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The Path Bike Shop Anniversary celebration and sale

No interest financing for one year on all Giant Bicycles during the month of October 2014 at The Path Bike Shop

New Arrivals

SixSixOne Protective Gear

Six Six One protective bike gear, Comp full face helmet, EVO and Rage soft shell elbow and knee padsA huge shipment came in from SixSixOne, with lots of great protective gear.

SixSixOne Comp Full Face helmets are a great lower-cost option for full-face protection, without compromising any quality. We've got them both in a full range of sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL) and colors (black/cyan, black/red). MSRP is $90.

Lots of soft shell and hard shell knee and elbow options this year too:

  • 661 Comp Hardshell Knee/Shin
  • 661 EVO Softshell with D30 technology, for knee or elbow
  • 661 Rage Softshell with internal softcap, for knee or elbow


2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 29er

2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 999 MSL and 2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 970 MSL mountain bikesNew 29er arrivals from Rocky Mountain Bicycles, the Instinct series.

The Rocky Mountain Instinct is a great 29er trail bike with 130mm of travel. Rocky Mountain's RIDE-9™ System allows for setup for anything from XC marathon to aggressive trail riding. so you can customize it for whatever riding style or terrain you like.

The top-of-the-line 2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 999 MSL (pictured, top) gives you a full carbon frame, Fox Float suspension, internal cable/stealth seatpost cable routing, Rockshox Stealth Reverb seatpost, SRAM XX1 1x11 drivetrain, and Stan's Arch wheelset. This medium weighed in at 25.4 lbs. MSRP is $7599.99.

The 2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct MSL (pictured, center) still offers many of the great features as the Instinct 999 MSL: a carbon frame, Fox Float suspension, and Rockshox Stealth Reverb seatpost, but with some componentry differences to help keep it at a lower pricepoint. MSRP is $5399.99.

2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL mountain bikeAnother great option in the Instinct series is the 2014 Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL (pictured, left). Carbon front triangle with alloy rear triangle, Fox suspension, SRAM drivetrain, and Avid Elixir 7 brakes. MSRP is $3999.99.


2014 Kona Process 153 and 153DL

2014 Kona Process 153 mountain bikeThe new 2014 Kona Process 153 and Process 153 DL have been huge hits with both our staff and our customers. Bike Magazine called it “a genre-defining bike.” We also call it a "game changer".

  • Shortest Possible chainstays and Rocker independent suspension for a responsive and extremely agile ride
  • slack head angle/low bottom bracket/short chainstays geometry design
  • 27.5” Wheels/ 153mm of travel
  • QR15/12x142 Axle configurations
  • Tubeless compatible
  • Tapered headtube
  • Lifetime Warranty

2014 Kona Process 153 Deluxe (DL) is available for order in the following sizes: S, M, L, XL. MSRP is $4999.

  • Color: Lime Green/ Black
  • New Rock Shox Pike RCT3 160 SoloAir
  • KS Lev Integra
  • 2x10 X7 Front Derailleur/ X0 Rear Derailleur with clutch/ X9 Shifters
  • Shimano XT brakes

2014 Kona Process 153 (pictured) is available for order in the following sizes: S, M, L, XL. MSRP is $3399.

  • Color: Orange/Black
  • New Rock Shox Pike RC 160 SoloAir
  • KS Dropzone Remote
  • 2x10 X7 drivetrain with clutch rear derailleur
  • Shimano Deore hydraullic disc brakes

We have the Process 153DL in size M and the Process 153 in sizes S & XL left in stock. Act fast for the models we have left, we won't be getting additional stock from Kona until Jan/Feb.


Pearl Izumi X Project MTB Shoes

Pearl Izumi X Project MTB cycling shoeWe got them first..the new Pearl Izumi X Project MTB cycling shoe! Lightweight, pedaling efficient, and exceptionally well ventilated MTB race shoe. But here's what sets them apart: they're also agile enough to be comfortable walking when you're off the bike.

Limited sizes came in this first shipment, so come in or call us soon if you want to snag one of these up! More sizes in both men's and women's models are expected to arrive, but not until November.

  • X-Project 1.0 (EU sizes 43, 44, 46) - MSRP is $280
  • X-Project 3.0 (EU sizes 43, 47) - MSRP is $160


Pearl Izumi Womens Elite Thermal Hoody

Pearl Izumi Women's Elite Thermal Hoody at The Path Bike ShopKeep warm this winter while you're cycling, running, or hiking with the Pearl Izumi Women's Elite Thermal Hoody. It's a soft, warm winter jacket with wicking fabric so you can still stay comfortable. Bonus: it's also got a pony tail hole. MSRP is $120.


Giant Control Tower Pro Floor Pump

Giant Control Tower Pro floor pump for bike tiresIf you're looking for a dependable and powerful floor pump, the Giant Control Tower Pro is the way to go.

This pump is both high pressure and high volume, with a large easy to read gauge. It has the power to pump up and seat a tubeless MTB tire or a road tire. Totally compatible with both Presta and Schrader valve stems without needing to change the head.

MSRP is $100, our price is $85.


