Gear – Bikes


Santa Cruz V10 C and CC long term reviews

Two bikes, two riders

Dueling Downhillers: Tim Coleman and Mike Wallace spent a season long-term testing the Santa Cruz V10 C and CC.

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For the Groms: Commencal Supreme Junior

Made for Riders between 4.5 and 5 feet tall

Filling the gap between the SUPREME 24 and the SUPREME DH, the SUPREME Junior is light and easy to handle for riders between 4′ 6″ and 5′ 2″.

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Kona Process 134 Supreme – Long Term Review

Words - Andrew Major

“The Process 134 Supreme is a smile-inducing ride in the vast majority of situations and the frame is the heart of that experience…”

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Transition Suppressor (26 Inch!) Long Term Review

26 for life, or something like that

“The faithful are still out there, true to the 26” wheel, or true to their stockpiled boutique wheelsets they can’t bear to part with…”

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Agile Aussie: Bryn Atkinson’s Norco Aurum


Super shredder Bryn Atkinson shows off his carbon race machine and his handling skills while hitting speeds of mach 69…

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What’s with Bikes and Effing Triangles?

Triangles and Bike Packing?

“You’re talking about a tremendously boring subset of a sport that nobody really cares about…”

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Stumpjumper 6Fattie Comp Carbon – PLUSSSSS!

Don't be Plus Shaming

The 6Fattie Comp Carbon pairs a modest spec with a carbon main frame and an aluminum swingarm – but don’t tell anyone how much fun it is…

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What Makes a Bike ‘Rideable’ to a Reviewer?

Ask Uncle Dave

“I hate dealing with the binary gear nerds who come pouring out of the bowels of the bulletin boards…”

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2016 Intense M16 Carbon

History Goes Carbon

The most American bike company made some noise at Interbike with their carbon version of the M16…

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2016 27.5+ Devinci Hendrix

Canadians Go Plus-Sized

Devinci has unveiled their new 27.5 plus bike, the Devinci Hendrix RS, and it seems to be stirring up commotion all along the watchtower…

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2016 Transition Patrol Carbon

A Slimmer Transition

A new frame material didn’t mean going back to the drawing board completely for the Patrol – because they figured they nailed it the first time…

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WTF is a Plus Bike?

And Why Would You Want One?

A google search may lead you to believe that a Plus bike is one suitable for obese riders, but we’re talking about something different…

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Do Riders Deserve Booby Traps?

Ask Uncle Dave

“None of these fork shaped objects should make it to market and the Product Managers at fault should be shipped back to the Quiznos they came from…”

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650B Wheels Are Evil

2016 Evil Insurgent

The 27.5″ wheeled 2016 Evil Insurgent made it’s appearance at Interbike…

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2016 Commencal Supreme DH V4 – Ridden in Andorra

Words - Jon Harris

“One of my testes makes a run for my throat as it connects hard with the saddle…”

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