Santa Cruz V10 C and CC long term reviews

Two bikes, two riders

Dueling Downhillers: Tim Coleman and Mike Wallace spent a season long-term testing the Santa Cruz V10 C and CC.

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Crank Brothers Iodine 2 Wheelset Review

Words - Perry Schebel

“The bike on which these wheels were rolling was recently stolen…if you happen to see it in the wild, feel free to repossess with extreme prejudice.”

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WTB PadLoc Grips: Reviewed

PadLoc Grips x Pre-Cut Truvativ Clementz Carbon Bar

The controversial WTB PadLoc grip system gets put to the test, along with the carbon Blackbox Clementz Boobar handlebars…

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NSMB Forum testing: Ryders antiFOG eyewear

Your turn to play gear reviewer

Think you know a thing or two about gear? NSMB forum testing puts the community in charge of gear reviews – this time with Ryders antiFOG eyewear.

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The 650b Conspiracy

Ask Uncle Dave

“Everybody knows that plus bikes are the new “massive bike industry conspiracy” and 650b was only created to pave the way for its introduction. Please put more effort into staying current…”

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Reynolds Blacklabel 29TR Wheels Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

“29er wheels can be prone to feeling a touch floppy with their longer spokes, so the stiff rim and high spoke tension counteract that….”

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For the Groms: Commencal Supreme Junior

Made for Riders between 4.5 and 5 feet tall

Filling the gap between the SUPREME 24 and the SUPREME DH, the SUPREME Junior is light and easy to handle for riders between 4′ 6″ and 5′ 2″.

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Are You Judging Me?

Ask Uncle Dave

“It leaves me wishing that we were capable of conversing with one another without having to talk about the expensive shit dangling between our legs.”

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Kona Process 134 Supreme – Long Term Review

Words - Andrew Major

“The Process 134 Supreme is a smile-inducing ride in the vast majority of situations and the frame is the heart of that experience…”

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Specialized 2FO Cliplite Shoes – Reviewed

Words - Cam McRae

The 2FO has evolved and lost some weight with an eye on lowering your Strava times and saving weight…

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7Mesh Glidepath Shorts Reviewed

Shorts for Ninjas

Pockets are an essential part of pre-ride prep for me – and 7Mesh has made these a priority without overdoing it…

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Transition Suppressor (26 Inch!) Long Term Review

26 for life, or something like that

“The faithful are still out there, true to the 26” wheel, or true to their stockpiled boutique wheelsets they can’t bear to part with…”

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Agile Aussie: Bryn Atkinson’s Norco Aurum


Super shredder Bryn Atkinson shows off his carbon race machine and his handling skills while hitting speeds of mach 69…

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2016 Shimano Deore XT (11-spd) In The Wild

Words - Dave Tolnai

“It would be easy to not worry too much about the dawn of a new XT – but that would be a mistake…”

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SRAM Guide Ultimate Brakes

Words: Pete Roggeman

“…like taking Frank’s Red Hot Sauce and adding Chili Lime – the new version was even better without making me forget what was so great about the original.”

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