. Ideal for long journeys on good surfaces and decent performance on gravel and uneven terrain, the 920 is an ‘all rounder’ to an extent. It performs well, even if it does need some tinkering to the stem and saddle.
Who is Trek?
If you are in the market for a new mountain bike, my Trek Roscoe 8 review is going to show you the ins and outs of this hardtail bike and what it can handle.
Made by Trek who are one of the biggest bike brands and has been for a number of years, you’ll find out just how good this bike really is and decide if you think it’s the right bike for you.
I’ll go through the main features of the Roscoe 8, who it is suited for, what alternatives are out there, and finally if it is worth the money or not.
Bottom Line Up Front: The Trek Roscoe 8 is a fantastic hardtail bike that can handle a number of environments. For the price it has a wide range of features and combines this will stellar performance from responsive braking, control, a lightweight design and decent speeds too.
How does Trek stack up against other companies?
Trek are one of the biggest bike brands in t
The Salsa Timberjack is a reliable, hardtail mountain bike designed to meet the needs of extreme riders. It’s packed with tons of features and an overall streamlined design that adds real-world performance you can feel.
The Salsa Timberjack comes in several different models and variations; however, I will be focusing on the Salsa Timberjack 2020 model for this review.
The Timberjack combines the best of high-performance mountain bikes with the mobility and storage capabilities that you would expect from a commuter. The company that makes the bike is Salsa Cycles, and they have a solid reputation in the industry for producing top-level mountain bikes for riders of all spectrums.
Salsa Cycles is also known for pushing the boundaries of innovation and functionality, which is evident in the release of the Salsa Timberjack. You can
Before you purchase a new bike you need to think what you need it for. Is it everyday riding as a commuter bike on flat and smooth roads, off-road biking on rough terrain, do you need to transport it easily or do you need an all-rounder that can do a combination of everything?
My Ibis Hakka MX Review is going to show you the ins and outs of this bike and what it has been designed for so you can make an educated decision whether or not it is the right bike for you. Ibis are one of the most well known bike brands and their Hakka MX is one of their most popular bikes.
Bottom Line Up Front: The IBIS Hakka MX is recommended as a serious ‘all rounder’ bike that can ride great in nearly every scenario. While predominately a gravel bike it has been designed to handle pretty much anything you throw at it. It is one of the best bikes on the market even if it is a bit pricey.
How does Ibis stack up against other companies?
Ibis are a well known bike manufactu