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SRAM Eagle AXS XX1 vs. X01 - Real World Weight Comparison

SRAM Eagle AXS XX1 vs. X01 - Real World Weight Comparison

March 20, 2019 1 Comment

Wireless shifting is finally here in the form of SRAM Eagle AXS. We’ve all seen the press releases, but even we still had some questions.

Why is the price so similar between XX1 and X01? What’s the difference? Is there even a difference aside from the finish? To address all these questions, let’s go over the two groupsets piece by piece.

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Dropper Post Overview: 170mm and Up (and Down)

Dropper Post Overview: 170mm and Up (and Down)

March 05, 2019

If you're buying a new mountain bike, odds are that you want the longest dropper you can fit in your seat tube. Longer droppers allow you to get lower on your bike and descend more safely, as well as providing a more comfortable sitting position while you wait for your friends with shorter droppers. With so many posts on the market why would you pick one over another? Here are five we think are worth considering:

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Build Spotlight: the Yeti SB100 is not heavy!

Build Spotlight: the Yeti SB100 is not heavy!

February 25, 2019 1 Comment


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Mid-to-Long Travel 29er Overview (Ibis Ripmo, Yeti SB130, Yeti SB150, Pivot Firebird 29)

Mid-to-Long Travel 29er Overview (Ibis Ripmo, Yeti SB130, Yeti SB150, Pivot Firebird 29)

February 21, 2019

In the last year or two, the fastest growing and best-selling category of bike for us has been the mid-to-long travel 29er. Equally at home on 10-mile fire road grinds and lift-assisted downhills, these bikes open up new possibilities for riders of all skill levels and disciplines. Even among the select few brands we carry, there are so many good bikes out that choosing one can be hard. It is common for our customers to get stuck choosing between the Ibis Ripmo, Yeti SB130 and 150, and the Firebird 29. Hopefully after reading this, you might know why you would choose one of these bikes over the other!

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