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Troy Lee Designs Sprint Limited Edition Aaron Gwin Signature Gear at The Path Bike Shop

New Arrivals

2015 Giant Reign 27.5

2015 Giant Reign 2 at The Path Bike Shop Live Oak location in Trabuco Canyon, CAThere's a lot of buzz out there about the new 2015 Giant Reign 27.5, we're really glad it's here.

This bike is really dialed in. It offers 6.3 inches of Maestro rear suspension travel and a longer, lower chassis than its 26-inch-wheel predecessor, which improves stability and handling on rough terrain without sacrificing stiffness or adding weight. The Reign 27.5 model also features an OverDrive steerer tube design for added front-end stiffness and steering precision, along with a new 12x142 rear thru-axle design and 27.5-specific geometry. Internal cable ports give it a sleek, uncluttered look.

Pictured is the the 2015 Giant Reign 2. MSRP is $3400.

 

2015 Giant 27.5 New Arrivals: Anthem Advanced Composite & Anthem Alloy

2015 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 1 and 2015 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 2 at The Path Bike ShopThe 2015 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 1 (pictured, top) is the top model of the composite Anthem 27.5 line. This bike features a Fox CTD Factory fork with 15mm axle, a Fox Float CTD Performance rear shock, a full Shimano XT drivetrain, and Giant's new P-XCR1 Composite wheel system. Giant's claimed weight for their wheelset is 1580 grams. This large weighs in just under 26 lbs. on our shop scale. MSRP is $4850.

The 2015 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 2 (pictured, center) marks the entry to the composite Anthem 27.5 line. This build features a Rockshox Reba RL fork with 15mm axle and Pushloc lockout, a Rockshox Monarch RL rear shock, and a X7/X9 drivetrain. This medium weighs in at an impressive 26.61 lbs. MSRP is $3600.

Another great option is the 2015 Giant Anthem 27.5 3 (pictured, lower) with aluminum frame. This build features a Shimano Deore 10-speed drivetrain, a RockShox Recon Gold RL Solo Air fork with 15mm axle, and a Rockshox Monarch R rear shock. This large weighs in at 29.37 pounds. MSRP is $2125.

2015 Giant Anthem 27.5 3 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA

KMC X11SL DLC Chain

KMC X11SL DLC ChainNew 11-speed chain from KMC!

The KMC X11SL DLC is KMC's premium option for the 11-speed drivetrain. It features their hollow-pin, open inner and outer plate design with a Diamond Like Coating (DLC) to help reduce wear dramatically. Light weight, durability, bushingless construction, and noise reduction will help to make your ride a little nicer. Weighs approximately 243 grams with 116 links.

MSRP is $136.

 

I9 Torch Gravity Wheelset

I9 Industry Nine Torch Gravity WheelsetThese are the new Torch Gravity wheelsets from Industry Nine. The rim features a 33.5mm outer width and a 28.5mm inner width. They come in all three wheel sizes (26", 27.5", and 29") and are available in just about every axle configuration you can think of.

We have two I9 Torch Gravity 27.5 wheelsets in stock: one is black on black, the other is a red hub, red spoke, and black rim wheelset. We also have one 29er set in stock in all black. MSRP is $1210.

 

2015 Fox 36 Float 27.5

2015 Fox 36 Float 160 FIT RC2 suspension fork at The Path Bike ShopIt's one of the first 2015 Fox fork arrivals.

New 2015 Fox 36 Float 160 FIT RC2 suspension fork, made for all mountain and trail riding. Shown here for 27.5" wheel size.

Specs:

  • 6.3 inches / 160 mm of travel
  • 15mm/20mm axle
  • 1.5" taper aluminum steerer
  • Rebound/Low-speed compression/High-speed compression adjustments
  • 15mm or 20mm axle, post style disc brake mounting
  • Air Spring
  • New Black Diamond graphics
  • MSRP is $1050

 

Troy Lee Designs Sprint Limited Edition Aaron Gwin Signature Gear

Troy Lee Designs Sprint Limited Edition Aaron Gwin Signature racewear

IT'S HERE! Hot new gear from Troy Lee Designs!

This is the new Troy Lee Designs Sprint Limited Edition Aaron Gwin signature replica racewear collection. Sprint jersey, pants, and shorts, along with several designs of D3 composite and carbon helmets.

The Path Bike Shop is one of only twelve bike shops in the U.S. to exclusively carry this limited edition gear.

