In Defense Of HammerSchmidt
The boldest attempt by any company to revolutionize mainstream drivetrains - ever. And as serious as that sounds, it was overshadowed by a really fun, cheesy, and chill marketing campaign.
e13 TRS+ 12-Spd Upgrade Reviewed
After several months of use the verdict is in on e*thirteen's kit to boost your 11-spd SRAM drivetrain to 12 with 511% range...
Teardown | First Impressions
e13 turns Your SRAM 11 up to 12
If you have a SRAM 11spd shifter, e*thirteen has devised a way to reach EAGLE territory on your own...
Something Old, Something New…
Personal Rides: GeoMetron G16
AJ's GeoMetron G16 has the personal touches he wants, without the excess he doesn't need.
ARRIVED: 2018 Marin Wolf Ridge
With bikes looking more and more alike the unusual looks of the Wolf Ridge is part of the appeal - but it's NOT AN E-BIKE!
Reinventing (and moving) The Freewheel
Unsprung weight is the enemy of your suspension - but we keep putting larger cogs on the rear wheel - but maybe there is a simple solution...
Why Eagle Matters
Eagle and 1x in general has simplified swapping gears but the ramifications of dropping the front derailleur go beyond losing a cable from your bars...
2017 Intense Primer Pro Review
Is the 2017 Intense Primer Pro a versatile and capable XC 29er or a longer legged trail bike that can be ridden on aggressive terrain?
Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 CC – Review
The unassuming yellow may not look like a beast, but like the Honey Badger it possesses hidden abilities that will surprise you if you take it for granted...
Best of 2016 – Cam’s List
2016 was a banner year for bikes but some other mountain biking products and trends stood out from the rest as well…
2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 – First Impressions
"110mm sounds like an XC Bike and riding an XC bike around here can be like bringing a dove to a cockfight..."
2017 Intense Primer Pro
This ultra-light trail slasher swaps between 115 and 130mm of travel using a renamed VPP suspension configuration and lots of pretty carbon...
4 Reasons to run OneUp Shark
In all honesty, I had to chew through my aversion to the marketing behind the new 500% gear range 1x setups
Transition Patrol Carbon vs. SRAM Eagle
This bike is an embarrassment of riches, with Eagle, a new Lyrik, Roam 60 wheels, a 2017 Reverb and a shiny new carbon frame...
Insides Out: SRAM ROAM 60 Wheelset
Andrew Major gets a little help busting into the guts of SRAM’s rear hub to see what makes it go clickety click…
12 Speed: Progress Or Excess?
"And then I'd hit them right in the f@cking face with a totally unexpected doozy of a change that required all sorts of really fancy, expensive sh!t..."