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Schwalbe ProCore

Install & Expert Opinions

ProCore generated lots of hype but now that the dust has settled, and you can buy the kits, what does it do for you…

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2017 Trek Fuel EX 27.5 PLUS

The Fuel Goes Mid Fat

With aggressive geometry and 2.8″ tires this should be the most capable and fun Fuel EX Trek has ever built…

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Is that a F#cking Potato?!

Ditch Those Bars

There are alternatives to eating $10 worth of pre-packaged future-sh!t on a ride – maybe even real food…

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Cannondale Jekyll 2 Reviewed

Climb Jekyll; Descend Hyde

After three forks (including a Lefty) and loops of all descriptions – Andrew Major is ready to pronounce a verdict on the Jekyll 2…

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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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SRAM EX1: Does ‘E’ stand for ‘Everyone’

8 Speeds for Human Power

Andrew Major isn’t a fan of e-bikes but he sees great potential or SRAM’s new E group to be used on ‘meat powered’ bikes…

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Wolf Tooth GC45 Cassette Extenders

11-45 Conversions for Shimano

Optimized for Shimano 11-40 and also compatible with their 11-42 cassettes, Wolf Tooth GC45 cassette extenders present another drivetrain option.

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How Many Bikes Should I Own?

Ask Uncle Dave

Uncle Dave doesn’t believe in either N+1 or S-1 – he has his own unhappy formula to keep him dissatisfied with the bikes in his garage…

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What’s Fair as a Bike Reviewer?

Words - Andrew Major

Should a bike reviewer do a World Cup Racer level build on a test bike or ride it the way 95% of riders would…

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12 Speed: Progress Or Excess?

Ask Uncle Dave?

“And then I’d hit them right in the [email protected] face with a totally unexpected doozy of a change that required all sorts of really fancy, expensive sh!t…”

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Shimano AM5 Shoes

Words - Tim Coleman

The AM5 is a new model for 2016 and it’s labelled as an all mountain shoe – but Tim tested them for DH use for good measure…

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Kiss & Tell with the X-Fusion Trace

First Dates

“By the end of our ride I could already feel that the fork was starting to break-in and it will be interesting to see what it feels like…”

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Michelin Wild Race’R Enduro Rear Tire Review

Built For Speed

Fast rolling tires with aggressive side knobs have become a favourite for enduro racers and even DH types…

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Whyte Bikes T-130C: First Impressions

Words - Jon Harris

Aggressive geometry and pricing along with distinctive frame details help the Whyte T130c gap the competition…

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2017 Juliana Joplin

The Joplin comes in two wheel sizes but only one colour – and it’s new from the knobs up…

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