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Bikes

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Cannondale Tandem 29er

2014 Cannondale Tandem 29er mountain bikeGreat ride for two! The 2014 Cannondale Bicycles Tandem 29er is ready for rides both on and off the trail. Hit up single-track trails, fire-road or paved-road rides in comfort. Smooth-rolling 29” wheels, trail-oriented geometry, plus a burly 1.5”-steerer fork and oversized tube shaping for added stability.

We've got sizes medium and large in stock. MSRP is $2710.

 

2014 GT Fury Team

2014 GT Fury Team buildThe Fury downhill bike from GT Bicycles has come a long way this year with more travel, a revised Independent Drivetrain, and drastically evolved geometry for the World Cup circuit. Both Gee and Rachel Atherton have won both of the first two World Cup races of the 2013 season on this bike, that's a pretty impressive debut.

FEATURES:

  • Lightweight frame with 220mm coil rear shock
  • Dual crown fork with 200mm of travel
  • Direct mount stem with 785mm wide bars for added stability
  • 203mm front and rear brake rotors for superior stopping power
  • Single ring crank with ultra-burly e.13 chainguide

Shown here is the 2014 GT Fury Team build, weighing in at 39lbs. MSRP is $5960.

 

2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon

2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon with Factory Build Kit at The Path Bike Shop Intense Cycles just announced the release of this brand new model last week, and it's been getting a lot of online buzz. Here's a review on Pinkbike.

The 2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon is a dedicated 27.5” carbon trail bike with 160mm of rear travel. This new Tracer frame uses a new monocoque front construction which allows the front to be one piece, so no more bonded joints at all. The result is more strength and weight savings. Rear end is a new design as well with a fixed 142mm x 12mm drop out.

Pictured here is a size large Tracer T275 with Factory build kit. This package is dialed:

  • upgraded Cane Creek Double Barrel Air CS shock
  • RockShox Pike RCT3 Solo Air fork
  • Shimano XTR brakes
  • SRAM XX1 11-speed drivetrain
  • Renthal carbon bar
  • RockShox Reverb Stealth seatpost

 

 

 

RSD The Mayor Fatbike

RSD The Mayor FatbikeIt's a new arrival from Canada...and a new brand at The Path. RSD Bikes was established in 2012 and 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.

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.

Highlights:

  • 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
  • RACEFACE Turbine crank with a 32T Narrow Wide single ring
  • EASTON EA70 cockpit (stem and handlebar)
  • AVID BB7 Mechanical disc brakes – light and powerful, with 180mm rotors. These brakes are perfect for extreme cold and wet conditions.
  • SRAM X7 shifter and X7 Type 2 derailleur for precise and fast shifting
  • VEE RUBBER Snowshoe 4.7 – These tires have great traction in loose or hard pack snow as well as dirt
  • KMC X-10 CP chain with Power Link to keep everything moving smoothly with confidence
  • Frame weight, M size: 3 lbs 10 oz

 

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