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Mountain Biking’s Worst Enemy

The End Is Near!

The apocalyptic rhetoric heard online makes it seem like the trails on the North Shore are at an all time low…

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My First Time in the Whistler Bike Park

"Did you get it?"

A new video from Matt Dennison and IFHT reminds you what it was like to be a noob in the Whistler Bike Park…

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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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Dumbing Down Trails – Dumbing Up Bikes?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Thank goodness they aren’t trying to educate us on this stuff and are instead focussed on creating new acronyms…”

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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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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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Should I Get A Trail Dog?

Ask Uncle Dave

“The muddy mess that your dog creates in the back seat of your friend’s new Audi is the reason you no longer get invited over to their house…”

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Organic Growth 1.0 – The Coastal Crew

The BEST!

“Life moves fast so don’t force it. Let things flow, and do what feels right. Not because someone else wants it, but because you want it…”

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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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Day 1 at La Thuille

"Real Mountain Bike Tracks"

Slideshow, results and video from a race the dowhillers are scared of as Sam Hill chases Richie Rude after one brutal day of racing…

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Renthal Traction Grips are Mean

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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Done And Dusted

Into the BC Interior

“…lots of golden light aerial footage, and a lot of other classic BC backcountry scenes.”

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