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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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2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 and 27.5 Plus

The Tallboy is Back!

The much-loved Tallboy is back with updated geo and your choice of big wheels or plus wheels…

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Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: First Impressions

Words - Pete Roggeman

Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.

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Lichen Bikes Matchstick: Ridden

Words - Jon Harris

What does a custom steel duallie feel like when you’ve come off a carbon wheeled, carbon framed super bike…

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Find Me a Job to Pay for Sweet Bikes

Ask Uncle Dave

“Not child labour bad – more like privileged child with a distorted worldview having his dreams crushed kind of bad…”

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Trek Farley EX

Farley-vous fat bike?

This thing might actually be a lot of fun to ride, even though it will instantly turn you into a jerk.

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Raceface Next SL G4 Cranks

Words - Cam McRae

Along with a sleeker and slightly more angular profile, 1-by fans get a new chainring with a carbon spider.

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Yeti SB 5.5C – 29er

Another Worthy 29er?

“Last year at Sea Otter you could have come to the conclusion that the 29er was an endangered species…”

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WTF is Jeffsy?

YT's Burly Big Wheeler

This isn’t you Uncle’s 29er. YT claims it’s the most aggressive big wheeler on the market – and they tell us Cam Zink and Aaron Gwin agree…

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Hope HB.211 – Carbon bike Project

“We never considered if it would be profitable to make our own bike in the UK. But maybe it will be…”

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2017 Norco Optic – 29 and 27.5

Words - Perry Schebel

Norco has launched two new bikes as an evolution of the Sight – the Optic in 29 (110mm travel) and 27.5 (120mm travel) and Perry Schebel rode both…

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CHRIS KING 40th ANNIVERSARY 5010

Only 40 Produced

The muted components and paint make this stand out from recent Santa Cruz machines – and since there are only 40 that makes sense…

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Are Product Reviews Full of Sh!t?

Ask Uncle Dave

“How have we collapsed inward to a state where product reviews aren’t worth the damn megabyte they consume…”

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Uncle Dave – Commencal Frame Winner!

Awesome Winning Question

“I can hold my breath underwater for four hours, chew a shark’s head off with my bare teeth, put a bullet through a gnat’s ass at two miles…”

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