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
In Defense Of HammerSchmidt
The boldest attempt by any company to revolutionize mainstream drivetrains - ever. And as serious as that sounds, it was overshadowed by a really fun, cheesy, and chill marketing campaign.
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Min-Maxing With The Kali Viva Helmet
Price, Protection, and Panache: can you get all three with a helmet for only 50 USD?
What does Öhlins' Sale to Tenneco Mean?
The American Fortune 500 company now owns a controlling share of the Swedish Suspension manufacturer—as they did with Marzocchi…
Matt Macduff Interview - Reverence Movie
Matt Macduff and The Reverence Movie are an excellent match - both balance thoughtful introspection and savage action...
Mountain Biking's Best Black Friday Deal
The web will be burning up with bargains on tires and tools, but without this one 'deal' all the carbon in the world would be useless...
Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave - Should I complain about the MTB Coach?
"Eventually, I took my son and left because I didn’t want him to learn such awful technique..."
FIRST LOOK | TEARDOWN
3 Fresh Products For Fall
A fancy angleset, winter boots for temperate climates and a set of cranks that won't break the bank or the scale...
Actually, the Bike Industry kicks Apple's Ass
"Bikes are adult-Lego and if you want to keep your old rig running, click some pieces together..."
My Mistake History
Dorking Up MTB
"My path to mountain biking mediocrity was a bumpy and circuitous one - largely because I’m a stubborn SOB..."
Editorial (with sick photos)
Why I Love and Hate Red Bull Rampage*
Rampage has improved by listening to fans - but some sticky points have yet to be addressed...
Vanity Dies with the Season
It's one thing to keep your MTB fashion on point in the warm months - but sacrifices must be made to the weather gods...
The Apple-ization of the Mountain Bike
Apple has become the master of rapid planned obsolescence - and it seems the bike industry has been taking notes...
Another Rampage, Another Robbery?
Are the fans in tune with where Rampage should be going or does Red Bull - and the contest judges - have it right?
Interviews with EWS, UCI, Trans B.C. and more
Trail Amends: Changing Local Trails for Races
Should event staff be making changes to your favourite sections of trail and if so, what tactics do they take?
If You Can't Ride From Home, Ride From Somewhere
Ride from home will get you warmed up and ready to beat your buddies, but even if you can't ride from home...
Who to Vote for on the North Shore
This is the 11th hour, but there is time to have a look at the candidates on the North Shore and spread the word...
Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave Thinks You Should Vote
"And somehow, within all of that word salad of saving the world, you have to find some kind of balance ..."
The Unicorn's Have Final Say
Curse of the Rainbow Stripes
Skeptics may scoff, but the results suggest the gold at the end of the rainbow punishes riders the following year...
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: My Roadtrips have become Petty Arguments Disguised as Vacations
"It all comes apart six hours into your roadtrip when you can't agree on which shitty restaurant to eat at..."
Rockin' The Roach - An Ode to Ingrid Doerr
"Ingrid was always there when you needed her - she literally would give you the clothes off her back..."
Rachel Atherton Talks Racing Gloveless in Andorra
If riding gloveless is taboo, why would the fastest rider in the world do it when chasing the World Cup Overall…
US Consumers Coming to Canada?
What do Trump's Tariffs Mean for Bike Prices?
It's easy to find someone to speak in general terms about the impact of tariffs, but if you ask about price increases for their bikes, things get tricky...