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Dear Santa – Cam’s List

Tools and Bikes!

Even though I need to purge old and useless gear – there are some tools and bikes on my wish list…

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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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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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HT X2 Pedals : First Impressions

Combining the best of both worlds?

An everyman (or woman’s) review of the pedal of choice of Aaron Gwin and Jared Graves – with snow added…

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Steve Mathews – Suspension Guru

22 Questions w/Vorsprung Founder

Steve Mathews of Vorsprung Suspension gives you some tuning tips and advice he normally saves for Rémy Métailler…

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Blackspire Snaggletooth, Badger, and Crusher

The Beaver brand's new Cranks, Ring, & Bash Taco

Blackspire makes rings, pedals, and bash guards in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Meet Badger, Crusher, & Snaggletooth.

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Ryders antiFOG Eyewear Tested (Updated)

I can see clearly now that the rain is here

Fogged up lenses are the enemy of riders who saddle up in the cold and rainy season, but riding without eyewear isn’t a winning approach either…

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Dear Santa – Matt’s Wish List

Fresh Wheels, A Spot of Ti, and a Plane Ticket

Matt’s got a bad case of the travel bug, and needs a few tools for the journey ahead…

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e*thirteen trsr 9-46t Cassette

511% Range

An 11-spd alternative to Eagle with even more range, less weight and a lower price? Sounds too good to be true…

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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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2017 RockShox Lyrik RCT3 Teardown

Lyrik Labotomy

The Lyrik is simple to work on and the parts inside reflect quality workmanship and engineering – so get in there and make yours sing like new…

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5 MTB Gifts for Less Than a C-note

Three cold beers, two bike tools, and a partridge in a hoody

Mountain biking is expensive but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a great gift for under a hundo – some of these will even save the recipient some money…

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Vorsprung Luftkappe for Pike and Lyrik

Pike or Lyrik Upgrade

“The MSRP $85CAD ($64USD) Luftkappe kit turns already very good forks into outstanding forks…”

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