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New Arrivals

SQlab Ergonomic Bike Saddles

SQlab ergonomic bike saddles at The Path Bike ShopOur bike fit staff is excited about these new ergonomic bike saddles from SQlab being in stock here at The Path.

The SQLlab saddles feature an extended nose which is approximately 25 mm longer than most traditional saddles. This longer saddle nose allows the rider to utilize the saddle better for increased control while steering the bike in technical situations and offers a better platform for climbing steep sections of trail. The saddle nose is also lowered, in order to help distribute bodyweight better.

The spine-friendly "active" movement of the 611 saddles provide increased lateral and rearward flexibility which supports more active riders with a better connection to the bike and decreased pressure on the spine and joints. 

We have SQlab 611 active and 611 race models in both 140mm and 150mm widths, prices range from $119-$169.

 

2015 Kona Taro 29er

2015 Kona Taro 29er aluminum hardtail mountain bike at The Path Bike ShopThe new 2015 Kona Taro is an affordable aluminum frame 29er hardtail with great trail geometry: a slack 68-degree headtube angle, low bottom bracket, short chainstays, and low standover for confidence.

We have a medium and large in stock, for starters. MSRP is $1399.

Build Specs:

  • Shimano 10-speed Deore Shadow Plus RD
  • RockShox Sektor Silver 120mm w/ 15mm axle
  • 760mm wide with 15mm rise Kona XC/BC handlebar
  • WTB SX i23 29-inch rims
  • Maxxis Ardent 2.4x2.25 29-inch tires

SRAM Guide Brakes

SRAM Guide RS and Guide RSC hydraulic disc brakes at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe SRAM Guide family of brakes is a new design from the ground up, to create a combination of braking reliability and control. With their new SwingLink™ technology  SRAM was able to tune how fast the pistons in the brake lever advance during certain times of the brake lever stroke. This results in less deadband (i.e., the time between when the brake lever is pulled and the brake engages) while maintaining a smooth modulation.

The SRAM Guide RS (pictured, upper) MSRP is $149 per brake, without rotors.

The SRAM Guide RSC (pictured, lower) MSRP is $199 per brake, without rotors.

 

2015 Giant TCR Advanced SL 2

2015 Giant TCR Advanced SL 2 road bike at The Path Bike ShopAnother new road bike we really like from Giant, this one is race ready.

The 2015 Giant TCR Advanced SL 2 is the lightest, stiffest, best-riding road bike in its class. Steering precision is boosted thanks to the new oversize OverDrive 2 headtube/fork combination. The MegaDrive downtube and PowerCore bottom bracket improve power transfer and efficiency. And the integrated seatpost reduces frame weight and adds compliance. MSRP is $4125.

 

DVO Emerald Inverted 26er DH Suspension Fork

DVO Emerald Inverted 26er DH Suspension Fork at The Path Bike ShopSuper HOT new arrival, the DVO Emerald Inverted 26er Downhill suspension fork. This downhill fork is sure to please the eye of the beholder and everyone surrounding them!

DVO Suspension is new to the market of suspension but their offering is far from basic. They went straight for the high-end downhill suspension market, and they did it well. This fork is loaded with adjustments to suit any terrain you're riding on.

Starting with the top right leg, you will see the rebound knob sporting 38 clicks of adjustment. At the bottom of the right leg sits two knobs: one controlling high speed compression and the other for low speed. Moving to the top left leg, there is a cap for air pressure adjustments and also a knob that controls what's called OTT (or Off The Top). This knob allows the rider to externally tune the negative spring to increase or decrease plushness when needed. 

This 26-inch version weighs in at exactly 3500 grams. MSRP is $2,239.

 

2015 Kona Process 134A DL

2015 Kona Process 134A DL at The Path Bike ShopThe incredibly popular 2015 Kona Process 134A DL is here! We sold out on these every time we got them in last year. The 134A is the aluminum version of the 134 series.

This bike is all about balance - it combines great geometry, pedal efficiency, rolling resistance, travel, weight, stiffness, durability, price, and Big Fun you'd expect from a Kona.

Build Specs:

  • Shimano XT/SLX drivetrain and SLX brakes
  • RockShox Revelation RL Solo Air 140mm fork
  • KS Supernatural dropper post
  • Maxxis Ardent TR EXO dual compound 27.5-inch tires
  • Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame

We have a full size range in stock (S, M, L, XL). MSRP is $3599.

 

New Lock-On MTB Grips: Santa Cruz Palmdale & ODI AG-1 Aaron Gwin Signature

 Santa Cruz Palmdale MTB grips and ODI AG-1 Aaron Gwin signature lock-on grips at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CATwo hot new designs of lock-on mountain bike grips!

The Santa Cruz Palmdale MTB grips combine a single lock-ring design with the staying power of dual lock-ring.

A taper-lock core uses an internal sleeve that narrows towards the last portion of the grip, which clamps onto the end of the bar to eliminate any twisting. There's a flared closed end for comfort and an intuitive feel for the bar end, a long grip length for plenty of room to reposition your hand position when needed, and a moto-knurl pattern for a great grip and feel in all riding conditions. MSRP is $18 per pair.

The new AG-1 Aaron Gwin Signature Lock-On grip from ODI Grips was developed by ODI in collaboration with World Cup DH racer Aaron Gwin.

These grips have a ultra narrow, knurled surface similar to the ODI Ruffian. A big difference: the AG-1 has replaced the traditional outer lockring and replaced it with an integrated plastic end cap, which is covered by the rubber portion of the grip. This extends the real estate for your hands by 1/4", without making an overall longer length grip. These grips come with one lock on clamp already in place, making installation super easy by just sliding on the grip on and tightening one hex head bolt. MSRP is $30 per pair.

 

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 

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