Transforming Cascadia: Building Community Through Trail Advocacy
“This formula of reclaiming neglected trails and maintaining them has become the core ethos of Trans Cascadia”
The King is Dead. Long Live the King?
Shimano's new GE9 shoe replaced the ME7 (and the AM9). The new kid on the block has big, uh, shoes to fill.
Evolution Stories: MS Makes Me | Episode 2
Andy explores the Tweed Valley with first time mountain biker Jonny White as they discuss how MS has shaped their outlook, perspectives, and lifestyle.
Evolution Stories: Building better humans | Episode 1
In a new series from Shimano, Andy McKenna takes Jimmy Mac bikepacking in the Scottish countryside in search of fresh outlooks, fire and fist turkeys.
2023 Rocky Mountain Slayer
Rocky Mountain pulls no punches with the meanest Slayer yet.
Shimano S-Phyre Glasses
Two different lenses, a quick change system (that's not quite there) and magnets for simplicity...
DOES THE FUTURE HAVE FEWER GEARS PT IX
Shimano Inadvertently Upgrades Friction Shifting
Andrew discovers the best friction shifting setup in the history of bicycles.
FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS
Shimano Auto Shifts Into the Future
Riding impressions on so much stuff: all new Deore XT Di2, Auto Shift, Free Shift, EP-801 and LinkGlide. The Robots have truly arrived this time.
Forging his own path in the bike industry, Leo Smith is creating space in the sport for everyone...
PRODUCT RELEASE | EDITORIAL
Shimano Introduces the CUES Ecosystem
CUES replaces a number of Shimano legacy drivetrains with inter-compatible 9-, 10- and 11-speed LinkGlide drivetrains.
Gambling on the Retrogrouch - Shimano XT LinkGlide M8130
As the future rides towards wireless drivetrains, Shimano puts out a fresh cable-actuated XT drivetrain, with 11-speeds, that feels like a throwback.
Weekend Warmup #154
Best weekend ever, what superpower do you want, and a multitude of hot laps...
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.