Serfas True 2500 and E-1600 Light Systems
Pitting the new lights from Serfas against other well-known brands in the dank of the Shore uncovers strengths and weaknesses...
Something Old, Something New…
Personal Rides: GeoMetron G16
AJ's GeoMetron G16 has the personal touches he wants, without the excess he doesn't need.
RELEASE | FIRST IMPRESSIONS
New e*thirteen LG1 29 & 27" DH Tires
New tires from e*thirteen for aggressive descending and DH - in multiple wheel sizes.
SRAM Reverb Stealth B1
How many beers will it take? What are the crucial points where errors occur? What is slickoleum?
Race Face Atlas Flat Pedal Review
Race Face's top end pedal offers 10 shin gobbling pins per side, a generous concave platform, 4 sealed bearings per side and a sneaky grease port that does double duty...
The People, the Event, and the Bike
Best of 2017 - AJ's List
People, events, and bikes. These are the things that got me excited in 2017.
Year in Review
Perry's Best of 2017
It could have gone ugly, but enduro camaraderie, indie disruptors, and big wheel trail bikes top the list pushing things in the right direction.
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... #bestof2017
Mostly Sweet, Briefly Very Ugly...
Best of 2017 - Cam McRae
Dark times often reveal our strengths - but it wasn't all dark in bikes, movies, trails...
Year in Review
Best Of 2017 - Andrew's List
The gear that caught Andrew's attention and continues to surpass expectations to this day, and some classic memories that haunt him on the trails still.
An Ode to Unique Design
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...? #bestof2017
Race Face's $100 Chester 35 Cockpit
The Chester series doesn't put a big hole in your budget for grips, bars and stem - but is it worthy of your ride?
Large & Small Crankbrothers Stamp 3 Pedals
Whether you have big flippers or small tootsies, Crankbrothers' Stamp 3 pedals have you covered and they punch above their weight class...
LONG TERM REVIEW
Santa Cruz Nomad IV
"Would I put one in the quiver if money weren't an object? Hell yes, but then the question remains: how often would you notch that arrow?"
Teardown | First Rides
Race Face Aeffect Dropper Post Teardown
A surprise awaits inside Raceface's reasonably priced Aeffect Dropper post - and it turned out to be more than a one beer job...
Your Next Essential Upgrade
When we look at upgrading our bikes it's usually about lighter, stronger, smoother - but maybe we are looking in the wrong place?
Some Christmas Cheer
Dear Santa - Tim's List
Tim is looking to Santa for something money can't buy, something vintage, something Swiss (and mechanical and a couple more...
Shimano Pro Team Compressor
Simplify your tubeless tire setup with this inflator from Shimano—loads of pressure and nothing to break...
Sweet Protection: Head to Toe
A merino wool jersey, waterproof shorts, a new favourite knee pad, and a MIPS-equipped helmet - all reviewed in this head-to-toe selection from the Norwegian brand.
Merry Ho Ho
Dear Santa: Jon's List
Jon would like a number of things for Christmas, most of which aren't available yet, but hey, no harm in asking to stay ahead of the curve.
Long Term Review
Magura Trail Sport Brakes
Magura pairs a powerful four piston front caliper with a more modest two piston binder in the rear for braking that is balanced and quiet...
Weird and Wicked Small Gifts for Mountain Bikers
Stuff your Damned Stocking!
Brightly covered lever covers, a stem cap mounted clock or compass or USB charger and removable cable ends to prevent the fray...
Five Ten Kestrel Lace Clipless Shoes
A Five Ten for the clip-less (SPD) crowd that is stiff, well made that won't make you look like a tap dancer...
ROGGEY's GIFT GUIDE
Dear Santa: Pete's Wish List
All the best things come in titanium! A Chromag hardtail, a sweet new multi-tool, a growler for the ages, and no Christmas list is complete without a new book.