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2017 Kona Wozo – Triple Tester Review

"This bike was so much fun"

Three testers had the chance to ride Kona’s hardtail fatbike during the snowiest North Shore winter in years – and on good old dirt as well…

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2017 Norco Range 29 9.2 – First Impressions

Aurum Inspired Enduro Racer

The Range 9.1 has 29″ wheels but it’s got a downhillers soul – this Aurum inspired ripper would be right at home in the Whistler Bike Park…

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2017 Trek Slash 9.9 Review

THE Enduro Machine?

“This is a ridiculously capable chunder pig that would make a fantastic big hit trail slayer, or ripper enduro race rig…”

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4 Bikes For Price of 2

1 + 1 = 4

Two wheelsets for one bike is not a new idea to enhance bike value – but how about two very different bikes – 27+ & 29’er – with interchangeable wheels?

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Chromag Primer 27+ Review

Reviewed in 27.5" Plus version

Going back to a hardtail – even one with progressive geometry like the Primer – required patience. The payoff was well worth it.

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2017 Marin Hawk Hill – First Impressions

Lots of Bike for Little Cash?

“Only a psychopath would assume that a US$1499 (CAD$1899) bike is going to keep up with a $9000 bike (in either dollar)…”

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2017 Intense Primer Pro Review

One Bolt; Two Personalities

Is the 2017 Intense Primer Pro a versatile and capable XC 29er or a longer legged trail bike that can be ridden on aggressive terrain?

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Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 CC – Review

Plus VS. 29er

The unassuming yellow may not look like a beast, but like the Honey Badger it possesses hidden abilities that will surprise you…

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Norco Introduces A Fresh Sight Carbon Lineup for 2017

Bigger Wheels and Metric Mounts

Norco Bikes has grown their Sight line with the addition of 29er hoops and a host of tech updates…

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2017 Canfield Balance – First Impressions

Words - Jon Harris

It’s made of aluminum, it doesn’t have wagon wheels, it’s got lots of travel – this will definitely make bikes great again…

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Do We Need Man-Specific Bikes?

More than just 'Stack it and Black it'?

“It comes down to promoting mountain biking as an inclusive activity that men can also enjoy, initially with other dudes, or supportive women…”

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The New Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail

A Mid Travel Trail Killer from Colorado

Made in the US of A, the Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail is an all-metal shredding machine…

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E-bikes With Uncle Dave

Talking E-bikes With Uncle Dave

Can We Agree?

” Are we guiding the sport? Or are we just another arm that can be used to sell people shit that they don’t really need…”

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Internal Brake Routing?!

Fashionable F*cking Folly?!

“Internal routing looks cleaner and it seems fine for shifters but the rear brake line often bangs around and swapping brakes becomes an ordeal…”

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Best of 2016 – Cam’s List

Bikes, Tires, Drive and more

2016 was a banner year for bikes but some other mountain biking products and trends stood out from the rest as well…

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