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Best of 2016 – Pete’s List

Fresh perspective + good design

From bikes that defy their category to jackets that deliver and a electronic shifting, Pete’s Best of 2016 choices ran the gamut this year.

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Dear Santa – Pete’s List

Covered from head (with a flask) to toe

A well-rounded Christmas haul that covers the bases, from a good book, to MTB skills, to dressing up your #flaskfriday. And a bike.

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Beyond the Bike: Anne-Caroline Chausson

The Greatest Rider of All Time?

While there are many great riders, and other world champions, there are very few legends, and only one Anne-Caroline.

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Pinion Gearbox Drivetrains

Six hamsters arm-wrestling in your BB

Their catalog is so precise that the pages can be used to cut limes. My margarita tastes great, by the way.

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Devincis in the Desert for 2017

3 Bikes

The Hendrix has become the Marshall, the Kobain is new, and the Django comes in two wheel sizes but neither is plus…

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NSMB at Interbike 2016

What do you want to see?

We have our own ideas, but yours are usually better. Talk to us!

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Giro Switchblade Redux

It's back!

The new Giro Switchblade shares a name and a removable chin bar with its predecessor, but everything else – including its intended use – is different.

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EWS Whistler Results

Melamed narrowly misses the win, Rude Repeats

Jesse Melamed just misses, Rude repeats as EWS Whistler champ. Carlson finds redemption, while Brown and Miller finish 3rd and 4th.

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2016 Specialized Enduro Launch

2017 Specialized Enduro

Ridden on the Sunshine Coast

Three days of riding the new Enduro and soaking in the riding culture on BC’s Sunshine Coast.

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2017 Giant Trance

Ridden in the Chilcotin Backcountry

For the launch of the 2017 Giant Trance, we headed to the pristine, remote wilderness of the Southern Chilcotins.

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Giro Head to Toe

From Dome to Digits

When the Truant jersey is in the laundry, it makes me do laundry more often. That’s a lie – I just wear it, even if it smells.

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First Look: Chromag Primer

Switch hitting with wheels

“Is this some kind of masochistic manifestation of mid-life in crisis, or just the next phase in my infatuation with bikes?”

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2017 Trek Remedy and Fuel EX Launch and First Ride

Proper ride testing in Squamish

“We rode twice a day, about 3 hours each time. It was like a training camp. It was awesome.”

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Reviewed: High Above Cascadia Hip Pack

Handmade in Bellingham

Handmade in Bellingham and ready to grace your backside (not your fanny – that’s a front bum).

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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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