Outside Magazine says this bike rocks

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Felt BicycleMeet the Felt Virtue II, a $3,499 beauty that Outside Magazine just named to their Gear of the Year issue on newsstands now. The editors ran out of compliments for the high-tech bike.

“The Virtue II debuts a radical new suspension system (dubbed Equilink) that offers more than five inches of active travel but has none of the drawbacks – no pedal feedback, no bob, and no extra weight – that plague most long-travel systems. It’s super-plush and, amazingly, still handles like a hardtail.”

The aluminum/carbon framed bike features the ability to lock out the 5+” suspension, has a great mix of Shimano, Mavic, Rock Shox and Avid componentry and is designed as an all-area bike.

If you are lucky enough to be in one of the 3 places on the Outside Buyers Guide Gear Tour, you’ll have the chance to take it for a burst:

May 12 – San Francisco, CA – Marina Green by the Yacht Harbor
May 19 – Portland, OR – Pioneer Courthouse Square
May 26 – Denver, CO – Washington Park

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