Rocky Mountain Element 70
The Rocky Mountain Element is a carbon fiber weapon that does it all a bit differently. Just don't call it downcountry!
Trek Top Fuel Review
Speed, sustainability, shifting mindsets, and thoughts on the new breed of short travel trail bikes.
2022 Canyon Lux, Trail Bike?
The Lux Trail CF 8 suspension is firm, fast, and can be freakin' fun but the geometry is too rooted in its XC-Race roots to be fairly marketed as a proper trail bike.
Getting the Santa Cruz Blur ready for BC Bike Race
Getting the Santa Cruz Blur ready for the upcoming BC Bike Race has meant some changes to spec and getting used to piloting an XC bike.
Introducing the All-New Rocky Mountain Element
Built for epic stage races and big days in the saddle, the new Element sees some major revisions for 2022...
2022 Canyon Lux Trail
It's firm and fast, and light but built to last. Canyon's new trail bike has come to stay and play on North Shore Tech-C trails.
FIRST LOOK & RIDE IMPRESSIONS
Blowing Minds: Santa Cruz Blur
This purpose-built XC race bike is turning out to be a lot more versatile and fun than we've been led to believe.
REVIEW | COMPARISON
2021 Transition Spur v. Santa Cruz Tallboy
Long-term review and comparison of two category-bending short-travel mountain bikes – both of which are happy to wrestle a weight class up.
2021 Transition Spur Ridden on the Shore
If anyone can make a 120mm bike work on the trails of the dank PNW - and the North Shore in particular - it's Transition
PRELIMINARY REVIEW of the 2020 SANTA CRUZ TALLBOY
2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy IV Ridden
Gravity riders looking for a short travel rocket may want to put the newest bike from Santa Cruz on their list...
Touch and Feel
Yeti's SB100 In The Flesh
Yeti's new short travel 29er is good looking but it also responds to riders complaints about previous models...
Yeti Cycles Releases the All-New SB100 and SB100 Beti
A new short-travel weapon emerges from the Turquoise Tribe...
Intern Bike Review
Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 770
“The Thunderbolt has made my time climbing far more enjoyable than before, and I get a small sense of satisfaction by simply cruising past people on the way up the hill with a smile and a wave…”
2013 Rocky Element RSL 29 BC Edition
NSMB gets an exclusive first look at the Rocky Mountain Element “BC Edition”…