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Shimano Brings E-Bikes to America

Words - Cam McRae

Shimano had a sign listing the companies planning to use the system in North America – but one name wasn’t visible…

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The Medium Is Dead, Long Live Independent Media

Words - Seb Kemp

“Over time Dirt ‘matured’ into something that was irreverent, always on point and professionally unprofessional…”

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Ask Uncle Dave – The Wheelie Gene

Words - Dave Tolnai

“Should I give up hope and focus on things I am good at , things that require no innate physical gifts… like beard growing or checkers…”

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Hey Neighbour – Steve Mitchell’s Bike Collection

Mountain Bike Nerd Paradise

“He’s drawn to oddities and missteps. He calls them the ‘so bad it’s good’ category; suspension designs that failed, frames that broke, ideas that should have stayed on the drawing table. “

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The Future of Marzocchi

Ending Production?

“In recent weeks conflicting information has been surfacing about the future of Marzocchi…”

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e*thirteen Carbon Cranks

Words - Cam McRae

Light and elegant arms and spindles to slim down your DH or AM bike from e*thirteen…

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Don’t Blame The Bike Industry

Are We to Blame?

“Isn’t the bike industry becoming a bit like Apple in all the wrong ways? Changing things just so they are different…”

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Ask Uncle Dave – Done With Sea Otter

Words - Dave Tolnai

Uncle Dave moves into Team Robot’s territory this week…

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Pacenti PDent

Words - Pete Roggeman

Pacenti’s dimpled bar concept that allows stem lengths as low as 15mm.

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New 9-42 Tooth Cogset from e-13

This One Goes Down to Nine

How’s that for spreading the accordion?

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Shaun Palmer’s Intense M16

Words - Dave Tolnai

A Shaun Palm show n’ shine – The American Flag Edition 2.0

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Logan Peat’s New Santa Cruz Slope Bike

Looks like a... Jackalope?

It’s based loosely on a Jackal, but with 4 inches of travel. It’s not going to be for sale (they say).

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Hope Cranks Tested

Words - Jon Harris

“the  beautiful anodized finish made this retro grouch teary-eyed reminiscing about the 90s…”

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Tina Kraal Pleads Guilty

The Skull Saboteur

“The accused ‘Skull Saboteur’ has pleaded guilty to one count of Mischief in North Van Court this morning…”

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The Amateur Scapegoat

Words - Todd Hellinga

“…we see the challenge of a world caliber event as something to aspire to…that challenges us to exceed our own expectations, or go down trying.”

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