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.
Dream Builds - Reader Submission Winner
We've been getting some great submissions from readers - here's our first winner of a Tailored Frame Protection package from RideWrap.
2021 Santa Cruz Nomad V
Is the latest 27.5" wheeled Nomad fun, playful and poppy enough to usurp long travel 29ers?
REVIEW | COMPARISON
2021 Transition Spur v. Santa Cruz Tallboy
Long-term review and comparison of two category-bending short-travel mountain bikes – both of which are happy to wrestle a weight class up.
FIRST RIDE REVIEW
Riding the 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit eMTB
Two days riding fast single track and loamy steeps on this mixed-wheel 170mm-travel beast with Shimano's new EP8 Drive System.
On The Spanners - Loris Vergier Vs. Pierre-Alexandre Roche
You'd think after close to 14 years on the bike Loris would know how to change a gear cable by now...but it's never too late to learn!
Year in Review
Best of 2019 - Tim's List
A reflection on one hell of a year.
Deals and Shiny Stuff for Your Gifting Pleasure
2019 Gift Guide: Week 2
This week's gift guide features
Who doesn't wish they could ride like Ryan Howard, especially when he's ripping his local trails in Aptos…
Andorra Line Choices and Chat with Steve Peat
On track with Peaty as he scouts what's happening for his Syndicate riders…
Vallnord Pit Puzzle with Greg Minnaar
What's happening with the king puzzler's setup in Vallnord?
Now There is Only One
Introducing the 2020 Santa Cruz Hightower
We've been rallying Santa Cruz's latest 29er in the Pacific Northwest for several weeks...
First Look with a Twist
2019 Santa Cruz V10 29er
Tim Coleman isn't just testing this bike - he'll be racing it all summer leading up to Masters World Championships at Mt Ste. Anne...
Ask Uncle Dave
Dear Uncle Dave: What's with all this reach and stack nonsense?
Uncle Dave goes down a nerdy rabbit hole and tackles bike geometry head on. Not so simple, is it?
YouTube Roundup 3 – Glorious DH Bikes, Wild DH Racing & Some Jumps
Custom carbon suspension dials for the front and rear shock? Ben Cathro on a new Santa Cruz V10 29er...
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...
Introducing the Santa Cruz MEGATOWER 29 - Ridden in NZ
The long-awaited Santa Cruz Megatower pairs the V10s architecture to a 160mm 29er built for EWS results...
Better Living Through Carbon Fibre
While usually blasé about high dollar super sleds made with aerospace-approved material - Andrew Major has found some uses for the 'plastic fantastic...'
Santa Cruz Launches TWO New V10s
Two new race bikes from Santa Cruz, and a set of aftermarket wheels for your current whip...
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...
The Syndicate: Wrapping Up 2018
Wet race-runs and overcooked waffles…
2019 Santa Cruz Bronson V3 Ridden in B.C.
The new Bronson continues to push what people feel a 150mm travel bike is capable of, and it does so while keeping things fun…
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…