How to Make Your Riding More Rad!*
A look at how to practice your skills and improve more quickly with help from Malcolm Gladwell, Anders Ericsson and Ryan Leech...
FIRST IMPRESSIONS | EDITORIAL
Rocky Mountain Growler 40 - FIRST IMPRESSIONS
The name suggests micro brew transport - but this machine for 1360 USD was built for serious off road escapades...
RISK SERIES #2
Pro Riders Talk Injury and Recovery
How to avoid disaster, and how to deal with it when it happens = areas of expertise for riders who are paid to either go fast or go huge...
The Man Behind SRAM's new Wireless Group
INTERVIEW - SRAM AXS Boss Chris Hilton
AXS was a project of significant magnitude with teams all over the world chasing different targets - all lead by Chris Hilton...
Why Would Anyone Buy Carbon Wheels?*
Rims are the latest frontier for carbon and unsurpsingly it's proving to be the toughest application to get right...
Better Living Through Carbon Fibre
While usually blasé about high dollar super sleds made with aerospace-approved material - Andrew Major has found some uses for the 'plastic fantastic...'
Same Same But Different
Twelve Months Later: AJ's GeoMetron G16
After twelve months the only parts that haven't been removed are the seat post and drivetrain - but the biggest change is one that is impossible on most other bikes...
Tools To Make Mountain Biking Fun
"I find myself in a friendly debate about a mutual friend who's no longer having fun mountain biking..."
Gear of the Year
Cam McRae's Best of 2018
Cam decided to give the finger to more noble 'best of' choices like 'experiences' and go full gear whore...
It Was a Good Year
AJ's Best of 2018
A.J.'s list doesn't avoid the gear that got him smiling in 2018 but the World Cup, Brandon Semenuk and the pros and cons of climate change locally...
Perry's Best of 2018
Trips to ride bikes, a bike with a vintage silhouette and an exotic vacation round out Perry's highlights for 2018...
BC Warns: Illegal Building Could Bring Jail time, 10K Fine
The B.C. Gov't came out guns-a-blazin' in an effort to curb un-permitted building - but there may be legitimate reasons why these trails are being built...
Behind the Brand: Chromag Bikes
What goes into establishing a brand like Chromag? Music, art, and basing yourself in Whistler help for a start…
Ask Uncle Dave
My Girl Rides like Crap and Wants to Come on Every Ride...
The joys of having a signficant other who wants to learn to ride with you isn't always fun for all…
The Peruvian Death March
You can't be disappointed when you don't know what to expect - but you can have your will crushed at 15,000 feet...
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...
Year in Review
Best of 2018 - Tim's List
Reflecting on a year of big moves, big bikes and big trips...
Handlebar Width & Staying Gracious
Don't get angry about bar width articles on the internet, use the wet season to tweak your set up and then go ride...
Chris Porter: the GeoMetron/Nicolai G1 Story
The man behind the new ultra adaptable Nicolai/GeoMetron G1, interviewed about process and partnerships between Nicolai, GeoMetron and EXT...
A SERIES ABOUT RISK: ARTICLE #1
Risk Calamity and Injury
Ours is not a sport for the feint of heart - and the most cursory youtube search for 'MTB crash reel' will yield plenty of terrifying results...
Give you motherhuckers.
Dear Santa: Dave Smith's List
If chopping wood twice warms the axe-wielder, Dave has some ideas for keeping you warm inside all winter.
Friends and family take note!
Dear Santa - Cam's List 2018
Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot. But the Grinch of North of Vancouver did not!
Dear Santa: Uncle Dave's 2018 Christmas List
Uncle Dave ""haaaates" writing these sorts of things - but it turns out he wants some shiny crap just like the rest of us...
NOTHING WITH BATTERIES
Dear Santa - Andrew's List
Magnets and Metal and Plastic and NeoShell