The Weight Is Over
It all starts with shaving the shitty grams for free, but who really knows where we'll wind up riding a new weight weenie wave on self-powered bicycles?
BikeYoke Sagma Suspension Saddle
It fits like a WTB Koda, cancels trail noise like an SQLab Active, and the materials are top-notch...
Editorial with Uncle Dave
The Beauty of Stupid Looking Grips
"I spent a healthy amount of time walking around my house, holding on to various handlebars..."
Bike Weight vs Bike Geometry
Are bike fit and a comfortable pedalling position more important than bike weight?
EDITORIAL | A Spring Service Story
5 Gifts For Your Bicycle Mechanic That Aren't Beer
You don't need to butter up your mechanic, but if you wanted to show your appreciation for someone that went that extra mile, here are a few ideas.
Home Mechanic Disasters
The FrankenCamber: A COVID-Era Bike Build
Bodging together a bike that would fit his son, with a used XC frame and parts hoarded over many years - almost put Cam McRae over the edge...
Corsair Was High Pivot AND Pedaling, In 2007
The Corsair Maelstrom was, from design to execution, an excellent example of a high pivot w/idler mountain bike meant to be pedalled - but where is the credit?
Mixed-Wheel Puzzling – It's About More Than Clearance
Mixed-wheel musings from a year of experimenting…
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
9point8 SLACK-R IS-Standard Angleset
The 9point8 Slack-R is not just the Angleset option for Integrated Standard headsets. It's a Community Service!
EDITORIAL | HOW TO
Two Ways To Lube A Chain
It's a head-to-head lube-off between the Sedulous Drew-Bob and Squidulous Toucan methods of chain lubrication. And you're invited...
A Lost Generation in World Cup DH
Not being able to complete a Junior career as expected could impact young racer's chances of making it a long-term job…
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
A Tale Of Two (Kids') Pad Sets
Elbow or knee pads, armour choice is as personal for groms as it is for adults. The Race Face Sendy and Pearl Izumi Summit, have very different use cases.
The Loam Ranger
The Loam Ranger Loves Dogs: Except on the Trail
Most people love dogs, but not everyone appreciates it when they join in on the big group ride...
Lugging About 'Sometimes' Tools
Ponderings on the pound of seldom-used stuff I swap back and forth between bikes.
Less Plastic, More Impressed
Zero plastic used in the Ochain Active Spider's packaging leaves A.J. hopeful others will follow…
Spring Trail Riding Etiquette
Manners are too little, morals are too much, but superb trail decorum? That's where it's at.
Stolen Bike Recovery and Apple's AirTag
Until GPS-equipped bikes are the norm, the AirTag may be our best hope to track and recover a stolen bike...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Andrew's 3.5 Best Kids' Bike Upgrades
None of the upgrades I'm suggesting here are cheap but they are key to your shredder's best mountain bike experience.
Motherhood And Sports
Mothers Who Ride
Can Motherhood and Sports Co-Exist? A Group Of Whistler Women Prove They Can Thrive.
Four Clamps Good, Two Clamps Better
SRAM's MatchMaker mounting system and Shimano's I-Spec have spawned an entire branch of the bicycling industrial complex for riders trying to keep their bars uncluttered...
Love the Bike You Already Have
Reignite your passion for the bike you have at home, because that shiny new one you've been eyeing up is already spoken for...
Coming OUT On A Ride
Pro BMX rider Corey Walsh recently became one of the first male cyclists to announce he was gay. Matt Bradshaw explains why this was a big deal to gay riders like him.
Winning the Dropper Post Arms Race
Most dropper posts are durable and damn good, so the post with the most drop, with the smallest stack height and shortest insertion depth wins the crown.
Editorial (with a side of ADHD)
Want to Ride Better? Do Your Homework.
Doing a little pre-ride bike work, no matter how minor, can have an outsized impact on your experience on the trail, but it's not always that simple...