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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

New Arrivals

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.

 

Feedback Fatt Rakk

Feedback Sports Fatt Rakk bike rackGot a Fatbike, but no way to store it? The Fatt Rakk bike rack from Feedback Sports is optimized to fit 3" - 5" wide bicycle tires. There's a spring mounted arm that holds either front or back wheel, with adjust cones for best tire fit.

Another cool feature, you can link multiple RAKK bike racks together to fit your entire bike collection. MSRP is $46.99.

 

Santa Cruz with SRAM X01

2014 Santa Cruz Tallboy 2 Carbon with SRAM X01 1x11 drivetrainSanta Cruz bikes are now available with the new all black SRAM X01. The SRAM X01 1x11 setup is simpler, lighter weight, and the shifting is fast and solid. 

This 2014 Santa Cruz Tallboy 2 carbon is one of the first ones we have received at the shop. MSRP is $6297.

 

Garmin Edge 810

Garmin Edge 810 GPS touchscreen bike computerHere's a great gift idea! The Garmin Edge 810 GPS touchscreen bike computer has connected features that give you live tracking, wireless data transfers, weather, and social media sharing.

  • Glove-friendly touchscreen
  • More rugged design
  • Waterproof (in most conditions)
  • 17-hour battery life
  • New out-front handlbar mount and standard quarter-turn mounts available
  • includes a built-in basemap with basic navigation capabilities, compatible with optional detailed street or topographic maps for navigation and guidance on and off-road
  • connected features when paired with your smartphone (Apple® or Android) and the Garmin Connect Mobile app
  • MSRP is $499.99.

 

Maxxis HighRoller 2 29er

Maxxis HighRoller II 29x2.3 mountain bike tiresThese have been a hot new seller, the new Maxxis HighRoller II 29x2.3 tires. This new High Roller has a more aggressive tread pattern, great for a wider variety of trail conditions.

EXOs run $79, and the tubeless ready 3C version is $59. We've got them at both shops.

 

2014 Kona Precept DL

2014 Kona Precept and Precept DLIt's another new model for 2014 from our friends at Kona Bikes, the Precept DL and the Precept.

Kona describes the 2014 Kona Precept DL as "the entry-level version of our brand-new Process bikes". In fact, the Precept DL has a lot of the same features as the Process: direct-mount front derailleur, dropper-post cable routing and a full complement of cartridge bearings. It even has similar geometry to the Process 134: same BBH, same chainstay length and same 68-degree headtube angle.

With RockShox suspension both front and rear and 27.5" wheel size, this bike is ready to race enduro, ride all day singletrack, and everything in between. MSRP is $1899.

Kona describes the 2014 Kona Precept as "an evolution of the venerable Tanuki". This bike covers a huge range of riding capabilities; it is an incredibly efficient climber, and a faster, more stable, descender. MSRP is $1599.

Features of the Kona Precept:

  • 27.5" wheels
  • Swinger Suspension with 120mm of rear travel
  • Shimano drivetrain with a Deore Shadow rear derailleur
  • RockShox suspension

 

Hope Lock-On Handlebar Grips

Hope Lock-On Bike Handlebar GripsNew product for Hope Technology, the Hope Lock-On Handlebar Grips have some nice ergonomic features. The low profile clamps are offset so they stay out of the way. Plus, the clamp is fully integrated into the grip so the rubber runs the whole length of the grip...no more clamps to dig into your hand.

More features:

  • Fully molded grip providing more surface area for hand contact
  • Slip-free locking mechanism
  • High impact resistant inner plastic core
  • Integrated CNC’d billet alluminium end caps
  • Weight: 94g pair (including all fasteners and bar ends)
  • Length: 135mm (including end caps)
  • Diameter: 30mm
  • Colors: red, white, green, black
  • MSRP: $35

 

Kevin Aiello Signature HT KA01 Pedals

HT Components Kevin Aiello Signature KA01 flat pedalsHT Components offers great looking, grippy, low profile flat pedals, and we keep a lot of their pedal lineup in stock. Here's a new one for us: the HT Kevin Aiello Signature KA01. Made for downhill, freeride, or all-mountain riding.

