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New Goo: Stan’s Race Sealant

Words - Jon Harris

Frustrated by tubeless punctures and wimpy sealant? Stan’s to the rescue.

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Dudes Insult My Old Bike

What Should I Do?

“Send them back home to their trophy wives and stainless steel appliances in sadness and shame…”

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Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Barrier WxB Glove

Waterproof?

These gloves are not for Juno or Yellowknife – they are aimed at Seattle, Portland or Vancouver when it gets wet and cool…

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2016 Santa Cruz Bronson CC First Impressions

Words - Perry Schebel

“The v1 Bronson certainly wasn’t a bad bike, but the field of high end trail bikes is now stacked with some very refined hardware…”

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Aysen, Patagonia, Hightower, 29er, SCB,

Santa Cruz Hightower

Released, Ridden, and Rallied in Patagonia

“…despite the very capable support crews with extensive first aid and a doctor riding along with us, we were still pretty much breaking in bikes and trails on the bottom of the world.”

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Electric Doping Discovered at CX World Champs

Young Belgian Woman Accused

The UCI has publicly stated that a motor was found but has yet to release any photos or evidence – while the rider denies wrongdoing…

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Make your 10spd an 11spd (Cheap!)

New Tricks For Your Shifter

Keep your original shifter and derailleur and convert from 10 spd to 11 spd by changing one small steel part…

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NSMB Edition Loam Rangers

Get 'em now

“An instant favourite of the NSMB crew, the Loam Ranger is Race Face’s take on the Canadian flannel…”

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Bontrager Lithos Stormshell Jacket Tested

Words - Jon Harris

Bontrager’s Lithos Stormshell is versatile enough for other wet winter activities and stylish enough to wear off the bike…

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Jones Plus Bike?

What The Hell?

“I’ve been itching to get one of Jeff’s bikes out to our neck of the woods for years, figuring it would either flame out spectacularly, or blow my mind…”

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Öhlins RXF 34 – First Trail Impressions

Öhlins On The Outside

“The harder you push into the fork’s very smooth travel the more support you start to feel from the damper…”

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Specialized 6Fattie FSR Comp Carbon – Dual Tester Review

A Difference of Opinion

“Worst case, if this thing explodes in our faces, we can just swap some 29er wheels in and pretend that we were never foolish enough to succumb to the industry conspiracy.,,”

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Niner Rip 9 Carbon Long Term Review

Words - Jon Harris

“I tried to take it by the scruff of the next and rag it down my local rowdiness and it was a fine bike for that, but it didn’t instil confidence…”

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BEST OF 2015 Cam’s Picks

Four Favourites

Some protection, a vessel for all seasons, somewhere to store and protect your gear on the road – and trail info for everyone…

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Best of 2015 – Jon’s Picks

Words - Jon Harris

Jon’s list involves places to ride, old buddies and fast new friends up and down the west coast – and some gear…

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