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2014 Fox Racing Shox fork inventory sale at The Path Bike Shop

New Arrivals

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.

 

New Santa Cruz Nomad Rental Bikes

2014 Santa Cruz Nomad with XO1 build demo and rental bikes at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CANew demo bikes at the Tustin shop!

2014 Santa Cruz Nomad with XO1 build, sizes medium and large. Tani (The Path Bike Shop owner) took it out for a ride last week and said, "This bike is so confident, and it manuals like it wants to."

Our longtime customer (and multiple Santa Cruz bicycle owner) Milton had this to say about the new Nomad:

"The big question being asked was Nomad and pedaling.  The bike actually pedals quite well.  Doesn't pedal like a downhill bike. The only issue is climbing on steep grades, the front end tends to lift, as expected from a slack head tube.  Tani recommended moving forward and weighting the front tire, works like a charm. Also, the 32t single chainring may be too tall for some.  If you climb a lot, I would go 30t or even 28t.  If you are used to XC bars, the nomad bars may be too wide.  

As for descents, it's very stable.  It makes my Tallboy feel twitchy.  I'd say 15-20% better than the Tallboy on descents, Tallboy may be 5-10% better on the climb (if you weight the front on steep)."

Check out our Demo & Rental Bikes page for a complete list of rental bikes and rental prices. We've got a great "try before you buy" program.

 

Transition TR500

Transition TR500 downhill mountain bike frameThe new Transition TR500 is their most versatile TR bike ever. You can set the geometry for high speed stability and control on technical/steep downhill tracks, or for a playful feel on jump and flow trails. You can ride it all with this bike.

The TR500 gives you multiple options to dial in your bike for your own riding needs:

  • two travel settings - 180mm and 203mm
  • compatible with either 26" or 27.5" wheels
  • easy geometry adjustments
  • compatible with either single crown or dual crown builds

Transition is sold out of these frames right now, but we have two mediums in stock (one orange and one raw, shown). Frame weight with shock is 10.7 lbs.

MSRP is $2599

BMC 29ers: TeamElite 03 and Trailfox 03

2013 BMC teamelite TE03 29er with Shimano Deore/SLX build kit at The Path Bike Shop

Here are some new arrivals from BMC. They are 2014 models but we have them at a discounted price.

You'll be ready for the Over The Hump MTB Race Series with this bike! The BMC teamelite TE03 29er with Shimano Deore/SLX build kit is an alloy hardtail race mountain bike that combines light weight and precise handling; simple, light, and fun to ride. This bike has a great geometry with short chainstays and low stack. The big 29er wheels are efficient going uphill, providing both traction and momentum. 

Pictured is a size small, weighs in at 27lbs on our shop scale. Available in sizes S, M, L. MSRP is $1999, our price is $1400.

 

2014 BMC Trailfox 03 29erIs an all mountain 29er more your riding style? We have 2014 BMC Trailfox models 02 and 03. The Trailfox was developed together with BMC's world-class enduro riders to achieve the combination of uphill efficiency and enormous downhill capabilities.

  • Pictured is the 2014 BMC Trailfox 03, available in sizes S, M, L. MSRP is $3999, our price is $3499 
  • 2014 BMC Trailfox 02 (not pictured), available in sizes S, M. MSRP is $5599, our price is $4499

 We now have the 2014 BMC Trailfox 03 29er SLX model available for rental, sizes small, medium, and large. Rent one this weekend! With our shop's Demo & Rental Bikes program, a portion of your rental fees go towards the purchase of ANY bike we carry. Great way to try before you buy.

 

Revelate Designs Bikepacking New Arrivals

Revelate Designs seat bags, top tube bags, and handlebar bags at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAHey bikepacking fans, we just got a huge shipment from our favorite bikepacking and adventure cycling gear - Revelate Designs. If you need to transport a lot of gear on your next epic adventure, these bike bags are the way to go. 100% Made in USA.

  • Viscacha, Pika, and Terrapin seatbags: prices range from $90-$135
  • Mountain feedbags (mounts onto handlebar and stem): $39
  • Gas Tanks (mounts onto top tube): $55
  • Sweetroll (mounts onto handlebar): $100
  • Pockets, small (for handlebars): $42

 

Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck Brace

Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck BraceBe ready for a fun (and safe) summer of riding at Snow Summit, Mammoth, Northstar, Whistler Bike Park, or wherever your bike takes you this season.

Redesigned in 2014, the Leatt DBX 5.5 is the newest version of the most popular bicycle neck brace in the world today. Ease of adjustability, nicer mechanism, range of head motion, and a lower profile are just some of the improvements made this year.

