Andrew's Gifts For Mountain Bikers
For the young and the old, for the busy and the bold. Here's my attempt at a helpful list of gift ideas for the mountain biker in your life.
Min-Maxed-Metal: WTB KOM Light & Tough Rims
Many months on WTB's excellent answer for riders sticking with aluminum rims for the price, ride quality, or application.
Living With A Lust For Luxury
Andrew Major can justify almost every part of his bikes, even the Gucci ones, according to the doctrine of min-maxing. Almost...
The Exactingly Simple Industry Nine Hydra Hubset
Hydra comes to the trail with lightning-quick engagement, quality construction, simple service, tuneable noise & volume, and very low drag right out of the box.
"Noise Adjustable" Endcaps Now Available from Industry Nine
When an April Fool's day prank goes really, really right.
Teardown | First Impressions
Industry Nine Hydra Hubs - Ridden
What is this sorcery? It sounds like angry bees, hooks up like a clutch system, and delivers ultra-quick engagement...
Sweating The Small Stuff At Crankworx 2019: Part 3
Some pro bikes, fancy Italian brakes and even a suspension handlebar...
Long-term Review: Reynolds 27.5 Black Label Enduro Carbon Wheels
"Take these things, rough 'em up a little and see how you like them," was the directive from Cam when he handed this Reynolds wheelset over to me...
Reynolds Blacklabel Wheels: Teardown & Winterization (Updated)
"Here in North Vancouver I have the luxury of access to year round riding allowing me to maintain my sanity and ruin my bicycle..."
Reynolds Wheels : Q&A at Interbike 2016
Reynolds wheels designs rims, manufacturers molds, makes prototypes, and builds early production runs in the U.S.A…”
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….”
Industry Nine Wheels Review
Sure they are pretty, and loud, but can they handle some abuse?
Milling Magic at Industry Nine
“Hiding within a nondescript industrial unit in Asheville in North Carolina is an engineering geek’s…”