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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.

Wade Simmons' Pipedream - Dec. 8, 2017, 8:43 a.m.

It's all about those Roach pants.

Uncle Dave: We need some standards here! - Dec. 5, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

blurry foreground object status awarded.

Dear Santa: Dave's List - Dec. 2, 2017, 9:43 a.m.

again. i couldn't find a picture at large enough resolution so i went with one that was big enough.

Dear Santa - Perry's List - Nov. 30, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Dear Santa: Dave's List - Nov. 28, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

i couldn't find one of the 29r in a decent resolution! it is pretty though!

Knolly Warden: Alloy vs Carbon - Nov. 27, 2017, 1:09 p.m.

Performance and bling factor aside, there's an interesting discussion to be had here on being able to buy a bike with a clearer conscience by going aluminum over harder to recycle carbon.

My First Time Riding the North Shore - Nov. 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.

much truth.

Dear Uncle Dave: I love your blog and can't wait to participate! - Nov. 21, 2017, 9:51 a.m.

Amazed. Simply amazed. Thanks, Dave.

Shimoda Designs Explore 40 Camera Pack: Shore-tested - Nov. 17, 2017, 9:38 a.m.

Rest assured this was only a prop

Yakima Racks Dr. Tray and High Road - Sept. 28, 2017, 9:09 a.m.

I'd personally call this a Seymour shuttle solution. Its amazing what some people will do to avoid pedalling, including seeing past their own personal space issues.

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