DETAILS AND FIRST IMPRESSIONS
First Rides: 2020 Specialized Enduro
Sharing pedigree with the new Demo, 170mm travel and 29" wheels: the new Enduro's intentions are pretty clear.
E-BIKES AREN'T MOTORBIKES
Riding Motorbikes in the Alps: Part 2
Hold on to your butts: Uncle Dave Rides the New Giant Reign E+ Pro 0
RIDDEN IN REVELSTOKE
The 2020 Giant Reign Goes 29
Giant adds another 29er to their arsenal…
First Impressions and Build
2019 Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team - Unboxing!?
We receive almost every test bike in a box - but most are packed to arrive at a bike shop...
Raaw Bikes Now Available in Canada & USA
The German brand's single model, the Madonna has some interesting characteristics and fits well within the new progressive bike shape we're seeing more of…
Introducing the 2020 Yeti SB165 - w/Coil Shock
Lots of travel, lots of slack, lots of progressiveness in the burliest Switch Infinity bike yet...
Now There is Only One
Introducing the 2020 Santa Cruz Hightower
We've been rallying Santa Cruz's latest 29er in the Pacific Northwest for several weeks...
XTR 9100, WeAreOne, Chris King, E13 and OneUp
Yeti SB150 'Test Platform' Custom Build
Considering how much time we spend testing tires, droppers, handlebars, drivetrains etc., having the right foundation is important (and enjoyable)
Sea Otter 2019
My Three Favourite Bikes from Sea Otter
Something old, something new and something re-imagined from Yeti, Guerrilla Gravity and Ibis...
Long Term Bike Review
2019 Yeti SB150 Reviewed
This long travel 29er is aimed at enduro racing - but it revealed itself to be a versatile all-rounder for aggressive trails...
Introducing the Forbidden Bikes Druid
Short travel, high pivot wizardry from a new outfit on Vancouver Island - a trail bike with DH technology...
Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Carbon
Specialized expands on the Stumpy EVO line with carbon versions in both wheel sizes
PHOTOS & COMMENTARY
Highlights From The 2019 BC Bike Show
For the first time in years, there was a buzz about this year's BC Bike Show. Andrew Major took a swing around the aisles to pick out the interesting bits.
Better Living Through Carbon Fibre
While usually blasé about high dollar super sleds made with aerospace-approved material - Andrew Major has found some uses for the 'plastic fantastic...'
Same Same But Different
Twelve Months Later: AJ's GeoMetron G16
After twelve months the only parts that haven't been removed are the seat post and drivetrain - but the biggest change is one that is impossible on most other bikes...
The New 2019 Jeffsy in 27.5 and 29
Introducing the 2019 YT Jeffsy MK II (Ridden in Portugal)
The new Jeffsy gets more travel in both wheel sizes, a better pedalling platform, longer reach, shorter offset and of course Christopher Walken...
Chris Porter: the GeoMetron/Nicolai G1 Story
The man behind the new ultra adaptable Nicolai/GeoMetron G1, interviewed about process and partnerships between Nicolai, GeoMetron and EXT...
The All New Nicolai/GeoMetron G1
Unmatched versatility and aggressive geometry within a single frame…
2019 Yeti SB 150 - First Impressions*
The SB150 may be the 29er super sled - slack, and low and long (except the rear end) and with heaps of travel and a short offset fork...
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...