Weekend Warmup #110
From heritage rally racing to a legally blind skier carving up some of Whistler's nastiest lines, it's a diverse lineup for Weekend Warmup this week.
7Mesh Copilot Jacket Review
Constructed using Gore-Tex Paclite Plus, the Copilot is much more than just an emergency layer, although its light weight and minimal bulk make it easy to carry on every ride.
Weekend Warmup #109
Fun on mini bikes, the unlikely beginning of snowboarding, and...traveling under the social influence? It's the NSMB Weekend Warmup #109.
Five Ten Trailcross XT
Five Ten's Trailcross line aims at trail riding and bikepacking, but that doesn't exclude it from being a good choice all over the hill - as long as you don't need an armoured shoe.
2021 Transition Sentinel Review
Reflecting on eight months aboard Transition's longest-travel 29er
BEST OF 2020
Best of 2020 - Pete Roggeman's List
We can all agree 2020 is better left behind us, but that doesn't mean there wasn't a lot to appreciate about it.
GIFT LIST 2020
Pete's Gifts for Mountain Bikers
Keep it local, try to go eco, and support the businesses and people that make a difference.
Weekend Warmup #102
The Warmup is BACK
GIFT SEASON IS HERE
2020 Gift Guide - Week 5
You may be running out of time, but we've still got loads of great gift ideas for the rider in your life.
MORE GOOD STUFF FOR YOU & FOR THEM
2020 NSMB Gift Guide - Week 4
A unique take on an e-bike, sweet value in carbon wheels, French rubber and a coffee press, plus your new favourite socks.
GOOD GIFTS & GEAR
2020 NSMB Gift Guide - Week 3
A great pack from EVOC, a helping hand for the little ones, some warmth, some comfort, something to dry your shoes. It's a well-rounded gift guide for week three.
GOOD GIFTS & GEAR
2020 NSMB Gift Guide - Week 2
ENVE's new alloy beauty, a sweet carbon Giant Trance, tools that make you want to work on your bike, and slippers that wouldn't be out of place in your workshop.
GOOD GIFTS & GEAR
2020 NSMB Gift Guide - Week 1
Fresh rubber, a combo for the kids, protection for your frame and some nice apparel round out week one.
LONG TERM REVIEW
SRAM AXS: a year of wireless shifting
It's a technological marvel, but how will that technology fare after a year of use on the North Shore?
All the Small Things
Of course the big things matter most, but by paying attention to the details, you can add a lot of enjoyment and comfort to your rides - and as we get into Fall weather, that goes a long way towards keeping you out there on two wheels.
SRAM Releases New Rocker Paddle Shifter for AXS
SRAM AXS shifters can require time to get used to - the Rocker Paddle is closer in shape to a conventional SRAM shifter.
What Makes a Quality Bike Light
There are certain ingredients that determine whether a bike light meets the quality standards we need to ride technical trails at night. Here's how to figure that out.
Let's Talk About Multi-Tools
A good multi-tool's design goes a lot deeper than how many functions it has.
TRIPPIN' IN THE TWEED VALLEY - PART II
Scotland is for Mountain Bikers
Scotland's Tweed Valley boasts world-class riding and a tight-knit riding community, but it is the local population's embrace of mountain biking and the economic growth it brings that is creating excitement for the future.
On Falling: MTB doc shines light on Canadian women
Josephine Anderson's doc featuring Miranda Miller, ALN, and Brittany Phelan deals with the relationship between risk and the control they feel as a result of letting go.
Pete Roggeman's Spurcycle Hip Pack and Contents
Spring and summer riding means we can get away with lighter packs - here's Roggey's loadout for rides of two hours or less.
Osprey Seral and Savu Hip Packs Reviewed
Two riders, two hip packs, two reviews, one place.
LAUNCH AND REVIEW
SRAM Launches new 52-tooth Eagle Drivetrains
SRAM's new XX1, X01, and GX drivetrains represent mostly incremental performance and cosmetic updates, and one big change: the new Eagle cassette is the tooth count leader with 52 teeth.
TRIP REPORT - PART 1
Scotland is a Mountain Bikers' Paradise
The beating heart of MTB in Scotland is Innerleithen: it is the site of many of its most famous trails, the home of EWS founder Chris Ball, the birthplace of countless pros, and the best damn university program any rider could imagine.