A Compendium of the Best Tubeless Tips
Setting up tubeless could make The Pope cuss, but these tips will help you get everything inflated and sealed up right...
Min-Maxing Budget Bikes With Marin
"This is an alternate look at how to spec bikes to get the best performance per dollar, rather than to catch the eye of any fickle consumer..."
Editorial | Review
DVO Edition Intense Recluse/Intense Brand Carbon Wheels
Intense is going to spec 30mm wheels on all trail bikes - and they are going to have house-brand carbon rims to do it...
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...
SKS RideAir Tubeless Inflation System
How do you seat tubeless tires without a compressor or access to power? Here's one way for even stubborn tires...
Box One PushPush Drivetrain (& Cockpit)
Are mountain bikers sick of the two party system - of having to choose between red and blue? Is it time for a fresh start?
Tire Insert Review
Cushcore Tire Inserts: Shore Tested
Downhill and Enduro pros have begun to see the benefits of Cushcore - but how are they for those of us who aren't paid to ride...
LONG TERM REVIEW
2017 Trek Remedy 9.9 RSL
Trek's signature trail bike only comes in 27.5 for 2017, but it is as versatile as it is fun.
2017 Marin Hawk Hill
With 120mm travel at both ends and modern aggressive geometry the Marin Hawk Hill is a surprisingly capable bike for US$1500/CDN$1900 and it's heaps of fun to ride.
Reinventing the Tubeless Valve with e*thirteen
Virtually every company makes tubeless valves the same way - but e*thirteen has a different approach that makes a big difference...
True Precision Stealth Roller Clutch Hubs
Out of the box performance of the True Precision Stealth hubs is as advertised - dead silent and engagement is instantaneous...
Beauty's In The Eye Of The Bike Owner
Where have all the unique suspension designs gone? Why are riders spending so much money on off the shelf bikes instead of going custom...?
Long Term Review
2017 Specialized S-Works Enduro 29
2017 Trek Stache 7 29+
While it's clear the Stache wasn't designed for the nastiest, steepest terrain, for trails where it shines it lights up like a near-sighted goalie...
Sea Otter Coverage
PUSH'ed Niner RIP 9 RDO
This special edition from of the RIP 9 RDO gets a custom valved PUSH ELEVENSIX rear shock but it doesn't come cheap...
Greg Minnaar Talks about the Santa Cruz V10 29er
Greg feels more comfortable on the new bike and he's faster - which can't be great news for his competition...
FLAT and DING PREVENTION - A REVIEW
Huck Norris Saves The Day
Huck Norris - the Finnish-made tire foam tire liner - is said to prevent pinch flats and dings. Those claims and more get the North Shore assessment...
Commentary Plus Santa Cruz Press Release
29ers Have Arrived in World Cup DH
Santa Cruz confirms that all 3 syndicate riders to ride V10 29ers in Lourdes - does that mean these bikes will be in retailers in 9 months or less?
The Best Thing: Sea Otter 2017
EDC - OneUp's Slick Hidden Tool
EDC or Every Day Carry allows you to pack all the tools you need into your steerer tube and then deploy with a simple pull...
Former Vancouver Brand Reborn in Golden Colorado
Spot Mayhem 29 and 27+
The name suggest this bike is up to no good but the elegant lines make me think they bike will never get caught...
Our Favourites from Sea Otter 2017 (Part 1)
ALL THE STUFF AT SEA OTTER
Two new forks, handmade hardtails, wheels that cost two months' rent and sunglasses that demand respect and authority...
Kona's Brilliant Plan
An E-Bike You Can't Hate
Kona has done a side run around e-bike opponents - and it's (almost) impossible to be mad...
Radical New Suspension Ridden
Marin's 2018 Wolf Ridge
This bike makes some bold claims, like climbing like an XC bike and descending like a dh rig - and the gliding 4-bar system may even levitate...
Sea Otter 2017
The UGL-E-BIKE Challenge
We can all agree that E-Bikes are ugly - but we need your help to find out which is the ugliest...