The Wreckoning LB X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike by Evil Bikes
We've never hidden our affection for big wheels on trail bikes here in the office, and now that the industry is offering plenty of legit options, and some of the biggest enduros and even downhill races are being won on 29ers, the keyboard jockeys no longer have fodder for the forums and we're hoping they're finally able to step away from their computers and hit the trail. A brand that's been instrumental in progressing the modern 29er is Evil Bikes, and even it was a bit pigheaded when deciding whether or not wagon wheels deserved a spot in its lineup. Company head Kevin Walsh was blown away with the rollover ability and playfulness of its first 29er offering, The Following, and knew immediately that the brand needed a burlier, long travel version to wreak havoc on the trails and compete in enduros. Thus the Wreckoning was born and with its 160mm of travel and large diameter wheels, it simply didn't give a damn about a line choice. Two years later and its back with some subtle improvements. Much like we saw with The Following MB, the new Wreckoning isn't a total reboot, the bikes were so good it didn't warrant it, instead, it listened to its faction of hardcore athletes and consumers and updated it with water bottle mounts (on medium through x-large frames), a lighter carbon layup, and of course, some fresh paint to make it, as it says, "just a little better'er". What remains is a bike that's on our very short list for one we want to be on during shuttle laps down gnarly natural terrain, lift access to the jump lines on repeat, or during enduro stage racing where we value a bike that's efficient on the transfers and a demon against the clock. Welcome to The Wreckoning LB X01 Eagle Complete Mountain Bike, a bike we've never felt so comfortable scaring ourselves on. Evil has an addiction to gravity-fuel fun and there's no doubt that it's reflected in its frame designs. As such, The Wreckoning is built to go fast and mob the rowdiest terrain. It would be absolutely...
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