2014 Surly Instigator
The Instigator will attract the kind of people that will bring good beer to your house if you invite them over…
2013 Ghost Cagua 6550 650B
This German machine exudes solid, un-pimped well thought-outedness…
Chris King and ENVE for DH and AM
Wheelsets with stratospheric buy in and a ride experience fit for discerning tastes – if you want ’em, you want ’em…
NSMB Team in Salmon Arm
For speed, berms, tight sidehill Jedi action and hound-dogging your buddies in the trees, it was just the ticket…
Rocky Mountain Team Staycation
Vanderham, Tippie, Gulevich, Simmons and Hestler reinvigorate their love for home with a coastal holiday…
Canfield Bros Crampon Pedals
Hewn from magnesium, each footrest weighs 10g more than an iPhone 5c and a gram less than a 4s
Gear Shots: Five Ten Maltese Falcon
“An all day comfort shoe that still performs well when you’re clipped in to the pedals…”
2013 Specialized Enduro S-Works
There are still those willing to stand up for the supremacy of a well-balanced 26-inch wheeled bike.
Review: Marzocchi 44 Micro Switch TA
“There are cheaper or lighter options on the market, but its solid chassis and performance, build quality and relative uncommonness help this fork stand out.”
Review: 2014 Trek Remedy 9 29
The venerable Remedy gets big hoops to go along with big travel – but is it too much?
The Relics of Shaketown – Part II
“I pedal past Fromme’s second switchback, although I wouldn’t recommend venturing in there looking for old broken down sagging things…”
Confessions of a Sandbagger
“Amidst a pile of commuting and touring bikes de-fendered and knobbed up, I felt like a dick…”
Review: Schwalbe Hans Dampf 2.35″
“Plenty of grip and predictability in all conditions, from soggy winter riding to loose and punched out late summer laps…”
NSMB Rides with Jerome Clementz
NSMB caught up with the Enduro World Series champ in Whistler to talk shop and get some help with line choice...
Gear Shots: Teva Pivot Shoe
“Comfortable, lightweight, not mega-nerdy and you can walk in it all day, but with a few hiccups…”
2014 Santa Cruz Bantam
Is the Bantam the simple machine for the masses?
2014 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt
“The Thunderbolt provides the kind of small bump sensitivity usually reserved for longer travel bikes…”
Event Recap: Battle for Bond
“Making sure they had the right balance between showing their assets and reinforcing their outfits…”
SRAM X01 Ridden in Whistler
The front derailleur's obituary may have been premature - but its days are numbered.
Mason Mashon in Pemberton
Mason Mashon is a triple threat. A talented mountain biker, photographer and… watermelon carver?
The Untold Stories of Crankworx
Just when you thought nothing new could come from a week flooded with Crankworx coverage, we dig up a pile of untold stories…
Jerome Clementz’ 2013 Cannondale Jekyll
We get up close and personal with Jerome’s bike and talk setup from race to race and even stage to stage…
The Other Side of the Fence
An extremely bitter, cynical and slightly delusional take on the cycling event known as the Joyride Slopestyle of 2013…
2014 Ghost AMR Riot
“For epic rides or pedal-friendly Enduro racing, the Riot is worth a tumble…”