Reserve Launch the 28|XC Wheelset
"The Reserve 28|XC is the go-to wheelset for the modern XC bike: Sturdy and strong enough for a rowdy XC ride but light and fast enough for a jaunt on the World Cup XC circuit."
4 Products From POC Reviewed
A Kortal Race MIPS Helmet, $200 shorts, my favourite knee pads ever, and some eyewear to satisfy your inner DB...
Pistons & Pivots
Konrad Kaminski's BMW E39 M5 & Forbidden Dreadnought
High Society and High Pivot meet on the North Shore…
Surf the Dirt ft. William Robert
Ask anyone who paddles out again and again to catch waves - Chase too hard or force it, and you’ll never find it. Then, when you least expect it, and the dirt’s just right, you find yourself right in the pocket...
Weekly MTB News: May 12, 2021
Huge Q1 Sales Growth, the Driven Drivetrain Surprises, and more.
Bike brands are performing well, Driven exceeds crowdfunding goal, by a large margin, and new protection from One-Hundred Percent…
Hyperlite Versa Hip Bag
This small hip pack from Hyperlite packs a big punch.
Obsessed With Mountain Biking
The NSMB Podcast: Ep. 9 – Katy Winton
“I was on the verge of just quitting biking altogether because I was like, this whole thing sucks.”
Incredible Hand Built Run Bike
Designed and CNC machined from scratch for a lucky toddler, who won't be able to appreciate the love that went in for years...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Andrew's 3.5 Best Kids' Bike Upgrades
None of the upgrades I'm suggesting here are cheap but they are key to your shredder's best mountain bike experience.
Motherhood And Sports
Mothers Who Ride
Can Motherhood and Sports Co-Exist? A Group Of Whistler Women Prove They Can Thrive.
Weekend Warmup #122
E-Bike vs Porsche Taycan, 99% of Ocean Plastic Pollution Missing, The Pole Stamina Lighting up Loam & More
A selection that will get you shred-ready, plastic pollution education, e-vehicle battle and surfing from one of the world's best…
SR Suntour's Zeron Fork - Bargain Coil Goodness
If your is goal giggles per dollar, it may make sense to opt for an inexpensive coil fork rather than cheap air...
Four Clamps Good, Two Clamps Better
SRAM's MatchMaker mounting system and Shimano's I-Spec have spawned an entire branch of the bicycling industrial complex for riders trying to keep their bars uncluttered...
Brook Macdonald's Road Back from Spinal Injury
Brook's determination to not only ride his bike again but to return to racing saw him back in the start hut sooner and more prepared than anyone expected…
Phil Szczepaniak's Mix-Wheeled Chromag Surface Ti
Ti bling is the heart of this working horse build which has a very specific cockpit setup…
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: Help me with my Pandemic Purchasing Challenges
"Last November, I put down a deposit on my Plan A dream bike - one that was featured on your website in a direct comparison to my Plan B bike..."
Paul Brodie Rebuilds his One Off 1998 69er DH
After a two year search and a year-long 200 hour rebuild, this one of a kind gearbox driven DH sled is back in showroom condition...
VIDEOS & INSPIRATION
Weekend Warmup #121
Wild rides all around: Gee hitting big gaps, Gully and Wade tame the Boogieman, Katy's sponsorship dilemma, and more.
Not a Review
Alternatives for Shimano Brake Pads
A Look into Brake Pads from 4 different Brands and a primer on how to properly bed in disc brake pads...
Weekly MTB News: April 28, 2021
EWS Coverage Improvements, Counterfeit Product Crack Down & More
Big news for race fans, One Hundred Percent moving to slow counterfeit products, Pole remaster their Stamina, X-Games RealMTB and more…
Wera Bicycle Tools
Uncle Dave Takes on four bike-specific tool kits from the German maker of quality tools...
Rooted in Ireland
Witness the bond between father and son that was built on the muddy race tracks and trails of Ireland, where two generations of Callaghan boys regularly take their place on the podium...
Love the Bike You Already Have
Reignite your passion for the bike you have at home, because that shiny new one you've been eyeing up is already spoken for...
A Dog's Tale
Celebrate riding through the eyes of an old trail dog whose tire chasing days are past...