The Specialized Standing II could not use the bling element of some other steeds in this classification, however it'll align and smoke bikes that cost twice as much. This isn't just one more strong bike for the cost-- it's simply an incredible bike. That it is affordable is merely the crowning achievement.
The Wilson got a few essential component upgrades this year. The structure is now readily available with the 216-millimeter RockShox Vivid R2C back shock, and Whistler-born-and-bred Chromag obtains approval for bars as well as stem this year. The 780-millimeter-wide Fubars and the Supervisor stem replaced the Truvativ Boobar and also Hozfeller direct-mount stem.
Nevertheless, we had plenty of time to adjust our riding style to fit the Bettor and just what we found was a bike that, once you would certainly understood it, felt like a buddy ... one that wants to let go and also trigger havoc all frequently.
Among the hardest elements of screening gravity-oriented bikes is locating a course that absolutely pushes these beefy monsters to their real possibility. As well as after that, discovering a path that straddles the fine line in between the spontaneity of freeride and also the calculated imperative of DH-racing rate can be a complicated endeavor. Did our testers discover the Devinci Wilson Carbon RC to be a bike with one wheel in each of these globes? Discover in today's 2014 Bible of Bike Tests 'Roundtable Reels' video.
The Independent Drivetrain suspension platform has been customized for 2014. The reasonably high primary pivot provides a rearward axle path so the suspension demolishes hits while the drifting bottom bracket minimizes the chain development of the layout. The outcome is a supportive feeling via the stroke, permitting the bike to be snapped around as well as feel bottomless, especially on bigger hits.
While we 'd generally leave the limericks and also whatnot for the Irishmen, we couldn't keep back on our praise of the GT Fury Team's straight-ahead steamroller sensibilities. Examine it out below: