DETAILS AND FIRST IMPRESSIONS
First Rides: 2020 Specialized Enduro
Sharing pedigree with the new Demo, 170mm travel and 29" wheels: the new Enduro's intentions are pretty clear.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND DETAILS
Riding the 2020 Kona Process 134 CR 29
Intended as a true trail bike, Kona's 2020 Process 134 is much more than just a little brother to the 153. Available in carbon as a 29er and in alloy with 29 or 27.5" wheels.
Miranda Miller on the 2020 Kona Process 134
Miranda's strong, fluid style makes Kona's new trailbike dance. Can you guess where this was filmed?
TWO MINUTE REVIEW
Chromag Recluse Wool Jersey
Chromag gets into merino wool with typical quality and attention to detail
Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Carbon
Specialized expands on the Stumpy EVO line with carbon versions in both wheel sizes
Some Vids we liked this week
YouTube Round Up #1
Think of it as a YouTube filter. Or maybe more like a sausage casing.
Catching Up with Revel Bikes Owner Adam Miller
The man behind Colorado's latest boutique brand discusses his latest project, working with the Canfield Brothers, and more.
Land Escape: Finding Flow
Rupert Walker's latest is a gorgeous glimpse of four riders in four locations, in under four minutes.
SRAM's impressive new wireless group and dropper post
Ride Impressions: SRAM's Electronic AXS Wireless Group
With their new wireless XX1 and XO1 drivetrains and Reverb, SRAM has once again defined the bleeding edge of mountain bike componentry.
ALL BATTERIES AND WOOL
Dear Santa: Pete's List 2018
A battery-powered truck and clothes from special sheep.
GIVE TO YOUR TRAIL ASSOC'N and GET TRAILS
Dear Santa: Cooper's List
Staying off of Krampus' Visitation List has kept Cooper on best behaviour
A ROAD TRIP CHRONICLE
The Road To Haida Gwaii
Hailey and Ollie Go Exploring in Northern BC on Four Wheels and Two
Riding is Not the New Golf
“…let’s just dispense with the comparison between a good ol’ muddy shred fest and 9 or 18 holes. It isn’t the same, by far.”
Hailey and Ollie go to America
Their latest great adventure took them down South through the PNW to Santa Cruz, on to Rampage to shoot the action, and then to Green River for some riding of their own...
Northwave X-Arctic GTX winter shoes: Reviewed
With a gore-tex membrane and truly excellent fit and waterproofness, the X-Arctics are not just a good winter shoe, they could be the one you wear for three seasons.
Shimano MW5 Winter Shoes: Reviewed
Shimano's mid-priced winter boots will keep your feet dry and warm.
IT'S A BRIGHT FUTURE, THANKS IN LARGE PART TO THE LADIES OF MTB
Best of 2017 - Pete's List
Inevitably, this list evokes thoughts of gear and experiences. But after giving it some thought, there's no question what tops my list: It's the People.
LONG TERM REVIEW
Santa Cruz Nomad IV
"Would I put one in the quiver if money weren't an object? Hell yes, but then the question remains: how often would you notch that arrow?"
FULL LIST OF WINNERS INSIDE - IS IT YOU?
My First Time Riding the North Shore Contest - Winners Announced
Our giveaway contest has come to a close, now it's time to give out some prizes.
Sweet Protection: Head to Toe
A merino wool jersey, waterproof shorts, a new favourite knee pad, and a MIPS-equipped helmet - all reviewed in this head-to-toe selection from the Norwegian brand.
MORE PRIZING AND EXTENDED DATES
My First Time Riding the North Shore Contest - Still Time to Enter!
You still have time to enter our Giveaway Contest. New prizes added!
ROGGEY's GIFT GUIDE
Dear Santa: Pete's Wish List
All the best things come in titanium! A Chromag hardtail, a sweet new multi-tool, a growler for the ages, and no Christmas list is complete without a new book.
LONG TERM REVIEW
NiteRider Lumina OLED 800 and Pro 1400 Race
Do you hang up the bike for the winter, or keep riding? These two lights from NiteRider are strong contenders for your money if you're looking to invest in quality lights this season.
Knolly Warden: Alloy vs Carbon
We're going to review two Knolly Wardens with identical builds, except for one key difference: one is aluminum, one is carbon. For this first impression, we shot them at North Vancouver's newest brewer: Beere Brewing Co.