Today PNW Components releases a new multi-tool called the Pebble to their product lineup. Featuring many of the common tools you’d want in a multi-tool in addition to an integrated Dynaplug tubeless tire plug. Continue reading
Words: Toni Walbridge Photos: Misti Walbridge Intro and Design High pivot bikes incorporating idler pulleys have become hugely popular over the past couple seasons. Variations of the design are available from major and smaller bike brands alike, each with their … Continue reading
Tifosi Optics sent over a pair of their Kilo Endurance Sport sunglasses for us to check out a while ago and they’re available today for purchase. Check out some detailed shots and our thoughts on their newest sunglasses. Continue reading
Words: Toni Walbridge Photos: Misti Walbridge By now, Raaw is a brand well known by the core mountain bike crew. Their no-frills heavy hitting Madonna has been making waves among niche brand aficionados for some time now. For those of … Continue reading
It’s not that often that a bike review spans two full years. I suppose it’s not that often that any new product is reviewed over such a long time. Maybe that’s because there are few bikes that are still news … Continue reading
Part 2 of our custom Pivot Cycles Phoenix 29 carbon downhill bike build continues today as we walk you through the custom build. Continue reading
Pivot Cycles has been refining their bikes for years and they’ve had a lot of success with their dw-link equipped bikes, including the Phoenix downhill bike. Inside we kick-off a new carbon fiber dh build and review with a 2020 Pivot Cycles Phoenix 29. Continue reading
Swiftwick is willing to guarantee their socks as the “Best Sock You Will Ever Wear. Guaranteed.” We had to check out their latest sock, the Swiftwick Pursuit Ultralight. Continue reading
The Trailfox AMP SX is BMC’s take on an all-mountain capable e-bike. The AMP SX features a carbon front triangle with a neatly integrated 500wh battery and internal cable routing achieving a clean and refined look. With 150 mm … Continue reading
Feedback Sports has developed some very useful tools for bike mechanics. They take into consideration many things like functionality, price, and performance. Inside we take a look at their Pro Truing Stand that has received a few updates recently.
Shortly before COVID-19 descended upon us, I was was lucky enough to spend a day in Moab aboard Orbea’s new Wild FS. While I didn’t log nearly enough miles for a comprehensive review, I did gather some solid first impressions … Continue reading
Kenda has been hard at work developing a new dry mountain bike tire called the Pinner. The Pinner is available in a variety of sizes today and inside we take a deeper look at it as we’ve spent some time … Continue reading
Deity’s line of bar and stems have been popular upgrade items for high-end builds for years. Despite their popularity, Deity didn’t have a 35 mm diameter bar/stem combo until last year. Deity took their time moving to 35 mm and … Continue reading
We just spent a full year on Enve’s high end carbon wheelset aimed at aggressive descending and enduro racing. From the slippery rainforests of the PNW, dusty August laps in the Whistler bike park, and wheel eating rocky descents high … Continue reading
If you’ve been on the hunt for a quality replacement axle for your bike, The Robert Axle Project Lighting Bolt-On thru-axle has a lot of the features we like in an axle. They fit well, help avoid axle impacts, are … Continue reading
Hiplok specializes in wearable locks and the Hiplok Spin is an economically priced combination lock that works well, is easy to use, and transports easily around the hip.
Park Tool’s new U.S.A made DSD-2 and DSD-4 are designed for derailleurs. What’s so special? Shimano use JIS screws that are not the same as phillips screws so these fit much better.
Spurcycle has a lot of made in the U.S.A products that we have been digging. Inside we take a look at some of their items that work great as a gift for yourself or someone special.
We continue our 25 Days of Sickness with a deep dive into some Park Tool P-Handle wrenches. Park Tool is a staple in the bike industry and inside we take a look at their hex wrench set and torx wrench … Continue reading
While mulling over the component spec for my Nicolai G-1 build, I was looking for lesser known but light weight and durable option. Wandering around at the Sea Otter Classic, Rotor’s Kapic cranks caught my eye as a great looking … Continue reading
Hutchinson introduced their new Griffus race rubber back in the spring and we’ve been putting miles on them all summer long. The Griffus is part of Hutchinson’s Racing Lab line of tires. There are both 27.5 and 29″ variants in … Continue reading
The Topeak TubiBooster is an air cylinder designed to for inflating bicycle tires. Most people are going to use the TubiBooster to get a quick blast of air to setup a tubeless tire. These little air tanks have been around … Continue reading
Canyon bikes recently released the second generation of the Strive, their flagship enduro racer and all-mountain machine. This version retains its hallmark on the fly rear travel adjustment, but receives several significant changes to bring it in line with modern … Continue reading
Dainese sent over some of their latest riding kit for us to take a look at. I’ve been testing out a jersey from their HG line and shorts from their AWA line. Both the 3/4 length HG jersey and AWA … Continue reading
I just spent the past 9 months on a Chromag Primer that I never intended to review. The idea was to put fun and fear back into biking. To freshen up tired trails. To just do something different. This was … Continue reading
Smith sent over their latest generation of the Forefront helmet for us to take a look at. I’ve long been a fan of the original Forefront for it’s innovative features and excellent protection. Over the past 6 months I’ve spent … Continue reading
Ride Concepts is a new mountain bike focused company out of Southern California who recently unveiled a full line of riding shoes. While there’s no shortage of kick ass options for those that prefer to clip-in, the viable choices in … Continue reading
Folks, we’re deep in the heart of winter. The days are short, the nights long, and here in the PNW, the forest is particularly cold and wet. Winter also serves up some of the best dirt of the season and … Continue reading
I’ve just spent the past few months aboard Canyon’s long-travel enduro bike, the Torque, and I have a lot to say about it. When I first saw the Torque in all of it’s 175 mm travel glory, I thought to … Continue reading
We put EVOC’s full featured Hip Pack Pro to the test, read on to find out if this is your next pack…