YEAR IN REVIEW
Best Of 2018 - Andrew's List
Andrew was surprised by a few products this year - and he's got a new assistant mechanic...
NOTHING WITH BATTERIES
Dear Santa - Andrew's List
Magnets and Metal and Plastic and NeoShell
Scott MTB Comp Shoes AND Time Speciale Pedals
Time's new Enduro focussed shoe, with screw-in pins and a large platform are a nice pairing for Scott's versatile, high-value trail shoe...
Kona Wah Wah 2 Composite Pedals
These aren't the cheap composite pedals you might see on a department store bike, and they may even have some advantages over their aluminium siblings...
First Rides Review
Riding 2019 Shimano XTR 12spd in Crested Butte
Shimano's top of line MTB group finally goes full time 1x - and this one goes to 12 - but there are other highlights help you win at gear...
Hands on Product Intro
2019 Shimano XTR 9100: 10-51 12spd is Here
Shimano goes deep with 1x and 12spd while pushing innovation with virtually every component - but can XTR get back on top...
LOOK X-Track Pedals : Carbon VS Aluminum
Despite being a slimmer platform, the X-Track pedal gives very positive support and excellent retention - in fact it may be the best SPD-compatible pedal there is...
SEA OTTER STUFF!
Douchebags, German Injunctions and Loic Bruni
Giro brings you the Chamber II skate shoe style shoe, MIPS and POC get in the ring, and Douchebags want to carry your bike away...
3 Fresh Products For Spring 2018
Race Face Vault hubs, a fresh SQLab ergonomic saddle, and Time's newest pedal are ready for a thorough spring thrashing...
2 Minute Reviews
Blackspire Big Slim Flat Pedals
Excellent support from the slightly concave 92mm² platform and a couple of decades of excellent aftersale support from Blackspire combine to make the Big Slim an impressive flat pedal choice.
Flat Pedal Facts
Some unconventional observations from a born again flat pedal rider who still plays for both teams...
Race Face Atlas Flat Pedal Review
Race Face's top end pedal offers 10 shin gobbling pins per side, a generous concave platform, 4 sealed bearings per side and a sneaky grease port that does double duty...
Large & Small Crankbrothers Stamp 3 Pedals
Whether you have big flippers or small tootsies, Crankbrothers' Stamp 3 pedals have you covered and they punch above their weight class...
Mining the Last Gold from Vegas
Interbike Leftovers - Even Tastier!
A few days spent in the fridge hasn't spoiled these fresh goods from Shimano, SQLab, SKS, Lezyne, Ryders and Aaron Gwin...
Long Term Review
Crankbrothers Mallet DH Pedals
Long term and thorough - these pedals get mounted on several bikes and clipped into with three pairs of shoes...
2018 Crankbrothers Stamp 3 Pedals
The Stamp line has grown to 4 models and includes a $300 ti spindle model and a nicely designed $100 version endorsed by Danny MacAskill...
Sweating The Small Things at Crankworx 2017
Unique details that stand out in a sea of similar products and services.
First Look | Teardown
The NEW Crankbrothers Mallet DH Pedal
The Mallet DH pedal has always been well-received in terms of function but durability and quality of workmanship has been a problem in the past...
OneUp Jumps Into Pedals
New Horizons for the Squamish-based component company that is honing in on everything to do with your bike's nether zone.
HT X2 Pedals Reviewed
HT has been making pedals since JFK was alive, and don't think of them as off brand because Andrew Major (and Aaron Gwin) think they are sweet...