Do you notice hub engagement?

#keeppedaling #workhardriderharder #myi9 Check out Industry Nine over at Jenson USA (affiliate JKW link!): http://bit.ly/IndustryNineJKW Podcast with Jacob McGahey, Industry Nine vice president: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/kendall-vs-kendall-ep-10-sea-otter-classic-jacob-mcgahey/id1386409671?i=1000435311459 Industry Nine Torch vs Hydra hubs – how are they different on the trail? What’s up guys!  Some of you might be obsessed with fast engaging hubs.  Me?  Well, I’m going…

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Fitting a looooooong dropper post

Modern mountain bikes are literally designed around dropper seat posts, and the name of the game has quickly become how to fit the longest possible drop post into your frame.  With frames having various possible insertion depths, and with steeper seat angles, the measurements you’ll need to buy the correct post might not be as…

Component Compatibility Pitfalls

Ever wondered about building a custom mountain bike?  Well, there’s a lot to it, and I figured as I build up my own new dream bike, this Ibis Mojo HD4 wonder machine, I could explain some of the potential pitfalls to avoid when choosing components for a modern trail bike. My Mojo HD4 build!  All…

For Her build: my wife’s Ripley LS!

My wife is 5’3” and rides a size small Ibis Ripley LS- and it’s among her most favorite mountain bikes! She’s been riding an Ibis Ripley since 2014, and she’s always loved the bike, as it has a playful, yet confident, feel. Check out the Ripley LS over at Jenson USA: http://bit.ly/2zZvgIn The stock build…

Mojo Ti full bike check!

Alas! I finally got this rad bike onto some ripping singletrack! I might be dating myself here, but when I started riding in the mid 1990s, this type of bike was standard. And honestly, these cross country bikes are very capable! My first “real” bike had even steeper geometry than this Ibis, and I remember…

Ibis DV9- first look, first sends!

Check out the new Ibis DV9 at Jenson USA here: http://bit.ly/2N9Ejdx What a cool bike!  A $999 frame that weighs only 2.6lbs and sports a 67.4° head angle!  YES!!! I’ll share with ya some of my initial observations of this new bike.  Turns out this bike is a size large here, so on a medium,…