2014 Kona Hei-Hei Supreme Carbon and Hei-Hei Deluxe 29er

2014 Kona Hei Hei Supreme Carbon 29er race mountain bikeThe 2014 Kona Hei Hei Supreme Carbon 29er represents Kona’s top-dog dual-suspension racer. MSRP is $5499.

  • Kona Carbon Race 100mm travel frame with short, stiff rear end and 12x142 axle
  • Fox Float CTD Adjust Fit 100mm travel Factory Kashima fork with QR15 axle and tapered steerer
  • Shimano XTR Shadow Plus rear derailleur with XT drivetrain and brakes
  • Stan’s ZTR Crest QR15/12x142 wheelset
  • Race Face Next carbon handlebar with Turbine seatpost and stem

It's also another HOT new demo bike added to our Demo & Rental Bikes fleet, in sizes 17" and 18" to start. 


2014 Kona Hei Hei Deluxe 29er race mountain bike

We've also got the 2014 Kona Hei Hei Deluxe, just a level down from the Supreme, finding that perfect balance between performance and price. This bike features a Kona Carbon Race monocoque frameset, comes tubeless ready, and weighs in at just 27lbs. MSRP is $3999.


2014 Juliana Nevis Primeiro

2014 2014 Juliana Nevis Primeiro womens specific hardtail mountain bikeHere's an awesome hardtail that's made specifically for the ladies. The 2014 Juliana Nevis Primeiro is a lightweight aluminum women's-specific hardtail that comes in smaller sizes XS, S, and M with lots of great build specs and fit features:

  • Juliana Segundo Mountain Saddle: women-specific
  • Juliana Mountain Compact Bar & Grip System: better fit for smaller hands
  • Wheel, Bar, Stem & Crank Size tailored to your height for optimal geometry
  • Fox 32 Float 100mm fork
  • Shimano SLX/Deore drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore disc brakes
  • Lifetime Crash Replacement Warranty

MSRP is $2099.


2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 799 MSL

 2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 799 MSL mountain bikeThe 2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 799 MSL has 150mm of travel and 27.5" wheels; it's your go anywhere, try anything all-mountain ride. With its unique geometry, lightweight build specs, and a Carbon frame (on MSL models), the Altitude is redefining what a modern trail bike can do.

Build features for the Altitude 799 MSL:

  • SRAM XX1 (1x11) drivetrain
  • Race Face Next SL carbon cranks
  • Stan's Arch EX wheelset
  • stealth Rockshox Reverb dropper post and internal cable routing

This size large bike weighs in under 27 pounds on our scale with the resin pedals (pictured) on it. MSRP is $7599.99.



2014 Santa Cruz Heckler 27.5

2014 Santa Cruz Heckler 27.5The new 2014 Santa Cruz Heckler is newly designed with 27.5” wheels, 150mm travel, and the same awesome geometry as the Bronson. This single pivot suspension all-mountain bike comes at a great price point too.

  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL
  • 142mm x 12mm rear axle spacing - easier wheel installation
  • Collet axle pivot - locks in place without pinch bolts
  • Angular contact bearings maximize stiffness
  • Standard or direct mount rear derailleur hanger
  • ISCG-05 chainguide compatibility
  • 73mm threaded BB for creak-free riding and easy installation

Pictured here is a size medium with RAM build kit. MSRP is $2999.


2014 Giant Glory 0

2014 Giant Glory 0 downhill mountain bike

Ride the downhill bike that 2011 DH World Champion Danny Hart rides...the 2014 Giant Glory 0. This bike was made to take on the most aggressive DH terrain out there.

  • RockShox Boxxer World Cup suspension fork
  • RockShox Vivid R2C rear shock
  • SRAM X0 1x10-speed drivetrain with Avid X0 Trail brakes
  • DT Swiss EX-500 rims, DT Swiss 240 hubs 20mm (F) 12mm (R) hubs, DT Swiss Competition butted spokes with alloy nipple wheelset

We got 2 new 2014 Giant Glory 0 demo bikes in sizes small and large to add to our Demo & Rental Bikes fleet! We're waiting on a medium to get here soon.

You can also still rent our 2013 Giant Glory 0 in small, medium, and large sizes.


2014 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5

2014 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 2The 2014 Giant Anthem Advanced 27.5 2 now takes advantage of all the great advantages of the new 27.5" wheel size. This lightweight XC race bike is awesome for handling any technical cross country terrain.

The frame is built from a super light and stiff Advanced Composite material, with geometry that's optimized for 27.5" wheels and a 100mm suspension fork. Features like internal cable routing and dropper seat cable routing keep the look clean.

Get ready to race. MSRP is $3500.


2014 Kona Wo Fatbike

2014 Kona Wo fatbikeOh yeah, it's Kona's first entry into the fatbike world...and this is a great thing.

The new 2014 Kona Wo has an aluminum frame, with a 170mm rear axle, 100mm BB, a 31.6 dropper compatible seat post, and low standover. Plus, it's at a great price so you can afford to ride anywhere you want with it. We have this bike in 15", 17", 19" and 21" sizes. MSRP is $1699.


