Josh Glessner

99 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | 17 Followers | @glessner | Product Design Engineer with a passion for mountain biking, photography, coffee, hockey, and video games

Hope Factory Tour

This year Hope is celebrating 25 years of designing, developing and creating some of the best mountain bike and road components available - we're …

RE:aktiv Suspension - F1 and MTB Collide

Source: Trek<p><i>Waterloo, WI – Five years after forming a research and development relationship with Penske Racing Shocks, Trek is unveiling the</i> …

Cane Creek releases new Double Barrel Inline rear shock.

News Review<p>Exclusive: Cane Creek DB Inline-Disruptive Innovation<p>Add Comment<p><b>Big news from Cane Creek, producers of the well received Double Barrel Air</b> …

Innovative Infinity Pedal Lets Cyclists Easily Clip In Or Out (video)

Cyclists are looking for a more innovative way to attach their cycling shoes to the bikes pedals without the need to constantly look down at their …

Combining Handmade-in-the-USA with CNC: Brent Foes' Bad-Ass Mountain Bikes

Once upon a time bicycles were made from tube stock. These days it seems they may go 3D-printed. But until they get there, there are guys like …

Schwalbe x Syntace Dual Chamber Mountain Bike Tire System Makes Super Low Pressures Safe & Sound

Schwalbe has partnered with Syntace to offer a dual chamber mountain bike tire system. Technical details aren’t fully released yet (look for those by …

Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost - First Look

Found: Custom Moldable Imprint Bike Grips from TMR Designs

When it comes to ergonomic grips, there are no shortage of fans. By tailoring the shape of the grip to better suit the natural curve of your hands …

Factory Tour – Guru Cycles, Part 3: Titanium Frame Building, Painting and Finishing (UPDATED)

So far, we’ve taken a pretty close look at how Guru Cycles designs their custom bikes and preps the carbon frames in Part 1 and how those frames come …

MORGAW Builds Bicycle Suspension Into the Seat

Looking to improve on the traditional saddle, MORGAW seats has focused on the bottom of the saddle – the rails specifically. As the product of …

Unboxed & Weighed: Nox Composites’ Wide Carbon Mountain Bike Rims

Nox Composites first came across our screens this summer, offering a lightweight, wide carbon fiber rim that’s designed in Knoxville, TN, at about …

One Ride Review: Smith Optics Forefront “Straw” Helmet

Smith Optics needs a new name. While the company may have started producing ski goggles in the sixties, they’re now making big waves in the helmet …

Box Components Mountain Bike Drivetrain Evolves w/ New Derailleur, Plus Unique 4-Piston Brakes!

If you were going to build a new brand, going up against Shimano and SRAM may not be on the top of most people’s lists of launch strategies. But Toby …

EB13: German:A Invents Teardrop Shaped Stanchions for Inverted Crown Suspension Forks

Inverted crown forks have long been the defacto design for motorcycles. They offer lower unsprung weight, which means better suspension action, and …

New Colorful Promax Seat Clamp with Integrated Dropper Routing

New from Promax is a light weight and affordable seatpost clamp. Available in four different colors, this seat clamp features a small adjustable …

EB13: LH Thomson 27.2, Stealth Dropper Post Coming – Alloy & Titanium Riser Handlebars Here!

The LH Thomson stealth and 27.2 dropper seatposts are both prototypes, but they show where the company’s heading.<p>The stealth version is further along …

Found: NOX Hand built Carbon Wheels Straight from Tennessee

Carbon at the moment seems to the be the ultimate material when it comes to rims. It’s extremely light, can be made incredibly strong, but it’s also …

Mavic Crossmax Enduro - First Look

New 150mm Travel 27.5″ Saracen Ariel Trail Bike

With the new Ariel, Saracen has been able to simplify it’s product line by merging the best characteristics of it’s 140 and 160mm 26″ bike into one …

2014 Kona Process: Bike Magazine's Exclusive "Blueprint" R&D Story

Felt Introduces All new Virtue 9, Longer Legs in Equilink 29

As one of the standouts from Felt’s 2014 presentation (at least one we can talk about at this point), the all new Virtue 29 looks to be a welcome …

New enduro bike from Focus: The SAM 2014 | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

News<p>Add Comment<p>Anyone who has followed the German Specialized-SRAM Enduro Series this year, may have seen the prototype of the new Enduro bike from …

Spotted: New Niner WFO with 150mm of travel

Wolf Tooth Components Shows Prototype CX Chainrings, 120 BCD Rings Now Shipping

Wolf Tooth Components has been busy. Since spotting them at NAHBS, they have been busy machining just about every mountain bike chainring standard …

Bike Magazine on Twitter: "The coolest model in Giant's 2014 line? The Trance Advanced SX 27.5...it's enduro time. http://t.co/FgZFSYLYKe http://t.co/2YtrChyYQN"

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BH Lynx Split Pivot Mountain Bike Coming to North America

The BH Lynx is coming to the states for the first time. It’ll be available in both 29er and 27.5″, with carbon frames for the bigger wheels and …

First ride on the #Xpedo Spry pedals. 260 grams with a chromo axle? Whats not to like.

First look: Rocky Mountain Altitude Rally Edition, spec'd for enduro