Bike Lock Review
Lock that Sh*t Up
Helping you avoid alligator tears in the future with a mini-review of some lock options from ABUS and Hiplok
Dave Goes Gucci
Ibis Ripley: First Impressions
It scoots in and out of corners so quickly, and it handles steeps so well that you forget you're on a bike with only 120mm...
2017 Marin Hawk Hill – First Impressions
"Only a psychopath would assume that a US$1499 (CAD$1899) bike is going to keep up with a $9000 bike (in either dollar)..."
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.”
Uncle Dave Eats (27.5 +) Crow
"I can almost guarantee that 2-3 years down the line, your bike is going to look more like these bikes than the one you are currently riding..."
Logan Peat’s New Santa Cruz Slope Bike
Looks like a Jackalope.
SR Suntour Auron RC2 – Reviewed
Has SR Suntour produced a fork that can compete with the big two - and save you a wad of cash...
Kali Avita PC & Maraka XC
If they suit your aesthetic style, fit you right and you think my ideas about helmet straps are stupid, well my friend, you’ve got yourself a nice helmet.
Brooks Cambium C17 Mountain Bike Saddle: Reviewed
Brooks saddles haven’t been ideal for mountain biking. After all, hand-crafted leather isn’t the best choice of material for stomping around in the woods on a muddy day…
2014 Crank Brothers Cobalt, Iodine, and Opium Wheels
“They seemed all kinds of wacky, crazy, advanced, interesting and totally…”
2013 Ghost Cagua 6550 650B
This German machine exudes solid, un-pimped well thought-outedness…
The Other Side of the Fence
An extremely bitter, cynical and slightly delusional take on the cycling event known as the Joyride Slopestyle of 2013…
2014 Santa Cruz Heckler: Reviewed
“All of a sudden, she was all people could think about, even though she’d been around for years…”
2013 Santa Cruz Heckler 650B
“Dig a little deeper and this is truly a remarkable bike…”
Cutting an Avid Brake Line
Hold on there, Johnny. We can still save some effort. You don’t need to do a full bleed…
I Put a Brooks Saddle on My Mountain Bike
“You say you like your saddle a little nose up? Ya, not any more…”