A discussion over beers turns to SRAM's new DUB BB and crank and Andrew Major injects some perspective about standards...
Enduro Bearing's Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Searching for a 30mm BB92 Solution
Enduro Bearing makes a solution in both ceramic hybrid and stainless with external seals and double row bearings...
Long Term Review
SRAM GX Eagle Drivetrain; Over the Long Haul
After 7 months on SRAM's GX Eagle drivetrain how does the performance stack up to the more expensive XX1 and XO1 groups...
Introducing SRAM DUB Cranks and Bottom Brackets
SRAM's goals were simplicity, durability and compatibility but no new standards were created and no old ones were harmed...
The People, the Event, and the Bike
Best of 2017 - AJ's List
People, events, and bikes. These are the things that got me excited in 2017.
Wolf Tooth Stainless Steel Ring & Camo Spider System
The steel ring costs twice as much as most aluminum options but if it lasts more than twice as long....
Wheels, Improvements, Hubs
Box Components for 2018
Box returns with a completely redesigned ONE drivetrain, a dh version, new wheels and some sweet made in USA hubs...
Pinion C-Line Gearbox
More gears, less weight, and a 40% price cut
e*thirteen's New 511% TRS+ 11-speed Cassette
e-thirteen fires another cassette-based salvo with an 11-speed wide-range option.
Box One Drivetrain - Bike Park Tested
Tim Coleman does his racer-boy best to find the limits of the Box One drivetrain and the results were catastrophic...
Race Face Aeffect Cranks: Boxing Above Their Weight
Why does Pivot spec Aeffect cranks on their US $7400 Firebird and other models? Andrew Major wanted to know as well...
e*thirteen TRSr Carbon Cranks
Despite an early failure with the first set Andrew Major came away impressed with e13's top of the line cranks...
Reinventing (and moving) The Freewheel
Unsprung weight is the enemy of your suspension - but we keep putting larger cogs on the rear wheel - but maybe there is a simple solution...
3 New Products For Spring
These are products that aren't yet fully reviewed, but Andrew Major thinks some of you should know about them before summer...
Box One PushPush Drivetrain (& Cockpit)
Are mountain bikers sick of the two party system - of having to choose between red and blue? Is it time for a fresh start?
Spring Service Basics
Wrench Now, Ride Later
Your bike hates you. But it can learn to love again.
Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: Reviewed
Don’t let its ‘mere’ 120mm of rear wheel travel or its ‘small’ 27.5″ wheels deceive you – this is a barn-burner of a trail bike.
Review: Shimano Deore XT
“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”
e*thirteen Carbon Cranks
Light and elegant arms to slim down your DH or AM bike from e*thirteen...
Race Face SixC Cinch Cranks: Reviewed
“light as a mosquito fart and stiff as a Clydesdale sizing up a Unicorn.”
Race Face Next SL Cranks: Reviewed
How did Race Face’s lightest cranks fare after a long winter of abuse…
Race Face Narrow Wide 30T Ring and Bash Guard: Reviewed
What happens when you mount up Race Face’s Narrow Wide 30T ring without the use of a clutch derailleur?
Race Face Atlas
Stripping down the crank arm in more ways than Brett Tippie can make a joke about…