Review

Swiftwick Pursuit Ultralight Socks – Natural Merino Wool

3
Aug

  All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

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

Long Term Review – BMC Trailfox AMP SX

27
Jun

  2019 Products, eMTB, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Feedback Sports Pro Truing Stand 2.0

9
Jun

  2020 Products, 2021 Products, accessories, All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

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.

2020 Orbea Wild FS First Impressions

21
May

  2020 Products, eMTB, Review, SickLines Content

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 Pinner Pro Tire Released in 29×2.4, 27.5×2.4 In ATC & AGC

11
May

  2020 Products, 2021 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, Products, Review, SickLines Content, Video Footage

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

Review: Deity Speedway bars – Copper Head stem – Knuckleduster grips

3
Apr

  2019 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: One year on Enve’s M730 wheelset

12
Mar

  2018 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

The Robert Axle Project Lightning Bolt-On : A Replacement Thru Axle For Your Mountain Bike, Road, Gravel, or eBike

22
Jan

  All Mountain, eMTB, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

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 Spin – A Great Lock For Every Cyclist At Only $49.99

2
Jan

  2019 Products, 2020 Products, accessories, All Mountain, Gravity, Products, Review, SickLines Content

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.

Review: Park Tool DSD-2 Shimano JIS Screwdriver & DSD-4 Flat Blade Derailleur Screwdriver

12
Dec

  Review, SickLines Content

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.

Review: Spurcycle Titanium Key Clip and Bell

9
Dec

  accessories, All Mountain, Clothing, Review, SickLines Content

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.

Review: Park Tool P-Handle Hex/Allen and Torx Wrench Set – PH-1.2, PH-T1.2

5
Dec

  2019 Products, 2020 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Rotor Kapic Cranks

6
Oct

  Review, SickLines Content

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 Griffus Racing Lab Tire Review

1
Oct

  2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review – Topeak TubiBooster

20
Jun

  2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Canyon Strive CF 8.0

5
Jun

  2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Dainese AWA shorts and HG jersey

21
May

  2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Chromag Primer Long Term Review

1
May

  2018 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Smith Forefront 2 and Wildcat Glasses

8
Mar

  2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Ride Concepts Hellion

20
Feb

  2019 Products, accessories, All Mountain, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Showers Pass Waterproof Crosspoint Merino Wool socks

9
Jan

  2019 Products, Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: Canyon Torque

23
Nov

  2018 Products, 2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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

Review: EVOC Hip Pack Pro 3L

14
Nov

  2018 Products, 2019 Products, Review, SickLines Content

We put EVOC’s full featured Hip Pack Pro to the test, read on to find out if this is your next pack…

Tested: Giro Riddance Mid

1
Nov

  Review, SickLines Content

We put Giro’s latest flat pedal shoe to the test…

Long Term Follow-up: Bike Yoke Revive dropper post

26
Oct

  Review, SickLines Content

As we approach the 6 month mark riding the Bike Yoke Revive, it’s time to find out how it has held up…

Sicklines takes a closer look at Dr. Steven Noble’s Performance Lab

3
Oct

  Review, SickLines Content

An engineer turned doctor develops an interesting new method to improve your cycling performance…

Tested: Dainese Enduro Knee Guard

9
Sep

  Review, SickLines Content

All day comfort and DH levels of protection, Dainese has a winner in their new Enduro knee pad…

Review: 2018 Orbea Rallon M-LTD – Part 2

1
Sep

  2018 Products, Review, SickLines Content

I have just over two months of summer fun on the 2018 Orbea Rallon, time to wrap this one up…

Reviewed: Reynolds Carbon TR 309 S Wheels

23
Aug

  2018 Products, Review, SickLines Content

Same rim technology as their top tier Blacklable wheels in a more affordable package. Read on to find out how they stacked up…

Reviewed: Race Face Arc carbon rims and Vault hubs

10
Aug

  2018 Products, All Mountain, Review, SickLines Content

We laced up a set of Race Face’s build-your-own wheel components and thrashed them for a few months, read on to see what we thought…