The Path Bike Shop Logo Tech Jerseys

The Path Bike Shop logo technical jerseysHere's a great way to beat the heat, while showing your support for your favorite local bike shop!

The Path Bike Shop logo technical jerseys, available in a wide range of sizes to fit everyone - XS thru 3XL
Colors: grey, purple, green, and blue
Price: $24 


2014 Kona Supreme Operator

 2014 Kona Supreme Operator downhill mountain bikeIt's the all-new 2014 Kona Supreme Operator, an insanely light, laterally stiff, wildly plush, race-ready, modern downhill bike. Kona has really thought about the details for DH riders; this year they've improved the frame with a carbon front and 6061 rear triangle and alloy rockers with a lightweight hollow carbon bridge that’s three times stiffer so it can hold up to crash and shuttle damage. The suspension is updated this year as well; it's more progressive off the top, which helps the bike to stay higher in the travel and recovers from hits more quickly.

  • Kona DH Carbon frame w/6061 Aluminum Stays
  • Fox Float 40 fork
  • Fox DHX RC4 rear shock
  • Sizes S, M, L

MSRP is $6999.


2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 750 RSL and 2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 Rally EditionTwo sweet new arrivals from Rocky Mountain today...

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition (pictured, upper) is the top of the Altitude lineup. Enduro race ready, with premium race-tuned suspension, 160mm front suspension, 150mm rear suspension, DH-width bars, 1x10 drivetrain, and burlier 27.5" wheels.

We have this bike available now in sizes small, medium, and large. MSRP is $5599.99.

The 2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 750 MSL (pictured, lower) is redefining what a trail bike is capable of. 150mm suspension front and rear, 27.5" wheels, carbon front triangle, and Smoothlink suspension.

This bike is available now in sizes medium, large, and X-large. MSRP is $4399.99. 


Vee Rubber Tires

Vee Rubber 29er bike tiresIt's a new brand for The Path...Vee Rubber tires. They make a wide range of bicycle tires, for any type of riding you can think of.

Here are a few 29er tires we now have in stock.

  • Trail Taker 29x2.2 (top,left) is sealant compatible.
  • Rail 29x2.3 (top, right)  is sealant compatible.
  • Vee Rubber 10 29x2.25 (lower, left) is NOT sealant compatible.
  • Vee Rubber 8 29x2.25 (lower, right) is NOT sealant compatible.

MSRP on all these models is $35.


Kona Cycling Jerseys

Kona short and long sleeved cycling jerseysRide in even more style on your Kona with the new Kona XC full zip jerseys and long sleeve jerseys! Details like side venting and wicking fabrics will help keep you cool and comfortable on all your epic rides.

We have one of each size from small to large for each style jersey. Our price is $90.


New Troy Lee Designs Cycling Apparel

Troy Lee Designs cycling apparel at The Path Bike ShopGreat new cycling apparel for the guys has been coming in the last couple of weeks from Troy Lee Designs.

You'll look really FAST wearing this stuff...


2014 RockShox Pike RCT3 Suspension Forks

RockShox PIKE RCT3 27.5We really like the changes to the new and improved RockShox PIKE RCT3 suspension forks.

Lighter weight for sure, and the new 'Charger' damper is a sealed but serviceable damper that employs an expanding bladder in order to compensate for shaft discplacement. The extruded bladder design is insanely durable, resists damping change during extended downhills and has virtually zero pressure offset for small bump sensitivity.

2014 RockShox Pike Details:

  • Intended use: trail/all-mountain 
  • Travel: 140 - 160mm (29'': 140 - 160mm, 27.5/26”: 150 - 160mm)
  • Dual Position Air, Solo Air
  • New 'Charger' damper (sealed, serviceable)
  • External adjustments: rebound, low-speed compression, pedal assist (depending on model)
  • Dual Position Air w/ 30mm travel adjustment (optional)
  • 35mm stanchions w/ black hard anodizing 
  • Redesigned 15mm Maxle Lite axle (no 20mm option)
  • Steerer: taper only
  • Wheel sizes: 26'', 27.5'', 29''

Here's what we've currently got in stock at the Tustin shop:

  • RCT3 Solo Air 29er 140mm
  • RCT3 2 Position Air 29er 150mm
  • RCT3 27.5" 150mm (pictured above) and 160mm
  • RCT3 26er RCT3 Solo Air 160mm

North Shore Billet Guide and Rock Ring

North Shore Billet Guide Ring bash guardNew goodies from Canadian Company North Shore Billet.

The new Guide Ring is made for XX1. Includes longer chainring bolts and spacer. MSRP is $40.


  • made from 7075 T6 aluminum
  • Chainring BCD: 76mm
  • 32-34 teeth
  • for SRAM XX1


North Shore Billet guide ringThe 1x11 Rock Rings are designed to be used with NSB 1x11 Spiders only (not   compatible with SRAM XX1). MSRP is $50.


  • Made from 4mm thick 7075 T6 aluminum
  • Weight (28T-30T Ring) - 60 grams
  • Weight (32T-34T Ring) - 80 grams


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