Long-Term Review | Teardown
The R7 Pro Fork - Manitou's Magic Toothpick
Manitou markets their 120mm R7 Pro XC fork, complete with its now spindly 32mm stanchions, as being up for anything you can ride...
Cam McRae's Best of 2022
A bike, a fork, some cranks, some bar-ends, some brakes and something to attach your bikes to your car...
Cane Creek 'Covid-Created' Double Barrel (CCDB) IL Air
A 2014 Cane Creek Inline Air shock that's been upgraded to the current CCDB IL Air specs
Formula MOD Shock
Italian moto racing heritage takes on the world of mountain bike suspension.
Marzocchi Bomber Air Shock Review
"This opens up an interesting can of worms about aftermarket rear shocks in general..."
First Impressions Review
Top spec and a new battery alignment gives all the power with less bulk.
Formula Selva C Long-Term Review
How does the Italian fork stack up to the big guys?
Foxgloves & Buttercups
As we prepare for a wave of elastic polymer fork upgrades, several companies have been pushing the benefit of 'noise-canceling' for years.
2022 SR Suntour Durolux 38 RC2
A Big fork on a budget to compete with the Fox 38 and the RockShox Zeb
TEARDOWN | FIRST IMPRESSIONS
2014 & 2022 Cane Creek IL Double Barrel Air Shock
Taking a born in 2014 Cane Creek Inline Air shock and updating it to the current 2022 DB Air IL spec.
Riding RockShox's 2023 Suspension
The new Lyrik and Zeb and rear shocks get sweaty and overworked on the North Shore and beyond...
2023 RockShox Forks
New damper, new air system, new chassis, new features, new philosophy - all but the names changed for RockShox's 2023 fork lineup.
2023 RockShox Super Deluxe Shocks
What's new with RockShox's Super Deluxe Ultimate air and coil shocks for 2023? Just about everything.
EXT Storia V3 Lok Shock Review (w/Cascade Link)
"Suspension made for racing can also translate to suspension made for fun..."
Cascade Components Forbidden Druid-Nought Link
A little more travel, a little more support. Is it the secret sauce to a good time?
WRP Mullet yoke for Specialized Enduros
Can a hunk of alloy give the Enduro (more) party in the back?
The Worst Purchase
My 2004 Marzocchi Z150 FR SL fork isn't the only time I've thrown cash into a flaming dumpster in the years I've been mountain biking.
3 TINY REVIEWS
Gear Shots: August 10, 2021
Eyewear from Tifosi Optics, an airshaft upgrade for Suntour forks and a steel chainring from Raceface....
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
The SR Suntour Edge Rear Shock
Min-maxed on a tight budget and lined up on the World Cup XC circuit, SR Suntour's inline Edge rear shock is a high-quality, simple, and effective option.
Formula Selva C Fork
Selva series forks are a little different on the inside than most of the mass-produced competition...
Ridden and Reviewed
Fox's New Float X Rear Shock
A replacement for the DPX2 is big news, how does it perform on trail?
Weird But Wonderful
OChain Active Spider Review
"One of the most beneficial suspension upgrades available, and it’s not a suspension part…"
The DIY Butcher
Bearing Swap - 2015 Juliana Roubion 1st Gen. (SC Bronson)
Many elements of this swap were less demanding than some of the others I've done - but I still managed to make a mess of it...l
SR Suntour's Zeron Fork - Bargain Coil Goodness
If your is goal giggles per dollar, it may make sense to opt for an inexpensive coil fork rather than cheap air...