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2014 Fox Fork inventory liquidation at The Path Bike Shop

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.

 

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.

 

2014 Surly Straggler

2014 Surly Straggler cross bikeThe 2014 Surly Straggler cross bike is a new model from Surly this year. Similar to the popular Surly Cross-Check, the new Straggler is a cyclocross bike too, but with disc brakes.

Great cross bike for anything and everything you might need: a "rough road" road bike, a cyclocross bike, a utilitarian town bike, a light-duty touring bike, or a commuter bike. Take your pick, this versatile bike can do it all comfortably.

Features:

  • accepts brake rotors up to 160mm
  • partially closed horizontal dropouts that accommodate singlespeed or geared drivetrains
  • rear dropouts are spaced 135mm (instead of 132.5mm like the Cross-Check)
  • braze-ons for fenders, racks and bottle cages

Comes in either closet black or glitter dreams (pictured). MSRP is $1775.

 

2014 Surly Long Haul Trucker

2014 Surly Long Haul Trucker touring road bikeThe Surly Long Haul Trucker has long been known as a dependable, comfortable, steel frame touring bike. It's got all the braze-ons you need to haul your gear: rack mounts, water bottle cage bosses, fender mounts, and even a spare spoke holder. The tubing on the frame is thicker-walled and larger in diameter than your standard road and touring frames, so it's made to handle lots of cargo weight.

The standard Long Haul Trucker is available as either a frameset or as a complete bike, with 26˝ wheels in 42–62cm frame sizes, or with 700c wheels in 56–64cm.

Pictured here is a 58cm size with 700c wheels. MSRP for the complete bike is $1350.

 

2013 Turner Burner 275

2013 Turner Burner 275 650B version 3 mountain bikeThe old favorite Turner Burner is back...with some fresh new updates for this year.

The new 2013 Turner Burner Version 3.0 now has 140mm of DW-Link travel and 27.5/650B wheels. Includes a Shimano XT build kit and Fox D.O.S.S. seatpost.

Pictured here is a medium, it weighs in at 29.5 pounds. MSRP is $5639.

 

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