Canfield Bikes Balance LE - Review
"The Balance demanded my attention in the most polite way possible; by taking me to the edge of destruction and then returning me to earth safely..."
Owen Foster's Mix-Wheeled Commencal Clash "Warpig"
"It's just a 27.5 bike with the wheel I'm used to in front."
The New 2022 Trek Session
The new Trek doesn't look like a Session...ok maybe it does, but it's still all new!
Ridden and Reviewed
Riding the 2021 Canyon Sender CFR
While I could probably stare at this bike all day, I did actually get out and ride the Canyon Sender CFR. Question; is the ride as appealing as the silhouette?
Interview with Forbidden co-founder Owen Pemberton
The Forbidden Dreadnought Fears Nothing
A global pandemic can't keep the new Forbidden Dreadnought chained down. Owen shares some of the challenges during the bike's development.
Knolly turns up the heat with a new Chilcotin 29er
Knolly Bikes Chilcotin 167 - First Look
A bike to ride up, over and blast down the mountains.
Ridden and Reviewed
Riding the 2021 Knolly Warden LT V2
The Warden LT is a long travel machine built from aluminum and designed for rough play...
Tested Where it was Intended
2021 Norco Shore A1 - First Impressions Review
"It's definitely not carbon. It most certainly doesn't have 29 inch wheels. And you probably won't see it at an Enduro or DH race..."
2021 Canyon Sender CFR
"Canyon set out to develop the new Sender with one goal; build the best race bike possible..."
2020 Rocky Mountain Slayer 70
Rocky claims this bike is meant for riding fast and sending it deep - without being a beast to pedal to the top...
HANDCRAFTED IN BARCELONA
Behind the Brand: UNNO
It is very rare to get a behind the scenes look at Unno Bikes - Cesar Rojo's masterpiece of a handbuilt carbon bike company. Lucky us - and you.
Pistons & Pivots
Borja Perez' 1990 Suzuki Vitara JLX & 2019 Norco Aurum HSP 1
Higueruelas 'Fig Tree' Connection
Uncle Dave Review
Yeti SB165: Reviewed
Freeride does indeed live, but don't make me say those words...
Pistons & Pivots
Jack Moir's Turbo Diesel Nissan Navara & Intense M29
A clean and kitted out "ute" and his M29 downhill bike serve the kicked-back Aussie well…
Long Term Review
Santa Cruz V10 29er
After an eventful summer on the Santa Cruz V10 29er, it's time to reflect and render some verdicts...
The Development Story of the Santa Cruz V10.7
After much pestering Santa Cruz let me in on some of the development process that led to the newest V10...
Getting the most out of the Santa Cruz V10
Suspension Testing with Fox for Masters World Champs
I meet up with Ariel Lindsley from Fox to talk suspension, do some on trail testing, and make changes to get the most out of the Fox 49 and DHX2 Coil on the Santa Cruz V10 29er.
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 3
Some pro bikes, fancy Italian brakes and even a suspension handlebar...
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 2
Micro Spline options, new rings, tools that magically stick to your bike with magnets, bearings over bushings and more...
Race #2 on the V10 in prep for Master Worlds.
A Canada Cup and Progression on the V10
Tim heads to the Silver Star Canada Cup to keep progressing in prep for Masters Worlds...
Coming Out of Retirement
Cush Core and a Return to Downhill Racing (V10 Style!)
Having had the Santa Cruz V10 29er for 2 weeks why not try a downhill race? And CushCore, too.
A Bike Already Winning Races
The 2020 Specialized Demo 29
The same downhill bike that Loïc is currently riding in the lead of the World Cup overall. But what about the hybrid 29 front, 27.5 rear wheel setup?
First Look with a Twist
2019 Santa Cruz V10 29er
Tim Coleman isn't just testing this bike - he'll be racing it all summer leading up to Masters World Championships at Mt Ste. Anne...
Big Wheels & Ready to Charge
Norco Aurum HSP Downhill Bike Reviewed
"The Aurum HSP is deceptively quick—cleverly disguising how fast you're really going..."