2016 Canfield Jedi Review: First Ride

2016 Canfield Jedi Review:  First Ride

After 3 years of downhill riding and racing experience on a 2012 Specialized Demo 8 (Large) across the US and Canada – I’ve made the leap to a 2016 Canfield Jedi (Large) for this year.  So far - so good! Read the rest of this article to get my first impressions on the Jedi at Bailey Mountain Bike Park near Asheville, NC.

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Kids DH Bike Part 4: Canfield Brothers finishing touches

Kids DH Bike Part 4: Canfield Brothers finishing touches

There are a couple things that can really make it difficult to ride when you're little. Riding downhill doesn't make it any easier.

  1. The crank arm length is too long (for their little legs) and the rider has to po-go up and down to pedal
  2. The handlebar is too high (above their center of mass) and they can't get weight on the bars when they need to

There are solutions, but in all likelihood your answers are going to be found via research like reading this Blog not at your local bike shop! So, unless you live in Bellingham, WA or you're already a Canfield Brothers fan, this post is for you.  

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