Launch Day Review
Introducing SRAM Maven Brakes
The Maven is like Code's bigger, stronger, heavier sibling - and you'll know it right away.
Uncle Dave Blind Tests Buttercups
RockShox's wonder cups have faced some skepticism around here by more than one writer. Can Uncle Dave feel the difference in a blind test?
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
SRAM GX AXS Transmission (AKA T-Type) - The Update
How SRAM's less-budget-bludgeoning wireless super-group, GX AXS Transmission, performs as advertised.
Trek Rail Gen 4
A few years have gone by since the last Rail review. Lots has changed since then.
News Roundup - Week of October 1st
Haro announces a new line of dirt jump bikes, OneUp adds to their EDC lineup, and SRAM unveils a new carbon XC wheelset and Tyrewiz 2.0.
First Ride Review
SRAM Introduces Powertrain eMTB System
SRAM has finally introduced an eMTB system - and it's all about integration and simplicity.
The SRAM Marketing Machine
"I don’t know if this department actually exists, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it does."
Product Intro & First Impressions
SRAM's Velocio Launches MTB Apparel
SRAM acquired Velocio just over a year ago and the clothing brand debuts their MTB line today. Here's our sneak peek after a few days wearing the new line.
SRAM's Potential UBG
New SRAM T-Type drivetrains come with a BMX-style bash guard. Could it become a Universal Bash Guard chainring standard?
FIRST IMPRESSIONS | EDITORIAL
Transmission For (A Bit) Less - SRAM T-Types GX
The new SRAM GX Transmission delivers the same thoughtlessly smooth shifting as the three more expensive T-Type options, but there's even more to it...
Lost In Transmission
The brand new SRAM T-Type 'Transmission' drivetrain shifts really, really well, but...
SRAM Transmission drivetrain and Code Stealth Brakes
Imagine this derailleur: no hanger, no adjustment screws, attaches to your rear axle, strong enough to stand on, and shifts better under load.
SRAM Revamps Brake Lineup for 2023
A simplified model and spec list come coupled with a revised Stealth look for MY23 and beyond.
Caleb Holonko - IN THE KNOW
So tightly packed with sickness you'll have to go right back to the beginning and watch again...
A Steadfast Standard
Comparing inter-compatibility of bikes present and past, while celebrating sixteen model years of backward compatibility for SRAM's MatchMaker system...
SRAM Flight Attendant Has Landed
A suite of sensors onboard your fork, rear shock and crankset work in unison to detect every bump, pitch, and pedal stroke made...
Introducing the New SRAM HS2 Rotor
Thicker surfaces and a heat-shedding paint make the HS2 SRAM's coolest running rotor to date...
Obsessed With Mountain Biking
The NSMB Podcast: Ep. 9 – Katy Winton
“I was on the verge of just quitting biking altogether because I was like, this whole thing sucks.”
Aftermarket Bottom Brackets with DUB Cranks?
As it turns out, when you remove the sleeve from each side of a SRAM DUB bottom bracket, you are left with 30mm bearings, which means you can reverse engineer a solution....
SRAM Purchases TIME Sport Pedal Business from Rossignol Group
Time pedals will fall under the SRAM umbrella, while the bike division has been spun off to Cardinal Cycling Group in the latest of a series of strategic acquisitions by the Chicago-based company.
2021 Transition Sentinel Review
Reflecting on eight months aboard Transition's longest-travel 29er
LONG TERM REVIEW
SRAM AXS: a year of wireless shifting
It's a technological marvel, but how will that technology fare after a year of use on the North Shore?
GET YOUR TICKETS!
2020 NSMBA Bike Raffle
Enter to win a gorgeous custom Knolly Warden LT with a sweet build. Proceeds to the NSMBA as well as Colour the Trails.
LAUNCH AND REVIEW
SRAM Launches new 52-tooth Eagle Drivetrains
SRAM's new XX1, X01, and GX drivetrains represent mostly incremental performance and cosmetic updates, and one big change: the new Eagle cassette is the tooth count leader with 52 teeth.