GADGETS, GEAR, and GOODIES
2019 Gift Guide: Week 3
Ti and waterproof socks and coffee mugs and a fender to keep mud out of your eye.
Gloam Season feat. Cody Kelley
Gloaming is a synonym of twilight or dusk.
Deals and Shiny Stuff for Your Gifting Pleasure
2019 Gift Guide: Week 2
This week's gift guide features
WHAT TO GIVE | WHAT TO GET
2019 Gift Guide: Week 1
Something to ride, something to keep you dry, and something that'll warm you up from the inside...
Jeremy Menduni having fun on his bike
This is not a shredit. There are no 70-foot gaps. And that's ok, because what this video does have is a really fun, feel-good vibe as Menduni shows an enviable range of skills in and around Ottawa.
Home Wild Home
‘Home Wild Home’ is more than a bikepacking film, it’s a sign of gratitude to their own land and encouragement to the recovery of L’Aquila, hit by a devastating earthquake 10 years ago.
Evolved Protection: MIPS Spherical
The latest generation of MIPS offers more protection but has other benefits, too
Ski Cross racer dies while riding in Squamish
Mikayla Martin was a Ski Cross racer for the Canadian National Team. She was 22.
Northwave Raptor GTX Shoes Reviewed
The Raptor GTX prioritizes waterproofness over insulation, making it a solid choice for riders in wet climates.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Land Escape: Finding Flow
Rupert Walker's latest is a gorgeous glimpse of four riders in four locations, in under four minutes.
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.
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.
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
ALL BATTERIES AND WOOL
Dear Santa: Pete's List 2018
A battery-powered truck and clothes from special sheep.
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.