Min-Max: Greg's 2016 Devinci Hendrix 27+
The Devinci Hendrix 27+ was a strong value in 2016 and Greg has done a thoughtful job of upgrading his and keeping it running...
2020 Rocky Mountain Growler 20
Rocky brings modern hardtail geometry at an entry-level price with the 1000 USD Growler 20.
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 Trek Farley EX 8
The Farley EX doesn't need your snow or your sand- but it'll handle it just fine - while being a dirt and rock shredder with little compromise...
The Outrageous Salsa Bucksaw
Last winter we discovered that fat bikes are fun on both snow and dirt - the dual suspension Salsa Bucksaw takes it to the next level...
Party in the Front? PLUS half of your 29er
If you are a big wheel rider who is hungry for traction and control - even in the slop and maybe even snow - there may be a solution for you that isn't fat...
Trek Stache 29+ Retrial
A few changes have altered Andrew's impression of the Stache so dramatically that a new review was in order...
2017 Trek Stache 7 29+
While it's clear the Stache wasn't designed for the nastiest, steepest terrain, for trails where it shines it lights up like a near-sighted goalie...
2017 TREK STACHE 29+ Hardtail
Not just a wagon-wheeler but a Plus wagon wheeler - Trek's Stache 29+ hardtail getting ready for North Shore testing...
TRIPLE TESTER REVIEW
2017 Kona Wozo
Three testers had the chance to ride Kona's hardtail fatbike during the snowiest North Shore winter in years - and on good old dirt as well...
Chromag Primer 27+
Going back to a hardtail – even one with progressive geometry like the Primer – required patience. The payoff was well worth it.
“Is this some kind of masochistic manifestation of mid-life in crisis, or just the next phase in my infatuation with bikes?”
Sea Otter 2015: Rocky Mountain Sherpa
Want to cover big miles and get way, way out there? The Sherpa is the bike for the job.
2015 Rocky Mountain Blizzard
Rocky Mountain’s Blizzard is now a fat bike with a RockShox suspension fork.