“No matter what you’re doing, a mountain biker is standing on the side of a trail somewhere, waiting to tell you that you’re doing it wrong…”
Santa Cruz got wind of Martin’s campaign to raise money for a new chainsaw, so they decided to just buy it for him. Presenting the Unicorn Slayer.
The CMHC has been an absentee landlord for years but suddenly they’ve erected 25 signs telling trail users to stay the hell off some of the best trails on the Shore…
“Some scoundrel, maybe even the Industry, had taken that rock and skinny filled monstrosity and replaced it with a baby-bottomed smooth “flow trail” that required zero skill to navigate…’
“The last thing I want is to travel 4hrs by kangaroo to the nearest town, only to be scrwed over by the bike shop charging double what it costs online…”
“Is anybody, at all, swayed into a purchasing decision based on the gear choice of a mid-pack Cat 1 DH racer?”
“So maybe it’s time to slow down a bit, work more together, and try to get more dollars in our pockets and not the trash can…”
Ryan Gardner spent 6 months living in a van to save money in order to race overseas on the EWS circuit. While holding down a full-time job.
“A great fork can cover up a lot of mistakes and a bit of extra fork travel will usually add some capability to your bike…”
Industry insiders answer this question: What MTB development over the past five years has provided the most benefit to riders?
We asked 8 industry insiders one question: Will the pace of change in MTB parts and standards remain constant, increase or slow down?
“Please! I get it, we want to make stuff better, but does it have to be literally every 9-months…”
“Since we work in a business that is overrun with marketing, it’s refreshing to hear the unvarnished truth.
“Now my girlfriend wants me to sell my bikes, skis, and “extreme toys” and take better care of myself…”