Uncle Dave Reviews Ripley
2020 Ibis Ripley - Long Term Review
"I generally found myself walking away due to my mental capabilities vs. anything related to the bike..."
DETAILS AND FIRST IMPRESSIONS
First Rides: 2020 Specialized Enduro
Sharing pedigree with the new Demo, 170mm travel and 29" wheels: the new Enduro's intentions are pretty clear.
Dave Goes Gucci
Ibis Ripley: First Impressions
It scoots in and out of corners so quickly, and it handles steeps so well that you forget you're on a bike with only 120mm...
Riding 2020 Shimano XT in Bellingham
Shimano Introduces 12spd XT and SLX Groups
The trickle down from XTR 9100 is on but can Shimano deliver solid performance on a budget that will compete with SRAM?
Gear of the Year
Cam McRae's Best of 2018
Cam decided to give the finger to more noble 'best of' choices like 'experiences' and go full gear whore...
“Is this some kind of masochistic manifestation of mid-life in crisis, or just the next phase in my infatuation with bikes?”
Squamish Shark Attack
Sid Slotegraaf shows Ricky Federau, Canadian XC world cup veteran, around some of Squamish’s finest trails.
Shimano Goes To 11 – 46
“Shimano has opted for a dinner plate granny gear. With a 46 in the rear you can run a larger chainring and still end up with an adequately low granny.”
Launched: New Shimano XT
“An exciting addition for DEORE XT M8000 is a 1×11 specific 11-42T cassette…”