RELEASE | EDITORIAL
The 2020 Rocky Mountain Growler Series
Rocky brings progressive geometry to entry-level mountain bikes - starting at 1000 USD/1250 CAD...
Installation | First Impressions
CushCore 29 PLUS Inserts Ridden
CushCore brings the concept of 'tire suspension' to tire widths from 2.6″ to 3.0″ and inner rim widths 32mm to 45mm.
Ask Uncle Dave
Uncle Dave! I hate tossing broken stuff. Where can I get things repaired instead?
"I told him that he could try to find some new springs for his fork, but that there was a good chance he might not be able to..."
Trail Version of Greg Minnaar's Tire Reviewed
Maxxis Assegai DD & EXO+ Tire Review
The Assegai has been a huge hit for the DH crowd - how does Minnaar's tread pattern translate to trail riding...
Where The Rain Gets In - A Fall Service Story
If you're tackling the wet and greasy this winter please don't forget to let your bike breathe...
e*thirteen's New TRS/AT and LG1 Tires Reviewed
The third generation of e*thirteen's high grip tires have become more predictable and faster rolling - but what about the traction cost...
The Development Story of the Santa Cruz V10.7
After much pestering Santa Cruz let me in on some of the development process that led to the newest V10...
Showers Pass RainSlinger Weatherproof Hip Pack
The quality weatherproof construction and highly adjustable fit make the Showers Pass RainSlinger 3.5L hip pack a solid choice - even for hip pack doubters...
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…
3 Fresh Products For Fall 2019
Fresh clip-in kicks from Bontrager, updated 7050 arms for Race Face Aeffect cranks, and a WTB tire that I hope works as well in the wet as it does in the dry...
Dave interviews Aaron Chamberlain from Maxxis
Ask Uncle Dave: Talking Tires with Maxxis
"Maxxis is known for making very desirable tires, so by throwing a Maxxis tire on there...any Maxxis tire...the bike companies know they can get away with it..."
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
Schwalbe ProCore Revisted
My fourth experience with the siren's seduction of better traction, fewer rim strikes, and more progressive tire ramp-up...
Fiveten and Adidas Reinvent the Flat Pedal Shoe - The Trailcross
Every mainstream shoe company that has tried to make a decent flat pedal shoe has failed - can Adidas do it with the help of Fiveten?
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 3
Some pro bikes, fancy Italian brakes and even a suspension handlebar...
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...
Introducing the 4th Gen. Tallboy
2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy IV Ridden
Gravity riders looking for a short travel rocket may want to put the newest bike from Santa Cruz on their list...
RELEASE | FIRST IMPRESSIONS | TEARDOWN
Crankbrothers Highline 7 Dropper Post Ridden (Plus HL 3)
The new Highline gets a faster return, a longer warranty, an optional lever and a lower price...
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 1
The first in a three-part series of the gear and trends that caught my eye at the 2019 edition of Crankworx Whistler.
Riding Troy Brosnan's New Maxxis Dissector Tire
Trying to break loose in the Whistler Bike Park on the new signature Maxxis tire…
DETAILS AND FIRST IMPRESSIONS
First Rides: 2020 Specialized Enduro
Sharing pedigree with the new Demo, 170mm travel and 29" wheels: the new Enduro's intentions are pretty clear.
Uncle Dave Burns Fossils
Riding Motorbikes in the Alps: Part 1
"You're going to go broke pretty fast if you start paying for your own junkets..."
E-BIKES AREN'T MOTORBIKES
Riding Motorbikes in the Alps: Part 2
Hold on to your butts: Uncle Dave Rides the New Giant Reign E+ Pro 0
Loooong Term Review
2019 Marin Mount Vision 8
" It's a unique feeling that had me picking the most chundery of lines just to see if it would hook up..."
FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND DETAILS
Riding the 2020 Kona Process 134 CR 29
Intended as a true trail bike, Kona's 2020 Process 134 is much more than just a little brother to the 153. Available in carbon as a 29er and in alloy with 29 or 27.5" wheels.