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…
Three Versions Reviewed
Michelin Wild Enduro Tire Review
Getting wild on Michelin's latest aggressive trail tires…
4-Piston Brake Review
TRP DH-R Evo Brake Review
Has TRP perfected the mesh of power, consistency and feel with the new DH-R Evo?
2020 UCI DH World Cup
World Cup Punctures and A New Face - 2020 Lousã DH World Cup
A weekend of highs and lows brought us some incredible racing, a new name to watch and a few disappointments.…
Mano a Mano
Is Cushcore Preferable to a Heavier Tire Casing?
Back to Back runs in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park are the only way to answer this sort of question...
Aaron Gwin: Timeless – Episode 2
Gwin gives some insight into where his speed came from and takes us into his personal life…
Obsessed With Mountain Biking
The NSMB Podcast: Ep 7 – Yoann Barelli
Yoann Barelli shares his past, present and teases his future in the latest NSMB Podcast…
Focused on 29
2021 Specialized Stumpjumper
The latest Stumpjumper is less an overhaul and more an evolution but t's still been subject to many updates…
Ben Wallace – Born On The Shore
The North Vancouver native trusts his bike and components in the demanding Shore terrain…
COVID DH World Championships – Leogang, Austria
World Champs is set to go ahead this week but will it matter?
Dialed – More Challenges at Leogang World Champs
The Dialed film crew gets hit with a pretty big problem once they finally get their World Champs UCI accreditation…
Performance + Durability
Worth Every Penny
Performance and long-term durability have impressed A.J. with these shoes, pants, helmet and jersey.
EWS Finale Ligure Shakedown Day
Primo dirt for shakedown but will it remain for the weekend? The racers share their thoughts on conditions and bike prep. ahead of the final EWS of 2020…
Long Term Thrashing
2020 Öhlins TTX Air & RXF36 m.2 Air Review
Öhlins delivers an aggressive suspension package with an unwavering ability to tackle rowdy terrain…
Geekbench, eat your heart out
SKS Airspy Review
Geeking out over tire pressures while trying to get in the saddle sooner...
Pietra Ligure EWS 2020 Race Highlights
Race day highlights from the ever-changing conditions that challenged riders in Italy, plus some RAW action for those wanting a quick bite…
Aaron Gwin's Mini-Doc Film Series, Timeless – Episode 1
Gwin has joined forces with Clay Porter to bring us behind the curtain…
PAUL's IN-DEPTH LOOK
Paul Aston's 210mm Do Everything Nicolai G1
Conservative Bikes Be Damned. Is this the ultimate mountain bike?
Five Trail Etiquette Essentials To Be a Mountain Biker
Frustrated with what you're seeing on your local trails? You're not alone…
Shimano SLX Four-Piston Brake Review
"As I found with the new SLX drivetrain, the SLX brakes make it hard to justify the extra money for XT…"