Mountain Biking Can't Get Better Than This...
Despite the ravages of age I'm not riding much worse than I used to be - but I've had some help along the way...
Could the Michelin UPTIS Airless Tire Work In MTB?
Michelin has developed an airless tire system that may be found on most passenger vehicles by 2024 but what about bicycles?
CamelBak Chase Bike Vest
While some folks are simply too cool to ever consider this pack - CamelBak has a killer product in their well vented Chase Bike Vest...
Riding 2020 Shimano XT in Bellingham
Shimano Introduces 12spd XT and SLX Groups
The trickle down from XTR 9100 is on but can Shimano deliver solid performance on a budget that will compete with SRAM?
Mano a Mano
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Peak vs. X-Alp Launch SPD
These SPD-compatible shoes are aimed at the same sort of riding but one takes a skate shoe approach while the other has bowling shoe styling...
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: What's with all this reach and stack nonsense?
Uncle Dave goes down a nerdy rabbit hole and tackles bike geometry head on. Not so simple, is it?
Alternate Facts in Mountain Biking*
The True Story of Pulp Traction
Chasing down the story of Pulp Traction, likely the first movie to include any freeride footage, turned into something entirely unexpected and surreal...
Are Tire Inserts a Solution or a Band-Aid?
The deeper I dive, the more questions I'm left with…
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...
4 Random Events
Dear Uncle Dave: Getting old and other nonsense
Uncle Dave finds the world conspiring to unsettle his tenuous grip on reality, time and space...
It's never too early...
A Mountain Bikers' Retirement Plan
Whether it's working weekends on the sales floor four months a year, or turning wrenches part-time, working in the right bike shop can be an awesome retirement gig.
Maribor DH World Cup: Proof the Canadians Are Coming
The first DH World Cup of 2019 was an exciting one, even more so if you're from the land of maple syrup…
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Huck Norris Revisited
Sometimes cleaning up the shop delivers a fresh take on an old(er) product. Worst case scenario it's nice having a clean shop and I usually find enough change for a case of beer!
Chasing Fall from the Yukon to British Columbia
How far would you go to extend your favourite time of year to ride? Last Autumn, Cooper Quinn and Matt Beer chased fall colours from the BC to the Yukon in search of the endless Fall.
X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR Fork
The Trace 36 HLR looks pretty on the inside and can give you a coil-like ride - but it's not so well suited to riders of every weight class...
Uncle Dave - Poorly Fitting Helmets and Junk Science
Should we believe companies trying to convince us their helmets protect better than the rest?
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...
Bike Park 365
April Fools! Whistler Announces Year-Round Mountain Biking for 2020
A new era of mountain biking on snow and slush and slushy mud and crud and hardback is upon us...
Editorial | Review
Specialized Body Geometry & Finding the Right Saddle
Finding the right saddle can make a massive difference to the quality of your time out on the bike.
DIY MAINTENANCE TIPS
Awesomize Your Ride - A Spring Service Primer
Spring is here. Here are some things to try at home to get your ride dialed.
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Project 321 Hub - Long Term Review
Still rolling silky smooth on the original EZO bearings, the 1.66° engagement Project 321 rear hub has risen to the top...
Risk Series #3
Is a MIPS Equipped Helmet Really Necessary?
There seems to be a difference of opinion among testing agencies regarding MIPS' slip plane safety technology...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Crankbrothers Eggbeater Pedals - Enhanced Stance
Love the wider stance of the Mallet DH or Mallet-E LS but prefer the more diminutive pedal body of the Candy or Eggbeater? Crankbrothers has an axle for that...
Magura MT Sport Lever Blades
In winter, the brake lever is one place where carbon is easily justified - but are there cheaper options available?