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One Wheeling The North Shore

Fast and Smooth?

There is no coasting but Ryan Kremsater makes riding a unicycle on the North Shore look pretty smooth and fun…

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Ratboy Cairns Helmet Cam

Lights Out For Ratboy

Ratboy parties down the trail in practice – having more fun than anyone on the hill – and being a squid as well…

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Mavic Crossmax XL – Long Term Review

The Good, The Better, and The Fugly

The ride quality and rim durability are highlights of Andrew observations but the rear hub’s response to North Shore weather was less than peachy…

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Claudio in Cairns

"SLOW DOWN TROY!"

Claudio has to be happy about the conditions in Cairns – and he’s got a new microphone in his helmet so you won’t miss any yelps or squeals…

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Lichen Bikes Matchstick: Ridden

Words - Jon Harris

What does a custom steel duallie feel like when you’ve come off a carbon wheeled, carbon framed super bike…

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The Hack Bike Derby

Hand Built Bikes for £300

The most beautifully crude bikes you’ll ever see raced…

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Ratboy Helmet Cam: Lourdes 2016

Ratty gives it a good go

“Coming into the trees with that much speed does not seem like a longevity-optimization technique, but these guys do it weekly…”

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Find Me a Job to Pay for Sweet Bikes

Ask Uncle Dave

“Not child labour bad – more like privileged child with a distorted worldview having his dreams crushed kind of bad…”

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Sea Otter “DH” Course Preview with Needles

Sea Otter/Sea Donkey/Pedal Fest

Andrew Neethling tackles the Sea Otter downhill track while spewing out a few comments of his own…

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Trek Farley EX

Farley-vous fat bike?

This thing might actually be a lot of fun to ride, even though it will instantly turn you into a jerk.

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Raceface Next SL G4 Cranks

Words - Cam McRae

Along with a sleeker and slightly more angular profile, 1-by fans get a new chainring with a carbon spider.

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Yeti SB 5.5C – 29er

Another Worthy 29er?

“Last year at Sea Otter you could have come to the conclusion that the 29er was an endangered species…”

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WTF is Jeffsy?

YT's Burly Big Wheeler

This isn’t you Uncle’s 29er. YT claims it’s the most aggressive big wheeler on the market – and they tell us Cam Zink and Aaron Gwin agree…

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Hope HB.211 – Carbon bike Project

“We never considered if it would be profitable to make our own bike in the UK. But maybe it will be…”

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How to Win Lourdes with Rachel Atherton

The View from On Top

See what it took to conquer the track at Lourdes while standing head and shoulders above the competition…

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2017 Norco Optic – 29 and 27.5

Words - Perry Schebel

Norco has launched two new bikes as an evolution of the Sight – the Optic in 29 (110mm travel) and 27.5 (120mm travel) and Perry Schebel rode both…

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Shimano Deore XT Di2 Launched

Deore XT goes electronic

“…it was always going to be the XT version of Di2 that would be of greater interest to the bike-buying public.”

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Urge Unveils the Down-o-Matic RR

A Full-On Full Face Helmet

A fresh new lid with an unusual material underneath the paint job…

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Sam Hill and Team CRC at Lourdes

Scrub This Video

This video starts off slowly – but from the 5:00 mark on is worth your viewing time with some great riding and filming…

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Reece Wallace – RAW on the SHORE

Angry Bees

Reece Wallace takes us on a stylish tour of Boogie Nights – a recent line on Mount Seymour – serenaded by his new Industry 9 hub…

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Chill vibes from Della Creek

Good times, great riding

“…Spring is coming on hard in BC and that means road trip time. Good vibes all around in this little beauty from Della Creek.”

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CHRIS KING 40th ANNIVERSARY 5010

Only 40 Produced

The muted components and paint make this stand out from recent Santa Cruz machines – and since there are only 40 that makes sense…

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Sending it With the Santa Cruz Syndicate

Ratboy, Minnaar and Peaty are Back!

Follow the lads as they get prepped for the first World Cup race of 2016, and have a spot of fun along the way.

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Richie Rude / Cody Kelley / New Zealand

Spectacular Riding - Ridiculous Scenes

This is one of the most beautifully shot pieces – boosted by spectacular riding – we’ve seen in a very long time…

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Are Product Reviews Full of Sh!t?

Ask Uncle Dave

“How have we collapsed inward to a state where product reviews aren’t worth the damn megabyte they consume…”

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Lourdes Qualifying Crashes – RAW

RAW From The Wall

The DH World Cup round 1 may be over, but who doesn’t love a good crash compilation?

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Introducing the Rocky Mountain Pipeline

Plus Size, Shore Style

Take the ‘stupid lines’ and just flow straight through them…

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Wade Simmons – Dumbing Down The Shore

A Travesty!

Wade Simmons goes on a tirade – but then he rides some of the best preserved gnarly lines on the Shore on his new Pipeline…

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Dancing Crashes from Lourdes

Dance with Gee.

You may spray your coffee into your keyboard watching Gee and other riders crashing backwards and forwards to techno beats…

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Lourdes World Cup DH Results 2016

No Spoilers

The trails dried out but they didn’t get any easier at Lourdes – but you’ll have to click to find out more…

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