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12 Days of Christmas countdown sales at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin and Trabuco Canyon, CA

No interest financing for one year on Giant Bicycle purchases during the month of December 2014


2015 Giant Reign 27.5

There's a lot of buzz out there about the new 2015 Giant Reign 27.5.

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.

2015 Giant Reign 1 27.5 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA          2015 Giant Reign 2 27.5 at The Path Bike Shop Live Oak in Trabuco Canyon, CA

Pictured (left) is the 2015 Giant Reign 1. MSRP is $5975.

Pictured (right) is the the 2015 Giant Reign 2. MSRP is $3400.


2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct MSL Series

2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 999 MSLWe've received a shipment from Rocky Mountain Bicycles with a great assortment of their 2015 Instinct series; a 130mm travel 29er that's made for long epic adventures on the trails or enduro stage races.


Starting at the top of the Instinct line with the 2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 999 MSL. Weighing in at a lightweight 25.4 pounds, this carbon beauty is packed with top level components. Build includes a Fox 32 Float 29 CTD Adjust Kashima fork, Fox Float CTD Kashima with remote, RaceFace Next SL carbon cranks, RaceFace Next carbon handlebar, Shimano XTR brakes, and the new Stan's Valor Carbon tubeless ready wheelset. MSRP is $8999.




The 2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 970 MSL (pictured, center left) has a mostly Shimano XT component group with Fox 32 Float 29 CTD fork, Fox Float CTD rear shock with remote lever, RaceFace Turbine cranks, Rockshox Reverb seatpost, and tubeless ready wheelset. We have sizes Large and XL in stock, MSRP is $5399.

The 2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL (pictured, center right) frame has a carbon front triangle and comes in an awesome new brick red color. This build has a mixed mid-level SRAM/Shimano component group, X-Fusion Adjustable seatpost, Fox 32 29er CTD fork, Fox Float CTD rear shock, and tubeless ready wheels. We have these in Large and XXL, MSRP is $3999.

2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 970 MSL       2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL

2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC EditionLooking for something a bit more aggressive in your 29er? The 2015 Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition is set up "BC style" - in other words, with wide bars, big tires, stiff wheels, and premium suspension.

This build is definitely beefed up with RockShox Pike RCT3 29 140mm fork, RockShox Monarch RT3 custom BC valved shock, RaceFace Turbine cranks, SRAM X01 11-speed drivetrain, and Shimano XT Ice-Tec brakes. We have this awesome bike in a size XL, MSRP is $6199.



Rocky Mountain Bicycles for the Kids: Vertex 20 & 24

Rocky Mountain Vertex 24 and Vertex 20 kids bikes at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin and Trabuco Canyon, CAHere are some cool new kids bikes from Rocky Mountain Bicycles!

These bikes are lightweight, yet still durable to withstand the rigors of active kids riding on dirt or pavement. Perfect for introducing your children to a healthy lifestyle with bikes.

The Rocky Mountain Vertex 20 is not your average 20" wheel kids bike! It has hydraulic disc brakes, air fork, and 2-speed auto shift hub. MSRP is $699.99.

The Rocky Mountain Vertex 24 has a larger 24" wheel size and comes in a 13" frame size. This bike has SRAM 1:1 Trigger 9-speed shifters, Shimano Hydraulic disc brakes, and 65mm suspension fork with lockout option. The frame also includes rack and fender mounts.

We only have two of these in stock, so you'd better hurry in and snag yours before the holidays! MSRP is $849.99.


New from Santa Cruz: Heckler and Juliana Nevis

2015 Santa Cruz Heckler at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThe 2015 Santa Cruz Heckler shares the same awesome geometry as the Bronson, but in a low maintenance single pivot suspension package.

With 27.5” wheels and 150mm travel, the Heckler is a fantastic all-mountain ride. Pictured here is a size medium, MSRP is $2499.