Features:

  • 430g / per pair
  • 106 x 110 x11mm
  • aluminum extruded / CNC machined pedal body
  • CNC machined cr-moly spindle
  • dual DU bushing + one patent pedal bearings 
  • Replaceable KA pins
  • MSRP is $194

 

Race Face Next SL Cranks

 Race Face Next SL CranksRace Face has completely redesigned their carbon fiber Race Face Next SL Cranks and made them even more versatile for 2014.

They have a new 'Cinch' interface, which is an interchangeable 30mm spindle and chainring mounting system that allows a wide range of possible setup options. Riders will have the flexibility to run anything from single, direct mount chain rings to two and three-ring setups.

The Next SL carbon fiber cranks are completely hollow, and use a 30mm diameter aluminum spindle made from a commercial grade super alloy that claims to be 20% stronger than 7050 alloy.

MSRP is $460.

 

2014 Intense Cycles Arrivals: 951 EVO, Carbine, Spider Comp 29er

2014 Intense 951 EVO with 27.5Intense has made a lot of changes and improvements to some of their favorite bike models this year. 

Made in the USA with aggressive DH geometry and 8.5" of travel, the 2014 Intense 951 EVO (pictured, upper right) has been redesigned to utilize 27.5" wheels. With a slacker 62.5 degree head tube angle and a short chainstay, you'll feel more confidence through tech, steeps, and high speeds. MSRP is $6399.

The 2014 Intense Carbine 275 (pictured, left) has gone in a whole different direction from last year. It's now a dedicated 27.5" carbon frame mountain bike with adjustable travel (5.5" to 6") and aggressive 27.5" trail geometry. MSRP is $6599.

29ers more your thing? No problem, there's a Carbine for you too! The 2014 Intense Carbine 29er carbon (pictured, center) gives you 5.5 inches (140mm) of rear wheel travel, 160mm of travel up front, and a 67 degree head tube angle. Suspension is sweet and light with a Cane Creek double barrel air rear shock. This size large pictured here weighed in at 30 pounds on the dot! MSRP is $6599.

Another 29er in the group...the 2014 Intense Spider Comp 29er (pictured, right). This all carbon frame was designed for XC/ light-trail use. This bike has some great features: adjustable travel (4.5" – 5″), G1 dropout system, and some new aesthetic improvements like internal cable routing, tapered head tube, and special internal cable routing for the RockShox Reverb. This build kit comes with RockShox Revelation fork and Reverb Stealth seatpost. MSRP is $6399.

 2014 intense carbine  carbon 29er   2014 Intense Carbine 275 mountain bike 2014 Intense Spider Comp 29er

2014 Kona Titanium Explosif

2014 Kona Titanium Explosif 27.5 hardtail mountain bike frameKona knows about the great ride quality, comfort, and lightness that titanium offers. The new 2014 Kona Ti Explosif is a frame-only Titanium version of the classic Explosif, but reintroduced last year as a 27.5-inch wheel aggressive trail bike.

Both the designs and the geometry are the same as the cromoly Explosif: 68 degree head tube angle, short 420mm chainstays and plenty of stand over. If you're looking for a quick, super lightweight, fun as hell Kona hardtail built to rage technical singletrack, this is your bike.

This beautiful size 17" frame pictured here weighed 4 lbs on the dot on our shop scale. MSRP is $1999.

 

 

Kuat Sherpa Hitch Rack

Kuat Sherpa bike hitch rackThe Kuat Sherpa bike rack is a great lightweight hitch rack; it's only 29 lbs, making it easy to take it on and off your car. Plus, there's no need for removing the front wheel, since the bikes sit directly in the trays. Most importantly...it looks good. 

  • Carries 2 bikes (up to 40 lbs. each)
  • Total carrying capacity of up to 80 lbs.
  • Folds up quickly for storage
  • Fits 20" - 29" wheels
  • Accommodates 2" AND 1.25" receiver options

MSRP is $449.

