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Shimano Slashes Prices

XT, XTR and SAINT For Less

Shimano doesn’t talk about pricing or their motivation for any changes but there are some theories afloat…

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Reynolds 27.5 Enduro Carbon Wheels

First Impressions

These wheels buzz like the insect apocalypse, are beautifully made and will cost you almost as much as face value on a prime Super Bowl Seat…

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Stan’s Beats Specialized in Court (finally)

Absurdity Rules

This battle began in 2008 and now it’s finally settled, and rim technology that is now mostly out of date is protected – or something…

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New Goo: Stan’s Race Sealant

Words - Jon Harris

Frustrated by tubeless punctures and wimpy sealant? Stan’s to the rescue.

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Dudes Insult My Old Bike

What Should I Do?

“Send them back home to their trophy wives and stainless steel appliances in sadness and shame…”

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Aaron Gwin OFFICIALLY Riding YT for 2016

Shocker!

“With his distinctive racing focus and his untamed will to win, Aaron Gwin adds a new dimension to the YT family…”

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Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Barrier WxB Glove

Waterproof?

These gloves are not for Juno or Yellowknife – they are aimed at Seattle, Portland or Vancouver when it gets wet and cool…

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2016 Santa Cruz Bronson CC First Impressions

Words - Perry Schebel

“The v1 Bronson certainly wasn’t a bad bike, but the field of high end trail bikes is now stacked with some very refined hardware…”

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Aysen, Patagonia, Hightower, 29er, SCB,

Santa Cruz Hightower

Released, Ridden, and Rallied in Patagonia

“…despite the very capable support crews with extensive first aid and a doctor riding along with us, we were still pretty much breaking in bikes and trails on the bottom of the world.”

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Electric Doping Discovered at CX World Champs

Young Belgian Woman Accused

The UCI has publicly stated that a motor was found but has yet to release any photos or evidence – while the rider denies wrongdoing…

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Kelly McGarry – Gone at 33

Tragedy in NZ

The always smiling, over-sized Kiwi, has died in New Zealand…

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Must Get Better – Who To Ride With?

Ask Uncle Dave

“They will also kind of suck and the concentration of aging crappiness will just cause depression for the entire group…”

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Make your 10spd an 11spd (Cheap!)

New Tricks For Your Shifter

Keep your original shifter and derailleur and convert from 10 spd to 11 spd by changing one small steel part…

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NSMB Edition Loam Rangers

Get 'em now

“An instant favourite of the NSMB crew, the Loam Ranger is Race Face’s take on the Canadian flannel…”

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Bontrager Lithos Stormshell Jacket Tested

Words - Jon Harris

Bontrager’s Lithos Stormshell is versatile enough for other wet winter activities and stylish enough to wear off the bike…

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