Min-Maxed-Metal: WTB KOM Light & Tough Rims
Many months on WTB's excellent answer for riders sticking with aluminum rims for the price, ride quality, or application.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW
Introducing the 2021 Trek Slash 9.9 XO1
Trek's flagship enduro race bike was born when the geometry evolution was starting to really gain steam, but that was years ago, and the Slash was due for a redesign.
On The Spanners - Loris Vergier Vs. Pierre-Alexandre Roche
You'd think after close to 14 years on the bike Loris would know how to change a gear cable by now...but it's never too late to learn!
Choose jibbing through the streets, nose bonking, curb cutting, tire slashing and wall riding....
Tom Van Steenbergen in Wild West
From unique features to first time tricks, Tom’s creative freedom was let loose like never before....
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
When Is A Semi-Slick 2 Damn Quick? (With The Teravail Cumberland)
Andrew discovers the circumstances where a semi-slick is much too quick, for him, on the North Shore...
Shimano SLX Four-Piston Brake Review
"As I found with the new SLX drivetrain, the SLX brakes make it hard to justify the extra money for XT…"
The Black Collars - A Freeride Collective
No shot list, no schedule, no goals to tick off – just ride...
e*thirteen Vario Dropper Post
e*thirteen's new dropper remote goes toe-to-toe with some of the very best - and the post shows real promise as well...
Tackling Insane Skinnies at SilverStar
Rémy Métailler samples the woodwork, and manages to give himself more than a few scares...
Wet and Wild in Zermatt - Enduro World Series Round 1 Recap
The 2020 edition of the EWS got underway this weekend with *slightly* sub-optimal conditions in Zermatt, Switzerland
Free Your Junk (and Ditch your Chamois)
After years wearing tight, shiny shorts made for roadies below my baggies - it was time for an alternative...
VIDEO | HIJINX
Mahalo My Dude + Hailey & Ollie on Pleasure Trail
Kaz gets a bit loose - hell, they all do - and we see at least two kinds of flow.
Golden Girl: Becky Gardner and the Process 153 DL 29
Good vibes - and a great trail dog - punctuate this vid of Becky nailing it in Salida, Colorado.
Ace Hayden at Full Shred
It doesn't need to be carbon to get rad - as Ace Hayden demonstrates on Vancouver Island...
SLX GROUP REVIEW - PART 1
Shimano SLX Drivetrain Review
How close can the third tier drivetrain come to XT - or even XTR?
Lee Likes Bikes
What are you Afraid Of?
Pump tracking and dirt jumping to face our fears and push back the darkness of depression...
TEARDOWN | FIRST IMPRESSIONS
SR Suntour Durolux EQ
A dimple is added and a spring is removed - and the result in performance and trail experience are impressive...
Tannus Armour TUBELESS Inserts Tested
These are lighter than much of the competition while delivering most of the key benefits and fewer hassles - at a lower price...
REVIEW | RELEASE
Bontrager Verse, A Saddle For All Riders
The first Bontrager saddle that has truly worked for me comes in four sizes, and three trim levels, that will hopefully work for most everyone.
Bike Yoke Goes Even Bigger With the REVIVE 2.0 and Triggy Alpha
213mm of drop makes it the king of the length game, and pairs nicely with the new Bike Yoke Triggy Alpha Lever...
1,000 KMs of TESTING
6 Months with the 12sp Shimano XT Group
Shimano's second tier group has never been closer to XTR.
Racking up the Air Miles with Gully in Kamloops
Geoff Gulevich just can't get enough of that Kamloops riding...
All Wheel Drive ft. Dan Paley
“I think a lot of BMXers are getting into mountain biking ‘cause they realize it’s the same [as BMX]. You can find spots in the woods that are the same as you’d find in the streets but without the chaos."