Long Term Review
Crankbrothers Mallet DH Pedals
Long term and thorough - these pedals get mounted on several bikes and clipped into with three pairs of shoes...
WeAreOne Composites - Dustin Adams
The audacity required to compete against the world's best downhillers turns out to translate well to manufacturing carbon rims in North America...
2018 Crankbrothers Stamp 3 Pedals
The Stamp line has grown to 4 models and includes a $300 ti spindle model and a nicely designed $100 version endorsed by Danny MacAskill...
Min-Maxing Cockpit Spec
High priced bikes often come with expensive brand-name cockpit parts that are rarely perfect for the Joe Or Jo rider...
3 Ways To Hydrate With CamelBak 2018
Camelbak introduces a pair of new packs and a new hydration bumbag that may get straps off your shoulders for good...
e*thirteen TRS+ Dropper Post Review
A 4-position coil dropper post, fully user serviceable, at a reasonable price.
Clean Up Your Cockpit With Scott Bikes
Scott bikes and Syncros components were showing off some interesting components, and some very refined details in their 2018 lineup, which was partly on display at Crankworx in Whistler.
Sweating The Small Things at Crankworx 2017
Unique details that stand out in a sea of similar products and services.
Product Manager Interview
Transition SBG - From The Source
Transition Product Manager Sam Burkhardt helps us sift through the BS of SBG and explains why this acronym is a serious one...
New Models From Transition
Transition Bikes 2018 - SBG First Ride
"With trail conditions alternating between braking bumps, bomb holes and ball bearings, No Joke was a tough first run on the Transition Sentinel..."
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..."
Trek Stache 29+ Retrial
A few changes have altered Andrew's impression of the Stache so dramatically that a new review was in order...
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...
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...