With the proliferation of mountain bike wheel sizes over the last few years, buying a new mountain bike has gotten a little bit complicated—especially for newer riders. Now not only frame size needs to be considered, but so does wheel size, and how that will impact your ride experience. At Performance, we’re always looking for ways to help make finding the right bike easier, so we’ve worked with some of our bike partners to create a program called Right Fit.
We get lots of questions on our Facebook page, blog, and Learning Center comments from customers who are looking to buy a new bike. We've collected some of the most frequently asked questions here to deliver the answers you've been looking for.
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With SRAM finally getting ready to launch their long awaited electronic drivetrain system, all three major manufacturers will now offer electronic shifting. This got us thinking about how far these systems have come in just the last few years (never mind how far since Mavic Mektronic, if any of you guys remember that), and also wondering if electronic will ever fully replace mechanical shifting.
Lately Campagnolo, Shimano and SRAM have moved to 11-speed and the technology is becoming more main stream.When we’ve discussed 11-speed bikes, many of you have had some questions and concerns about the new groupsets. To answer some of you questions, we found one of our employees who has been riding both 10-speed and 11-speed groupsets for a while. Here’s his take on things.