Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave: Saving the world with bicycles!
"Honestly, I think my riding of bicycles contributes more to my ecological footprint than anything else in my life..."
Why All Dropper Posts should be 34.9
A conversation with Stefan 'Sacki' Sack - CEO, Engineer & does-it-all of BikeYoke
Liberating The Island Of Misfit Standards
Dear Santa - Andrew's List For 2019
Andrew's list for 2019 is bringing back some old standards, giving all his friends cool kid seats and fresh grips, and scoring a helmet...
Joe Talks PayDirt
Santa Cruz CEO Joe Graney Interviewed
"We thought we'd leave it open and not just kind of make it about whoever's going to build booters and some nice berms..."
Old Tools and the Evolution of the Bicycle
Bikes are infinitely more complex than they were 30 years ago – but that hasn't necessarily made them harder to work on – if we steer clear of electronics...
That rush of endorphins as I negotiate my bike down steep sections on the edge of my skill limit has re-ignited my stoke...
Dekerf Implant, XT thumbies, DT 440 hubs, Mountain Cycle Moho, Moots YBB – what do you wish you hadn't sold?
Redbull Rampage 2019
Gonzo Photos from Rampage Practice
Anyone concerned about riders not going big enough this year need not worry...
Does The Future Have Fewer Gears?
Box Components jumps back to 1999 with a new-for-2019 9-spd drivetrain. What's next? Gearboxes for everybody? 5-spd derailleur systems? Single speeds?!
Wet Weather & The 29x2.8" WTB Vigilante Plus Tire
Riding aggressive plus-sized rubber on the gnarliest all-weather trails the North Shore can offer...
Tributes to Jordie Lunn
Personal tributes to Jordie Lunn paint the picture of a man loved as much for his sweet character as his rowdy spirit...
Pistons & Pivots
Claire Buchar's Lifted Toyota Tacoma & Intense Bikes
Claire's daily driver isn't your usual. Nor are her bikes. Upgrades aplenty with all modes of transport in this Pistons & Pivots…
Preserving Gnarly Trails
Grannies isn't euthanized, teeter-totters get a win, Lower Crippler gets a fresh roller coaster, there's a pile of fresh cedar on Boundary Trail, and 'only' one trail lost in 2019...
Long Term Review
Santa Cruz V10 29er
After an eventful summer on the Santa Cruz V10 29er, it's time to reflect and render some verdicts...
Building On Boundary Trail (An Heirloom Trail)
Ensuring that the full flavour of an old-school North Shore masterpiece is maintained for future generations...
Uncle Dave's Ode to 10-Year-Old Knee Pads
What should I do when all my Bike Shit gets Stolen?
"It was just easier to leave my riding gear in the back seat of my truck? Who is going to steal that shit, anyways?"
RELEASE | EDITORIAL
The 2020 Rocky Mountain Growler Series
Rocky brings progressive geometry to entry-level mountain bikes - starting at 1000 USD/1250 CAD...
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.
Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave! I hate tossing broken stuff. Where can I get things repaired instead?
"I told him that he could try to find some new springs for his fork, but that there was a good chance he might not be able to..."
Where The Rain Gets In - A Fall Service Story
If you're tackling the wet and greasy this winter please don't forget to let your bike breathe...
Why Are We Racing Bikes with Motors?
Trading Watts for Rainbows: Making Sense of eMTB World Champs
The eXC World Championships is nothing but a memory - but what can we expect from the future in a world where events like this exist...
A week of challenges at Mont Ste. Anne
Tim's Masters Worlds Championships 2019
Tim Coleman had his summer planned out so everything led up to World Champs - and then things went haywire...
Dave interviews Aaron Chamberlain from Maxxis
Ask Uncle Dave: Talking Tires with Maxxis
"Maxxis is known for making very desirable tires, so by throwing a Maxxis tire on there...any Maxxis tire...the bike companies know they can get away with it..."
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Schwalbe ProCore Revisted
My fourth experience with the siren's seduction of better traction, fewer rim strikes, and more progressive tire ramp-up...