OEM Alternative Brake Pads : One month later
Three after-market disc brake pads subjected to poor braking surfaces and steep inclines and compared to original equipment...
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Digging for Galena
"Over a century ago, pioneers carved deep into the mountains surrounding Retallack Lodge, risking ruin in exchange for an ore rich in silver, zinc and lead. They were Digging for Galena."
SRAM Launches New ROAM 50 Wheels
The ROAM 50 is all about bringing fantastic plastic hoops to the masses...
Inside the 2017 RockShox Super Deluxe
The RockShox Monarch Debonair set a new standard for air sprung shocks but it had a couple of issues - the Deluxe and Super Deluxe sets out to solve them...
2017 Trek Slash 9.9 First Impressions
"Sporting 160mm travel front & 150mm rear, and a 65° head angle, this is one of the most aggressive 29'ers on the market..."
Crankworx Through Mitch Ropelato’s POV
Mitch Ropelato pedals with the same professional innocence as a preschooler who’s just unlocked the magic of two wheels...
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…
Airing It Out on Dynamite Panther
R-Dog and Curtis Robinson get zesty on the Coast Gravity Park's feline sensation.
Tune Your Squish Like a Pro
"Riders can be divided into two groups; those who sometimes have trouble dialing in the suspension, and liars..."
Crappy Wheels and Cherry Cranks
"Seasoned cyclists generally revere anyone who can twiddle knobs on a suspension fork or bleed a brake without poisoning an animal.."
Trail Radness Overload
Spectacular mind-blowing views, heart stopping exposure - and incredible slinky singletrack worthy of a long flight...
SRAM EX1: Does ‘E’ stand for ‘Everyone’
Andrew Major isn't a fan of e-bikes but he sees great potential or SRAM's new E group to be used on 'meat powered' bikes...
North Shore Vibes
Poke that full-screen button and enjoy some north shore vibes as Carlson and Barelli lap up the rain, sleet and snow on Mt Seymour.
Revamping the Reverb
New internals and more drop help refresh a classic piece of kit.
SRAM Level Brakes
SRAM Level Brakes share the lineage and technology of the Guide lineup, in a lighter design aimed at XC and Trail riding.
SRAM Announces Affordable 1x Drivetrain: The NX
SRAM Debuts another affordable 1×11 system, the NX – which will cost you less than the GX series…
Colorado Trail Reunion
"The old mule and horse paths have transformed into the most perfectly pitched, 18-inch-wide flowy singletrack that fluently contours the topography..."
Best of 2015: Pete Roggeman’s list
Pete’s Best of 2015…it’s not all about stuff, but here is some stuff that helped make some great memories this past year.
Zero to Sixty? More like Sixty to Warp speed. Featuring Curtis Robinson and Ryan Howard.
In The Know: Yoann Barelli
What does it take to be a top 10 contender in the Enduro World Series? Yoann Barelli shreds the west coast trails of BC on a 6″ bike harder than most people on an 8″ bike…
Ryan Howard – Post Rampage Interview
"I’m not the most competitive person - as long as I'm happy with my riding, I could care less what my score is..."
Semenuk’s Post Rampage Interview
A candid and insightful interview with the people's champ on judging, peformance and who should have scored higher than Aggy and Sorge...
Logan Peat – The Backwoods
"He knew what he wanted: big, floaty jumps in the ideal location and with the perfect slope and sublime dirt..."
The Evolution of Style from Repack to Crabapple
“And it doesn’t matter if you have every trick in the book on lock — only the whip matters here. If you can’t do it with big style, you’re going home without a check.”