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First Ride Review: 2021 Ibis Ripley AF

First Ride Review: 2021 Ibis Ripley AF

It wasn't that long ago that Ibis shook up the world of high-end mountain bikes with their release of their Ripmo AF; an aluminum version of the wildly popular Ripmo frame with a bit more attitude and ultra-smart budget build. Well, they've done it again but this time with the Ripmo's little sibling, the Ripley. Ibis is now offering a more aggressive alloy version of their more svelte and nimble 29er 120mm XC/trail bike. With this new AF iteration, the Ripley is no longer a slightly aggressive cross country/lightweight trail bike. Now the Ripmo and the Ripley are opposite ends of the same rowdy spectrum. The new Ripley AF, despite it’s size, is an extremely capable and rowdy trail bike. So, we headed out to the trail, threw a leg over this new rig and checked out some of the changes and improvements Ibis has made to the new Alloy Ripley.

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.

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.

Pro Review: 2020 Orbea Occam LTD

Pro Review: 2020 Orbea Occam LTD

When Orbea launched the 2020 Occam M-LTD, we knew this was going to be a great all-around trail/light enduro mountain bike, with 140mm of rear travel. But, we wanted to know just how much this bike could handle and how good it really was. So, we set Jeff Kendall-Weed up with a loaner bike to put through it's paces to give us the good, the bad, and find out what he would change if it were his personal bike. Jump into our blog to read the full review, plus one hell of a riding video.

Kids Ride Shotgun Long-Term Review

Kids Ride Shotgun Long-Term Review

I feel like I can confidently speak for all riders who have become parents when I say that it’s a parent’s dream to share their stoke for bikes and instill the calling of the trails (or road, if you’re into that kind of thing) into the next generation.  Luckily, the world of bikes and the accessories that allow for this shared journey to occur is growing.  So, let’s take a quick tour of the products I’ve used with my kid and take a deeper look of at the latest accessory, the Kids Ride Shotgun seat, that is spreading riding stoke to my little ripper.

YouTube - Review: Orbea Occam Mountain Bike

YouTube - Review: Orbea Occam Mountain Bike

The Orbea Occam has dialed geometry that lands squarely in "trail bike" territory. Excelling in a variety of terrain, Orbea's short-travel 29er is the perfect bike for true mountain biking. Enjoy every aspect of the trail with Orbea's newest offering.