2021 Kona Process X First Impressions Review
The biggest and baddest Kona Process gets an initial examination on the North Shore...
My Year as the BoXXer Trail Bike Guy
After throwing a bunch of celebratory X-ups, I swapped out my creaking Lyrik (RIP) for a Boxxer RC...
Best of Times and...
Cam McRae's Best of 2020
2020 wasn't a great year to be a human, but if you were a mountain biking human (and you weren't under lockdown) it was vastly better...
Christmas Carols for the Mountain Biker!
A Matt Dennison Christmas Favourite for you - the best carols done with dirtbag flair...
Patagonia Dirt Roamer Storm Pants Review
It could be.a real asset having Patagonia enter the mountain bike sphere, but these excellent pants may not be ready for prime time...
FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW
Introducing the 2021 Santa Cruz Nomad XO1
The Nomad keeps mid-size wheels, gets the long low slack treatment - and brings on a sh!t tonne of fun...
Lazer's new Jackal MIPS MTB Helmet: Reviewed
Lazer's just-released helmet builds on the experience of the Impala but adds enduro-friendly features.
2020 YT Decoy 29 Pro eMTB
This is a surprisingly spritely platform and you might even wonder if you're on smaller wheels...
Be MTB Santa in 2020
Cam's Gifts for Meticulous Mountain Bikers
Make the fussy mountain biker(s) in your life happy with some ideas you may not stumble upon yourself...
Review and Teardown
Canfield Crampon Ultimate and Mountain Flat Pedals
Canfield takes a unique approach to flat pedal shapes to improve clearance without compromising traction...
FIRST RIDE REVIEW
Riding the 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit eMTB
Two days riding fast single track and loamy steeps on this mixed-wheel 170mm-travel beast with Shimano's new EP8 Drive System.
Shimano GR5 Flat Pedal Shoes Reviewed
A reasonably priced shoe from Shimano with solid construction and adequate but not overbearing grip.
FLAT SHOE REVIEW (update)
Ride Concepts Long Haul Update (4 Models Ridden)
One of the best things about this medium is the ability to provide updated product info - and I've got some new pearls to share about four shoe models...
DO IT YOURSELF
Wrapping a Fork with RideWrap
A step by step guide to fork protection as well as an update on a RideWrapped frame after 18 months of use.
When Mountain Bikers are the Saboteurs
Someone has been ripping out fresh trail work and stealing and vandalizing trail signs on one of Digger's oldest trails - and it's probably one of us.
Carnage from Austria
Vital RAW from World Champs in Leogang 2020
Some tough sections and a track that many are calling one of the toughest they've seen...
Sort of a Review
2020 Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay Alloy 70 B.C. Edition
"I'm not an eMTB afficionado:" A Mountain biker's perspective on an electric mountain bike...
First Impressions REVIEW
2021 Kona Honzo ESD
Lots of surprises riding this modern, long, slack, 29er hardtail with a 150mm fork - plus Cam's Top Ten Reasons for riding a hardtail...
FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW
Introducing the 2021 Trek Slash 9.9 XO1
Trek's flagship enduro race bike was born when the geometry evolution was starting to really gain steam, but that was years ago, and the Slash was due for a redesign.
Free Your Junk (and Ditch your Chamois)
After years wearing tight, shiny shorts made for roadies below my baggies - it was time for an alternative...
Ace Hayden at Full Shred
It doesn't need to be carbon to get rad - as Ace Hayden demonstrates on Vancouver Island...
Lee Likes Bikes
What are you Afraid Of?
Pump tracking and dirt jumping to face our fears and push back the darkness of depression...
Tannus Armour TUBELESS Inserts Tested
These are lighter than much of the competition while delivering most of the key benefits and fewer hassles - at a lower price...
Part 2 of Posture from 2006
Cure Your "2006 Posture" with Cone Training
How does riding through cones on flat corners - on a hard gravel road - improve your body shape on a mountain bike?