A run for the 5.10 money?
Reviewed - Northwave Clan Flat Pedal Shoes
“What the hell?” I thought. “As long as they don’t send those hideous blue ones.”
The Silver Lining – Leogang DH World Cup 2019
Many racers felt the changes at Leogang were less than ideal – but two riders persevered and made the best of it…
Results and Commentary: Leogang World Cup 2019
Loose and dry conditions make for a completely different weekend to last.
Oakley DRT5 Helmet Review
A helmet that doesn't look especially different but offers some class-leading features…
PNW Bachelor Dropper Post & Loam Lever : Review
A fully rebuildable top-of-the-line dropper from PNW - available in up to 200mm of drop with a sweet lever...
ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO Carbon Wheels (RIDDEN!)
I ripped some laps in the Whistler Bike Park on the new ZIPP 3ZERO MOTO Carbons to find out if these new wheels are HERO or ZERO.
A Tale of Two Wheel Sizes (and one combo) – Fort William DH World Cup 2019
How did 29, 27 and the hybrid combo stack up in Fort Bill?
REVIEW: A saddle for women by women.
Ergon SM Sport Gel Women's Saddle
The female staff and athletes at Ergon felt the need to design the SM Women's saddle. As a female rider, I was interested in what they came up with...
Riding 2020 Shimano XT in Bellingham
Shimano Introduces 12spd XT and SLX Groups
The trickle down from XTR 9100 is on but can Shimano deliver solid performance on a budget that will compete with SRAM?
Mano a Mano
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Peak vs. X-Alp Launch SPD
These SPD-compatible shoes are aimed at the same sort of riding but one takes a skate shoe approach while the other has bowling shoe styling...
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: What's with all this reach and stack nonsense?
Uncle Dave goes down a nerdy rabbit hole and tackles bike geometry head on. Not so simple, is it?
Crankbrothers Rose Pedal Cleats
One of four options in Crankbrothers' cleat program serves up a reduced release angle and a more positive release point...
Velocity USA Dually 29" Rims
Made in the USA by a small outfit in Grand Rapids, Michigan; I've badly beaten these polished PLUS-sized beauties...
Early Rider Belter 16 Trail - Reviewed
High level build quality and spec make for a kids' single speed made to be ridden a ton and passed from one happy rider to another.
XTR 9100, WeAreOne, Chris King, E13 and OneUp
Yeti SB150 'Test Platform' Custom Build
Considering how much time we spend testing tires, droppers, handlebars, drivetrains etc., having the right foundation is important (and enjoyable)
Alternate Facts in Mountain Biking*
The True Story of Pulp Traction
Chasing down the story of Pulp Traction, likely the first movie to include any freeride footage, turned into something entirely unexpected and surreal...
Wolf Tooth B-RAD Mini Roll Top Bag
Meet new friends, get some weight off your back, and keep your tools dry - Wolf Tooth's roll-top bag does it all.
Flat pedal REVIEW
Crankbrothers Stamp 1 Flat Pedal
Serviceability and aftersale support puts these low-budget pedals in a class of their own.
Enduro Full Face Review
POC Coron Air Spin Helmet
Does POC's full face enduro helmet make you all hot and bothered, or cool as a cucumber?
2019 Madeira EWS – Is a Trend Developing?
Three rounds into the 2019 Enduro World Series and it appears some patterns are forming...
Min-Maxed With Magura MT Sport Brakes
After riding Magura's 4+2 Trail disc brakes with great results, how would their most budget brake system compare...
Giant TRX 0 Wheelset
Who would buy a set of carbon wheels from Giant? Before you hastily cast these aside, a closer look is in order...
Should you wrap your new frame?
Wrapping your Ride for Posterity (and resale!)
Ride Wrap produces plastic panels that are cut perfectly for your make, model and size of frame - but that may be the easy part...
Are Tire Inserts a Solution or a Band-Aid?
The deeper I dive, the more questions I'm left with…