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2016 Kona Honzo CARBON!

Trail DL First Impressions

The Honzo has been ahead of its time in many ways – and now the popular 29er hardtail catches up in the materials race…

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Robot Bike Co: Custom Ti & Carbon Enduro Bike

Is this entirely new?

Robot Bike Co uses some unique techniques to build custom full suspension frames from carbon and titanium…

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Crappy Wheels and Cherry Cranks

Ask Uncle Dave

“Seasoned cyclists generally revere anyone who can twiddle knobs on a suspension fork or bleed a brake without poisoning an animal…”

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Jones Plus Long Term Review

Old School New School

“To the untrained eye the Plus could easily be mistaken for an oversized, space-age beach cruiser…”

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2016 Trek Shremedy 29 – Long Term Review

Remedy For The Shore

“I rode the Shremedy on Cypress on full Dh lines and on most of the rowdiest trails on Fromme and Seymour and never felt undergunned…”

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Cannondale Jekyll 2 Reviewed

Climb Jekyll; Descend Hyde

After three forks (including a Lefty) and loops of all descriptions – Andrew Major is ready to pronounce a verdict on the Jekyll 2…

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2017 Kona Hei Hei DL

Short Travel - Big Fun?

Kona is billing the 2017 Hei Hei DL as a short travel trail ripper – a bike that is XC fast without compromising fun on rowdy trails…

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How Many Bikes Should I Own?

Ask Uncle Dave

Uncle Dave doesn’t believe in either N+1 or S-1 – he has his own unhappy formula to keep him dissatisfied with the bikes in his garage…

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What’s Fair as a Bike Reviewer?

Words - Andrew Major

Should a bike reviewer do a World Cup Racer level build on a test bike or ride it the way 95% of riders would…

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12 Speed: Progress Or Excess?

Ask Uncle Dave?

“And then I’d hit them right in the [email protected] face with a totally unexpected doozy of a change that required all sorts of really fancy, expensive sh!t…”

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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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