The Flow


Why do MTB Forks Suck?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Why in the name of all that is holy, does my mtb fork require constant service, but the fork on my dirtbike seems content…”

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Digging Rampage

Behind The Scenes Dirt

When you think of Rampage do you think of the build crews? Follow the diggers behind Aggy, T Mac and Carson Storch from the early shovelling all the way to the podium…

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One gear, all-terrain, 72 hour party

Single Speed CX Worlds

“Cheating wasn’t really considered cheating, it was seen more like entertaining performance art…”

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Thule RoundTrip Pro Travel Case – Reviewed

Box Your Bike!

Flying with your bike is a uniquely first world pain in the ass – but that doesn’t make it sting any less…

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If Your Mountain Bike Could Talk

What Would It Say?

What if the inanimate objects we love most had a mind of their own?

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Fat, Fashion and F*cking Wheel Size

Ask Uncle Dave

“The point is, we’ve always looked pretty stupid riding our bikes…Dress up like your favourite dirt jumping from and maybe some of whatever-the-hell-that-takes will rub off on you.”

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Santa Cruz V10 C and CC long term reviews

Two bikes, two riders

Dueling Downhillers: Tim Coleman and Mike Wallace spent a season long-term testing the Santa Cruz V10 C and CC.

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142 Miles from Monday

Finding Wisdom on the Kokopelli Trail

“The chance of failure is awesome and I love embarking on things where I might fail…”

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Crank Brothers Iodine 2 Wheelset Review

Words - Perry Schebel

“The bike on which these wheels were rolling was recently stolen…if you happen to see it in the wild, feel free to repossess with extreme prejudice.”

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Steve Peat to retire after 2016

It'll be a hell of a Victory Lap

True to form for Steve Peat, he used this low-key but beautiful trail riding vid to announce his retirement after the 2016 World Cup. Farewell, Peaty.

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WTB PadLoc Grips: Reviewed

PadLoc Grips x Pre-Cut Truvativ Clementz Carbon Bar

The controversial WTB PadLoc grip system gets put to the test, along with the carbon Blackbox Clementz Boobar handlebars…

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NSMB Forum testing: Ryders antiFOG eyewear

Your turn to play gear reviewer

Think you know a thing or two about gear? NSMB forum testing puts the community in charge of gear reviews – this time with Ryders antiFOG eyewear.

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Surviving Peru At Altitude

Words - Cam McRae

“He didn’t mention much about the challenges of altitude sickness and acclimatization during his pitch; that came after we’d paid for our plane tickets…”

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The 650b Conspiracy

Ask Uncle Dave

“Everybody knows that plus bikes are the new “massive bike industry conspiracy” and 650b was only created to pave the way for its introduction. Please put more effort into staying current…”

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Dream Sequence

SRAM Zero to Sixty

Zero to Sixty? More like Sixty to Warp speed. Featuring Curtis Robinson and Ryan Howard.

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