FIRST LOOK - TWO NEW 27.5 TRAIL BIKES FROM GT: We threw a leg over the brand-new 130mm Sensor and 150mm Force, both of which use the new AOS suspension design from GT patterned on the classic i-Drive.
FIRST IMPRESSION - BMC FOUR-STROKE FS01 29: The XC-ish 100mm of travel front and rear is made more playful by a 70-degree head tube angle and a long top tube/short stem combo, and total weight for this carbon-framed beauty is under 24lbs.
FIRST IMPRESSION - KONA RAIJIN: Since surviving the Trans-Sylvania Epic I’ve been stoked on the Kona's ride quality. The oversize Ti isn’t noticeably flexy, but there is give to the rear end to take the edge of the never-ending rocks.
DIRT RAG'S RACE REPORT FROM FORT WILLIAM WORLD CUP: We traveled to Scotland for the opening round of the World Cup downhill series where racers tackled the famed rocks and roots of Ben Nevis. See how the action played out.
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