Gear – Bikes


2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon: Reviewed

Fresh Black Carbon on the Table

The Tracer T275C is not just a carbon version of the existing 27.5” Tracer, but an updated version of the 160mm platform…

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2013 Giant Trance X 29er

Giant Goes Big Wheel Big Travel

“A tight bike that likes to rip technical singletrack, thanks to short chainstays and a relatively slack head angle…”

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2013 SCOTT Genius

First Date with the Long Travel Big Wheelers

“I rode a 650b /27” bike and then I ate a man size helping of humble pie…”

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Specialized 2013 Spec Sheets

All the Details on Your Faves

We’ve got exclusive access to the 2013 specs for the entire Enduro, Status and Demo lines…

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Specialized 2013 S-Works Enduro

Sweet Rides for the Coming Year

First it was the Enduro, then the Demo. Now it’s time for other 2013 bikes from Specialized…

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The Klunkus

A Show Beauty That Gets Ridden

A bike with so many hand crafted and carefully curated details just begs to be pored over…

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The Chromag Pilgrimage

Morgan Builds a Dream Ride

“I concluded there must be something in the water in Whistler, and I had to find out what it was. I began scheming on a new build…”

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2014 Specialized Camber S-Works

The King of the Cambers

The S-Works Camber frame is the embodiment of all things that make carbon appealing…

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2014 Trek Fuel EX 9 29

A Look At Trek's New 29er

Does Trek’s new-for-2014 Fuel EX 29 have potential to be a proper North Shore pedaler?

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2014 Scott Genius 700 Tuned

23.3 Pounds and 150mm of Travel

The lines have been universally admired and I have to agree – this is one fine looking bicycle…

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2014 Giant Trance Advanced SX 27.5

All Black 11-Speed 27.5

Black with a splash of Kashima, the Trance SX is low on flash and high on stealth…

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2014 Cove Hustler 650BJ

150mm of 650B Shenanigans

Loud and lewd, but certainly not crude, Cove’s new Hustler sports a new linkage and tweener wheels…

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2013 Ghost Cagua 6550: Reviewed

Dave Tolnai Pulls No Punches

For under $4000 this bike has quite the spec list, but still needed some changes to become truly confident…

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2014 Cannondale Trigger 29 Carbon

Ultra-Light 130mm 29er

Cannondale’s Trigger 29 is now carbon, and that Lefty sure does look intriguing in slow-mo…

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2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL: Reviewed

A Long Summer of Trail Smashing

Weighing in on 1200km and nearly 50,000m of climbing with the Altitude…

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