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...
The Pedal That Solves Everything?
A magnet holding your foot to the pedal sounds like a pretty attractive idea - for getting on and off...
Are All Mountain Bikers A-Holes?
Dave was ready for this question - so be ready to feel the brunt of Dave's disinterested rage...
Reviewed: WTB Trail Boss and Riddler
The combo of a beefy front tire and a fast rolling rear with cornering bite seems to be gaining favour...
Chris Johnston’s Trans Provence
Chris Johnston gives us a play-by-play of his experience a Trans Provence 2015 - where he finished an impressive 2nd place...
The 2015 Wade Simmons Interview
"I hit the ground all the time but it’s those big crashes, thirty or forty foot games when you come up short and really smoke yourself..."
Duelling V10s (and Reviewers)
Here's a look at the two V10s in our testing stable - to be followed up shortly by a two racer test...
Tired of Tires and Trying(!) Tubeless
Our hero calls this "The Worst Uncle Dave Instalment" largely because it contains useful information...
NSMB – Greatest Video Hits | Celebrating 15 Years Online
“It feels like we are just getting started. Maybe it’s the nature of the web, but despite being online for 15 years, I feel like we are still the new kids…”
Santa Cruz Bikes: SOLD!
Are you going after Trek and Specialized?
“We’re not going after the big guys. We just want to keep making good bikes and watch The Syndicate try to win races.”
Gateway Drugs For Kids
Seb wonders if a hit of mountain biking is too expensive when compared to other pursuits for kids...
When Your Buddy Trashes The Trail
"Since then my friend has locked up his back brake and tried to wreck every corner he goes into..."
2016 Magura Goods
The German company with the Japanese sounding name continues to make precise, durable and elegant MTB components...
You Can’t Do That in a Porsche
"When your buttoned-down cousin the engineer decides his first motorcycle should be a Harley, you can bet things are about to get interesting..."
The Four Idiots to Avoid
"I mean, the anal retentive, bike obsessive is one type of idiot - and he's your type of idiot right now..."
Destroyed Bike Update: Air Canada Steps Up
Thousands of riders shared Jared's story on social media and Air Canada finally took notice...
When Air Canada Destroys Your Bike
It looks like Kelly McGarry borrowed Jared Walker's bike for those 999 stairs in China...
How Did Gwin Win With No Chain?
Uncle Dave faces off against the entire internet in a battle of wits and logic - and Uncle Dave is the judge...
Uncle Dave Disagrees about this Milennium
"The most important product for the sport this millennium...neh ever!...is the advent of readily available..."
Trading Up Socks For A Bike In 11 Steps
“You remember the story of that guy that traded a paperclip for a house?”
Reviewed: Transition Ripcord
"New moves are gobbled up on sight, and on more than one occasion he has brashly ridden into situations I felt were above his skill level..."
RockShox Tuning Camp
Dive under the hood of your Pike or Monarch Plus and your suspension will work harder for you.
Crashing Like A Girl
"From the time my feet touch the pedals to placing my bike in the back of the truck, I am lost in the moment..."