Long Haul REVIEW
Santa Cruz Bronson III CC - A Bike Review in 3 Acts
It's only a little bigger than the 5010 and only a little smaller than the Nomad but this low slung stunner is in a category all its own...
Starling Murmur 29 Factory Reviewed
"It's a bit of a nuanced characteristic, but makes for confidence inspiring handling when turning up the wick..."
Uncle Dave went to Croatia and you're really not going to like it - Part 2
Uncle Dave and the (gasp!) 2019 Turbo Levo
A trip to Croatia was too much to pass up - and so Dave had fun with electricity - and this is your cue to start yelling....
Introducing the New Yeti SB 150
Yeti's most aggressive 29er yet has arrived...
Josh Bryceland's EWS Whistler Santa Cruz Bronson
A close look at the bikes of the Rat, Loosedawg and Iago Garay as they were ridden in the Whistler EWS...
Riding Pole's Machine in Whistler
Taking the CNC machined, bolted-together Machine frame down the first stage of EWS Whistler...
Long Term Review
2018 Ibis Ripmo Reviewed
The Long travel Ripmo marks a dramatic shift to modern 29er geometry for Ibis...
RELEASE | EDITORIAL
Maxing Value - The 2019 Marin Alpine Trail 7
Do you ever wonder why the suspension kinematics of lower-priced bikes doesn't match the effort going into higher priced platforms....
Interview: Santa Cruz Product Mgr. Josh Kissner on Bronson/5010 Mk 3
The man behind Santa Cruz's newest models rides for the camera and answers all our stupid questions....
2019 Santa Cruz Bronson V3 Ridden in B.C.
The new Bronson continues to push what people feel a 150mm travel bike is capable of, and it does so while keeping things fun…
Long Term Review
2018 Zerode Taniwha - w/Pinion Gearbox
"I've developed an affinity for this unique bike; it does things a bit differently, but does the important things very well..."
Aluminum v. Carbon
Duelling Knolly Wardens - Carbon vs. Aluminum - Final Verdicts
Three riders, two Wardens, identical spec, one carbon and one aluminum to answer one question: does it make sense to pay the carbon tax?
2018 Mondraker Foxy XR Review
The Foxy pushes the limit for the long, low and slack trend - with some adjustability - but can it be a good all-rounder?
Our Pick of the Litter
Weird (some but not all) Bikes of Sea Otter
A new ride from Alchemy, a boost to the top for trail builders and 29ers rolling on wee 27" wheels...
2018 Kona Satori 29'er
Kona pegs this bike as a do anything machine but is it up to the rigours of aggressive technical trail riding...
Ibis Ripmo 29-inch Brawler
Ibis joins the long-legged 29er party with the release of their new Ripmo…
2018 Zerode Taniwha
The Kiwi built Taniwha doesn't have a derailleur but that hasn't stopped it from picking up momentum…
2018 Mondraker Foxy XR
Aggressive geometry that can be pushed even further, 150mm of coil sprung suspension and a slightly bigger, 160mm front end. The Foxy XR positions itself as one of the more assertive looking trail bikes in its category.
Long Term Review
2018 Santa Cruz Hightower LT
Some bike reviews go smoothly and everything works just fine - other times things go a little sideways...
Something Old, Something New…
Personal Rides: GeoMetron G16
AJ's GeoMetron G16 has the personal touches he wants, without the excess he doesn't need.
Interview with Leo Kokkonen
Behind Pole's CNC 'Superbike' - The Machine
The story behind how Pole arrived at building the Machine, from CNC Machined 7075 T6 aluminum...
The People, the Event, and the Bike
Best of 2017 - AJ's List
People, events, and bikes. These are the things that got me excited in 2017.
IT'S A BRIGHT FUTURE, THANKS IN LARGE PART TO THE LADIES OF MTB
Best of 2017 - Pete's List
Inevitably, this list evokes thoughts of gear and experiences. But after giving it some thought, there's no question what tops my list: It's the People.
Year in Review
Perry's Best of 2017
It could have gone ugly, but enduro camaraderie, indie disruptors, and big wheel trail bikes top the list pushing things in the right direction.