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Rider: Stephen Matthews |Location: Mount Seymour, BC | Trail: ;]

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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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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Freeridable | Cam Mcrae - Mount Seymour, BC

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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Boost Spacing Shouldn’t Matter

Give us BOOST adapters!

Do you have some wheels or hubs that have become heirlooms because of Boost spacing? You should be able to boost them…

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Curtis Robinson, Dylan Dunkerton, Specialized Turbo Levo

Has the Coastal Crew Sold Out?

Be E-Skeptical

“They are, after all, some of the most genuine and humble riders in the sport, untainted by sugar water sponsorhip…”

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Pivot Firebird Pro – First Look

Preying on trails with 170mm travel

The Pivot Firebird promises a lot with as much travel as a dh bike and DW link suspension that promises to climb effortlessly – can it deliver on everything…

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Dear Santa – Jon’s List

Dream List

For Jon’s list to be filled he would have to have been exceptionally good – princely even – but dreaming is well within the rules…

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2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 – First Impressions

Banana Bomber

“110mm sounds like an XC Bike and riding an XC bike around here can be like bringing a dove to a cockfight…”

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Yeti SB5.5 Reviewed

Yeti SB5.5 Reviewed

A Rowdy 29er

” I’d hit swoopy sections of trail and cackle with glee, amazed at how much fun I was having…”

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2017 Intense Primer Pro

First Impressions

This ultra-light trail slasher swaps between 115 and 130mm of travel with VPP suspension, 29″ wheels and lots of pretty carbon…

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2017 Trek Slash 9.9 First Impressions

Big-Wheeled Bruiser

“Sporting 160mm travel front & 150mm rear, and a 65° head angle, this is one of the most aggressive 29’ers on the market…”

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Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: Reviewed

Featuring Shimano XTR Di2

Don’t let its ‘mere’ 120mm of rear wheel travel or its ‘small’ 27.5″ wheels deceive you – this is a barn-burner of a trail bike.

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Railing the 2017 27.5 Kona Operator

Aggy and Fearon get Retallacked

“If you’ve been following along, you know that we’ve been developing this bike for the past two seasons under Kona Gravity rider Connor Fearon…”

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