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...
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.