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...
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...
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...
All the Weird and Wonderful in One for 2020
Trust Shout Multi-Link Suspension Fork
The Shout is Trust's 160–180mm trailing multi-link fork for all-mountain smashers to follow up on the Message…
Getting the most out of the Santa Cruz V10
Suspension Testing with Fox for Masters World Champs
I meet up with Ariel Lindsley from Fox to talk suspension, do some on trail testing, and make changes to get the most out of the Fox 49 and DHX2 Coil on the Santa Cruz V10 29er.
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 2
Micro Spline options, new rings, tools that magically stick to your bike with magnets, bearings over bushings and more...
Coil vs Air - Öhlins long term test
What happens if you take forks and shocks from the same manufacturer and compare coil and air back to back - in in every combination...
Coil is the new black
Vorsprung Smashpot Coil Conversion For Fox 36 Reviewed
A look at the installation process and a thorough review of a coil conversion for Fox 36, Marocchi Z1, Rockshox Pike, Lyrik, Yari and Revelation...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Huck Norris Revisited
Sometimes cleaning up the shop delivers a fresh take on an old(er) product. Worst case scenario it's nice having a clean shop and I usually find enough change for a case of beer!
X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR Fork
The Trace 36 HLR looks pretty on the inside and can give you a coil-like ride - but it's not so well suited to riders of every weight class...
DIY MAINTENANCE TIPS
Awesomize Your Ride - A Spring Service Primer
Spring is here. Here are some things to try at home to get your ride dialed.
Cold Weather & Mountain Bike Suspension
If you've noticed your suspension acting a fool the last few months (or more), this is for you…
PHOTOS & COMMENTARY
Highlights From The 2019 BC Bike Show
For the first time in years, there was a buzz about this year's BC Bike Show. Andrew Major took a swing around the aisles to pick out the interesting bits.
Vorsprung Smashpot Coil Conversion Provides External Adjustability
"Run over everything…"
2019 RockShox BoXXer World Cup (29) Reviewed
Who wants to know more about the bigger badder MY2019 BoXXer?
2019 Marzocchi Bomber CR Coil Shock Review
Marzocchi continues to impress with low-cost and excellent performing suspension…
OneUp's Axle F Thru-Axle
OneUp tells us the Axle F is 98% stiffer than stock, a little bit lighter, and it even costs less...