LOOK X-Track Pedals : Carbon VS Aluminum
Despite being a slimmer platform, the X-Track pedal gives very positive support and excellent retention - in fact it may be the best SPD-compatible pedal there is...
Cat was Emaciated
One Mountain Biker Killed and one Injured in Cougar Attack
The riders acted appropriately in their first encounter with the cat - unfortunately this was a persistent animal...
Aluminum v. Carbon
Duelling Knolly Wardens - Carbon vs. Aluminum - Final Verdicts
Three riders, two Wardens, identical spec, one carbon and one aluminum to answer one question: does it make sense to pay the carbon tax?
7iDP Project Knee Pad
Quality construction and a breathable knit sock make this one durable pad. AJ weighs in on how it stacks up against similar knee pads…
Second Perspective: Wolftooth ReMote Sustain for Reverb
Like the sound of the Wolf Tooth Dropper remote but running a Reverb? You can get it for that too…
Mountainsmith Cycle Cube Gear Bag
After months of use and a couple of road trips, the Cycle Cube is proving to be a great travel companion…
Wolf Tooth Components Pack Pliers
This 38-gram tool performs some critical tasks that could save a ride – and where your multi-tool won't help you...
Riding Greg Minnaar’s Signature Maxxis Assegai Tire
A couple of days on the new tire and some time to grill Greg Minnaar and the engineers from Maxxis have left AJ wanting more…
e*thirteen's Updated 2018 TRSr Tire Reviewed
Two perspectives on e*thirteen's re-launched and beefed up TRS tires – with ride impressions and a comparison to the old version...
Ahead of its time
GT's 1996 Gearbox Concept Bike
Motorcross inspiration spurred on by none other than Jeremy McGrath resulted in this early concept gearbox bike and 10 years later a production model.
Bontrager XR4 and SE4 Team Issue Tires
Available in several widths and diameters, there is a version of these high-value Bontrager for most riders who seek aggressive terrain...
Buyer Beware - A Spring Service Story
Buying used? 'Mechanic owned' and 'recently serviced' mean sweet-all. It's like paying a premium for Miranda Miller's used bike because it's 'lady ridden'.
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: Blow up my Life or Buy a New Bike?
"It seems like we’re doing something wrong if we don’t drop a bucket of cash on the latest and greatest..."
2018 Mondraker Foxy XR Review
The Foxy pushes the limit for the long, low and slack trend - with some adjustability - but can it be a good all-rounder?
Long Term Review
e*thirteen TRS+ 9-46t Cassette
Giving this cassette a fair test would have meant a fresh chain, one chainring and no swaps - this instead was an unfair test...
Sea Otter 2018
Öhlins TTX Trunnion Shock & RXF 36 Coil Updates
Coil lovers rejoice, more updates from the yellow corner…
Vista Outdoor to Sell Giro, Bell, Blackburn and Firearm Brands
In a call to investors CEO Christopher Metz laid out a new strategy for the company to focus on core products...
Sea Otter 2018
ENVE's New M-Series Bar & Stem Range
If it's from ENVE you know it's made of carbon – even the stems – but only one level in the series has been fattened to a 35mm diameter...
Sea Otter 2018
2019 Fox & Marzocchi Hands On
Fox update the 36 with the new GRIP2 damper and release a new 34 Step-Cast fork, while Marzocchi shows the new and impressive Z1 and 58 forks...
Sea Otter Coverage
KC Fontes and his Bartlett Tendon Knee
An above the knee amputation isn't the ideal scenario for a mountain biker, but Brian Bartlett's invention got K.C. riding out of the saddle again...
Mike Hopkins - DreamRide 3
Mike Hopkins has been given the freedom to create whatever moves him on his mountain bike - wherever in the world that may be...
Our Pick of the Litter
Weird (some but not all) Bikes of Sea Otter
A new ride from Alchemy, a boost to the top for trail builders and 29ers rolling on wee 27" wheels...
Bontrager Line Comp 30 Wheelset
Can a complete wheelset that costs less than many rear hubs deliver performance and durability for the North Shore...
Touch and Feel
Yeti's SB100 In The Flesh
Yeti's new short travel 29er is good looking but it also responds to riders complaints about previous models...