Obsessed With Mountain Biking
The NSMB Podcast: Ep 8 – Kyle Warner
Kyle Warner shares challenging childhood and describes how it helped point him in the direction he's taking today.
Jon Staples' EXT Equipped Specialized Stumpy Evo
OneUp engineer and co-founder, Jon Staples' Gucci build will get your eyes watering…
Canvas – Bas Van Steenbergen
Bas and Calvin Huth join forces to create a stunning video down in the Utah desert…
Editorial & Podcast
Pitching Forward: The Impact of Steep Seat Tubes
Why are some riders so enamoured by steep seat tube angles? Are they a good thing for all riders?
Specialized's On & Off-Bike Rime Shoes
More tech and a different feeling shoe to appeal to riders interested in slackcountry exploration by bike…
Interview with Forbidden co-founder Owen Pemberton
The Forbidden Dreadnought Fears Nothing
A global pandemic can't keep the new Forbidden Dreadnought chained down. Owen shares some of the challenges during the bike's development.
Weekend Warmup 114
Testing front and rear center lengths, ripping steep and deep in NZ, the story of MX legend, Mitch Payton, riding down a Douglas Fir tree and busting 4WDs in Australia…
Specialized's New 2FO DH Flat & Clip Shoes
Specialized's SlipNot 3.0 rubber is prepared to do battle with FiveTen, the reigning king of grip…
Aaron Gwin: Timeless – Episode 4 and the 2020 World Championships
Gwin takes us through his weekend at World Champs and Maribor while revisiting his first European World Cup experiences…
Teardown and Service
Shimano Derailleur Clutch Service
Did you know Shimano's clutch mechanism is serviceable? This service could improve your drivetrain's performance…
Fidlock Twist Magnetic Bottle System Review
Fidlock's unique approach for attaching a bottle to the bike has numerous benefits that could go beyond mounting where there are no mounts or a clean setup…
Weekend Warmup #112
A collection of riders gifted with huge amounts of natural talent, budget 4WD off-road builds and fake roost with… a cannon?
Max Flat Pedal Grip vs Some Slip – What Are Riders After?
Grappling for grip from the days of shitty flat pedals and non-existent, grippy footwear has shaped my preferred connection with the bike...
David Fournier's Well Ridden Yeti SB150
Kicking off our new series with one heckuva clean SB150 that has an owner who focuses on impeccably working brakes and suspension…
Cam Zink – Sandbox
Because we're really all just big kids looking for a thrill…
Time To Buy An E-Bike - IFHT
"People go nuts for e-bikes."
Chasing Bike Silence – STFU Chain Damper
Silence may be golden but the sound of rubber slapping across the ground is platinum…
Gravity Freeride or Gravity Free Ride
Ergon GFR1 Factory Grip Review
A change from the unique shapes we're used to seeing from Ergon, while still maintaining interesting features…
AJ's Riding Camera Pack Solution
Trying to dethrone my old faithful camera-carry setup with something more versatile and specific – the Evoc CP18 camera backpack.
The Good From The Bad
Best of 2020 – A.J.'s List
Finding some silver linings in a challenging year.
Another insert but this one is yellow!
Rockstop Tire Insert Review
If you don't like the damped feeling of the Cushcore insert, this option from the U.K. may be of interest…
AJ's Gifts For Mountain Bikers
Gifts don't have to be flashy – but AJ has some great ideas to make them thoughtful and original...
WET WEATHER REVIEW
Fox Flexair NeoShell Water Jacket & Ranger 3L Water Pant Review
Gear from Fox for staying comfortable and motivated to ride through the cold, wet months.
For the Geeks
Garmin Edge 130 Plus Review
This small package offers more functionality than you can poke a stick at…