Dear Uncle Dave: I Can't Stop Looking at Myself
When selfy life hits the mountain bike world…
2018 Zerode Taniwha
The Kiwi built Taniwha doesn't have a derailleur but that hasn't stopped it from picking up momentum…
2018 Pearl Izumi X-Alp Elevate Shoes
A Boa closure and some carbon say race but the comfort, look and fit of these shoes say freeride (and apres ride)
NZ Enduro - Results and Wrap Video
Impeccable dirt and balls out riding highlight what looks like the coolest Enduro event on the planet...
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...
At Home with the Multi-Discipline Champion
Jared Graves: Dangerously Motivated
A glimpse of what it takes to be one of the best bike racers of our time with Jared Graves.
A discussion over beers turns to SRAM's new DUB BB and crank and Andrew Major injects some perspective about standards...
Washington State Bans E-Bikes on Trails
In a bill pushed for by the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance it will soon be illegal to ride an e-biike on natural surface trails in Washington...
Group Ride Faux Pas - 12 Rules To Keep It Tidy
Always give riding advice to the best rider in the crew, scoff at their wheel size choice and let them know you're the shot-caller...
TRP Quadiem Brakes - (Gwin's Brakes!)
Does Aaron Gwin even use his brakes? Do you need to stop quickly to go fast? And what does TRP stand for...
Uncle Dave Tackles the Vista Outdoor Debate
"f you want to buy dozens of guns to play with in the bath while you splash around and make 'bang bang!' noises, that’s fine..."
Your Brain on Mountain Biking
"On those days I begin dreaming about going pro mid ride, imagining a Red Bull sponsorship..."
Josh Carlson & His Move From Vancouver, B.C. Back to Australia
Moving from a mountain bike mecca in North America to a quiet city in Australia sounds insane for a professional rider, but for Josh Carlson it made a lot of sense.
Camelbak, Bell and Giro Caught in Assault Weapon Backlash
A Vista Outdoor owned company produces an AR15-type assault rifle - and Vista also owns Bell Helmets, Giro, Blackburn and Camelbak...
Does Semenuk Have More Fun Than We Do?
Intuitively it makes sense that riding at a higher skill level is more fun - because we have more fun when we ride better - but maybe it's not that simple...
Long Term Review
We Are One Agent Wheelset
After close to a full year of abuse, Tim is left pretty impressed with the Agent wheelset.
Blackspire Big Slim Flat Pedals
Excellent support from the slightly concave 92mm² platform and a couple of decades of excellent aftersale support from Blackspire combine to make the Big Slim an impressive flat pedal choice.
Enduro Bearing's Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Searching for a 30mm BB92 Solution
Enduro Bearing makes a solution in both ceramic hybrid and stainless with external seals and double row bearings...
Stiffer Isn't The Solution
After arriving at the bone-shattering wood stiff end of the scale, we're now looking to chase the perfect flex unicorn…
TLC Brass Nipples
Better but boring brass or slightly lighter aluminum nipples in sexy anodized colors? TLC Bikes has an interesting third option.
Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave Talks About The Olympics Or Something
This could be the last time that the "right" kid wins Gold at a flippy-spinny event in the Olympics…
2018 Kona Satori DL
After a brief absence from Kona's line-up the Satori is back and it's brought on some characteristics of other great rides like the Process 111 and the Hei Hei trail…
2018 Mondraker Foxy XR
Aggressive geometry that can be pushed even further, 150mm of coil sprung suspension and a slightly bigger, 160mm front end. The Foxy XR positions itself as one of the more assertive looking trail bikes in its category.
Long Term Review
e*thirteen LG1r Carbon Wheelset
A dedicated DH race carbon wheelset, are they worth it?