Comes in sizes S/M or L/XL. MSRP is $369.

 

MORE Five Ten New Arrivals

Five Ten Impact XVi clipless mountain bike shoes at The Path Bike ShopThe new styles keep coming from Five Ten.

The Five Ten Impact XVi clipless mountain bike shoe was designed with Greg Minnaar, 17-time World Cup Downhill champion. With their unparalleled Stealth rubber grip, Five Ten has come up with their highest performing, most protective, and lightest DH specific clipless shoe yet.

We have them in black and the Minnaar Rasta, men's sizes 8 thru 13. MSRP is $180.

 

Chris King XX1 Drivers: ISO Conversion Kit

SRAM XX1 driver for Chris King ISO hubsWe've got it!

Chris King Components has made a a new XD driver body that enables the use of SRAM XX1 and XO1 cassettes on current ISO and ISO DH disc-compatible rear hubs. And it's here. Huzzah!

MSRP is $139.

 

2014 Intense Tracer 275 Carbon Demo Bikes

2014 Intense Tracer 275 Carbon rental demo bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CANew rental bikes in our shop fleet!

We now have sizes medium and large of the new 2014 Intense Tracer 275 Carbon. These bikes are the Pro build kit, which includes SRAM XO1 drivetrain, RockShox Pike RCT3 Solo Air fork, and Stans Flow EX upgraded wheelset.

Visit our Demo & Rental Bikes page for a complete list of rental bikes and pricing.

 

Maxxis Ardent Race and Ikon MTB Tires

Maxxis Ardent Race MTB tire and Maxxis Ikon 27.5Get race ready this weekend!

The Maxxis Ardent Race MTB tire is tubeless ready, with a high-volume casing and medium knob height. An ideal tire for technical XC race courses. We have them in both 27.5x2.0 and 29x2.0 sizes. MSRP is $79.

Conditions:

  • hard pack
  • loose over hard
  • medium

The Maxxis Ikon MTB tire is a great lightweight race tire, with a super versatile XC tread and 3C Triple Compound Technology. Size 27.5x2.0. MSRP is $78.

Conditions:

  • hard pack
  • loose
  • loose over hard
  • medium

 

Loaded Carbon Wheelsets

Loaded Carbon Wheelsets at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAWant to lighten up your ride? How about some carbon?

Loaded AmX 27.5" Carbon Wheelset (pictured, upper) comes built with their X-lite V.2 hubs and 24mm-wide AmX Carbon Rim, both lightweight and durable. This combination provides the rider with a wheelset that is built specifically for demanding all-mountain terrain. This lightweight and durable wheelset includes front axle options (9mm or 15mm) and rear axle options (9x135mm, 12x135mm, and 12x142mm). MSRP is $1995.

Loaded X-lite Ultra Carbon 29er Wheelset (pictured, lower) is built with their X-lite V.2 Hubs as well, hand laced in San Diego. All of Loaded's X-lite Rims feature True Bead Technology - Loaded’s own Tubeless System that provides an efficient interface between the tire and rim for easy installation and inflation. MSRP is $1995.

 

Smith Optics Forefront Helmet

Smith Optics Forefront full coverage mountain bike helmetNew from Smith Optics!

The Smith Optics Forefront is a full-coverage helmet that's perfect for all-mountain riding or racing. It's a low volume helmet with ventilated protection that fully integrates with your sunglasses, goggles, light, or POV camera.

We have Cypress Camo, Magenta, Matte Black, and Matte White in sizes large and medium only. All other colors and sizes are currently backordered. MSRP is $220.

 

Hope Tech 40T-Rex Cog

Hope 40T-Rex cog at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe new Hope 40T-Rex cog adapts your existing 11-36 10-speed cassette to an 11-40t range, expanding your cassette ratio for a fraction of the cost. This hard anodized 7075T6 aluminum cog comes in either Shimano or SRAM specific tooth profiles, with precisely matched shifting points specific to either brand of cassette. Shown in silver finish, price is $96.95.

Compatible with:

  • Shimano XT and XTR 11-36 10-speed cassettes
  • SRAM PG1030, PG1050 and PG1070 11-36 cassettes

 

The Path Bike Shop Logo Foamie Trucker Hat

The Path Bike Shop logo foamie trucker hatThe Path Bike Shop logo foamie trucker hat is back in stock, and with some cool new color options.

Your favorite trucker hat is now in grey, with your choice of green, black, or pink logo. Only $8 each. Spreading the Path love.

 

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