GIFT LIST 2020
Pete's Gifts for Mountain Bikers
Keep it local, try to go eco, and support the businesses and people that make a difference.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW
Introducing the 2021 Trek Slash 9.9 XO1
Trek's flagship enduro race bike was born when the geometry evolution was starting to really gain steam, but that was years ago, and the Slash was due for a redesign.
MANO a MANO
Bontrager Evoke VS. Rhythm Gloves
Stacking up Bontrager's most breathable full-finger mountain bike glove against their most protective.
Teardown | First Impressions
The NEW Bontrager Line Dropper Post
Bontrager's high-value 150mm dropper post can be serviced by just about anyone - but it has to do better than its predecessor...
2018 Trek RE:aktiv Thru Shaft Shock
Performance gains as well as durability and service ease are among the claims Trek is making about Thru-Shaft shocks from Fox and RockShox...
The Trek C3 Summer Remix
Relive all your favourite C3 freestyle moments in one shot.
Tom van Steenbergen is Ready to Rock Rampage on 26" wheels
Cracked Dirt: TVS's Trek Session
Tom van Steenbergen's Trek Park Session is evidence that 26 ain't dead, at least for Rampage.
LONG TERM REVIEW
2017 Trek Remedy 9.9 RSL
Trek's signature trail bike only comes in 27.5 for 2017, but it is as versatile as it is fun.
2017 Trek Stache 7 29+
While it's clear the Stache wasn't designed for the nastiest, steepest terrain, for trails where it shines it lights up like a near-sighted goalie...
2017 TREK STACHE 29+ Hardtail
Not just a wagon-wheeler but a Plus wagon wheeler - Trek's Stache 29+ hardtail getting ready for North Shore testing...
Gary Fisher on E-MTBs
One of the originals? Really? We were surprised to learn that Gary Fisher has become an advocate for e-MTBs...
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..."
2017 Trek Remedy and Fuel EX Launch
“We rode twice a day, about 3 hours each time. It was like a training camp. It was awesome.”
Athertons and Trek at The Leogang World Cup
Rachel rides into history, Gee comes 15th with a questionable arm, and Taylor crashes in finals again...
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.."
Brett Rheeder Slaying Home Turf
Brett Rheeder showcases some of his best tricks on his dirt jumps back home in Ontario…
The Athertons and Trek Join Forces
Could this be the juggernaut team for 2016?
Deity: Thicker Than Water With The Van Steenbergens
Deity Component’s Tom and Bas van Steenbergen brings us the mid-week “wow”.