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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp EVO 650b Reviewed

Taming the Midsized Beast

“When it came time to decide on a steed for my first trip into the Chilcotins…I didn’t hesitate when reaching for the Stumpy, and we had a grand old time…”

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Red Bull Joyride 2014: First Look

Bigger, Better, and Wilder Then Ever

Get the full scoop on one of the biggest contests this year…

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Troy Lee D3 2014

The Pro's Choice

After owning the D3 helmet for a couple years I was able to identify a few more things that made it well worth the purchase

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Obsolete

Have you given up?

The global bike obsolescence conspiracy has won and there’s not much anybody can do about it.

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Five Ten Impact VXi

A Lightweight Pedal Lamprey

“How do you improve on the shoe that made you the go-to for flat pedal lovers the world over?” 

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2014 Yeti 575 Race

A Trusted Platform Goes 27.5"

The silhouette of the Yeti 575 is remarkably unchanged since the early days of the platform, yet it doesn’t look out of place in the showroom today…

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Dynamic trails are cherry picked for the BC Bike Race.

BC Bike Race 2014

Final Results, Photos and Video

BCBR once again delivered a feast of brown pow amidst the paradise of granite and cedar that defines BC’s coastal trails.

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A Moment with Ollie Jones

Ollie Jones Does His Thing, Matt Dennison Does His

“The only other rider I’ve followed who rides like that is Brendan Fairclough.” These words came from Matt Hunter…

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Specialized SWAT Apparel: Reviewed

SWAT Spells Freedom

With five pockets providing enough storage to carry your tube, tools, food, and so on, you might just go bag-free on your next ride…

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Weekend Warmup

Off-label Edition

Sometimes having the most fun means thinking outside the box with your gear…

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Reece Wallace for Chromag

Must Be Seen

Virtu media follows Reece Wallace as he lays waste to some of the best trails in B.C.

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This is Peaty

Peaty at 40

Peaty heads to Fort William and then Leogang for Ratboy’s first win. Antics ensue as you might imagine.

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Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless

Clipless for the Gravity Crowd

Each of the size 10.5 shoes I was testing weighed in at 421 grams, and Five Ten says they are the lightest DH-specific clipless shoes on the market

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2014 Diamondback Mission Pro

Egad! The Colours!

Think of it as the evolution of the freeride bike with the addition of modern geometry for riding fast technical trails.

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Riding the Unrideable

Going Hoff Episode II

Kenny Smith, James Doerfling and Alex Pro join Kurt Sorge for the big mountain riding that looks more like skiing.

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Ride Two Wheels, and Call Me in the Morning

Riding to Battle Depression

“While mountain biking may not be listed as a clinical treatment, I can point to it and the massively positive impact it’s had on my life…”

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Life Behind Bars Ep. 4-6

Trading Bars for Reins

A little catch up on Life Behind Bars gives us Coast Gravity Park, Horses and some east coast action

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My BC Bike Race

An Unusual Love Story

“This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine. Without my rifle, I am nothing.”

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Fizik M3 Uomo Shoes: Reviewed

Sweet Italian Kicks, Ragazzo

fi’zi:k are banging out beautiful handmade shoes that look and feel molto buono

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Nine Knights Highlights

Summer Camp for Freehuckers

The Knights ride the trails around Livigno and then get rowdy on the massive features

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Seven: The BC Bike Race Movie

The 2014 BC Bike Race starts Sunday

Two more sleeps until 500 single track hounds will get tested by some of BC’s best trails.

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Silver Star Bike Park Now Open

New Trails Unveiled

“I’ve ridden bike parks all over the world and can vouch for Silver Star being in the top two in Western Canada.” -Thomas Vanderham

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Easton Haven 35 Bar and Stem: Reviewed

Wider, Lighter, Shinier

The 35mm bar and stem market has been quietly growing over the past year, with no kittens being harmed…

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NICOLAI Argon FAT Pinion

Fatbikes going Fääzzt

Full pinner in the park on extra-wide tires…

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Enduro World Series: Round 3 Highlights

All Racing, No Filler

A tidy little summary for those who missed Round 3 of the EWS…

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Weekend Warmup

Places and Spaces Edition

We go hunting for unique zones and the top of the podium this week…

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Expresso Ride-Through with Andreas Hestler

A Full Rip on the North Shore Favourite

With BC Bike Race coming through town this weekend, we wanted to bring you a taste of the newly completed Expresso…

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Lars Sternberg Getting His Braaaap On

With Authentic Two-Stroke Brap-Over

This rivals Earth Based Kickouts for entertaining non-bike sound effects – and the riding is really good to boot…

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MET Parabellum Helmet: Reviewed

Breezy in Blue

“Minimal padding, but just as comfortable as any other helmet. It felt like I was wearing nothing at all…”

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10 Steps to the Best Bike Review (Ever!)

Hide The Sausage

“Always take the amount of times you actually rode the bike or distance you rode it and double it, no, screw it, quadruple it!”

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