X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR Teardown
The X-Fusion Trace 36 HLR undercuts the competition in the long-travel, high performance 29er fork game...
Push Industries ACS3 Coil Conversion Review
It was a long and circuitous route to coil-sprung happiness - but when it arrived it was was more plush than 70s shag....
Save Us SRAM (and our bikes!)
Many beautiful and well-loved bikes could be on the verge of extinction - all because the industry has abandoned forks with 1 1/8" steerer tubes...
Sea Otter 2018
Öhlins TTX Trunnion Shock & RXF 36 Coil Updates
Coil lovers rejoice, more updates from the yellow corner…
Sea Otter 2018
2019 Fox & Marzocchi Hands On
Fox update the 36 with the new GRIP2 damper and release a new 34 Step-Cast fork, while Marzocchi shows the new and impressive Z1 and 58 forks...
Introducing the New RockShox BoXXer
RockShox launches two new forks with 29er compatibility for the DH crowd.
Vorsprung Expands Tuning Options
Fox FIT4 Damper Tuning System
Vorsprung expand their custom tuning program from the rear shock to the front, with Fractive compatibility for Fox FIT4 forks.
2018 Trek RE:aktiv Thru Shaft Shock
Performance gains as well as durability and service ease are among the claims Trek is making about Thru-Shaft shocks from Fox and RockShox...
Andrextr Analyzes Knolly Warden Suspension
The suspension master seems to appreciate the way Knolly has approached virtually every aspect of the Warden's kinematics...
Long Term Review
Manitou Mattoc Pro Fork
The Mattoc Pro is more adjustable than the competition, offers solid performance and sells for hundreds of dollars less...
Vorsprung Launch Tractive Tuning and New Luftkappes
Custom tuned suspension goes a step further in Vorsprung's eyes. Get in deep with all of the new tech for their Tractive Tune Valving and more Luftkappes, because there can never be enough.
Coil Forks VS Manitou IRT Air
Coil Forks are as hot as Gwin's brakes at the Val Di Sole finish - but are we chasing something that no longer meets our needs...
Fork Upgrade DIY
How To: Convert your Fox 36 to Coil with Push ACS3
A look at the installation process of a Push ACS3 coil conversion for the 2015-2018 Fox 36 Float or Talas...
And Other 2018 Stuff
MRP Ribbon Coil
Coil sprung forks, Boost adaptors for your old hubs, and drop-in fork tunes.
Sweating The Small Things at Crankworx 2017
Unique details that stand out in a sea of similar products and services.
Marin and Polygon's Naild R3ACT Suspension System
The system Marin and Polygon are using is so unlike other bikes that people mistake it for an e-bike - so let's take a look under the hood...
Trek Announces the New RE:aktiv Thru Shock
Trek has borrowed technology from Moto GP to eliminate the internal floating piston in rear shocks and (they claim) reduce hysteresis (lag)...
Compression (mostly) and Rebound Setup Tips
Suspension setup gets more complicated as suspension gets more sophisticated - thankfully we have Andre to rescue us...
Teardown | First Look
Inside Manitou's Moto-Inspired Mattoc (Magnum) Pro
A full breakdown of Manitou's premium 29+ fork as Andrew prepares to compare it to the basic Comp model on the Trek Stache.
FORUM TESTING ANNOUNCEMENT
SR Suntour Forum testing
Want to be a gear tester? We've partnered with Suntour to give you that chance.
Which is best; single-pivot, FSR or VPP?
Most suspension bike builders will tell you how and why their system is best. Andre breaks right through the marketing BS to give you the answer...
Andrextr Video Series
MTB Suspension Fundamentals
Andre examines the subtleties of leverage ratio and how an air or coil shock performs on bikes with differing progressivity...
SHOCK TECH AND SETUP
Understanding Your Air Sprung Shock
Andre digs into what impact the negative air spring, and in particular its volume, has on your suspension performance...
LONG TERM REVIEW
X-Fusion Trace HLR
11 Months, 3 Bikes, 1 Fork Review. Conclusion: The Trace HLR has the adjustments, features, and ride quality of significantly more expensive forks.