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?
PHOTOS & COMMENTARY
Highlights From The 2019 BC Bike Show
For the first time in years, there was a buzz about this year's BC Bike Show. Andrew Major took a swing around the aisles to pick out the interesting bits.
Dear Uncle Dave: What happened to "ride don't slide"?
"As our sport has grown and our influence has gained, our attitude has changed. Somewhere along the line we've moved from a place of privilege to a place of entitlement..."
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Soma Dream Handlebar Collaboration
They're "not something-for-everyone" but there's much to learn from going to extremes…
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...