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Excessive Celebration?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Dual slalom was my best event – as long as the jumps were no more than knee high I could compete with the best of them…”

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2016 NSMB Loam Ranger

NSMB + Race Face Plaid = Your new jacket

The 2016 Loam Ranger plaid flannels are in stock in our store. What else will you use to stash that bourbon?

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Oakley EV Zero Eyewear

24 Grams of Clarity

“Rimless optics make you look like an extra from a 90s sci-fi flick, or worse, like a triathlete, but they work very well…”

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Renthal Goes 35mm

Because Bigger

“Renthal goes 35mm. I know what you’re probably thinking gentle NSMB.com reader: “big woopty ding dong.” But please, just hear me out…”

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Fort William Final Results 2016

Dedicated to Stevie

A rider came from deep in the field to win by a large margin – in a crash filled but sunny afternoon in Fort William…

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2016 Trek Shremedy 29 – Long Term Review

Remedy For The Shore

“I rode the Shremedy on Cypress on full Dh lines and on most of the rowdiest trails on Fromme and Seymour and never felt undergunned…”

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Red Bull to Rescue GoPro?

Investor Darling No More

GoPro stock has taken a beating recently as earnings numbers disappoint investors – but can this convenient pairing help…

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50 Ways to Leave your Bicycle

How To Crash Your Bike

“I have this hope that identifying crash mechanisms and codifying them might keep me safe – but I have no idea if this is true…”

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2017 Kona Hei Hei DL

Short Travel - Big Fun?

Kona is billing the 2017 Hei Hei DL as a short travel trail ripper – a bike that is XC fast without compromising fun on rowdy trails…

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Dorking Up MTB

MTB Mistakes I Made

“My path to mountain biking mediocrity was a bumpy and circuitous one – largely because I’m a stubborn SOB…”

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2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 and 27.5 Plus

The Tallboy is Back!

The much-loved Tallboy is back with updated geo and your choice of big wheels or plus wheels…

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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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