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...
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.
The Hive's unique dropper for the sophisticated luddite
e*thirteen TRS+ Dropper Post: First Look
E*Thirteen's TRS+ gets two 'Best In The Industry' awards: one for their fantastic remote, and another for...
Ride Bikes, Drink Beer, Flout Darwin
Survival of the Fattest
A Survival Guide to Group Rides
First Look and Early Ride Thoughts
2017 Santa Cruz Chameleon
Up For Anything; Down For Anything
NSMB VIDEO & PHOTO FEATURE
Landshapes: Miranda Miller
Miranda has overcome obstacles and injuries and risen to be one of the top female racers on the World Cup circuit.
Ask Uncle Dave
I'm Coveting My Neighbour's Life. What Should I Do?
Is your FOMO out of Control?
One Man's Preferred Perch - the WTB Deva
This Man Loves a Women's Saddle
The WTB Deva saddle isn't deceptively named - it's made for women but Andrew Major likes it anyway...
NSMB VIDEO & PHOTO FEATURE
Landshapes: Dylan Sherrard
Dylan Sherrard shows us how the clay spires, sagebrush, and the wildlife of Kamloops has been a driving force behind his two-wheeled self...
e*thirteen TRSr Carbon Cranks
The Hive's e13 TSR cranks use proprietary tools for the bottom bracket and direct mount chain ring, and crank removal. All made of steel and included!
The Best Bike In The World
"It floats up huge climbs like it’s pumped full of steam - I think it’s pulled right from Ned Overend’s dreams..."
2017 Norco Range 29 9.2
The Range 9.1 has 29" wheels but it's got a downhillers soul - this Aurum inspired ripper would be right at home in the Whistler Bike Park...
167 km/h on MTB: Should I Care?
"While it is impressive that he was able to hurtle down 45º slope in Chile at 167 km/h down, I’m stuck wondering a few things..."
X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post
Can X-Fusion change the dropper landscape with their US$200 Manic Post - that seems simple and cheap to service?
2017 Trek Slash 9.9 Review
"This is a ridiculously capable chunder pig that would make a fantastic big hit trail slayer, or ripper enduro race rig..."
4 Bikes For Price of 2
Two wheelsets for one bike is not a new idea to enhance bike value - but how about two very different bikes - 27+ & 29'er - with interchangeable wheels?
3 Winter Gloves Reviewed
It may be a little late for a winter glove test - but we were waiting for optimal cold and nasty weather - and we were well served by Mother Nature...
Flats and Dings Gone?
Run lower pressure and improve your traction without risking flats or busted and dinged rims? Read on...
Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : Teardown
"I'm well past the 150hr/yearly service interval and the Crankbrothers Highline dropper post was starting to sound a bit crunchy..."
Whitecrow Hubs – Adjust Tire Pressure Remotely
"Whitecrow's hub allows you to adjust your air pressure within a range of 15 psi from your handlebar - as often as you like...."
Chromag Primer 27+
Going back to a hardtail – even one with progressive geometry like the Primer – required patience. The payoff was well worth it.
2017 Marin Hawk Hill – First Impressions
"Only a psychopath would assume that a US$1499 (CAD$1899) bike is going to keep up with a $9000 bike (in either dollar)..."