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.
The MRP Ribbon Has Landed
MRP jumps into the fray with an iconic Colorado namesake
Rockshox Lyrik RCT3
How has our 160mm Lyrik RCT3 performed after 6 months on the shore?
Spring Service Basics
Wrench Now, Ride Later
Your bike hates you. But it can learn to love again.
Lean Back and Hang On
RockShox Announces 2017 Super Deluxe Coil
"Lean back and hang on, because the all-new Super Deluxe Coil brings the consistency and feel of a coil sprung shock to trail and enduro bikes..."
Set Up Video
Rebound Speed Vs. Suspension Performance
Demystifying Fork Offset and Trail
"Very occasionally, Uncle Dave feels the need to talk about something technical, such that he can maintain his bona fides as a 'bicycle expert.'"
You Should Ride a Rigid Fork
If you own a hardtail, Andrew Major thinks you should add a rigid fork to add spice to your trails and convince your friends you're a badass...
SR Suntour Teams Up With Polygon UR
"We know what the RUX can do and it's about to change peoples perception of what SR SUNTOUR is doing..."
DVO Diamond Long Term Review
" I've hopped back and forth onto a few different forks in the last couple of months, and I feel like the best thing I can say about it is..."
Dear Santa – Tim’s List
Tim's holding out for some more power and some explanations this holiday season.