SickLines Content

Pivot Phoenix 29 – Carbon Downhill Bike Build | Part 1

7
Oct

  2020 Products, Review, SickLines Content

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 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

Windrock Tennessee National – National Downhill Series Results – Elite Men, Elite Women, Semi Pro, JrX

7
Mar

  Pro GRT, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Full results inside from Windrock.

Seeding Results – Tennessee National – 2020 USA National Downhill Series #1 (Formerly Pro GRT)

6
Mar

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

Seeding is done at Windrock. Dakotah Norton is in the top spot for the pro men. Full results inside.

Throwback Thursday – Tennessee National Windrock Pro GRT 2019 – National Downhill Series

27
Feb

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

In just under a week, March 4-8th, Windrock Bike Park (Olvier Springs, TN) will host the first race of the 2020 National Downhill Series as part of their Tennessee National. We thought today it would be fitting to revisit the … 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.

Paragon Machine Works – Titanium Bottle Opener

26
Dec

  All Mountain, Gravity, Products, SickLines Content

When it comes to designing beautiful bottle openers, Paragon Machine Works clearly knows a thing or two.

Review: Bikehand Dummy Tool For 12mm Axles – Chain & Derailleur Cleaning or BIke Carrier Transportation

13
Dec

  Products, SickLines Content

We were searching for a chain-keeper that would hold our chain on a 12mm axle to help during cleaning and came across one that works quite well. Check out the BikeHand Dummy inside.

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.

Preview: Muc-Off Tubeless Mountain Bike Valves

10
Dec

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

Muc-Off is well known for their popular Nano Tech Bike Cleaner and they have a lot of great products that often get overshadowed by their pink cleaner. Inside we take a look at their tubeless valves that have some very … Continue reading

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.

Brad Kelly’s Professional Mobile Toolbox Tour

7
Dec

  All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

We’re a sucker for a good toolbox and Brad Kelly has a very tidy one that has won the 2019 Toolbox Wars competition.  Check it out inside.

Cake – A Sweedish Take On E-Moto (Kalk OR and Kalk&) Off-road and Road Legal Versions

6
Dec

  2019 Products, 2019 Sea Otter Classic, 2020 Products, eMTB, Motor Monday, SickLines Content

Swedish company, CAKE, has developed some e-moto offerings that caught our eye at Sea Otter this past spring. We got a chance to take a quick spin on their off-road version, the Kalk OR, and have a bunch of pictures … Continue reading

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

25 Days of Sickness Returns

4
Dec

  All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

It’s holiday season and we’re bringing back our 25 Days of Sickness this year.  We’ll be showing off a wide range of things across this time so stay tuned for the content you love!

Review: Orbea Oiz TR

28
Nov

  2019 Products, SickLines Content

It seems like the whole mountain bike world has been swept up in the Enduro craze over the past few years. These days, I find myself almost exclusively aboard bikes with 150 mm of travel or more. As long-travel enduro … 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

e*thirteen TRS Plus 9-50t 12speed cassette, Lazer Sport Impala+Coyote MIPS Helmets, Spurcycle Bell, Titanium Multi-Tool

25
Apr

  2019 Products, 2019 Sea Otter Classic, accessories, All Mountain, eMTB, Gravity, SickLines Content

More new products inside from e*thirteen, Lazer Sport, and Spurcycle.