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2016 Specialized Enduro Launch

2017 Specialized Enduro

Ridden on the Sunshine Coast

Three days of riding the new Enduro and soaking in the riding culture on BC’s Sunshine Coast.

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Transition Patrol Carbon vs. SRAM Eagle

Transition-ing to Eagle : First Look

This bike is an embarrassment of riches, with Eagle, a new Lyrik, Roam 60 wheels, a 2017 Reverb and a shiny new carbon frame…

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NOBL TR33 Wheelset

Dustin Adams Interviewed

NOBL is a relatively new player in the carbon rim arena – but they mean to put a dent by offering quality and innovation for less…

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Insides Out: SRAM ROAM 60 Wheelset

Intel Inside?

Andrew Major gets a little help busting into the guts of SRAM’s rear hub to see what makes it go clickety click…

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Uncle Dave Brings You Kona 2017

Big Honzo, Hei Hei Trail, Process...

“I showed up in Squamish on a Sunny Tuesday afternoon and encountered a large group of lubricated Kona bicycle dealers hurling furniture into a swimming pool…”

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Giant Launch in Southern Chilcotins, BC, July 2016

2017 Giant Trance

Ridden in the Chilcotin Backcountry

For the launch of the 2017 Giant Trance, we headed to the pristine, remote wilderness of the Southern Chilcotins.

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2016 Devinci Spartan Long Term Review

“I want something that encourages me to ride fast but that doesn’t punish me when I’m at 90%. Or 80%…”

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Kona Honzo CR Trail DL Reviewed

Long(ish) Term Review of the Carbon Honzo!

Todd Hellinga takes the carbon big wheeled hardtail to the races, to the South Chilcotins and all over the Sea To Sky corridor…

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Suntour Durolux R2C2 Teardown

Ride it hard; Fix it yourself.

“The Durolux R2C2 claims to be what a lot of riders claim to be looking for; a durable, no-nonsense, easily-serviced, affordable, and great performing fork…”

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Shimano AM9 Shoes

Shoes. Oh my god, shoes.

“This groove accommodates the SPD bits, so the sole can grip the outer pedal body and behave more like a proper flat pedal…”

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Tune Your Squish Like a Pro

SRAM Buys ShockWiz

“Riders can be divided into two groups; those who sometimes have trouble dialing in the suspension, and liars…”

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Trek Slash 9.9 in Squamish, BC, June 2016

2017 Trek Slash 29

That explains the missing Remedy 29.

Look out Enduro race courses everywhere: the 2017 Trek Slash is here, featuring 150mm of bump-gobbling travel and 29″ wheels. It’s a beast.

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2016 Yeti SB5.5C

First Impressions

Uncle Dave was smitten as soon as he pulled the Yeti SB5.5c from the box – and it may have cured his colourblindness…

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Renthal Traction Grips are Mean (Updated)

Mechanical Advantage in all the familiar compounds.

Will Grips with ridges designed to bite back when you twist your hands make you ride better?

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TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short

Clothing that looks fast even when you're slow.

TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking – but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?

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