EDITORIAL - DOES THE FUTURE HAVE FEWER GEARS PT VII
Building A Better Kids' Mountain Bike Drivetrain
Making some smooth shifting improvements to my kid's 20" wheeled mountain bike, and ditching a couple of cogs in the process...
Canyon Spectral 29 CF 8: First Impressions
Uncle Dave got stuck with a slightly lower spec version of the Spectral - and he'll have to somehow get by on Shimano XT componentry...
Aftermarket Bottom Brackets with DUB Cranks?
As it turns out, when you remove the sleeve from each side of a SRAM DUB bottom bracket, you are left with 30mm bearings, which means you can reverse engineer a solution....
Jon Staples' EXT Equipped Specialized Stumpy Evo
OneUp engineer and co-founder, Jon Staples' Gucci build will get your eyes watering…
EDITORIAL | REVIEW
The SQLab 60X Saddle, Steep Seat Tube Angles, & The Banshee Titan
On the preferred pedaling positions of 'cyclists' versus 'mountain bikers' and making the steep seat tube angle Banshee Titan work with a more saddle-behind-the-bottom-bracket bike fit.
How To with EWS mechanic Jeff Bryson
Clean Your Bike Like a Pro
This isn't the every day clean for most of us, but if you want to go a little OCD or you are selling a bike - this is the ticket...
Do The Twist (and stay safe on the trail)
Save a life. Share a laugh. Grab a grip. And Twist.
Esker 'The Approach' Canadian-Made Wool Insoles
A look at Sea-To-Sky-based Esker's first product, a Canadian-wool fibre insole that's made in Canada.
100 years of Shimano
As Shimano celebrates 100 years of business, we took a little time to reminisce about some favourite products from years past.
SRAM's GX AXS is here (and we've been riding it)
What is less than a trickle? Maybe this is seep down tech? Drool down? Either way - it's AXS for less...
Ridden and Reviewed
Riding the 2021 Canyon Sender CFR
While I could probably stare at this bike all day, I did actually get out and ride the Canyon Sender CFR. Question; is the ride as appealing as the silhouette?
Specialized's On & Off-Bike Rime Shoes
More tech and a different feeling shoe to appeal to riders interested in slackcountry exploration by bike…
Race Face Turbine R35 Wheels Long Term Review
Can you find alloy contentment in a sea of anxious carbon...
Interview with Forbidden co-founder Owen Pemberton
The Forbidden Dreadnought Fears Nothing
A global pandemic can't keep the new Forbidden Dreadnought chained down. Owen shares some of the challenges during the bike's development.
Editorial - Does The Future Have Fewer Gears pt VI
Going To 14 Speed
Going from testing Shimano's 12-spd HG+ to a custom 14-spd drivetrain assembled from a min-maxed mix of old parts on hand...
Clean Your Brake Pistons!
In this age of increasingly scarce bike parts and overbooked service departments - a little home wrenching goes a long way - and this is a pleasingly simple task...
Specialized's New 2FO DH Flat & Clip Shoes
Specialized's SlipNot 3.0 rubber is prepared to do battle with FiveTen, the reigning king of grip…
Pearl Izumi Elevate Jacket and Summit Shorts - Reviewed
I’ve decided that there is such a thing as bad weather, and the best we can hope is to find a piece of clothing that eases our suffering without costing a fortune.
Long Term Steel Time
2021 Kona Honzo ESD - Full Review
It's one thing riding a hardtail occasionally - but committing to it with riders and trails that are better than you are...
Teardown and Service
Shimano Derailleur Clutch Service
Did you know Shimano's clutch mechanism is serviceable? This service could improve your drivetrain's performance…
FORK SMASH-UP & REVIEW
Foxzocchi Z36 Coil GRIP2 VVC
Taking a Marzocchi Z1 Coil to the next plateau with a Fox GRIP2 VVC damper upgrade.
First Impressions Review
2021 Canyon Spectral 29 LTD
Doctor spec on a dentist budget?
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
SR Suntour TriAir Rear Shock
The TriAir air shock comes in at just North of four bills USD and promises poppy and planted pro-EWS race performance...
Fidlock Twist Magnetic Bottle System Review
Fidlock's unique approach for attaching a bottle to the bike has numerous benefits that could go beyond mounting where there are no mounts or a clean setup…