2016 Cane Creek DB COIL Climb Switch
"I have been praying to the gods of cycling that Cane Creek would build a shock with the DH cred of the DB Coil, with the Climb Switch function..."
Should I Ride Alone?
“If you put a lot of energy into creating fantastical worst case scenarios, it’s possible to talk yourself into/out of just about anything…”
Transition Suppressor (26 ain’t dead!)
"We couldn't resist the allure of seeing if the fuss over the mid-size wheel has really been worth it..."
2016 Giro Montaro
Ever see a clipped-in lycra-clad leg-shaver with a post that reaches all the way to St. Peter go straight over the bars because they didn’t expect a root on their race course?
Can One Guy Ruin Crankworx?
"I bet he goes home and yells at his dog to stop wagging its tail, citing some obscure no-tail-wagging rules..."
Red Bull Joyride In 32 Photos
Rained out and postponed, but Joyride would live to see another day…
Deep Summer: The Live Audience Favourite
Laurence Crossman-Emms knocks it out of the park with an amazing series of shots…
The Star Spangled Boner
Cam Zink’s star spangled goodies and plastic slope bikes were scattered around Crankworx…
The Sickest Edit Ever
In a world where mountain bikers rule, the rules are not always followed...
2015 Crankworx Enduro: 14 Photos
Josh Carlson was in a great position before puncturing, Justin Leov's campaign was dislocated, and Richie Rude takes the win...
Shit People Say at Crankworx
"Dude you almost landed on me, and I totally launched over a bear..."
Uncle Dave’s Guide to Racing
Dave will be happy to tell you what he thinks of racing - and about buying yourself back into mountain biking...
2016 Rocky Mountain Maiden
It's been a long time coming but Rocky seems to have made good use of the lengthy development cycle for the Maiden...
The Weird Guy Who Rides Bikes
"You realize that the people who made that lightweight piece of metal you careen down hills upon can hardly wash or feed themselves..."
Uncle Dave Eats (27.5 +) Crow
"I can almost guarantee that 2-3 years down the line, your bike is going to look more like these bikes than the one you are currently riding..."
My Pedals Are Better Than Your Pedals
Choose a wheel size, or a pedal, and be a dick about it.
Goggles on the Half Shell?
"I think we need an 'Enduro' Charter of Rights and Freedoms where everybody who swings a leg over an 'Enduro' bike agrees to not look stupid..."
Pivot Mach 6 Carbon Reviewed
The Pivot M6C is a long-legged machine but its appeal extends beyond the Enduro market...
Reviewed: 2015 Scott Voltage FR710
“I found I was able to go into jumps with less speed and use the bike to pop myself up and over the distance…”
In Praise of the Climb
“…perhaps one day climbing trails will be just as sexy – and not just to the kinds of riders who love to suffer…”
Ask Uncle Dave – Milquetoast for a Week
Uncle Dave wants a week without scandal…
unReal: 47 minutes of Flavour
“…this movie actually moves the needle a little bit. For me, it created a lasting legacy and an impression on my consciousness, and that’s what good movies should do.”
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…”
2015 Trek Slash 9.8 Long Term Review
Our reviewers have much in common but their findings didn't always mesh on this full carbon machine...