Here's what we have:

  • Shorts: sizes 30-38. MSRP is $90
  • Jersey: sizes med-xl. MSRP is $55
  • Pants: sizes 30-36. MSRP is $135
  • Gwin edition D3 carbon helmet: sizes med and large. MSRP is $450

 

RSD The Mayor Fatbike

RSD The Mayor FatbikeIt's back in stock, this one's a size large. 

RSD The Mayor Fatbike features a spacious rear end (190mm) to let you run the widest fat tires available. It’s double-butted 6061 aluminum frame and carbon fork helps keep the weight under 30lbs. MSRP is $1999.

Established in 2012, RSD Bikes is based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They started out with a small line-up of urban bikes, and over time they've expanded and created mountain bikes in their product lineup, which is their true area of expertise.

Highlights of RSD The Mayor Fatbike:

  • Double butted 6061 Aluminum frame – Rigidity and stable braking performance are enhanced by a bridge between the rear stays.
  • 190mm rear spacing
  • ISCG-05 tabs for chain guide compatibility
  • Custom Carbon Fork 135mm spacing – Oversize construction, ultra light, and comes with a tapered steer tube and post mounts for disc brakes.
  • 44mm head tube to accept all fork steer tube sizes
  • Custom 80mm wheelset to offer the best ride quality and performance
  • VEE RUBBER Snowshoe 4.7 – These tires have great traction in loose or hard pack snow as well as dirt

 

2015 Juliana Arrivals for Women: Roubion and Furtado

2015 Juliana Roubion Carbon C with X01 build and ENVE carbon wheelset upgradeBrand new for this year, it's the 2015 Juliana Roubion Carbon C Women's mountain bike.

This bike is ready to handle anything that comes your way on the trail. Race-proven by pro rider Anka Martin after winning the Trans-Provence epic French enduro event.

The lightweight carbon frame combines 150mm of suspension travel and incredible pedaling efficiency thanks to VPP™ technology. The Roubion can be built with high end kit options and upgrades such as carbon ENVE wheels and Cane Creek’s Double Barrel Air shock.

Roubion X01 Build Specs (shown in photo):

  • A curated mix of SRAM 1x11 and Shimano XT components
  • Carbon ENVE M60 wheels upgrade
  • Pike RCT3 150 Fork
  • SRAM X1 Derailleur
  • Shimano XT Brakes
  • Raceface Turbine Cranks
  • RockShox Reverb adjustable seatpost
  • MSRP is $8599

2015 Juliana Furtado carbon women's mountain bikeThe 2015 Juliana Furtado Carbon combines a unique geometry, spec and design not found anywhere else in the women's bike industry. With 125mm of VPP™ suspension technology and the new 27.5" wheel standard, the Furtado gives a snappy, agile ride that climbs efficiently and descends with ease.

The Furtado carbon frame is available in two options, to bring prices down on entry level carbon builds. Shown here is the lower cost carbon frame.

S Build Specs (shown in photo):

  • A curated mix of Shimano XT, SLX & SRAM components.
  • Pike RC 130 Fork
  • XT Derailleur
  • SLX Brakes
  • Sram s1400 2x Cranks
  • MSRP is $4699

 

Giant Quick Fix Seat Bag Kits

Giant and Liv Giant Quick Fix Seat Bag KitsThese are the new Quick Fix Seat Bag Kits, from Giant and Liv/Giant, everything you need for a quick fix on your next road ride. Both kits feature a 9-function multi tool, tire levers, and a saddle bag.

Giant Quick Fix Kit Contents:

  • 3 tire levers
  • 9-function multi-tool
  • CO2 inflator with 2 16g CO2 cartridges
  • Seat bag

Liv/Giant Quick Fix Kit Contents:

  • 2 CO2 cartridges
  • 1 Cartridge head
  • 2 Liv/giant tire levers
  • 1 glue-less patch kit
  • 1 9-function Liv/giant multi tool

MSRP is $50, our price $45.

 

2015 Giant Defy

2015 Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike at The Path Bike ShopGiant has completely redesigned the Defy road bike for 2015. Made to suit a wide range of cyclists and their riding needs, the Defy is one of the lightest, stiffest, most versatile road bikes on the market.

For starters, we have a 2015 Giant Defy Advanced 2 in sizes medium & med/large. MSRP is $2075.

Highlights of the new Defy:

  • Giant's lightest road frame yet - composite frame with comfortable endurance geometry
  • D-Fuse SL seatpost to reduce road vibration and increase compliance
  • Seatstays narrow, and attach lower down the seat tube to help prevent vibration from traveling up to the saddle
  • Shimano 105 11-speed shifting
  • TRP Spyre mechanical disc brakes for more control in all types of weather and road conditions

 

2015 Kona Process 111 29er

2015 Kona Process 111 29er mountain bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe 2015 Kona Process 111 29er is back, and with a great new look. We're loving the deep purple.

