Knolly Tyaughton Steel (Hardtail!)
Steeps and Lips aboard the Knolly's latest release
Night Riding Needs: The Blackburn Dayblazer 1500
The runtime, beam quality, weight, and price of self-contained light systems have all been improving for years and Blackburn's Dayblazer 1500 continues that trend...
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.
XTR vs. Deore - Can you tell the Difference?
What's it like to ride a bike for months with Shimano Deore M6100 components and then be catapulted into the world of XTR - on the same bike...
Showers Pass Little Crossover Kids' Jacket
A 2.5-layer truly weatherproof jacket for 4-to-8-year-old kids from Showers Pass...
FIVE SHOES REVIEWED
Leatt's Full Shoe Lineup
Leatt clearly isn't inclined toward half measures and their shoe line is five models strong and includes two waterproof models.
I may have a Problem: 4 Shoes Reviewed
Toe to Toe with 4 trail shoes for clipless pedals. You know; the pedals you clip into.
Rivals & Collaborators: The Race Face Conspiracy Jersey v. Stash Jacket
The Stash is a 'sometimes jacket' with a built-in frame attachment and the Conspiracy Jersey is a super-stretchy, effort-friendly, weather-resistant jersey...
The 2022 Santa Cruz Bronson CC XO1 AXS
The MX-wheeled Bronson gets a thorough pounding in the Whistler Bike Park, on the North Shore and in the steeps of Revelstoke and Nelson.
Gear Shots - some of Pete's BCBR gear picks
Shimano XC9 shoes, Rapha MTB apparel, and LoamLab's Counterpunch are all proving to be excellent pieces of my BCBR training puzzle.
Leatt Full Face Helmets Reviewed and Compared
While reviewing some of Leatt's open-face helmets, I've also been testing some of Leatt's full-face helmets.
Rachid Nayel's Banshee Titan
A Banshee Titan to survive the Shore apocalypse... In purple.
Giro Latch Flat Shoes
The new Giro Latch takes a giant leap in sole stickiness thanks to the new Tack rubber and brings an interesting damping concept to market with their fresh Mute midsole.
Top Shelf Drivetrain Competitor
TRP's TR12 Derailleur & Shifter Reviewed
Is there room for another MTB drivetrain?
Dreaming Of Crate Suspension
Imagine combining the materials and engineering of the big bicycle design houses with the near-infinite custom geometry and fit options of a custom builder...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
When it comes to bikes and gear, the team here at NSMB.com generally agrees on what works and what doesn't. But every once in a while our testers disagree so strongly that a rebuttal is necessary.
Ask Uncle Dave
Have New Standards Made Bikes Better?
"Let’s take that 2011 Giant Reign the Mr. Quinney hangs out to dry and see what we could do with a modern take using nothing but 2011 standards..."
Bigger & Better
Oakley Sutro Review
Oakley's largest coverage model is like wearing a goggle lens with arms…
Canadian Made Carbon: the We Are One Arrival
We were on hand, filming the chaotic last days before the release of We Are One's magnum opus - The ARRIVAL.
2022 Canyon Lux Trail
It's firm and fast, and light but built to last. Canyon's new trail bike has come to stay and play on North Shore Tech-C trails.
WTB CZR Carbon Wheels Ridden (a little)
WTB pairs CZR i30 rims with their own Frequency hubs for a reasonably-priced carbon wheelset with a common sense warranty and a great ride...
The Best Bit About Being A Bike Reviewer
Even for the biggest bright-eyed and bushy-tailed gear nerd, the best part of reviewing bike stuff is working with the artistic wizards that make it look interesting...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
I Learned to Ride in Crappy Gear (and my Kid doesn't have to)
Years removed from riding in crappy gear, Andrew was surprised to discover how much better some stretchy, and durable shorts made riding for his grom...
BikeYoke Revive 2.0 213mm Dropper Post Long-Term Review
"The closest it came to a problem was when the post locked up after I had left my bike in full sun..."