Specialized S-Works Trail Shoe Reviewed
“At its foundation a true XC race shoe, with the addition of some comfort, protection, and hike-a-bike-friendly features…”
The Narrows – All For One
We saw what was saved for the lucky few, in the wild making memories that would last a lifetime…
9Point8 Pulse Dropper Post
The Pulse is billed as the first, and so-far only, “stepping” dropper seatpost – but how does it perform?
How To Be A Mountain Biker
Ahhh, the mountain bike lifestyle. Bikes, beer, trail dogs… are you a real mountain biker?
Look S-Track Race Pedals: Reviewed
Customizable release, replaceable composite cage, plenty of surface area, light weight, but…
The Dirtbag’s Perspective
“Down into the heat of the Zion desert you find that there’s actually a lot more going on beyond the glam shots…”
New 2014 RaceFace Hard Goods
For 2014 we’re seeing the formerly XC-oriented family move toward the burly end of the spectrum…
Mavic Crossmax Enduro Wheel-Tire System
It’s not unusual to see people running different tires at either end – but less spokes in the rear?
Educating the Debate – Part II
Keith Scott is back with more cold, hard science to inform the wheel size debate…
What Were You Doing When You Were 10?
“Seth was asking about The Collective’s creek gap, and we knew we had to…”
Throwback: NSMB’s 2012 Rampage Finals Photo Set
Sorge had it all: big lines up top, big tricks through the middle, and…
Vanderham Talks Rampage – Part 2
With only five days until the main event, Thomas tells us his expectations, predictions and more…
2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL: Reviewed
Weighing in on 1200km and nearly 50,000m of climbing with the Altitude…
2014 Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon
Out on the trail the 5010 feels like a lot more bike than its 5″ of travel might indicate…
2013 Banshee Spitfire: Reviewed
A dose of sensibility in a world driven mad by wheel size comparisons…
The Triple Crown: Conquered
I woke up at 4am to the steady drum of rain on the roof…. but would you want this classic any other way?
Thomas Vanderham Talks Rampage
With Rampage just around the corner, we sat down with Thomas for a pregame interview.
Noel Buckley Talks Bike Design
“A collection of thoughts, images, and video that have surfaced surrounding the biggest bike in Knolly’s lineup…”
Greg Minnaar’s 2013 World Champs Bike
Take a peek at the dirty details of repeat World Champion Greg Minnaar’s bike fresh from Pietermaritzburg…
Absolute Black XX1 Style Chainring
A test subject with ongoing chain drop issues was the perfect candidate for a newfangled chainring…
2014 Norco Range – Now in Carbon!
Norco’s going all in on the 160mm, 650B platform with a new carbon frame for 2014…
2014 Devinci Troy – Ridden
“I took the chance to jump on and see if I could also ride faster than Brian Lopes…”
A vast improvement on the classic three-hour tour…
2014 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 770
Trying to answer the question of where on the scale of XC to Trail the Thunderbolt sits…