The Cycle Life

First Look: Jones Plus Mountain Bike

In the scrum of 30-some test mountain bikes we tried this season, the Jones Plus stood out like a zombie at the high school prom. It wasn’t the most popular bike by a long shot, and...

First Look: BMC Speedfox SF01 29 XX1

Like many European brands, BMC was late to the 29er table. Once they threw the weight of their fastidious engineering department behind the wheel size, however, they nailed it, and

First Look: Marin Fairfax SC6 DLX

With a constantly expanding stable of aging bikes, I’ve never completely taken seriously the idea of a dedicated city bike....

First Look: Spot Cream SS

You might have noticed that fewer people are riding single-speed bikes these days. Personally, I know dozens of friends who used to be one-gear zealots but have softened their stance or given it...

Here Comes Africa!

Dynamite, it is said, comes in small packages. And sometimes it comes in non-descript emails, too. One of those came on January 14 when the Tour de France organizers announced their annual Tour...

The $17,500 Steel Bike

Eddy Merckx, the most winning cyclist in history, returns to...

First Look: Ibis Mojo HD3

After last year’s hit 29er, the Ripley, we had high expectations for Ibis&rsquo...

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