Why Helmets Don't Prevent Concussions
Helmets are tested for their ability to absorb energy on impact but research suggests this has little to do with preventing concussion...
Digger Needs New Knees
Digger has been building trails on the North Shore for 35 years and his knees have taken a beating...
Whistler Bike Park Prevails in Injury Lawsuit
"An experienced rider sustained a spinal cord injury trying to pre-jump the A-Line rock drop in 2009..."
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DETAILS AND RIDE IMPRESSIONS
The New Santa Cruz Nomad
The Santa Cruz Nomad 4 features a V10-like shock rate, but climbs like a trail bike. Really.
Is this the Nastiest Urban DH?
Ridiculously tight spots, nasty exposure and blind drops - and that's just riding to the race site...
A Compendium of the Best Tubeless Tips
Setting up tubeless could make The Pope cuss, but these tips will help you get everything inflated and sealed up right...
50 Ways to Leave your Bicycle
I have this hope that identifying crash mechanisms and codifying them might keep me safe - but I have no idea if this is true...
SHORE NEWS + RAFFLE
Win a Carbon Knolly Warden with the NSMBA's Ten for Twenty
A $10 raffle ticket could land you a top-spec dream machine.
A slideshow of Dave Smith's selects from the past year
Stevie Smith Memorial Day
Long Live Chainsaw 25/11/1989-10/05/2016
It's been a year since Stevie's passing - a few reflections, some video and some ways to remember Stevie and contribute to his legacy...
Bear Charges Bike Park Rider
Bears seem to like bike parks for some reason - but this particular beast isn't so fond of DH bikes...
Long Term Review
2017 Specialized S-Works Enduro 29
HT X2 Pedals Reviewed
HT has been making pedals since JFK was alive, and don't think of them as off brand because Andrew Major (and Aaron Gwin) think they are sweet...
Lourdes Timed Training Results 2017
How did the 29ers fare? What about the current World Champions fare? Who is going fastest to start the season?
World Cup Video
Lourdes SloMo DH Action
What happens to the front and rear suspension of the best riders in the world in a gnarly section of track? Have a look...
Claudio's Lourdes Preview 2017!
"I made the first road gap but the made the second one much bigger and I'm super nervous about that one..."
(They won't really change your life but they are good)
6 MTB Hacks That May Change Your Life
Little things can make a big difference - and the internet is the perfect place for shortcuts and counter-intuitive tricks to ease your life...
World Cup Video
Lourdes World Cup RAW!
What does a 29er DH bike look going through nasty steep sections compared to a 27.5? We're glad you asked...
Sea Otter Coverage
PUSH'ed Niner RIP 9 RDO
This special edition from of the RIP 9 RDO gets a custom valved PUSH ELEVENSIX rear shock but it doesn't come cheap...
Greg Minnaar Talks about the Santa Cruz V10 29er
Greg feels more comfortable on the new bike and he's faster - which can't be great news for his competition...
Commentary Plus Santa Cruz Press Release
29ers Have Arrived in World Cup DH
Santa Cruz confirms that all 3 syndicate riders to ride V10 29ers in Lourdes - does that mean these bikes will be in retailers in 9 months or less?
Ask Uncle Dave
What the hell is wrong with me?
"I can assure you, he is this obsessed with his t-shirt and he did, in fact, think about using a second rate vibrator on his bicycle..."
How to Make Your Riding More Rad!
A look at how to practice your skills and improve more quickly with help from Malcolm Gladwell, Anders Ericsson and Ryan Leech...