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Candide Skis The World! - Jan. 22, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Its an ad - I wasn't put off by a bit of movie magic and since it was the thing people largely complained about I bet that was one of the motivating factors not to have a car in this version.

Candide Skis The World! - Jan. 22, 2018, 2:36 p.m.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edCIM9HttpY

he solves that problem by going balls out fast and occaisionally eating shit

Candide Skis The World! - Jan. 22, 2018, 10:04 a.m.

on his planet, all things are possible

Candide Skis The World! - Jan. 22, 2018, 8:42 a.m.

I wouldn't doubt there are some staged elements but the making of film for the last one showed him doing most everything for reals. I Just can't help thinking that the robot planet that Candide and Semenuk are from must be filled with trick-machines flying through the air.

2018 Santa Cruz Hightower LT - Jan. 12, 2018, 12:20 p.m.

Speaking for myself, I prefer the Codes for that exact reason of terrain. I've had a few versions of the Guides now on my personal bike and have tried the Codes on a few test bikes. The performance in snarly terrain is noticable and as I'm given to carrying a heavy load on my back I have appreciated the stopping power more when I have gone back to the Guide brakes - I would believe the Code-based hype.

Best of 2017: Dave's Favourite Photos - Jan. 6, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

There's an old saying in these parts about the trails finding you when you're ready.

Best of 2017: Dave's Favourite Photos - Jan. 4, 2018, 9:19 a.m.

well, it is technically just one bottle.

Best of 2017: Dave's Favourite Photos - Jan. 3, 2018, 4:12 p.m.

ankles out next?

Best of 2017: Dave's Favourite Photos - Jan. 3, 2018, 8:50 a.m.

It was on the list but knees.

Santa Cruz Nomad IV - Dec. 20, 2017, 2:58 p.m.

Just gonna leave this merkin right here.

Santa Cruz Nomad IV - Dec. 20, 2017, 9:05 a.m.

I don't generally get to review many bikes because I am busy taking pictures of them but I had the Nomad for a week this summer while Pete was finalizing the Altitude review. I have to say that I was quite smitten with the MK4 from the start. I would agree that it doesn't climb as well as other bikes we had in the NSMB stable this year but it for my slow-diesel climbing style it suited me just fine. I don't have much to add to Pete's review of its downhill prowess but after every single ride I got to the bottom and stared at the bike with lust and found any number of reasons to keep her an extra day longer. I'm not saying that I was responsible for this long-term review being a little stretched but I had to reminded numerous times that Pete needed to get some time on it for his review. If I wasn't keen to try a 29r for an extended period this bike would be on my shortlist for 2018.

Dear Uncle Dave: What the hell do you want for Christmas? - Dec. 19, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

So aggressive in your old age.

Dear Uncle Dave: What the hell do you want for Christmas? - Dec. 19, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Everyone has cameras on their list. Writing is on the wall for Cousin Dave.

Dear Santa: Dave's List - Dec. 14, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Update: I won a $50MEC gift certificate which resulted in the very same YETI mug I asked for in my list and yes, I promptly filled said mug with beer. Thanks Santa!

Dear Santa - Tim's List - Dec. 13, 2017, 2:53 p.m.

re: item 1 on this list. This is a gift for me as well - i should really add it to my list.

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