OOPS! I Just Broke Your Bike
"Your only recourse is to quietly bad-mouth him behind his back until everybody he has ever met knows that he is an uncouth cheapskate..."
Is Mountain Biking a Personality Disorder?
"Oscar only gets let out of the basement a few times a day and when he does, well, he's off like a roid-raging teenager..."
Forget Marzocchi – What About the Maxxis Calendar?
Are all men are secretly just hormonal teenagers who will stop thinking objectively once suitably distracted with a hint of boob...
Could the Bomber Girls Save Marzocchi?
Did Marzocchi's best years coincide with the most buxom Bomber babes representing the brand?
Why do MTB Forks Suck?
Why in the name of all that is holy, does my mtb fork require constant service, but the fork on my dirtbike seems content...
Fat, Fashion and F*cking Wheel Size
“The point is, we’ve always looked pretty stupid riding our bikes…Dress up like your favourite dirt jumping from and maybe some of whatever-the-hell-that-takes will rub off on you.”
Are You Judging Me?
“It leaves me wishing that we were capable of conversing with one another without having to talk about the expensive shit dangling between our legs.”
I’m a Dad Now – Should I Sell My Bike?
Not sure if you're Dad Dave in addition to Uncle Dave, but if not, I'm sure you've had riding buddies that are now fathers.
I Don’t Want to Talk Rampage – Ask Uncle Dave
"There is almost no point in talking about this any longer because we’ve entered the domain of bad teenage drama..."
Who Would Actually Buy A Bike Park Photo?
"I know that every time you come tearing down Crank-it-up and you catch a flash out of the corner of your eye, you're heading right back up to ride that trail again..."
Why Do Riders in Videos Destroy Trails?
"We’re plunging towards disaster, one slo-mo infused, red-bull drenched web edit at a time..."
What’s with Bikes and Effing Triangles?
"You’re talking about a tremendously boring subset of a sport that nobody really cares about..."
What Makes a Bike ‘Rideable’ to a Reviewer?
"I hate dealing with the binary gear nerds who come pouring out of the bowels of the bulletin boards..."
WTF is a Plus Bike?
A google search may lead you to believe that a Plus bike is one suitable for obese riders, but we're talking about something different...
Do Riders Deserve Booby Traps?
None of these fork shaped objects should make it to market and the Product Managers at fault should be shipped back to the Quiznos they came from...
Does Sponsoring Aaron Gwin Pay Off?
"As far as I can tell, there is zero financial logic behind anything remotely related to bikes..."
The Horrors of Capitalism
"Eventually, we all give in. Even the “26 for life” crowd is going to need a new bike at some point..."
Why are MTB Riders Such Critical Pricks?
"Why are MTB riders such critical pricks, and why, given that fact, are they also so sensitive to criticism..."
Should I Ride Alone?
“If you put a lot of energy into creating fantastical worst case scenarios, it’s possible to talk yourself into/out of just about anything…”
Uncle Dave’s Guide to Racing
Dave will be happy to tell you what he thinks of racing - and about buying yourself back into mountain biking...
Uncle Dave Eats (27.5 +) Crow
"I can almost guarantee that 2-3 years down the line, your bike is going to look more like these bikes than the one you are currently riding..."
Goggles on the Half Shell?
"I think we need an 'Enduro' Charter of Rights and Freedoms where everybody who swings a leg over an 'Enduro' bike agrees to not look stupid..."
Are All Mountain Bikers A-Holes?
Dave was ready for this question - so be ready to feel the brunt of Dave's disinterested rage...
Tired of Tires and Trying(!) Tubeless
Our hero calls this "The Worst Uncle Dave Instalment" largely because it contains useful information...