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“What is the width of the handlebars on my bike? I’m sitting on the sofa and am too lazy to do this myself…”

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50 Ways to Leave your Bicycle

50 Ways to Leave your Bicycle

How To Crash Your Bike

“I have this hope that identifying crash mechanisms and codifying them might keep me safe – but I have no idea if this is true…”

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2017 Kona Hei Hei DL

Short Travel - Big Fun?

Kona is billing the 2017 Hei Hei DL as a short travel trail ripper – a bike that is XC fast without compromising fun on rowdy trails…

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SRAM EX1: Does ‘E’ stand for ‘Everyone’

8 Speeds for Human Power

Andrew Major isn’t a fan of e-bikes but he sees great potential or SRAM’s new E group to be used on ‘meat powered’ bikes…

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How Many Bikes Should I Own?

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Uncle Dave doesn’t believe in either N+1 or S-1 – he has his own unhappy formula to keep him dissatisfied with the bikes in his garage…

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Celebrate the life of Stevie Smith

A Photo Tribute From Sven Martin

“Stevie Smith was a legend in our sport and Sven Martin celebrates his life in photos with a touching tribute…”

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What’s Fair as a Bike Reviewer?

Words - Andrew Major

Should a bike reviewer do a World Cup Racer level build on a test bike or ride it the way 95% of riders would…

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Seasons – Stevie Smith’s segment

His Breakout Ride from 2007

“…we thought it would be fitting to begin our tribute with his most famous film segment, which was his coming of age party in the global riding community.”

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Canadian Downhill Legend Steve Smith Dies at 26

“World Cup sensation Steve Smith passed away this afternoon after suffering a massive brain injury resulting from an enduro motorcycle accident…”

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North Shore Vibes

Carlson and Barelli in Motion

Poke that full-screen button and enjoy some north shore vibes as Carlson and Barelli lap up the rain, sleet and snow on Mt Seymour.

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12 Speed: Progress Or Excess?

Ask Uncle Dave?

“And then I’d hit them right in the [email protected] face with a totally unexpected doozy of a change that required all sorts of really fancy, expensive sh!t…”

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Shimano AM5 Shoes

Words - Tim Coleman

The AM5 is a new model for 2016 and it’s labelled as an all mountain shoe – but Tim tested them for DH use for good measure…

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Kiss & Tell with the X-Fusion Trace

First Dates

“By the end of our ride I could already feel that the fork was starting to break-in and it will be interesting to see what it feels like…”

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Dorking Up MTB

MTB Mistakes I Made

“My path to mountain biking mediocrity was a bumpy and circuitous one – largely because I’m a stubborn SOB…”

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Uncle Dave Has a Booboo

Ask Uncle Dave

“I hit the ground like a sack of discarded pornography mistakenly shipped to a Salt Lake City Safeway…”

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