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2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 – First Impressions

Banana Bomber

“110mm sounds like an XC Bike and riding an XC bike around here can be like bringing a dove to a cockfight…”

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Yeti SB5.5 Reviewed

Yeti SB5.5 Reviewed

A Rowdy 29er

” I’d hit swoopy sections of trail and cackle with glee, amazed at how much fun I was having…”

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Pink Starfish Trail Permanently Closed

Unfortunate News

“One of the more iconic trails on Mount Fromme has been declared permanently closed by the District…”

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Stevie Smith Bike Park Approved!

Stevie's Dream

Stevie talked about wanting a cool place to ride near his home to develop young riders and help them build some skills…

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New Life for old XX1 or XO1 Cassettes

Wolftooth GCX Cog

XX1 and XO1 cassettes are pricy but long lasting – aside from the largest cog. Now you can replace the 42 and get more rides for your money…

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XSHIFTER will BLOW YOUR MIND!!

World's First!

It’s not easy to predict the future, to decipher which ideas will shift the earth’s axis and which will fade into the closeouts bin – but this time we have some clues…

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2017 Trek Slash 9.9 First Impressions

Big-Wheeled Bruiser

“Sporting 160mm travel front & 150mm rear, and a 65° head angle, this is one of the most aggressive 29’ers on the market…”

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50 Ways to Leave your Bicycle

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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7mesh Revo GoreTex Waterproof Shorts – Reviewed

No More Teabag Chamois

“Having your junk marinating in muddy water for three hours is nobody’s idea of a party – and I didn’t even know how much I hated it…”

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CMHC Update – Access Granted to Seymour

Good News It Seems?

It appears the CMHC has met with stakeholders and is willing to allow continued access to the lands under their management on Seymour…

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Mountain Biking Sucks!

Ask Uncle Dave

“Some scoundrel, maybe even the Industry, had taken that rock and skinny filled monstrosity and replaced it with a baby-bottomed smooth “flow trail” that required zero skill to navigate…’

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Red Bull Rampage Top 3 Runs and Results 2016

No Spoilers

A new venue, fewer riders and no pre-built features made for an interesting day of viewing – marred only by wind and one potential injury…

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2017 Kona Hei Hei Trail DL Carbon – Ridden at Retallack

Small Bike Big Mountains

“I had a couple Code Brown moments, but quickly adapted to the quicker handling of the Hei Hei Trail…”

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2017 Kona Operator – Ridden at Retallack

Ripping At Retallack

“Two corners into the first trail, I couldn’t help by giggle out loud at how willing the Operator is to dive into corners and power wheelie out…”

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I Buy Online: Should I Feel Guilty?

Ask Uncle Dave

“The last thing I want is to travel 4hrs by kangaroo to the nearest town, only to be scrwed over by the bike shop charging double what it costs online…”

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