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Ask Uncle Dave – Contractual Obligations

Mailing It In

“I’m a little bit saddened that Specialized Gravity thought that this was the fourth most important piece of information…”

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WTB Ci24 rims w/ White Industries XMR Hubs Reviewed

Stiff, Light and Durable

WTB’s first foray into carbon rims is deep and stiff – and they may not require a second mortgage to pay them off…

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A Placebo for the Common Cold

Booze Kung Fu for the Man Flu

“Normally a Negroni – made with Gin, Tequilla, Bourbon, or etc – is a tasty, if a bit sweet, 1:1:1 beverage…”

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Formula ROR Brakes: Reviewed

Made in Italy

The smooth Italian lines are one attraction of Formula’s ROR brakes, but the ovoid pistons provide more than just an interesting shape…

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Wolftooth GnarWolf Chainguide Review

GnarWolf Guide Plus Fat Paw Grips

“Drops do occur on occasion. In my experience it’s usually at the least desirable times, ie during a race run…”

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E-bikes With Uncle Dave

Talking E-bikes With Uncle Dave

Can We Agree?

” Are we guiding the sport? Or are we just another arm that can be used to sell people shit that they don’t really need…”

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Internal Brake Routing?!

Fashionable F*cking Folly?!

“Internal routing looks cleaner and it seems fine for shifters but the rear brake line often bangs around and swapping brakes becomes an ordeal…”

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Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

An Ode to the Night Ride

“I pointed my bike downhill and half rode, half skied my way back to my house…”

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True Precision Stealth Hubs

Teardown and First Impressions

True Precision’s hubs roll without even a whisper but they engage with virtually no hesitation – does that mean they are delicate and complicated?

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Ask Uncle Dave – How do I Break my funk?

Dave's Got Answers

“It’s easy to feel inadequate if you aren’t slaying foreign trail with a Red Bull in one hand and a Gopro in the other…”

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Kyle Mears gets Next Level Steep

Burly As They Come

This line gives me nightmares and I’ve never seen it in person – but Kyle Mears steps up and rides it a Billy Goat…

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Best of 2016 – Todd’s Picks

Trail Builder's Edition

Todd’s list is simple: a tool and a trail. But what a trail and tool they are.

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Tim Pick 2016

Best of 2016 – Tim’s Picks

Engineering Perfection

Tim’s put together a worthy stack of both things and experiences that stood out this year.

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Dear Santa – Tim’s List

Not Just for Christmas Any More

Tim’s holding out for some more power and some explanations this holiday season.

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Best of 2016 – Andrew’s Picks

Silver Linings for 2016

Andrew does some up-cycling and custom painting, gets some seriously big-ass rubber and taps an underdog…

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