FORK SMASH-UP & REVIEW
Foxzocchi Z36 Coil GRIP2 VVC
Taking a Marzocchi Z1 Coil to the next plateau with a Fox GRIP2 VVC damper upgrade.
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
SR Suntour TriAir Rear Shock
The TriAir air shock comes in at just North of four bills USD and promises poppy and planted pro-EWS race performance...
SR Suntour Durolux 36 Boost EQ Fork
Ultra-stiff uppers, a nice riding chassis, a new self-balancing EQ air spring, the simple self-contained PCS-RC2 damper, and all for 800 USD.
My Year as the BoXXer Trail Bike Guy
After throwing a bunch of celebratory X-ups, I swapped out my creaking Lyrik (RIP) for a Boxxer RC...
Your Next Bike: 2023 Edition
With most bike shops already sold out of 2021 bikes, Andrew makes some predictions about what changes we'll see to the bread-and-butter 6" travel bike between now and 2023.
Riding the 2021 Fox 40 Fork
Fox has released it's latest version of the big dog – the 2021 Fox 40. Here's a look at how the comprehensive changes stack up...
Long Term Thrashing
2020 Öhlins TTX Air & RXF36 m.2 Air Review
Öhlins delivers an aggressive suspension package with an unwavering ability to tackle rowdy terrain…
TEARDOWN | FIRST IMPRESSIONS
SR Suntour Durolux EQ
A dimple is added and a spring is removed - and the result in performance and trail experience are impressive...
RELEASE & REVIEW
Riding the New Vorsprung Secus
The best characteristics of both coil and air-sprung suspension systems in one?
2021 Fox 36 Fork Reviewed
Smoother. Stiffer. More Tunable. Than Ever Before.
Öhlins RXF 36 m.2 Spring Swap
The process of swapping the Öhlins m.2 coil to air for my long term review…
Riding the 38mm 2021 RockShox Zeb
Zeb (short for Zebulon!) is the RockShox equivalent to the Fox 38 - the dual crown rider's single crown fork...
The 12° Fasst Flexx Suspension Handlebar
A full look at use cases, ride benefits, and tuning the USA made 12° Fasst Flexx Enduro suspension handlebar
Chapter 2: Fork with a lot to prove
Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil 29" 160mm
Could this be the best fork platform on the market?
Over-Forking The North Shore
There is a local trend for a boosted imbalance between frame and fork travel in our neighbourhood...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Riding Tall With The Manitou Mezzer Pro IRT Fork
The baddest-looking fork Manitou has ever made, the Mezzer stands tall with the proven IRT air spring and a new MC² sealed bladder damper...
Long Term Review
2020 Öhlins RXF36 m.2 Coil Review
This long term two-part review begins with the coil-sprung RXF36 m.2 but will end with an air-sprung review…
Increased Ride Height?
Riding (and installing) the new RockShox DebonAir Spring
Has RockShox has figured out a way to bump up the ride height of Pike, Lyrik, Revelation and Yari forks, without giving anything away?
CushCore 29 Plus Inserts - Much More Of A Good Thing?
After testing CushCore Plus tire inserts in a handful of different setups, here's the wrap up review.
Review and Product Release
2021 Rockshox SID Ultimate Fork - Ridden on the North Shore
There are no two SID forks - and one of them has grown up to have 120mm of travel and Pike-diameter stanchions...
Liberating The Island Of Misfit Standards
Dear Santa - Andrew's List For 2019
Andrew's list for 2019 is bringing back some old standards, giving all his friends cool kid seats and fresh grips, and scoring a helmet...
A Pro Service with Jeff Bryson
2019 Fox Float Factory 36 Grip 2 Service
We all realize maintenance is essential to keep your fork working smoothly - and to extend its life - but we are mostly lazy bastards...
Test Platform Verdicts
150 days on Shimano XTR, OneUp, WeAreOne, E13, Yeti...
After more than 1/3 of a year on my hand-picked test parts - it's time to put performance under the microscope...
Teardown | First Impressions
Manitou Mezzer Pro Suspension Fork Ridden
First thoughts on a great looking beast of a 29'er fork that's easily adjustable between 140mm and 180mm of travel...