TRIPPIN' IN THE TWEED VALLEY - PART II
Scotland is for Mountain Bikers
Scotland's Tweed Valley boasts world-class riding and a tight-knit riding community, but it is the local population's embrace of mountain biking and the economic growth it brings that is creating excitement for the future.
TRIP REPORT - PART 1
Scotland is a Mountain Bikers' Paradise
The beating heart of MTB in Scotland is Innerleithen: it is the site of many of its most famous trails, the home of EWS founder Chris Ball, the birthplace of countless pros, and the best damn university program any rider could imagine.
Bearing Swap - 2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy (4th Gen)
Santa Cruz provides free bearings for the life of your frame - so you should probably take advantage of that, whether you own a Tallboy, Hightower, Nomad, or any other from the SCB stable.
Joe Talks PayDirt
Santa Cruz CEO Joe Graney Interviewed
"We thought we'd leave it open and not just kind of make it about whoever's going to build booters and some nice berms..."
Paydirt - Santa Cruz Giving Away $1 Million
"It doesn't even have to be for building or maintaining trails, it could be about getting some people on bikes or giving them a trail experience..."
Long Term Review
Santa Cruz V10 29er
After an eventful summer on the Santa Cruz V10 29er, it's time to reflect and render some verdicts...
Greg Minnaar's Hunt For Perfect Geometry
Why was the G.O.A.T. messing with his race bike's chainstay length when the V10 is longer than its ever been...
Getting the most out of the Santa Cruz V10
Suspension Testing with Fox for Masters World Champs
I meet up with Ariel Lindsley from Fox to talk suspension, do some on trail testing, and make changes to get the most out of the Fox 49 and DHX2 Coil on the Santa Cruz V10 29er.
PRELIMINARY REVIEW of the 2020 SANTA CRUZ TALLBOY
2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy IV Ridden
Gravity riders looking for a short travel rocket may want to put the newest bike from Santa Cruz on their list...
Coming Out of Retirement
Cush Core and a Return to Downhill Racing (V10 Style!)
Having had the Santa Cruz V10 29er for 2 weeks why not try a downhill race? And CushCore, too.
Vallnord Pit Puzzle with Greg Minnaar
What's happening with the king puzzler's setup in Vallnord?
Whismas BTS, Sam Hill, Cathro on His V10, Brendog & Skateboards in the Woods
"I think the butt crack is fire." said… Someone from the IFHT team…
2019 Santa Cruz Carbon Chameleon - REVIEWED
It isn't fair to call the Carbon Chameleon a 'jack of all trades' because it's also the master of some...
Designing the MEGATOWER
INTERVIEW - Santa Cruz Engineering Mgr. Nick Anderson talks Megatower
Nick talks about fork offsets, mules, sizing, and why it took so long for manufacturers to figure out that we were all riding bikes that were too small...
2019 Santa Cruz Chameleon Carbon
Does the Chameleon live up to the name now that it's hewn into smooth lines and arcs of carbon fibre?
Santa Cruz Reserve 30 Carbon Wheels Reviewed
Santa Cruz went deep on engineering with external spoke reinforcements and an asymmetrical profile, but that only matters if they can take a beating...
Danny MacAskill Gets Muddy
MacAskill bails several times and even takes the cameraman and his riding buddy out in very mucky conditions...
Nine2Five Whistler w/ Fabric & 50:01
Thirty minutes of Whistler with Ratboy, Loosedog and the Santa Cruz Enduro squad sending lines and getting creative…
The Syndicate: Wrapping Up 2018
Wet race-runs and overcooked waffles…
Between Two Puzzlers: Luca Shaw & Greg Minnaar's Santa Cruz V10's
Fox World Cup mechanic, Jordi Cortes chats with the Syndicate's Jason Marsh about Minnaar's bike, and with Luca Shaw, in this laid-back, grin-inducing bike chat. You may actually learn something too…
The Santa Cruz Syndicate is Back
Watch Episode 1 of The Syndicate for 2018
Pre-season preparation, good times, and the return of the World Cup with the Santa Cruz Syndicate's first episode of 2018.
Our Pick of the Litter
Weird (some but not all) Bikes of Sea Otter
A new ride from Alchemy, a boost to the top for trail builders and 29ers rolling on wee 27" wheels...
VIDEO & DEVELOPMENT
The One-Off Santa Cruz Danny Mac Bike
The unique bike that saw the beginning of new techniques at the in-house R&D facility…
Brake Bleeds with the Santa Cruz Syndicate
Some interesting tips from Syndicate wrench, Jason "Marshy" Marsh on how he bleeds Shimano brakes.