Obsessed With Mountain Biking
The NSMB Podcast: Ep 8 – Kyle Warner
Kyle Warner shares challenging childhood and describes how it helped pointed him in the direction he's taking today.
EDITORIAL - DOES THE FUTURE HAVE FEWER GEARS PT VII
Building A Better Kids' Mountain Bike Drivetrain
Making some smooth shifting improvements to my kid's 20" wheeled mountain bike, and ditching a couple of cogs in the process...
Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8: First Impressions
Uncle Dave got stuck with a slightly lower spec version of the Spectral - and he'll have to somehow get by on Shimano XT componentry...
Aftermarket Bottom Brackets with DUB Cranks?
As it turns out, when you remove the sleeve from each side of a SRAM DUB bottom bracket, you are left with 30mm bearings, which means you can reverse engineer a solution....
Weekend Warmup #118
Kenny Smith's Andean adventure, Paul Brodie walks us through his (second) homemade belt sander, XC POV footage is better than expected, and more.
The New 2022 Trek Session
The new Trek doesn't look like a Session...ok maybe it does, but it's still all new!
Jon Staples' EXT Equipped Specialized Stumpy Evo
OneUp engineer and co-founder, Jon Staples' Gucci build will get your eyes watering…
Dreaming Up Mountain Bike Lines
Do you dream of mountain biking moves? Of complete loops or undulating rock faces? And have you ever seen the infinite roll...
EDITORIAL | REVIEW
The SQLab 60X Saddle, Steep Seat Tube Angles, & The Banshee Titan
On the preferred pedaling positions of 'cyclists' versus 'mountain bikers' and making the steep seat tube angle Banshee Titan work with a more saddle-behind-the-bottom-bracket bike fit.
How To with EWS mechanic Jeff Bryson
Clean Your Bike Like a Pro
This isn't the every day clean for most of us, but if you want to go a little OCD or you are selling a bike - this is the ticket...
Weekend Warmup #117
Get pumped up for the weekend with some world-class riding, women's big wave surfing, and...NASCAR on dirt!
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: Help! I've become a Pinbike meme!
Assuming it's not too late, Uncle Dave has laid out a roadmap to rehabilitate our reputation...
Steve Vanderhoek's Devinci Spartan
Steve Vanderhoek tells us about his suspension set up, the last time he was scared, and how he's OCD about is bike...
Do The Twist (and stay safe on the trail)
Save a life. Share a laugh. Grab a grip. And Twist.
Esker 'The Approach' Canadian-Made Wool Insoles
A look at Sea-To-Sky-based Esker's first product, a Canadian-wool fibre insole that's made in Canada.
Welcoming Everyone: All Bodies on Bikes
All Bodies on Bikes dives headfirst into hard conversations about society’s obsession with weight, growing up fat, and issues of disordered eating. It also explores how the bicycle community can bring people together to support one another.
Editorial & Podcast
Pitching Forward: The Impact of Steep Seat Tubes
Why are some riders so enamoured by steep seat tube angles? Are they a good thing for all riders?
Weekend Warmup #116
Drew Bezanson going huge inside, three ladies on a bikepacking adventure, splitting cedar and building trail in Squamish, timelapse of a homemade cabin, and epic F1 duels.
100 years of Shimano
As Shimano celebrates 100 years of business, we took a little time to reminisce about some favourite products from years past.
SRAM's GX AXS is here (and we've been riding it)
What is less than a trickle? Maybe this is seep down tech? Drool down? Either way - it's AXS for less...
Provenance: Was that Bike Part Stolen?
There is no market for stolen bikes or parts if mountain bikers don't buy them.
Ridden and Reviewed
Riding the 2021 Canyon Sender CFR
While I could probably stare at this bike all day, I did actually get out and ride the Canyon Sender CFR. Question; is the ride as appealing as the silhouette?
Uncle Dave Has a Plan...
Daylight Saving Time: You're Doing it Wrong
"Literally overnight, evening rides go from a race against the clock or a juggling of lights to a leisurely thing you do whenever the hell you want..."
Weekend Warmup #115
The Nomad goes bikepacking, Drive to Survive will turn you into a rabid F1 fan, Fantasy jobs and fixing stuff,