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167 km/h on MTB: Should I Care?

Ask Uncle Dave

“While it is impressive that he was able to hurtle down 45º slope in Chile at 167 km/h down, I’m stuck wondering a few things…”

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X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post

Teardown & First Look

Can X-Fusion change the dropper landscape with their US$200 Manic Post – that seems simple and cheap to service?

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2017 Trek Slash 9.9 Review

THE Enduro Machine?

“This is a ridiculously capable chunder pig that would make a fantastic big hit trail slayer, or ripper enduro race rig…”

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3 Winter Gloves Reviewed

Leatt, Sealskinz and Pearl Izumi

It may be a little late for a winter glove test – but we were waiting for optimal cold and nasty weather – and we were well served by Mother Nature…

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4 Bikes For Price of 2

1 + 1 = 4

Two wheelsets for one bike is not a new idea to enhance bike value – but how about two very different bikes – 27+ & 29’er – with interchangeable wheels?

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Richie Rude Gets Angry

Casually smashing Strava times in Squamish

“Photos and videos…don’t really do justice to witnessing him riding in person – he’s a warlock on a bike.” Scott Secco

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Flats and Dings Gone?

Helping Gwin Win

Run lower pressure and improve your traction without risking flats or busted and dinged rims? Read on…

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : Teardown

Down and Up. Up and Down. Forever!?

“I’m well past the 150hr/yearly service interval and the Crankbrothers Highline dropper post was starting to sound a bit crunchy…”

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Chromag Primer 27+ Review

Reviewed in 27.5" Plus version

Going back to a hardtail – even one with progressive geometry like the Primer – required patience. The payoff was well worth it.

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Whitecrow Hubs – Adjust Tire Pressure Remotely

Swap Pressure On The Fly

“Whitecrow’s hub allows you to adjust your air pressure within a range of 15 psi from your handlebar – as often as you like….”

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2017 Marin Hawk Hill – First Impressions

Lots of Bike for Little Cash?

“Only a psychopath would assume that a US$1499 (CAD$1899) bike is going to keep up with a $9000 bike (in either dollar)…”

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2017 Intense Primer Pro Review

One Bolt; Two Personalities

Is the 2017 Intense Primer Pro a versatile and capable XC 29er or a longer legged trail bike that can be ridden on aggressive terrain?

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Making Cop Killer Look Easy

Video, Words and Photos

Forrest Riesco tackles Cop Killer – one of Pemberton’s notoriously gnarly trails on his trail bike and doesn’t even break a sweat…

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Demystifying Fork Offset and Trail

Ask Uncle Dave

“Very occasionally, Uncle Dave feels the need to talk about something technical, such that he can maintain his bona fides as a ‘bicycle expert.'”

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Fatness Goals

What comes down must go up...

For those of us who get our fitness entirely from the mountain bike, winter can be a frustrating and fat making time…

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