More features:

  • • Stealth and external seatpost cable routing
  • • Full aluminum frame and swingarm
  • • Double sealed pivot for long bearing life
  • • Angular contact bearings maximize stiffness
  • • Collet axle pivot locks in place without pinch bolts
  • • 142mm rear axle spacing
  • • Threaded BB for creak-free riding and easy installation
  • • ISCG-05 tabs for chainguide compatibility

2015 Juliana Nevis D at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAAnd for the ladies...the 2015 Juliana Nevis D.

This aluminum frame hardtail with 27.5" wheel size is a great gift idea for the woman who is looking for a lightweight option with low standover and lots of comfort.

The Juliana Nevis fits riders from 4'8" and up. Single-speed compatible too. Shown here is size XS, MSRP is $1699.

More features:

  • • A curated mix of Shimano SLX and SRAM components.
  • • Recon Gold TK 100 Fork
  • • SLX Derailleur
  • • SRAM DB1 XC Brakes
  • • Shimano Deore 2x Cranks


2015 BMC Speedfox SF01 29er

2015 BMC Speedfox 01 29er mountain bike at The Path Bike Shop Live Oak in Trabuco Canyon, CAHere it is, our first 2015 BMC Speedfox 01.

This super versatile, lightweight mid travel trail may just be the best-of-both-worlds 29er you've been hoping for. It's a 29er that's XC light and efficient, but has 130mm of travel (both front and rear) and slacker angles to make it a better all around trail bike.

A full carbon chassis keeps the weight down, short chain stays make the bike feel fun and playful, and the full-carbon rear triangle offers a 12x142 through-axle system and replaceable brake inserts.

This size medium bike (pictured) weighs in at 26.32 pounds (with tubes and dropper seat post). We now have sizes S, M, L, and XL available. MSRP is $6999.


2015 Kona Precept 200 DH

2015 Kona Precept 200 DH at The Path Bike shopWe're excited to have the new 2015 Kona Precept 200 DH in stock! It's downhill fun at a great price, with a very similar geometry to the proven Kona Operator.

Build Kit:

  • • Proven SRAM Code R brakeset
  • • RockShok Domain 200mm dual crown fork
  • • Tried and true Sun MTX 33 rims
  • • Maxxis DHF DH casing 26-inch tires

We have sizes small, medium, and large in stock. MSRP is $2999.


2015 Kona Operator

2015 Kona Operator DH bikes at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAThis bike has been a shop favorite for several years now.

The 2015 Kona Operator is a 200mm travel bike, frame is made from Kona DH Carbon w/6061 Aluminum Stays. It's been ridden at the Red Bull Rampage, World Cup DH events, and everything in between.

This bike also has the first new RockShox Boxxer fork in the shop!

Available here at the shop in medium and large, more sizes to come. MSRP is $3999.

Build kit:

  • • Shimano Zee Crankset w/ X9 Type 2 drivetrain
  • • Fast Black enhanced RockShox Boxxer RC 200mm fork
  • • Sun MTX 33 rims
  • • Maxxis DHF 3C DH casing 26-inch tires
  • • Available in two colors: blue or red


2015 Salsa Bikes: El Mariachi, Fargo, Blackborow

2015 Salsa El Mariachi 3 and El Mariachi Singlespeed 29ers at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CAYou can't help but have fun riding on a Salsa bike. And now there's a great variety of Salsa models here at the shop.

The Salsa El Mariachi 3 (upper photo, MSRP is $1699) or the Salsa El Mariachi Singlespeed (lower photo, MSRP is $1499) are simple, yet super versatile 29ers - run them thru-axle, geared, or singlespeed. Comfortable steel frame gives a great ride quality. Geometry offers short 430mm chainstays for control on the trail, plus alternator dropouts provide even more user-customizable geometry.

Want to build up your own ? We've got a new 2015 El Mariachi frame, size medium. MSRP is $699.

