Weekend Warmup #147
A series of longer plays for some meditative weekend viewing...
Greg Minnaar: Off the Clock
Searching for seconds on the race track, Greg proves it’s all about the quality of time spent off the clock...
Weekend Warmup #138
Bikepacking in New Mexico, heavy BMX best tricks, a spot of enduro racing and some good times with Cam Zink...
Shimano Announces Two New Di2 Groupsets and the All-New EP6 Drive Unit
11- and 12-speed drivetrains, along with a new auto shift mechanism are all on the menu ahead of a 2023 release.
Weekend Warmup #134
Enduro World Series snippets, the art of grind, and a taste of DH racing...
News Roundup - Week of May 10th
Shimano and Pearl Izumi split, one special whip in memory of Stevie, Crankworx gets more Canadian stops, and more...
Brett Rheeder - Continuum
"In this film by Brett Rheeder and Harrison Mendel, the sequence of individual movements are all linked together as a cohesive collection..."
Gear Shots - some of Pete's BCBR gear picks
Shimano XC9 shoes, Rapha MTB apparel, and LoamLab's Counterpunch are all proving to be excellent pieces of my BCBR training puzzle.
Shimano Brings Ice Technology Freeza to Their 6-Bolt Mounted Rotors
"Available in both 180mm and 203mm options, the new RT-MT905 rotor delivers unprecedented cooling benefits in a 6-bolt rotor option..."
Matt Hunter - This is Home
Chill rides with the fam or power trains on The Farm, This is Home.
Two Tools and a Floor Pump from Pro*
Two very handy tools that will save you time and a solid pump with an easy to read and accurate gauge...
LONG TERM REVIEW
Trek Rail 9.8 XT
Trek's Rail e-bike platform is smooth, powerful, and successfully walks the line between trail bike and something bigger.
A Dog's Tale
Celebrate riding through the eyes of an old trail dog whose tire chasing days are past...
EDITORIAL - DOES THE FUTURE HAVE FEWER GEARS PT VII
Building A Better Kids' Mountain Bike Drivetrain
Making some smooth shifting improvements to my kid's 20" wheeled mountain bike, and ditching a couple of cogs in the process...
GEAR | TECH | RESULTS
Weekly MTB News: April 7, 2021
A round-up of MTB-related team news, product releases, and more for the week of April 7th, 2021.
Welcoming Everyone: All Bodies on Bikes
All Bodies on Bikes dives headfirst into hard conversations about society’s obsession with weight, growing up fat, and issues of disordered eating. It also explores how the bicycle community can bring people together to support one another.
100 years of Shimano
As Shimano celebrates 100 years of business, we took a little time to reminisce about some favourite products from years past.
Shimano Adds New Cranksets and a Derailleur to Their Lineup
55mm chainline spacing and a shorter-cage XT derailleur are landing soon at a shop near you...
Teardown and Service
Shimano Derailleur Clutch Service
Did you know Shimano's clutch mechanism is serviceable? This service could improve your drivetrain's performance…
TEARDOWN | REVIEW
Deore M6100: (Almost) The Only Drivetrain That Matters
The price is plebeian and the promised performance is premium. A longer look at M6100 | M6120 Shimano 12-speed Deore drivetrain.
Shimano GR5 Flat Pedal Shoes Reviewed
A reasonably priced shoe from Shimano with solid construction and adequate but not overbearing grip.
Our Tour de France - Kilian Bron
Bron is the lone breakaway in this fat-tired version of the TdF
Shimano SLX Four-Piston Brake Review
"As I found with the new SLX drivetrain, the SLX brakes make it hard to justify the extra money for XT…"
Editorial: Does The Future Have Fewer Gears pt IV
The Only Drivetrain That Matters
Could the Shimano Deore M6100 12spd be the only drivetrain that really matters?