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Sweating the Small Things @ Crankworx 2016

Nerding my way through the little details

Andrew Major appreciates and identifies the small details that set bikes, mechanics, shops and manufacturers apart…

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2017 Cane Creek DBcoil(IL) & VALT

Cane Creek Double Barrel Inline Coil (DBCIL) Shock & lightweight VALT coil spring!

Cane Creek is bringing coil shocks back for trail, AM and Enduro bikes – and they are promising performance gains without the big weight penalty…

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2017 Pivot Firebird

Descend fast and rise back up again.

Is the Pivot Firebird a Nomad killer? Lots of travel and lots of carbon for this big bike designed to pedal…

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ProCore Review: For Trail Bikes

Tube Within a Tubeless?

Schwalbe’s ProCore system offers a tube inside your tubeless tire in an effort to protect your rim, prevent flats and improve traction…

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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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2017 Rocky Mountain Maiden

Long Term Review

The Rocky Mountain Maiden has some interesting characteristics – beyond the exotic French Bos Suspension…

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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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Transition Patrol Carbon vs. SRAM Eagle

Transition-ing to Eagle : First Look

This bike is an embarrassment of riches, with Eagle, a new Lyrik, Roam 60 wheels, a 2017 Reverb and a shiny new carbon frame…

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NOBL TR33 Wheelset

Dustin Adams Interviewed

NOBL is a relatively new player in the carbon rim arena – but they mean to put a dent by offering quality and innovation for less…

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Insides Out: SRAM ROAM 60 Wheelset

Intel Inside?

Andrew Major gets a little help busting into the guts of SRAM’s rear hub to see what makes it go clickety click…

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Uncle Dave Brings You Kona 2017

Big Honzo, Hei Hei Trail, Process...

“I showed up in Squamish on a Sunny Tuesday afternoon and encountered a large group of lubricated Kona bicycle dealers hurling furniture into a swimming pool…”

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Giant Launch in Southern Chilcotins, BC, July 2016

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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2016 Devinci Spartan Long Term Review

“I want something that encourages me to ride fast but that doesn’t punish me when I’m at 90%. Or 80%…”

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Kona Honzo CR Trail DL Reviewed

Long(ish) Term Review of the Carbon Honzo!

Todd Hellinga takes the carbon big wheeled hardtail to the races, to the South Chilcotins and all over the Sea To Sky corridor…

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Suntour Durolux R2C2 Teardown

Ride it hard; Fix it yourself.

“The Durolux R2C2 claims to be what a lot of riders claim to be looking for; a durable, no-nonsense, easily-serviced, affordable, and great performing fork…”

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