Can I run 20mm More Travel Up Front?

Ask Uncle Dave

“A great fork can cover up a lot of mistakes and a bit of extra fork travel will usually add some capability to your bike…”

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What Development Has Benefitted Riders Most?

The Industry Squeaks (2)

Industry insiders answer this question: What MTB development over the past five years has provided the most benefit to riders?

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True Precision Hubs

Instant, Silent, Olympic Gold

True Precision got started in BMX and despite not paying any riders, 5 of the 8 riders in the men’s final in Rio were on their axles…

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Can You Spare a Dime?

Marius Justino is a bloodhound on a bike when it comes to finding all the flow…

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Darren Berrecloth’s Perfect Moment

Bikes, Boats and Adventure

A spot of speargun fishing along with some singletrack shreds make the Claw’s day oh so fine…

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Wild Women of the Wasatch + Their 4-Legged Friends

Furry Adventure Buddies

A unique connection between two spirits, foraged in the hills…

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Bernard Kerr’s Winning POV Run

Red Bull Hardline Champ

Kerr engages his ludicrous speed drive on a pell-mell trip down the Welsh mountainside…

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The Future is Soon: Argon 18’s Concept Bike

Argon 18 offers a glimpse into the future of racing.

Does Argon 18’s concept bike offer glimpses into the future of DH and XC race technology?

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The Pace of Change in MTB

The Industry Speaks

We asked 8 industry insiders one question: Will the pace of change in MTB parts and standards remain constant, increase or slow down?

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SILCA Tools Make Me Swoon

SILCA and other nice things I touched at Interbike 2016

SILCA tools are a virgin pacific island in a sea of crap.

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Pinion Gearbox Drivetrains

Six hamsters arm-wrestling in your BB

Their catalog is so precise that the pages can be used to cut limes. My margarita tastes great, by the way.

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Devincis in the Desert for 2017

3 Bikes

The Hendrix has become the Marshall, the Kobain is new, and the Django comes in two wheel sizes but neither is plus…

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Sid Slotegraaf’s Gratuitous Slow-mo

1500 FPS of Radness

Your daily recommended dose of slow-mo in just 105 short (or reaaaaaaly long) seconds…

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A Worthy Duallie for $1800 (US$1500)?

2017 Marin Hawk Hill

It’s usually not a good sign when you hear a bike called budget or price point – but this Marin Hawk Hill model for 2017 looks to be legit…

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Bicycles That Give You Wood

Don't Light a Match

Why would anyone make a bike out of wood over aluminum, titanium steel or carbon fibre? Because you can is not the answer…

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Bernard Kerr Crushes Red Bull Hardline

The Fastest Man in Wales

A dominating performance and a new course record from the last rider down the hill…

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3 Things I Hate About You (Bike Industry)

Industry Insiders Dish

“Please! I get it, we want to make stuff better, but does it have to be literally every 9-months…”

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NSMB at Interbike 2016

What do you want to see?

We have our own ideas, but yours are usually better. Talk to us!

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EWS Valberg Final Results 2016

A Blast From the Past

Two legends battled it out on Day 1 for top prize. Who wound up taking the gold once all was said and done?

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Cam McCaul’s 29+ Challenge

How Far Can You Go?

It’ll take an experienced scientist to discover the outer limits of the 29+ wheel size…

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EWS Valberg Day 1 Results 2016

Sam HIll!

Sam Hill leading Nico Vouilloz – and Jesse Melamed is in touch in third – while Cecile continues to dominate, Richie Rude had a rough day…

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Getting Rowdy in Leogang

Fabio Wibmer Rips it Up

It’s another zesty riding session for Fabio in the Austrian Alps…

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Freight Trains in the Fog

Misty Laps and Hero Dirt

It’s a small bike on a big trail kind of ride with Nate Hills and company…

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Hunter and Vanderham traverse the Highlands

Wool and Goretex

“That is the north atlantic sea…she has a cold, damp, hard bite….that will make you believe in the Loch Ness Monster again…”

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Season: Homage to a Classic

A Year on Two Wheels

Like one of the great MTB films, rider Eliott Lapotre chases nature’s changes through time…

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What Do You Hate in the MTB Industry?

What's Not To Like?

“Since we work in a business that is overrun with marketing, it’s refreshing to hear the unvarnished truth.

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The Pursuit of Perfection with Rachel Atherton

Winning is Life

The 2016 season will definitely be a memorable one for this member of the Atherton clan…

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : Follow Up

Hit Or Miss?

A dropper post from Crankbrothers has a dubious pedigree – but is it possible the company has turned things around with this post?

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Red Bull Hardline Preview 2016

Extra Burly

Red Bull Hardline is Dan Atherton’s invitational event that is half DH race and half burly jump line – but the fastest rider still wins…

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The Syndicate From World Champs 2016

Rough Play

“I don”t think I’ve ever ridden such a rough track in my life. It felt like the black snake was attacking me…”

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