This one's a staff favorite - the Salsa Fargo. It's a unique bike with drop bars and off-road capabilities, a great option for off-road touring and bikepacking. The 2015 Salsa Fargo 3 (pictured, lower left) comes with a steel frame, SRAM 10-speed drivetrain, and alternator dropouts which allow you to run thru-axle, geared, singlespeed, fender mount, or Rohloff dropout plates. MSRP is $1699.

For off-road exploration and maximum flotation on soft surfaces, there's the new Salsa Blackborow. This fatbike was designed around the 5-inch tire platform. Build features on the 2015 Salsa Blackborow DS (pictured, lower right) include Alternator 197 thru-axle dropouts, Surly OD crankset, Bearpaw 150mm thru-axle tapered fork, stainless steel dinglespeed drivetrain with Rustbuster chain, Surly Clown Shoe rims, and Surly Lou folding tires. MSRP is $2299.

2015 Salsa Fargo 3 at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin, CA  2015 Salsa Blackborow Fatbike at The Path Bike Shop


2015 Giant Defy

2015 Giant Defy Advanced 1 road bike at The Path Bike Shop in Tustin CAGiant 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 1 in sizes medium & med/large (shown left, MSRP is $2600) and the 2015 Giant Defy Advanced 2 in sizes medium & med/large (shown below, MSRP is $2075).

2015 Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike at The Path Bike Shop



Highlights of the new 2015 Giant Defy:

  • • Giant's lightest road frame yet - advanced grade 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
  • • TRP Spyre mechanical disc brakes for more control in all types of weather and road conditions


2015 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

2015 Mach 6 Carbon with 2015 Fox fork and SRAM X01 drivetrain at The Path Bike Shop Live Oak in Trabuco Canyon, CANew arrival to both our shop locations, it's the 2015 Mach 6 Carbon with 2015 Fox fork and SRAM X01 drivetrain. This super versatile Enduro bike excels over rugged terrain, and is equally capable on imposing climbs and rough downhill sections. The dw-link® suspension delivers with position-sensitive anti-squat that pedals, accelerates, and handles well for aggressive trail riding conditions.


  • 6.1” of travel
  • Next generation dw-link® suspension design
  • Pivot-specific, custom tuned Fox Float shock technology
  • SRAM X01 drivetrain
  • Internal top tube shift cable routing and down tube dropper seat post routing
  • Rubberized leather chainstay, inner seat stay, and down tube protectors for a quiet ride and higher impact resistance.

Shown in stealth black. We have size medium at the Tustin shop, and size large at our Live Oak shop. MSRP is $6598.


NEW 2015 Rental Bikes

2015 Kona Big Kahuna 29er rental mountain bike at The Path Bike ShopWe have received a HUGE number of new bikes for our demo and rental bike fleet the past few weeks!

Even more brands and models will be here in the coming months, so stay tuned. Check out all the new arrivals so far:

  • • Intense 2014 Tracer 275 Carbon (size M, L)
  • • Kona 2015 Big Kahuna 29er (size 16", 18", 19")
  • • Kona 2015 Honzo 29er (size large)
  • • Kona 2015 Process 111 29er (size M, L, XL)
  • • Kona 2015 Process 134 (size M)
  • • Kona 2015 Process 134 SE (size XS)
  • • Kona 2015 Process 134 DL (size S, M, L)
  • • Kona 2015 Process 153 (size M, L, XL)
  • • Santa Cruz 2015 5010 Carbon C (size S, M, L, XL)
  • • Santa Cruz 2015 Bronson Carbon C (size M, L, XL)
  • • Santa Cruz 2015 Tallboy 2 Carbon C X01 (size XXL)
  • • Santa Cruz 2015 Tallboy LT Carbon C (size XL, XXL)

We've got a great rental program here at The Path Bike Shop. You can apply your rental fees (up to 10% of the purchase price) towards the purchase of ANY bike in the shop! It's a great way to try before you buy.

For a complete list of current rental bikes and rental pricing, please visit our Demo & Rental Bikes page.


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