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Super Ultimate Recovery Salmon

Delish fish for post ride bliss

“It tastes great with your beer of choice, you can make it using mountain bike tools you and it tastes great with the beer of your choice…”

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Excessive Celebration?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Dual slalom was my best event – as long as the jumps were no more than knee high I could compete with the best of them…”

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Toyota Dream Ride: Revelstoke

Road Trip of a Lifetime

Three days riding some of BC’s best trails with your buddies and Vanderham and your own Tacoma to drive? We’d call that a Dream Ride.

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Why Do Pro Riders Get Off Easy?

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“Yahoos band together to create an echo chamber to support their entitled views, build on the insanity, and then take it all a step further…”

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Learn to Manual with Ryan Leech

Let the Master Show you How

Ever have the wheelie dream? The balance point feels like a bean bag chair. Making that dream come true? Easy. Just one thing: I need to learn to manual.

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29er in Front – Party in the Back

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“This sounded like a really bad idea as I first read your question, but as I dig into it a little bit deeper it doesn’t sound quite as awful…”

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Is that a F#cking Potato?!

Ditch Those Bars

There are alternatives to eating $10 worth of pre-packaged future-sh!t on a ride – maybe even real food…

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GIVE ME FREE SH!T!

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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

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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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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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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12 Speed: Progress Or Excess?

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“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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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

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

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Should I Bribe My Wife With Cake?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Since then, I’ve been bribing her with cake on increasingly difficult climbing tasks, cleaning them every time…”

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