We’re huge fans of the new Rocky Mountain Instinct and apparently so are the folks over at Pinkbike. We’ve been able to get few rides in on some of the early release Instincts in the Boise foothills and have come away impressed. So while it’s one thing to say that the new Instinct climbs better and is more fun than any trail bike has business being, its another have it in black and white. So here is what they had to say: There you have it and we wholeheartedly agree. For Mike Levy’s full review, head over to Pinkbike. To get your hands on the new Rocky Mountain Instinct swing by the shop to day or call to get one on pre-order. We have a feeling this bike is going to go fast. In addition to the Instinct 90 BC edition, Rocky offers standard versions of the Instinct with 140 mm front and …
27.5 vs 29? is a question we see more of our customers fret over than almost any other. There seems to be something so foundational about wheel size; it is as if there is an expectation that bikes with different wheel sizes must be dramatically different from each other. The bike industry has hyped this up so much that wheel size isn’t just a characteristic of your bike, it says something about who you are.
At Eastside, we aim high. Not only to we want to be the best bike shop in Boise, but we also want to be the friendliest. This is no small task; Boise is graced with an abundance of shops all trying to do the same. Since we’ve opened, we have strived to be a different kind of bike shop. One that’s service-focused, community-oriented, and driven by the love for bikes we share with our customers. Here are the three things we do to be a different, better kind of bike shop.
here is so much more to riding than spec sheets and numbers. A point captured perfectly by Wade Simmons and Jesse Melamed in the video. Riding is ultimately about freedom, going to places you’ve never been before, and seeing new ways to become a better rider. Maybe we’re just sentimental, but the video does a pretty good job at pulling at mountain bikers’ heart strings.