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Erik Irmisch Gets Wild in Germany

Teutonic Terror on Two Wheels

Irmisch roosts and hucks his way through the Ruhrpott area in Western Germany aboard his mighty Tues.

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Digging for Galena – The Story of Texas Peak

Graham Agassiz Hits Paydirt

“Over a century ago, pioneers carved deep into the mountains surrounding Retallack Lodge, risking ruin in exchange for an ore rich in silver, zinc and lead. They were Digging for Galena.”

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The Best Bike In The World

The world’s best whip, weapon, sled, mount, or steed...

“It floats up huge climbs like it’s pumped full of steam – I think it’s pulled right from Ned Overend’s dreams…”

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Aaron Gwin Gets Sendy on the 27 Jeffsy

Size Doesn't Matter

One of the fastest riders around puts YT’s new Jeffsy through the ringer on a first date.

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2017 Kona Wozo – Triple Tester Review

"This bike was so much fun"

Three testers had the chance to ride Kona’s hardtail fatbike during the snowiest North Shore winter in years – and on good old dirt as well…

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Ratboy and Loosedog’s Grand Beaconventure

A 50to01 x Fabric CoLab

“We’re gonna ride up a beautiful mountain in Wales, and once we have located the summit, we shall cycle there.”

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George Brannigan is Wild in Queenstown

Dancing in the Dust

Dirt is the new snow for anyone in Queenstown, and Brannigan knows how to make the most of it.

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2017 Norco Range 29 9.2 – First Impressions

Aurum Inspired Enduro Racer

The Range 9.1 has 29″ wheels but it’s got a downhiller’s soul – this Aurum inspired ripper would be right at home in the Whistler Bike Park…

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Norco 2017 Range Carbon 650b & 29

Now in Two Wheel Sizes

Norco’s 2017 Range Carbon is the latest enduro-focused machine to be equipped with 29er wheels…

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Shimano Trickles Down 11-46, Boost

Wide Range Cassettes and Boost Compatible Hubs

Shimano has quietly updated a number of their product lineups, with SLX 11-speed going to 11-46 and Boost-compatible XT hubs among the announcements.

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167 km/h on MTB: Should I Care?

Ask Uncle Dave

“While it is impressive that he was able to hurtle down 45º slope in Chile at 167 km/h down, I’m stuck wondering a few things…”

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Rate Curves and Sag Explained

How to decode a rate curve chart

Understand more about your mountain bike’s suspension: leverage ratios, progressivity, rate curves and sag.

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X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post

Teardown & First Look

Can X-Fusion change the dropper landscape with their US$200 Manic Post – that seems simple and cheap to service?

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Intense Factory Racing is GO

Hazing the Newbies

Nothing says “welcome to the team” like a casual kidnapping and skydive…

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50to01 x Revolution Bike Park

The Signature Line

The 50to01 crew have been hard at work dialling in their line at Revolution Bike Park, and it’s almost ready. Almost.

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