SHORE RIDER PROFILE
Getting to Know You: Alex Sinanan
Alex is a long-time rider on the North Shore as well as an entrepreneur. He took some time to answer a few questions and share some thoughts about his experiences as a rider of colour in our community. Thanks Alex!
Deviate Cycles Release the Highlander 150
Deviate Cycles today reveal a new addition to the much praised Highlander range - the Highlander 150
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
SR Suntour TriAir Rear Shock
The TriAir air shock comes in at just North of four bills USD and promises poppy and planted pro-EWS race performance...
It takes a village
To Raise an Athlete (Ride Like A Girl)
Ride Like A Girl is a non-profit female-centric MTB mentorship program
Fidlock Twist Magnetic Bottle System Review
Fidlock's unique approach for attaching a bottle to the bike has numerous benefits that could go beyond mounting where there are no mounts or a clean setup…
SRAM Purchases TIME Sport Pedal Business from Rossignol Group
Time pedals will fall under the SRAM umbrella, while the bike division has been spun off to Cardinal Cycling Group in the latest of a series of strategic acquisitions by the Chicago-based company.
REVIEW | COMPARISON
2021 Transition Spur v. Santa Cruz Tallboy
Long-term review and comparison of two category-bending short-travel mountain bikes – both of which are happy to wrestle a weight class up.
Weekend Warmup #112
A collection of riders gifted with huge amounts of natural talent, budget 4WD off-road builds and fake roost with… a cannon?
Into the Gnar on Hueso Double Black - Remy Metailler and Yoann Barelli Get Rowdy
It's all gas no brakes with Remy and Yoann as they go full send on one of Squamish's gnarliest trails...
The Long Haul
2021 Trek Slash 9.9 XO1 - Full Review
Riding a bike like the Slash over the winter on the North Shore is a rough test scenario, but Trek's newest long travel trail bike has proven up to the task...
SHORE RIDER PROFILE
Shut up and Listen: Sanesh Iyer
We haven't done enough at NSMB to address the lack of racial diversity and representation in mountain biking. Sanesh was kind enough to share some of his experiences and thoughts as a mountain biker of colour on the Shore.
Max Flat Pedal Grip vs Some Slip – What Are Riders After?
Grappling for grip from the days of shitty flat pedals and non-existent, grippy footwear has shaped my preferred connection with the bike...
Design & Conquer - The Final Edit
Matt Jones goes off and stomps world-first tricks left, right and center in his latest effort...
Follow The Light - Kilian Bron
From sunsets over dramatic landscapes to the illumination of hot air balloons and the warm ambience of the Middle East, immerse yourself in this colourful adventure with Kilian Bron and company
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
Deore M6100: (Almost) The Only Drivetrain That Matters
The price is plebeian and the promised performance is premium. A longer look at M6100 | M6120 Shimano 12-speed Deore drivetrain.
Rails to Trails - Winter Riding in Finland
With travel out of the question, the Finnish contingent of the Kona Ambassador team takes a winter wonderland ride into Lapland's Urho Kekkonen National Park.
Father Son Ripping w/Matt Hunter
Matt Hunter packs up a BOB trailer and he and his young son go on an awesome slack country mountain bike camping trip...
Zen and the Art of Father Son Road Trips
Can a riding trip to B.C. Bike Parks replace the father/son fishing trip?
Weekend Warmup #111
Dylan Korba - How We Got Here
A refreshing blend of trials and freeride straight from the hills around Pemberton, BC
Specialized's 2FO Roost Flat Shoes Reviewed
Competitors have been chasing 5:10 level grip ever since the first Impacts debuted, and with Gen. 3 of Specialized's SlipNot rubber, they've made a solid bid...
Far Out in Farwell
Jacob Mullen gets properly rowdy in Williams Lake
2021 Leatt Winter Apparel
Traditionally known for their neck braces and helmets, Leatt has quietly been rolling out progressively better apparel for a few years now.
2021 Norco Shore 1 - Review
"It's not uncommon to hit a bump, feel it through your hands and arms and then just have it disappear as the rear end rolls over it..."