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.
LONG TERM REVIEW
Santa Cruz Nomad IV
"Would I put one in the quiver if money weren't an object? Hell yes, but then the question remains: how often would you notch that arrow?"
Be Bicycle Santa - Andrew's List
Merino next to his skin and some bike designs that aren't recycled versions of last year's bikes are a couple of items on Andrew's list...
Dear Santa: Dave's List
Dave Smith's list of non-denominational seasonal goodies is one for fans of camera gear, carbon bikes and wheels and warm toes alike...
Knolly Warden: Alloy vs Carbon
We're going to review two Knolly Wardens with identical builds, except for one key difference: one is aluminum, one is carbon. For this first impression, we shot them at North Vancouver's newest brewer: Beere Brewing Co.
What's On Your List?
Dear Santa - Niels' List
A pair of well-engineered German goodies (RAAW Bikes!) and a plea for apparel that fits the lean and lanky...
Long Term Review
Spot Mayhem 29 on the North Shore
"I was expecting to get punished by Whistler's late-season child swallowing braking bumps, but the Spot was more forgiving than any 130 mm bike has a right to be..."
2018 Marin Wolf Ridge Pro
"Wow, that bike actually looks cool in person. I'm not throwing up in my mouth at all..."
Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 EX
"I was always a bad racer because I was too focussed on being smooth and precise, and this bike plays right into that..."
2018 Pivot Mach 6
PIVOT - Back To Aluminum and Fresh Geo
Aluminum is back for the Mach 6 and geometry goes lower, slacker and longer...
InterBIKE of the Day
Pardus Cyclone - I Swear It's Not An E-Bike
Designed by Niner Co-Founder Steve Domahidy - the Pardus with its concealed shock and Fox Live Valve compatibility means business...
InterBIKE of the day
2018 Yeti SB 6 Team Replica
Even if you are richer than god you can't buy Lewis Hamilton's F1 car - but a replica of the bike Richie Rude rides could be yours...
InterBIKE of the day
Alchemy Arktos Custom
This custom painted 150mm travel carbon rocket ship only has stickers at the valve stems - even the Fox and Enve logos are painted on...
Press Release & First Impressions
Mondraker: Coming to America
Mondraker has landed in the USA in 2017 but what are their plans for Canada?
2017 Spot Mayhem 29
"Unlike a conventional linkage system that will cycle through the travel freely, there's a bit of spring resistance..."
2018 Kona Process Carbon
Kona's long-awaited Process in Carbon is finally here, and it's a beauty, but materials aren't the only change-up: this Process platform has had a complete re-design.
Sweating The Small Things at Crankworx 2017
Unique details that stand out in a sea of similar products and services.
New Models From Transition
Transition Bikes 2018 - SBG First Ride
"With trail conditions alternating between braking bumps, bomb holes and ball bearings, No Joke was a tough first run on the Transition Sentinel..."
Rocky Mountain Altitude 360
Jesse Melamed's Winning EWS Bike - Exclusive Details
We don't normally do the winning bike thing but today we got lucky and we bring you the 1st and 5th place bikes...
Marin and Polygon's Naild R3ACT Suspension System
The system Marin and Polygon are using is so unlike other bikes that people mistake it for an e-bike - so let's take a look under the hood...
ARRIVED: 2018 Marin Wolf Ridge
With bikes looking more and more alike the unusual looks of the Wolf Ridge is part of the appeal - but it's NOT AN E-BIKE!
2018 Intense Carbine 29'er First Ride & Release
A long travel 29er worthy of the Intense name? Word on the street is that it's the best non-DH Intense ever...
2018 Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon 70
Brewed in North Vancouver, the new Altitude aims for the same balanced characteristics with an updated list of ingredients.
Canyon SPECTRAL CF 9.0 EX
"Out of any bike I've tested and rolled through my place of employment, by far, this Canyon has caused the most stir..."