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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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Shimano AM9 Shoes

Shoes. Oh my god, shoes.

“This groove accommodates the SPD bits, so the sole can grip the outer pedal body and behave more like a proper flat pedal…”

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Tune Your Squish Like a Pro

SRAM Buys ShockWiz

“Riders can be divided into two groups; those who sometimes have trouble dialing in the suspension, and liars…”

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Trek Slash 9.9 in Squamish, BC, June 2016

2017 Trek Slash 29

That explains the missing Remedy 29.

Look out Enduro race courses everywhere: the 2017 Trek Slash is here, featuring 150mm of bump-gobbling travel and 29″ wheels. It’s a beast.

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2016 Yeti SB5.5C

First Impressions

Uncle Dave was smitten as soon as he pulled the Yeti SB5.5c from the box – and it may have cured his colourblindness…

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Renthal Traction Grips are Mean

Mechanical Advantage in all the familiar compounds.

Will Grips with ridges designed to bite back when you twist your hands make you ride better?

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TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short

Clothing that looks fast even when you're slow.

TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking – but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?

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The Warlord Battle Axe Mk II

Baddest Trail Tool Ever Conceived

“What is it? Well it’s a pick, an axe, a trowel, a rake, a scraper and a stomper all in one.”

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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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Niner Opts for 27.5er (Sort of)

Plus sized options for the new Niners.

Niner Bikes built staked their reputation on 29″ wheels – but the company has decided that there’s room in the line for some 27.5 Plus action…

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milKit – Sealant Replacement

Got milKit?! Want some?

milKit is a system that lets you evaluate and then add to or remove and replace the sealant in your tires without breaking out the tire levers…

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NOX Farlow Carbon Wheels: Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

Modern rim design, feathery weight and a reasonable price – can Nox Composites deliver on all these promises?

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Déjà Vu – Kona Honzo CR

Rhys Verner breaks the XC racer mould.

With aggressive trail geometry, 120mm of front end travel, and Stealth post routing, the new Honzo is built for riding infamous Pacific Northwest trails.

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Pea Soup for the Trail

Words - Andrew Major

“The actual prep time is tiny so there is plenty of opportunity to get your bike dialed in for tomorrow ride prior to chowing down…”

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