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2016 Trek Shremedy 29er

A Remedy with more Shred

You can’t buy this off the shelf but a few changes will get you a Shore capable Trek Remedy 29er – the Shremedy…

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Revamping the Reverb

170mm of Drop? Yes Please

New internals and more drop help refresh a classic piece of kit.

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Devinci Unveils Django: a 120mm Trail Machine

Voss and Blakely make 120mm look like a hell of a party

Devinci’s new Split-Pivot Django features 130mm front/120mm rear suspension on 27.5 wheels. Four spec levels available in alloy and carbon, or frame only.

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72 Hours of Rampage with McGazza

Up Close and Personal in Utah

“I think what we do, I guess in some scenarios, is pretty crazy…”

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Secret Trails, Math, and Night Riding

Ask Uncle Dave

“It can be proven mathematically that the awesomeness of various things (beer, music, mountain bike trails) is directly proportional to its exclusivity.”

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2016 Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle: Highlights and Replay

#McGazzaForever

The best of the best of the best reunite in Rotorua for Round 1 of the Crankworx Slopestyle series.

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Öhlins RXF 34: Long Term Review

Words by Andrew Major

Andrew’s got some time under him on the blinging black and gold Öhlins RXF 34 fork…

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Racing Rufus the Trail Dog

Four Legs vs. Full Suspension

When walkies around the block just won’t cut it for exercise…

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Crankworx Rotorua Deep Summer Slideshows

A Bucket Full of Banger Shots

What do you get when you put four talented photographers under the gun? Simply amazing images.

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Bikepacking The Colorado Trail

Eric Porter And Jess Pederson Tackling Colorado By Bike

Eric Porter and Jess Pederson tackle Colorado on their Diamondback bikes…

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A Dusty Rip Down Memory Lane

This *IS* Your Old Man's Mountain Biking

Short bars, skinny tires, and more lycra than the Tour de France…

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Grinding Down the Dog’s Bollocks

It's a Long, Woody Descent

That cannot be good for the frame warranty…

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Drew Bezanson Rides MTB

First Nyquist...

Like Ryan Nyquist before him – Drew Bezanson has decided to give 26″-wheeled competition a shot with his eyes on competing in Redbull Joyride…

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Ripping The Southwest

Bony Desert Riding

“The deserts of the southwest are like a second home for many mountain bikers, providing a sanctuary in the winter months…”

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Lichen Bikes

An Interview

Who would be crazy enough to start a company hand building custom steel duallies – this interview with Devin Bodony aims to find out…

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Kelly McGarry Vs. The Volcano

A LIVE Volcano That Is

“Kelly McGarry was a hugely influential and inspirational character on the bike and off his bike…”

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Bernard Kerr – Unleashed in Queenstown

Car Dropping

Bernard Kerr recommends you get down to NZ asap – and the trail menu looks tasty indeed…

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Pure, Uncut, DH Shredding

Anthony Evans Keeps it Simple

This might just be the ideal winter riding conditions: a little bit sunshine and some snow for schralping.

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Dissecting The Fox DYAD Pull Shock

First Lefty - Now This

“Pull shocks, like inverted forks, can be a tough sell to the non-converted but it is impossible to argue with the design goals…”

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McGazza’s Amazing Trail Dog

Kelly McGarry's Whippet named Tui

“Upon consulting those closest to him we decided that it was best to release this edit both as a fitting tribute to a great person and as a reminder to enjoy the ride of life.”

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I Broke My Ribs – Again

Ask Uncle Dave

Do you know how to crash? Why can’t you sell your old bike for good money? How cool can a 44 year old really be? Uncle Dave takes on all questions…

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Florian Nicolaï: Flo Like Water

Ultimate Flow

Florian Nicolai riding some steep and rocky French lines like butter on toast…

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Review: Shimano Deore XT

Words - Dave Tolnai

“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”

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Logan Binggeli Rips Some Utah Skinnies

Don't Look Down

They might not be made of wood, but the consequences from a fall are just as high…

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Freeride Ain’t Dead In Germany

Don't Call it a Comeback

If a mini-DH bike tickles your fancy, the Euros might just have you covered.

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Going Buck Wild in Queenstown

Bloody Noses and Broken Helmets

Remy Morton wins some and loses some while going big…

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High Speed Hauling in Hawaii

The Fox Head Gang goes HAM

It’s all systems go for Steve Smith, Mark Wallace and Connor Fearon. Hang on to your hats.

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Corner Demolition in Delamere

What's a "Slow-Mo?"

Just over a minute of pure, unadulterated sideways corner annihilation…

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Maglock Pedals Reviewed

Andrew Major tackles a novel pedal concept

“Here is a rare example of someone who had a crazy idea and actually had the perseverance to make it a physical reality…”

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Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

“This review could be very quick…I’m struggling to recall a pair of shoes that I have liked more.”

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