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..."
The All New Norco Aurum HSP DH Bike
Norco's new 29er DH bike is Norco's most radical DH design to date and the idler pulley-equipped steed is getting World Cup results...
Ahead of its time
GT's 1996 Gearbox Concept Bike
Motorcross inspiration spurred on by none other than Jeremy McGrath resulted in this early concept gearbox bike and 10 years later a production model.
VIDEO + PRESS RELEASE
Commencal Releases Supreme DH 29er
Commencal commits to 29, releasing the big wheeled version of their World Cup proven Supreme DH.
Tom van Steenbergen is Ready to Rock Rampage on 26" wheels
Cracked Dirt: TVS's Trek Session
Tom van Steenbergen's Trek Park Session is evidence that 26 ain't dead, at least for Rampage.
Long Term Review
2017 Kona Operator DL
"A strong case of business in the front, party in the back here, doubled up with Hello Wheely Wednesday..."
Greg Minnaar Talks about the Santa Cruz V10 29er
Greg feels more comfortable on the new bike and he's faster - which can't be great news for his competition...
Commentary Plus Santa Cruz Press Release
29ers Have Arrived in World Cup DH
Santa Cruz confirms that all 3 syndicate riders to ride V10 29ers in Lourdes - does that mean these bikes will be in retailers in 9 months or less?
Were We Supposed to See This?
Blenkinsop on Norco's Radical New DH Bike
Norco's unconventional new prototype DH bike is revealed... by Camelbak?
NEW BIKE RELEASE
Commencal Announces the Furious
A DH bike for those that aren't always racing the clock...
First Impressions: Norco Aurum Carbon 7.1
"Crafting an opening line is vitally important because if I can't enchant and lure you, the reader..."
2015 Norco Aurum Carbon
With a carbon front triangle, 650B wheels, and an evolved design, Norco’s new Aurum is set to chase podiums for 2015.
Exclusive: Thomas Vanderham’s Rocky Mountain Prototype
A radical departure from the current Flatline, but will it stay this way?
REVIEW: Cove Shocker frameset
The Shocker has carried DH racers to the podium, but it’s capable of more than that. A lot more…
2009 Flatline Unlimited Review
“If Iâ€™m a 6 out of 10 rider, how was I going to be able to tell if a bike was a 7 out of 10 or a 9 out of 10…”