 

Easton Lock-On Grip

Easton Lock-On carbon friendly handlebar GripEaston has made their first entry into handlebar lock-on grips a carbon-friendly one.

The Easton Lock-On Grip is carbon handlebar-friendly. The metal lock-on clamp attaches to a plastic sleeve, which then compresses onto the bars. So you don't have to worry about over tightening the grips, or scratching your carbon handlebars.

These grips come in 30mm or 33mm diameter widths, for more individual riding comfort. Another nice comfort feature: the rubber on the grip goes over the metal clamp-on, so your hand never has to touch any metal.

MSRP is $25.

 

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.

 

Juliana Origin Primiero for Women

2014 Juliana Origin Primeiro womens specific mountain bikeThanks to Santa Cruz Bicycles, for making a fantastic line of mountain bikes made just for women.

The 2014 Juliana Origin Primeiro is the original Juliana Bicycles model, made in a wide size range to fit riders from 4'8" all the way to 5'10". This 100mm travel, full-suspension bike has also got a lot of fit features that are helpful for smaller riders:

  • Women's specific Juliana Segundo Mountain Saddle
  • Compact bar and grip system for smaller hands
  • Wheel, bar, stem, and cranks tailored to your height

All this, and a lifetime crash replacement/pivot bearing warranty. MSRP is $2799.

 

Men's Endura Cycling Apparel

Endura Cycling apparel at The Path Bike ShopGuys, it's easy to keep warm and comfortable on your Fall and Winter rides, with the great apparel we've got from Endura.

Pictured clockwise from top left photo:

  • Endura MTR Emergency Shell - A packable, lightweight, waterproof and breathable shell.
  • Endura Singletrack Lite Shorts - These lightweight, slim fit shorts also have zippered thigh vents for ventilation, plus zippered pockets to keep your valuables safe on your ride. Clickfast compatible with Endura Clickfast Mesh Liner shorts (which we also have). We have them in all sizes: S-XXL. MSRP is $83.99.
  • Endura Mesh Clickfast Liner - This liner is made of comfortable, wicking, stretch mesh material. The waistband easily snaps in and out of the inner waistbands of all Endura Clickfast baggy shorts. $37.99
  • Endura Merino L/S base layer - Merino wool has long been known as a material that is naturally insulating, lightweight, and resists holding odors.
  • Endura Pakajak - An ultralight, ultrapackable jacket that's windproof and showerproof. Great option to take on your rides, for "just in case" conditions. $64.99

 

The Path Bike Shop Logo Tech Jerseys: New Colors

The Path Bike Shop logo technical jerseysThese tech jerseys have quickly become a favorite among both our staff and our customers...so we got more of them, and in some HOT new colors.

Wear it as an all-day comfy t-shirt or riding your bike, this is one super versatile tee.

The Path Bike Shop logo technical jerseys, in sizes to fit everyone - XS thru 3XL
New Colors: forest green, royal blue, and red
Price: $24

 

One Industries Gloves

New protective gear from One IndustriesOne Industries Vapor Stratum and Zero Tile MTB gloves, because you can never have enough comfortable MTB gloves in your gear bag.

The Vapor Stratum Glove is a super lightweight, vented glove with a comfortable slip-on cuffless design. Shown in all colors (red, green, black) and we have all sizes in stock (S-XXL). MSRP is $33.

The Zero Tile Glove has a slip-on cuff design, single-layered synthetic leather palm for comfort, and a no-bulk profile. We've got them in red, cyan, or black in all sizes (XS-XL). MSRP is $27.

 

Chris King Press Fit Bottom Brackets

Chris King Press Fit bottom bracketsWe've got them, the new Chris King Press Fit bottom brackets. These bottom brackets are fully serviceable and come with either stainless steel or ceramic bearings. And of course, all of the Chris King products are 100% made in the USA.

They come in all 9 Chris King colors, but for now we just have them in stock in black.

  • Press Fit 24 - MSRP is $139
  • Press Fit 30 - MSRP is $157

 

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.

 

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