REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Fit Before Fashion - ProTaper’s 76mm Riser Bar
The 76mm rise ProTaper 3IN Riser is the perfect companion for riders looking to get their grips higher without a massive stack of reach-robbing headset spacers.
Does The Future Have Fewer Gears? (Part 4)
You Should Try a Friction Thumb Shifter
Mix things up on your mountain bike, for the price of a friction thumb shifter and become a better rider in the process.
e*thirteen Vario Dropper Post
e*thirteen's new dropper remote goes toe-to-toe with some of the very best - and the post shows real promise as well...
Deity 35mm Handlebar Range Compared
AJ goes from his preferred 31.8mm Deity Blacklabel handlebar to their equivalent in 35mm, and compares the rest of the Deity 35mm selection…
Living With A Lust For Luxury
Andrew Major can justify almost every part of his bikes, even the Gucci ones, according to the doctrine of min-maxing. Almost...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
My Favourite Push-On Grips
Andrew Major breaks down a range of his favourite options in an attempt to convert the uninitiated.
No vaporware here - just currently existing or easy DIY collaborations that could improve your on-trail experience with wrenching, pedaling, and ergonomics.
The 12° Fasst Flexx Suspension Handlebar
A full look at use cases, ride benefits, and tuning the USA made 12° Fasst Flexx Enduro suspension handlebar
LAUNCH AND REVIEW
SRAM Launches new 52-tooth Eagle Drivetrains
SRAM's new XX1, X01, and GX drivetrains represent mostly incremental performance and cosmetic updates, and one big change: the new Eagle cassette is the tooth count leader with 52 teeth.
Close Your Eyes & Cut Your Bars
Before ditching your old bar, why not cut off a couple of cms and see if your legacy length still works for you with modern bike geometry?
Fasst Flexx Enduro Handlebar
The USA-made multi-material handlebar seeks to dampen abuse to hands, wrists, and elbows from chunky trails...
PNW Loam Grips & 10° Range Handlebar
PNW delivers an aluminum handlebar with more sweep along with my new favourite lock-on grips...
2019 Gift Guide: Week 6
Have you checked off everyone on your list yet? Let us help you with that.
RIDE, APRES, REPEAT
2019 Gift Guide: Week 5
Something to hold onto, some cautionary excellence, black jewelry for your bike, and your tailgate's centerpiece.
WE WON'T STEER YOU WRONG
2019 Gift Guide: Week 4
Something stabby, something grabby, and a few ideas for your trail builder friend Abby
Liberating The Island Of Misfit Standards
Dear Santa - Andrew's List For 2019
Andrew's list for 2019 is bringing back some old standards, giving all his friends cool kid seats and fresh grips, and scoring a helmet...
Test Platform Verdicts
150 days on Shimano XTR, OneUp, WeAreOne, E13, Yeti...
After more than 1/3 of a year on my hand-picked test parts - it's time to put performance under the microscope...
The New e*thirteen Cockpit
You asked, e*thirteen delivered. Bars and stems have arrived for your shredding pleasure.
Sea Otter 2019
We Are One Composites - 6 New Rims plus Bar and Stem
The little company that could keeps on putting out cutting edge products that many larger firms must be envious of...
New Gear Out of Squamish
OneUp Releases Full Cockpit & Dropper Post Lengths Covering 100–210mm
In typical OneUp form, new bar, stem and grip options that provide a different solution and new dropper posts that provide drops from 100–210mm…
Works Components Angleset
Breathe fresh life into an old bike, or beef up the terrain-profile on a new one - for many riders the Works Components Angleset could be the best $100 upgrade on the market...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Soma Dream Handlebar Collaboration
They're "not something-for-everyone" but there's much to learn from going to extremes…
Better Living Through Carbon Fibre
While usually blasé about high dollar super sleds made with aerospace-approved material - Andrew Major has found some uses for the 'plastic fantastic...'
Giant Swage Lock-On Grips Review
Giant has come close to providing the convenience of a lock-on with the feel of a push-on grip…