Learn to Manual with Ryan Leech
Ever have the wheelie dream? The balance point feels like a bean bag chair. Making that dream come true? Easy. Just one thing: I need to learn to manual.
Brakeless in Virgin
Deity’s Cody Gessel takes the stoppers off his Cryptkeeper and goes Brakeless in Virgin.
Wolf Tooth GC45 Cassette Extenders
Optimized for Shimano 11-40 and also compatible with their 11-42 cassettes, Wolf Tooth GC45 cassette extenders present another drivetrain option.
Seasons – Stevie Smith’s segment
“…we thought it would be fitting to begin our tribute with his most famous film segment, which was his coming of age party in the global riding community.”
North Shore Vibes
Poke that full-screen button and enjoy some north shore vibes as Carlson and Barelli lap up the rain, sleet and snow on Mt Seymour.
Norco Factory Racing Breaks Into 2016
“…here’s Norco Factory Racing having a go. This one’s heavy on ride footage and light on the hijinx, so queue it up if you’re craving a little race footage.”
Melamed Ripping the Shore
Jesse Melamed heads to the Shore on a Rocky Pipeline to test out Maxxis’ new plus-sized tires.
Thinking Out Loud
“What’s going through your head while you ride? Line choice, a healthy bit of fear, the first sip of that beer…”
Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: First Impressions
Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.
Ratboy Helmet Cam: Lourdes 2016
“Coming into the trees with that much speed does not seem like a longevity-optimization technique, but these guys do it weekly…”
Trek Farley EX
This thing might actually be a lot of fun to ride, even though it will instantly turn you into a jerk.
Shimano Deore XT Di2 Launched
"...it was always going to be the XT version of Di2 that would be of greater interest to the bike-buying public."
Chill vibes from Della Creek
“…Spring is coming on hard in BC and that means road trip time. Good vibes all around in this little beauty from Della Creek.”
Are Product Reviews Full of Sh!t?
"How have we collapsed inward to a state where product reviews aren't worth the damn megabyte they consume..."
Dancing Crashes from Lourdes
You may spray your coffee into your keyboard watching Gee and other riders crashing backwards and forwards to techno beats…
MEC Dirt Search
MEC Dirt Search is a Canada-wide contest that awards $10,000 each towards trailbuilding to one group in the East and one in the West.
OneUp Goes to 10-50
With the front derailleur being pushed nose first into the loam, the logical step in the drivetrain campaign is to attack from the back.
Secret Trails, Math, and Night Riding
“It can be proven mathematically that the awesomeness of various things (beer, music, mountain bike trails) is directly proportional to its exclusivity.”
McGazza’s Amazing Trail Dog
“Upon consulting those closest to him we decided that it was best to release this edit both as a fitting tribute to a great person and as a reminder to enjoy the ride of life.”
I Broke My Ribs – Again
Do you know how to crash? Why can’t you sell your old bike for good money? How cool can a 44 year old really be? Uncle Dave takes on all questions…
Review: Shimano Deore XT
“…this is the benchmark. All drivetrains either work better or worse than Deore XT. It almost doesn’t matter how good/bad this stuff is, because we’re going to have to reset the goalposts either way.”
Semenuk: Street Sweeper
Brandon Semenuk and Rupert Walker combine talents in a fleeting urban masterpiece.
SRAM Level Brakes
SRAM Level Brakes share the lineage and technology of the Guide lineup, in a lighter design aimed at XC and Trail riding.
Coastal Crew aboard the Specialized Demo Alloy
“Starting at $2,600 US, you can get an Öhlins-equipped alloy frame. For $4,000 US you can get into a complete bike…”