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...
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...
Demo To Your Door
Try it at Home - SR Suntour's Fork Demo Program
Usually the only way you can try a fork is by bouncing it on the shop floor - SR Suntour wants to let you really try a fork...
Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Reviewed
The Bomber Z1 is back, without Monster trucks and Bomber girls, but can it match the plush oil bath/coil format of old...
DVO Releases 2019 Suspension Range
DVO Suspension shows new products and updates for 2019 - get all of the details here...
Öhlins' New RXF 36 Trail & TTX Air Shock
The Swedish brand has reworked just about everything to improve durability and performance both front and rear...
Rat-bagging the 2019 FOX 36 GRIP2 & FLOAT X2
How does the 2019 Fox suspension compare to the award-winning 2018 models? AJ Barlas dives into the updated technology and ride characteristics...
Manitou and Hayes Plotting a Comeback
Once Hayes and Manitou were at the top of the heap - these products make it clear they are serious about getting back there...
SR Suntour Durolux RC2 29'er Fork Reviewed
The Durolux is priced in below most other forks with similar features - but can it compete in ride quality and durability...
X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR Teardown
The X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR undercuts the competition in the long-travel, high performance 29er fork game...