LONG TERM BLUDGEONING
A Year of Shore on ENVE M630 Trail Wheels
ENVE calls these trail or cross country wheels - but Cam McRae had other ideas for this 1600g carbon wheelset...
First Impressions REVIEW
Roval Control Carbon 29 Wheels (XC Hoops on the Shore?)
Considering the system weight limit for these wheels is at least 275lbs, they should be able to take a fair bit of abuse from a guy who weighs 160...
Race Face Turbine R35 Wheels Long Term Review
Can you find alloy contentment in a sea of anxious carbon...
Bontrager Line Elite Carbon Wheels
"Trek's been building wheels this way for so long, it's likely not valid to complain about my squad of spokes being down by four..."
Race Face Aeffect R Wheelset & Trace Rear Hub
The new Race Face Aeffect R wheelset has delivered a great looking and riding wheelset for a mid-point price.
Mano a Mano
Is Cushcore Preferable to a Heavier Tire Casing?
Back to Back runs in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park are the only way to answer this sort of question...
Min-Maxed-Metal: WTB KOM Light & Tough Rims
Many months on WTB's excellent answer for riders sticking with aluminum rims for the price, ride quality, or application.
Long Term Review Video
Newmen Evolution SL A.30 Wheel Review
Ride along with A.J. as he shares the details and his experience with the A.30 wheels…
RIDE IMPRESSIONS & DETAILS
Bontrager's Outrageously-Priced Line Elite Carbon Wheels
There's a lot to unpack in Bontrager's new $900 carbon wheelset that claims to be the strongest in the industry.
The Exactingly Simple Industry Nine Hydra Hubset
Hydra comes to the trail with lightning-quick engagement, quality construction, simple service, tuneable noise & volume, and very low drag right out of the box.
Long Haul = New Info
Review Updates - Spring 2020 Edition
Products from Shimano, One Up, We Are One, and Ride Concepts get hauled back into interrogation...
INTRODUCING THE FOUNDATION COLLECTION
ENVE's new $1600 Wheelset: the AM30
ENVE went #freethenipple with the AM30. They're also still handmade in the US and covered by a 5-year warranty, but they cost less and don't give up performance.
Long Term Review
Chromag Phase30 Wheels
It's been well over a year since Andrew handed the Phase30 rims to Trevor Hansen for a thorough beating...
CushCore 29 Plus Inserts - Much More Of A Good Thing?
After testing CushCore Plus tire inserts in a handful of different setups, here's the wrap up review.
TEARDOWN | EDITORIAL
A Chris King RingDrive Hub Experience, Part 1
The legendary Chris King RingDrive rear hub in two parts. First up, a teardown of an ISO B boost hub (and a litany of anecdotes).
Spank Tuned 359/350 Vibrocore Wheelset Review
Does the funny looking green Vibrocore foam make a noticeable difference on the trail?
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...
Long Term Review
Giant TRX0 Wheelset Reviewed
I've spent the summer bashing about on the Giant TRX 0 carbon wheels to find out how they hold up...
Installation | First Impressions
CushCore 29 PLUS Inserts Ridden
CushCore brings the concept of 'tire suspension' to tire widths from 2.6″ to 3.0″ and inner rim widths 32mm to 45mm.
ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO Carbon Wheels (RIDDEN!)
I ripped some laps in the Whistler Bike Park on the new ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO Carbons to find out if these new wheels are HERO or ZERO.
Velocity USA Dually 29" Rims
Made in the USA by a small outfit in Grand Rapids, Michigan; I've badly beaten these polished PLUS-sized beauties...
Giant TRX 0 Wheelset
Who would buy a set of carbon wheels from Giant? Before you hastily cast these aside, a closer look is in order...
2019 Santa Cruz Carbon Chameleon - REVIEWED
It isn't fair to call the Carbon Chameleon a 'jack of all trades' because it's also the master of some...
Sea Otter 2019
Zipp 3Zero Moto Wheels from SRAM (in the flesh)
We haven't ridden these yet but early impressions are very good by most measures - and maybe they'll be game...