FIRST LOOK & RIDE IMPRESSIONS
Blowing Minds: Santa Cruz Blur
This purpose-built XC race bike is turning out to be a lot more versatile and fun than we've been led to believe.
Duelling Evils of Vince L. and Trevor M.
Same rides but different vibes.
Love the Bike You Already Have
Reignite your passion for the bike you have at home, because that shiny new one you've been eyeing up is already spoken for...
PISTONS & PIVOTS
Caleb Smith's 1985 Suzuki SJ413V (Samurai) and Kona Process 134 CR DL 29
'Lucy' is a handy little four-wheeler that does double duty as a daily driver for Kona's Kiwi marketing manager
What Makes a Tire Worthy of the North Shore?
The observations herein are not universal truths, rather they are the personal requirements of one fussy bastard...
Pistons & Pivots
Shawn Cruickshanks' BMW F800GS & Evil Offering
The legendary BMW dual-sport that gets Shawn Cruickshanks giddy and one electronic, tricked out Evil Offering...
PISTONS & PIVOTS
Rob Heran’s VW T3 Syncro & Evil Offering
Every panel, part, and bolt in this Syncro has been replaced to create one of the most functional, character-laden vans we've ever seen.
Makin' a List...
Dear Santa: Cam McRae's List for 2019
I haven't been intentionally naughty, but I may have gone riding a few times when I should have been raking leaves...
Deals and Shiny Stuff for Your Gifting Pleasure
2019 Gift Guide: Week 2
This week's gift guide features
Uncle Dave Reviews Ripley
2020 Ibis Ripley - Long Term Review
"I generally found myself walking away due to my mental capabilities vs. anything related to the bike..."
Trail Version of Greg Minnaar's Tire Reviewed
Maxxis Assegai DD & EXO+ Tire Review
The Assegai has been a huge hit for the DH crowd - how does Minnaar's tread pattern translate to trail riding...
Riding Troy Brosnan's New Maxxis Dissector Tire
Trying to break loose in the Whistler Bike Park on the new signature Maxxis tire…
FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND DETAILS
Riding the 2020 Kona Process 134 CR 29
Intended as a true trail bike, Kona's 2020 Process 134 is much more than just a little brother to the 153. Available in carbon as a 29er and in alloy with 29 or 27.5" wheels.
Vaea Verbeeck at Crankworx Innsbruck - Maxxis Rubber Side Down
Maxxis takes us behind the scenes with Vaea as she pushes to retain her current Queen of Crankworx position…
Early Rider Belter 16 Trail
Great weld quality and a belt drive are just two reasons why the Early Rider Belter 16 Trail looks like a great option for a kid's first pedal bike.
Graham Agassiz: The Endless Migration
Fitting video for a rider rumoured to be moving to new endeavours for 2019. Enjoy Aggy riding in various conditions as he migrates south to chase dirt…
Riding Greg Minnaar’s Signature Maxxis Assegai Tire
A couple of days on the new tire and some time to grill Greg Minnaar and the engineers from Maxxis have left AJ wanting more…
Greg Minnaar's Signature Tire from Maxxis
Over two years in the making, the Maxxis Assegai has finally arrived!
Thomas Vanderham is The Escape Artist
If only we were all as good at escaping as Vanderham.
Tire Testing in Georgia with Maxxis
We didn't go down to see new tire models, but we did come back with a renewed respect for Maxxis' approach to tire R & D. And the riding in Georgia was a damn good time.
Chromag Primer 27+
Going back to a hardtail – even one with progressive geometry like the Primer – required patience. The payoff was well worth it.
Melamed Ripping the Shore
Jesse Melamed heads to the Shore on a Rocky Pipeline to test out Maxxis’ new plus-sized tires.