650b

News

Specialized Enduro goes 650B

26" Enduro is dead as Specialized introduce new 27.5 model alongside existing 29er version.

Specialized Enduro goes 650B
News

Pivot Cycles update their Mach 4 to 650B Wheels

Pivot's wheels get a bit bigger!

Pivot Cycles update their Mach 4 to 650B Wheels
MTB

Commencal Meta Hardtail in 650b

Year 2013's most popular wheel size makes it onto the new Meta Hardtail from Commencal

Commencal Meta Hardtail in 650b
List of Bests

2014’s Best: 650B Mountain Bikes

Dave Arthur gives us a run of his most anticipated 650B wheeled bikes for 2014... what's on your list?

2014’s Best: 650B Mountain Bikes
MTB

Saracen's New 2014 Ariel With 650b Wheels

Saracen's new Ariel 152 looks set to be a great bike

Saracen's New 2014 Ariel With 650b Wheels
MTB

Time for Change – Giant goes nearly all 650B for 2014

Giant have announced that for 2014, nearly their entire range will use the 27.5" wheelsize.

Time for Change – Giant goes nearly all 650B for 2014
MTB

Pivot Mach 6 650b Trail Bike

Pivot adopt 650B wheels with launch of new 155mm Mach 6

Pivot Mach 6 650b Trail Bike
**Video

Video: Neil Donoghue on his Santa Cruz Bronson

Fun edit with UK skills coach and ex-pro downhill racer turned gravity enduro beast Neil Donoghue

Video: Neil Donoghue on his Santa Cruz Bronson
MTB

Version one of machine designed for Asian market but likely to be sold in UK as frame-only option

Timothy John catches a glimpse of a 650b machine from Charge...will we see it on UK shores though?

Charge 650b prototype sighted...
Wheel Sets

Fulcrum 650b wheels

Fulcrum officially add two 650b offerings to their line of off-road wheels

Fulcrum 650b wheels
News

Joe Higgins: Scott's Genius engineer on wheel sizes and designing bikes

How does a new bike come to be? How do you become a bike designer? What size wheels will we all be riding? Here's the...

Joe Higgins: Scott's Genius engineer on wheel sizes and designing bikes
Forks (Suspension)

RockShox introduce SID and Reba 650B forks

Updated forks optimised for 27.5" wheels

RockShox introduce SID and Reba 650B forks
MTB

Genesis and Saracen 2013 bikes break cover with new 650B and 29er models

Genesis expands into suspension and disc-braked serious crossers too

Genesis and Saracen 2013 bikes break cover with new 650B and 29er models
MTB

Focus adds 650B for 2013

German giant dips toe in waters of third tyre size, expands 29er range

Focus adds 650B for 2013
MTB

Intense announces first 650B machines

Californian builder jumps into wheel size fray with two new machines built on 650B hoops

Intense announces first 650B machines
**Features

650b wins second world cup – wheel size debate hots up - UPDATED

Scott rider Nino Schurter powered to victory once again on a 650b mountain bike. We discuss the origins of 650b and its future in mountain...

650b wins second world cup – wheel size debate hots up - UPDATED
Wheel Sets

Photos of the new SRAM 650b wheelset

Photos of SRAM's new 650b wheels. Is this wheel size set to become another permanent option?

Photos of the new SRAM 650b wheelset
MTB

Intense Cycles Carbine and Tracer 650b bikes revealed

29er is so last year. It's all about 650b now. Or is it?

Intense Cycles Carbine and Tracer 650b bikes revealed
MTB

Seven Cycles seize 650b initiative

Nino Schurter's win at the opening round of the World Cup on 650b means the in-between wheel size can no longer be considered a...

Seven Cycles seize 650b initiative
Forks (Suspension)

Magura release 29er and 650b suspension forks

German fork manufacturer now offers 29er fork and is also gearing up for 650b ‘movement’

Magura release 29er and 650b suspension forks