Gear – Drivetrain


Dear Santa: Stuart’s List

Words - Stuart Kernaghan

“My personal ride is getting long in the tooth and I’m tired of all the clicking, creaking and complaining…”

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Gamut TTr Chainring: Reviewed

Narrow-Wide or Narrow-Why?

Another contender in the narrow-wide chainring arena gets put to the test.

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First Look: Specialized Boomslang Pedals

Go-Faster Flats

Big enough to serve dinner on, light enough to crush DH races…

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OneUp Components Rad Cage

Perfecting Pulley Placement

Bringing the “snickityness” back to 1×10 dinner plate drivetrains everywhere…

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Easton, Giro, E13 Goods

Furnace Bike

New flat pedal shoes, guidance from Steve Peat, carbon trail wheels and other goodness from Interbike 2012

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OneUp 42 Tooth Cog: Hands On

Installing the 42 Tooth Pie Plate

Fitting OneUp’s 42 Tooth Sprocket to a 10-speed system and taking it to the trails…

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North Shore Billet Variable Tooth Ring

Simple Narrow Wide Chainring

Using a simpler machining process than the other options on the market, the NSB still proves effective…

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A Detailed Look at SRAM’s X0 Hubs

Lighter Than Air and Louder Than...

On-trail impressions and a detailed look at the insides of SRAM’s new X0 hubs…

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Absolute Black XX1 Style Chainring

A New Narrow-Wide Ring

A test subject with ongoing chain drop issues was the perfect candidate for a newfangled chainring…

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SRAM XO1 1×11

Availability, Pricing, and Details

1×11 technology has trickled down to the XO level and it looks great, but is the price low enough?

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The Hive / e*thirteen for 2014

New Wheels, Cranks, Pedals, Guides and Rings

I spent as much time as possible going sideways on the new TRSr line from The Hive…

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Gear Shots: Wolf Tooth Chainring

Ready to Lose the Guide?

A 30 tooth, 104 BCD chainring that claims to be drop-proof… but does it work?

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Crank Brothers Mallet DH Pedal

Thin, Light, and Wide Clipless Pedal

“A silhouette that echoes that of the original Mallet, but with the refinements of another five years’ experience…”

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Industry News

Chris King, E*Thirteen, Spank, and the Sombrio Pumptrack Jam

Recent releases in the wide and wonderful world of mountain bikes…

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Interbike Day 3: The Final Frontier

More Stuff that Doesn't Suck from Morgan

Tying up loose ends on the final day of Interbike 2012…

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