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...
DaamBuilt Custom Steel
Peter Daam is rekindling the tradition of custom frame building in North Vancouver.
2017 Norco Range 29 - 9.2
The Norco Range is a competent and burly line eater - but it also has other surprising competencies...
Shimano ME7 Shoes
Shimano's successor to the popular M200 adds an excellent new outsole as well as further design refinements. Is it the shoe for you?
Are Shimano's M396 The Best Budget Brakes?
There are some imperfections - but considering you can walk away with a complete set for less than $100 US these are impressive...
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...
9Point8 Introduces the Digit
Hankering for an under-bar dropper post lever, but don't want to shell out an arm and a leg? 9Point8 may have the solution.
Tire Testing in Georgia with Maxxis
We didn't go down to see new tire models, but we did come back with a renewed respect for Maxxis' approach to tire R & D. And the riding in Georgia was a damn good time.
Camelbak M.U.L.E. LR 15
The M.U.L.E LR 15 stands for something... and it holds 15 litres of your gear and 3 litres of water...
Long Term Review
2017 Transition Patrol Carbon
"Everyone who’s ridden this bike, regardless of ability, has stepped off it with a huge grin on their face..."
Mavic Deemax Pro Shoes
The Mavic Deemax Pro are indeed 'enduro-specific' but do you need to be an enduro racer to appreciate these yellow slippers?
SWEET BIKE BUILDS
Kaz's 'Ride the Lightning' Santa Cruz Bronson
Kaz's Metallica-inspired custom decal job turns the already stunning Santa Cruz Bronson CC into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
2017 TREK STACHE 29+ Hardtail
Not just a wagon-wheeler but a Plus wagon wheeler - Trek's Stache 29+ hardtail getting ready for North Shore testing...
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...
ASK UNCLE DAVE
Uncle Dave's Guide to Roof Top Tents
Figuring out a rooftop tent set-up makes building up a mid-90's DH bike look tame by comparison...
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.
Were We Supposed to See This?
Blenkinsop on Norco's Radical New DH Bike
Norco's unconventional new prototype DH bike is revealed... by Camelbak?
FSA Afterburner Brakes
“Heading out onto the trail, the first thing I noticed was just how much more power modulation the Afterburner had than several other brakes I had been riding…”
Light & Motion Stella 500 and Cygolite TridenX
Turn night into day with the magic of LEDs and Lithium ions…
Alpinestars All Mountain Jacket
A form-fitting top layer for when the weather turns nasty…