Crankworx Gear 2017
Specialized SWAT CC Steerer Tube Tool
This has to be the handiest multi-tool placement ever - and perhaps the most clever...
Shadowing Melamed's Mechanic
Wrenching Out a Win
Jeff Bryson prepares and fixes the bikes of EWS racers Jesse Melamed and Remi Gauvin - but that's only a small part of his job...
Rocky Mountain Altitude 360
Jesse Melamed's Winning EWS Bike - Exclusive Details
We don't normally do the winning bike thing but today we got lucky and we bring you the 1st and 5th place bikes...
I'm a Bit Drunk (on the Kool-Aid)
"There is an element of this frantic change that satisfies the old school hold out in me as well..."
Topeak's Ratchet Rocket Lite DX Tool
Topeak's ratcheting tool is so useful you'll want it in your shop but it's so compact and versatile that you'll want it on the trail as well...
Trek Stache 29+ Retrial
A few changes have altered Andrew's impression of the Stache so dramatically that a new review was in order...
Defying Convention: SQlab 12º and 16º Sweep Bars
Virtually every mountain biker rides handlebars with sweep between 7 and 9 degrees but is that actually the sweet spot for everyone?
Marin and Polygon's Naild R3ACT Suspension System
The system Marin and Polygon are using is so unlike other bikes that people mistake it for an e-bike - so let's take a look under the hood...
Lake MX 332 - Shoes For Wide Feet
If you have trouble finding SPD shoes that fit your feet Lake might have what you are looking for...
ARRIVED: 2018 Marin Wolf Ridge
With bikes looking more and more alike the unusual looks of the Wolf Ridge is part of the appeal - but it's NOT AN E-BIKE!
Box One Drivetrain - Bike Park Tested
Tim Coleman does his racer-boy best to find the limits of the Box One drivetrain and the results were catastrophic...
REVIEW | TECH
Do Plus Tires Need Plus Rims?
Mavic claims that up to 76mm (3.0") tires are compatible with 28mm rims but skepticism was thick in the air around here...
Race Face Aeffect Wheels - Who Needs Carbon?
"Any time a component is terminal and a rider feels they've gotten excellent value I think it's high praise indeed..."
RockShox Reverb 1x Remote Lever
The Reverb 1x Remote ditches the push button actuation for a nice long lever with a concave paddle for your thumb and under bar placement...
Race Face Aeffect Cranks: Boxing Above Their Weight
Why does Pivot spec Aeffect cranks on their US $7400 Firebird and other models? Andrew Major wanted to know as well...
Why Would Anyone Buy Carbon Wheels?
Rims are the latest frontier for carbon and unsurpsingly it's proving to be the toughest application to get right...
Trek Announces the New RE:aktiv Thru Shock
Trek has borrowed technology from Moto GP to eliminate the internal floating piston in rear shocks and (they claim) reduce hysteresis (lag)...
e*thirteen TRSr Carbon Cranks
Despite an early failure with the first set Andrew Major came away impressed with e13's top of the line cranks...
First Ride(s) and Product Info
2018 e*thirteen TRSr SL Wheels
New for 2018 - these wheels lost a third of a pound but the big news is in the brawn department...
RaceFace Agent Jacket
It may be summer in the northern hemisphere but in the mountains the rain can turn nasty any time of year...
FOLLOW UP REVIEW
X-Fusion's $200 Manic Dropper Post
It may not be the slickest looking post but it's simple, easy to work on and incredibly reliable, and the price blows most other posts out of the water...
Going to Wide Bars (and back again)
The wide bar trend has some merit - and it taught Cam some lessons - but once they were learned it was time to pull things in a little...
SKS ANYWHERE Mounts: Stop Whingeing About Bottles
No downtube bottle mount on your bike - or maybe you want a second mount for big missions - SKS has the answer...
2018 Intense Carbine 29'er First Ride & Release
A long travel 29er worthy of the Intense name? Word on the street is that it's the best non-DH Intense ever...