Last year Kona redefined what a 29er can do with the introduction of the Process 111. The geometry combines short chainstays (430mm) with a low BB. Add to that 111mm of rear suspension, lots of standover, a short stem with a roomy rider cockpit, and you've got a 29er that's made for major fun on the trails.

Build highlights:

  • SRAM X1 11-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore brakes
  • RockShox PIKE RC Solo Air 120mm fork
  • KS Lev Integra dropper post
  • Maxxis Ardent TR EXO dual compound 29-inch tires

MSRP is $4099.

 

100 Percent Goggles

One Hundred Percent Racecraft, Accuri, and Strata MX goggles at The Path Bike ShopIt's a new brand for the shop! Ride 100% has been around since the early 1980's with factory racing equipment for some of the biggest names in motocross. We really like the style and the design of their protective motocross goggles.

100 Percent Youth Strata Jr. MX goggle at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA

 

And now you can pick up a set for the little ripper too! 100 Percent Youth Strata Jr. MX goggle, in 3D red or crafty lime. MSRP is $25.

 

2015 Giant 27.5 New Arrivals: Trance, Anthem SX, and Stance

2015 Giant Trance 27.5 2 and 2015 Giant Trance 27.5 3 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAWe got our first big shipment of 2015 Giant Bicycles in at the end of last week - 59 bikes in total We will post more pics as they get built up.

Here are a few 27.5" wheel models for starters.

The 2015 Giant Trance 27.5 2 (MSRP $2550) and 2015 Giant Trance 27.5 3 (MSRP $2125) were made to inspire confidence over technical terrain. 140mm of suspension in the front and rear plus several frame technologies including the OverDrive steerer tube and PowerCore bottom bracket. Climbing or descending, pinning it at high speed or crawling through the tech stuff, this bike does it all.

The 2015 Giant Anthem SX 27.5 (pictured, lower left) is a lightweight ALUXX SL full-suspension alloy frame with 120mm of travel up front and 100mm of Maestro Suspension in the rear. It’s a great choice for technical XC race courses or epic singletrack riding. MSRP is $3000.

The new 2015 Giant Stance 27.5 2 (pictured, lower right) makes its debut this year. 120mm of FlexPoint suspension travel, stable geometry, and low cost make this a great full-suspension option for those new to trail riding. MSRP is $1450.

2015 Giant Anthem SX 27.5 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA     2015 Giant Stance 27.5 2 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA

2015 Santa Cruz Carbon: Bronson, 5010, Tallboy

2015 Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon mountain bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAIt's Santa Cruz for 2015!

The 2015 Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon (in dark green/lime green) and the 2015 Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon (in orange/lime green or satin black/white), both with "S" build kit. MSRP for either model is $4699.

The 2015 Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon with RXC build (in either burgundy/white or satin black/aqua blue). Build kit includes a curated mix of Shimano XT, Deore, and SRAM components. MSRP is $3399.

Santa Cruz has been working with an exclusive manufacturing partner in an effort to get cost down on carbon frames without sacrificing quality or durability. For 2015, they have a new lower cost carbon frame option that retains the same strength with a different grade of carbon material that results in a minimal weight gain of approximately 250-280 grams (0.6 lbs) and a lower price point.

2015 Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon in orange/lime green and satin black/white at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA

Santa Cruz calls this new lower cost carbon option their "Carbon" frame. They are still offering their original, high quality carbon frames as well, now under the name "Carbon C".

The Path Bike Shop will always offer both "Carbon" and "Carbon C" frame options in both shops.

 

 2015 Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon with RXC build in burgundy and white    2015 Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon with RXC build in satin black and aqua blue 

Liv Giant for Women: 2015 Lust and Tempt

2015 Liv giant Lust 3 for womenNew mountain bike arrivals for women from Liv/giant.

The 2015 Lust 3 (pictured, right) is a great all-around cross country bike. 4" of rear suspension, a 15mm front thru-axle for front end stiffness and control, 27.5" wheels, and plenty of standover height for added confidence on technical trails. MSRP is $2125.

The 2015 Tempt is a perfect entry-level hardtail to get you started in the sport of mountain biking. It's got an aluminum frame with geometry that's designed specifically for women, 27.5: wheels, suspension fork, and lots of standover height.

