3 Winter Gloves Reviewed
It may be a little late for a winter glove test - but we were waiting for optimal cold and nasty weather - and we were well served by Mother Nature...
2017 Canfield Balance – First Impressions
It's made of aluminum, it doesn't have wagon wheels, it's got lots of travel - this will definitely make bikes great again...
WTB Ci24 rims w/ White Industries XMR Hubs Reviewed
WTB's first foray into carbon rims is deep and stiff - and it may not require a second mortgage to pay them off...
NOBL TR33 Wheelset
NOBL is a relatively new player in the carbon rim arena - but they mean to put a dent by offering quality and innovation for less...
NOX Farlow Carbon Wheels: Reviewed
Modern rim design, feathery weight and a reasonable price - can Nox Composites deliver on all these promises?
Whyte Bikes T-130C: First Impressions
Aggressive geometry and pricing along with distinctive frame details help the Whyte T130c gap the competition...
New Goo: Stan’s Race Sealant
Frustrated by tubeless punctures and wimpy sealant? Stan’s to the rescue.
Reynolds Blacklabel 29TR Wheels Reviewed
“29er wheels can be prone to feeling a touch floppy with their longer spokes, so the stiff rim and high spoke tension counteract that….”
Vorsprung TLA Compression System Reviewed
"In use it made the fork dive hard into its travel, particularly on steep sections of trail when on the brakes..."
Long Term Review – Absolute Black Oval Chainring
The idea is that an oval ring can make the most of the stroke where power is produced by giving you a slightly higher gear, and minimize resistance where it isn't by lowering your gear...
OneUp 45T Sprocket
When Shimano finally released their one solution in XTR form, there was mass derision from the internet hoards...
Hope Tech 3 E4 Brakes Reviewed
“The intricately machined brake levers – while reminiscent of a robot’s armpit – fall nicely to the finger…”
Hope Cranks Tested
"the beautiful anodized finish made this retro grouch teary-eyed reminiscing about the 90s..."
Niner Rip 9 Carbon – First Impressions
"The aggressive fork, tires and wide bar speak to my inner hooligan and I'm jonseing to throw the Rip into some tight twisty singletrack..."
Thule T2 Hitch Rack
Sweden isn’t just about Ikea and meatballs, Thule also hails from there. Does their T2 hitch rack pass NSMB muster?
Best of 2014: Jon’s list
"I have fully succumbed to Enduro fever - don't fight it, embrace it..."
Leatt Airflex Knee and Elbow pads
Can elbow and leg armour be comfortable for the entire ride and still protect when you want to get rad..?
MountainWasher Mobile Power Washer
"When I was a condo dweller, the quest to find a suitable hose to clean my bike drove me nuts..."
WTB Volt Carbon Saddle
“all of our taints are discerning, yours included…and WTB are leaders in the field of taint-friendly saddles.”
Dakine White Knuckle Glove
“…keep the digits from getting numb while at the same time not making it seem like you have just stuffed your hand into a bag of cotton wool.”
2015 Ibis Mojo HD Ridden
The Mojo HD gets lower, longer and more Enduro (!) with the debut of the bike ACC has been rallying…
Mavic Notch Helmet
“…I am guessing that the banana was appreciative of the yellow hue of my new bone dome.”
Sealskinz Waterproof Socks
Can you pedal through monsoon season without your toes shrivelling and becoming numb…?
Industry Nine Wheels Review
Sure they are pretty, and loud, but can they handle some abuse?