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2015 Lapierre Spicy Team – Long term review

Words - Jon Harris

So why was I riding the Lapierre Spicy Team, a bike with electronic wizardry to control the shock…

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Shimano Unzen 4 Hydration Pack

Words - Matthew Lee

Big Blue enters the bag game with a pack aimed squarely at Enduro racers…

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2015 Mavic Drift Winter Shoe Reviewed

Words - Cam McRae

A Gore-Tex equipped winter shoe designed to keep the water and cold at bay…

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Dear Santa

Check it Twice

I’ve been mostly good. At least I can only remember being good. Some photos have been floating around…

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Diamondback Mission Pro – Long Term Review.

Words - Jon Harris

To Hoon: to engage in loutish, anti-social behaviours, in a car, boat or mountain bike…

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Bixbi Run Bike: Reviewed

Small, Light, Fast

“He also really enjoyed blowing his own cheeks up with the pump, asking why his bike doesn’t have a chain, grabbing my chain and wiping it on his face…”

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Chumba Rastro – First Impressions

Words - Perry Schebel

Two Nine may have saved the hard tail – but fresh 650b frames are starting to gain traction as well…

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2015 Ibis Mojo HD Ridden

Words - Jon Harris

The Mojo HD gets lower, longer and more Enduro (!) with the debut of the bike ACC has been rallying…

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Dear Santa: I Need Some Gear!

Words - Kaz Yamamura

We’ve been thinking about some of the stuff we’d like to see in our stocking this year – and we’re going to take turns giving you a look at our lists.

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19 Winter Riding Essentials

Words - Morgan Taylor

If you want to make it through winter on your bike, you’re going to need some prep and some solid gear…

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OGIO 8.0 Athletic Bag

Words - Jon Harris

Tired of hauling your gear in an old garbage bag, or your backpack from high school…

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Reader’s Rides: Brooklyn TMX

Words - Perry Schebel

“In these days of nearly homogeneously good bikes, there are few surprises to be had; the olden days of dodgy experimentalism are probably best left behind, but I sometimes miss the mad science projects…”

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RockyMounts Brass Knuckles

Words - Jon Harris

“Next to dropping into a nasty chute that you’ve never ridden before, the most nerve wracking thing for a mountain biker is trusting a bike rack…”

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Ritchey WCS Trail Bar and Stem

Words - Jon Harris

“Your eyes are not deceiving you…what you see in the photographs is a Ritchey bar and stem setup that is suitable for getting rad on.”

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Long Term Review: Santa Cruz Nomad

Gettin' Down with the Bubble Gum Bomber

“…few of them can claim the Nomad’s superlative descending and confident pedaling in such refined, well thought-out package.”

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