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Ride Review: Specialized 2FO Roost Shoes

Ride Review: Specialized 2FO Roost Shoes

Specialized has just dropped their latest version of their popular 2FO mountain bike shoes. This version comes with some impressive updates and a new name. We’ve been cranking out the miles and sessioning our local trail center to put the 2FO Roost to test. Read on for all the details and our ride review on these new shoe contenders.

Ultimate Guide: Specialized Tire Lineup

Ultimate Guide: Specialized Tire Lineup

It can be argued that tires may be the most important (and most affordable) upgrades you can put on your bike. This rings true whether you are churning out miles on pavement, grinding gravel backroads, racing your local cyclocross course, or blasting dirt trails on your mountain bike. Getting the most out of your bike by matching quality compounds, impeccable construction, and cutting-edge tire tech is firmly rooted in the ethos of Specialized. Tires were the first product that Specialized offered and continues to be a fundamental focus of research and development for the brand. 

Ultimate Guide: 2021 Maxxis MTB Tire Lineup

Ultimate Guide: 2021 Maxxis MTB Tire Lineup

The tires you choose for your mountain bike are arguably one of the most important components in your whole bike build. They are the key contact point between your bike and the ground and dictate grip, corner confidence, initial suspension, braking control, and rolling resistance. We've created this article to help you navigate the numerous options of tread patterns, compounds, protection and sizing for all the available tires from Maxxis.

Employee Review: Deity Deftrap Pedal

Employee Review: Deity Deftrap Pedal

Over the years, Deity has been cranking out some of the best flat pedals for years and their latest nylon composite pedal, the Deftrap, continues that stellar legacy, and then some! A few of us, at Jenson USA, have had the opportunity to put these pedals to the test. Take a look inside to see our full ride review and pedal details.

First Look: Deity Deftrap Composite  Pedals

First Look: Deity Deftrap Composite Pedals

Deity has just introduced the Deftrap; a pedal that marries the massive pedal platform and other key features of the T-Mac with the tried-and-true reliability and value of the composite Compound pedals. Plus, they come in the full range of grip colors that Deity offers, so you can keep your whip dialed in style. We've just gotten our hands (er... feet) on these new pedals and are putting them through testing for deeper look videos and articles. In the meantime, read on below for the official press release from Deity.

First Look: Shimano Deore  12-Speed

First Look: Shimano Deore 12-Speed

New SHIMANO DEORE components deliver a new level of premium performance to the value category by bringing hallmark elite mountain bike technologies to a new price level. SHIMANO DEORE M6100 is a no-compromise component group, offering a full 510% gear range and all of Shimano’s top 12-speed technological innovations first introduced with XTR M9100. SHIMANO DEORE also builds on its legacy as a versatile, value-focused group by broadening its ranges with 10- and 11-speed options.