2015 Tempt 3 (not shown) in size small - MSRP is $680

2015 Tempt 4 (pictured below) in sizes X-small, small, and medium - MSRP is $575

2015 Liv giant Tempt hardtail for women

2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29ers

2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29er 1 and 2Some of the first 2015 models are trickling in from Giant Bicycles!

The 2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29er hardtail has a stiff and light advanced composite frame and stable 29er handling, great bike for XC racing or fast XC riding. Both models have the same great frame and geometry, only the part specs are different.

The 2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29er 1 comes with Fox Float CTD Evolution 100mm travel fork with 15mm thru-axle, Shimano SLX/XT 10-speed drivetrain, Shimano SLX hydraulic disc brakes brakes, and Schwalbe Racing Ralph tires. MSRP is $2650.

The 2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29er 2 comes with RockShox Recon Gold 100mm-travel fork with 15mm thru-axle, SRAM X5/X7 10-speed drivetrain, Shimano M395 hydraulic disc brakes, and Schwalbe Racing Ralph tiresMSRP is $2125.

 

ENVE M50 Fifty 29er Carbon Wheelset

ENVE M50 Fifty 29er carbon mountain bike wheelsetThe ENVE M50 Fifty 29er carbon wheels were made specifically for high caliber cross country racing.

This wheelset replaces a previous model from ENVE; they're now lighter, wider, and smoother riding. The M50 Fifty has been tuned for greater vertical compliance, which reduces rider fatigue after long hours in the saddle, without sacrificing the fantastic lateral rigidity that ENVE is well known for. 

MSRP is $2718.

 

Knolly Warden 27.5

2014 Knolly Warden mountain bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAToday's new arrival: a 2014 Knolly Warden! This is Knolly's enduro bike with 6" of travel and 27.5" wheels. Lots of standover and a short, tapered headtube with zero-stack headset to keep things low with an aggressive riding feel familiar to a 26" wheel bike.

Tricked out with a fantastic build kit:

This size medium pictured is the only one in stock at the moment. MSRP is $6841.

 

Easton Haven 35 Carbon Handlebars and Stems

Easton Haven 35 Carbon low rise handlebars and Easton Haven 35 stem 40mm and 50mm at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe new Easton Haven 35 Carbon low rise handlebars are perfect for aggressive trail riders and enduro racers, thanks to the combination of carbon material, a 35-millimeter clamp diameter, and a more accessible 750-millimeter width. Because of the bulked up center section, the weight of the handlebar is lighter while making the bar wider and stronger. The ride quality is sweetened by the premium blend of ultra tough composite material that’s ride tuned for a balance of both stiffness and damping. Nine-degree sweep and five-degree upsweep put your hands in the perfect position for trail riding or racing.

Great colors over matte carbon finish to look good with your ride: green, red, blue, and black logo (black logo not shown in photo).  MSRP is $149.

The improved Easton Haven 35 stem is lighter, stronger and stiffer than ever before. They come in a fantastic range of sizes, including a super-short 40mm option that's tough to find. We've got them in both 40mm and 50mm lengths. MSRP is $80.

 

E Thirteen Extended Range EX Cog

e*thirteen Extended Range (EX) Cog at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAAdd much needed range to your existing 1x 10 speed drivetrain without breaking the bank. 

The e*thirteen Extended Range (EX) Cog can be subbed in to ten-speed cassettes to increase gearing range. EXA+ anodized aluminum keeps it light and strong, and shifting stays smooth.

The EX Cog is available in three colors (black, red, or blue), with both 40 and 42 tooth sizes for Shimano ten-speed cassettes and a single 42-tooth size for SRAM. MSRP is $69.95.

 

RockShox RS-1 29er Fork

RockShox RS-1 29er fork with SRAM XO Predictive Steering front hubNew and innovative design from RockShox/SRAM.

The RockShox RS-1 fork has a brand new inverted carbon fiber chassis design that has never seen before, which integrates the fork's tapered steerer tube, crown and legs into a single carbon mainframe. The fork is only being produced in 29″ format, comes with SoloAir spring and three travel options (80/100/120mm).

Some new technologies to go with:

  • Accelerator Damper combines technical trail performance with an ultra-firm lockout for maximum sprint efficiency
  • Predictive Steering is an interface between hub and dropouts which maximizes torsional stiffness

This new inverted fork is light enough for XC racing and stiff enough for trail riding. MSRP is $1865.

Compatible with the SRAM Predictive Steering hub - the SRAM XO IS-disc front hub. MSRP is $238.

 

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