Sean Leicht, Author at The Loam Wolf

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Gallery: Crankworx Whistler Whip-Off

Crankworx Whistler Whip Off Photos by Chili Dog Duncan Riffle lays down the rules for the riders. Only the last jump was judged. Amplitude, style and bringing it back were among the criteria for the jam format contest. Lucky for the crowd, his request for no party trains was just too hard to [...]

Video: Richie Rude – Heavy Flow

Richie Rude - Heavy Flow The day after Richie Rude narrowly missed out on a podium at the 2018 Whistler EWS we dragged him out for a hot lap recap on Stage 4 - Heavy Flow to Hind Sight to Lower Tunnel Vision. I guess you could call this a recovery [...]

Review: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

Dakine Bike Roller Bag Words & Photos by Colin Bailey We got the Dakine Bike Roller bag a couple months back and were very impressed with the overall build and layout of the bag. It was a stroke of luck when Giant Factory Off Road team mechanic and friend, Colin [...]

Video: Between Two Puzzlers

Lunch Time Laugh Between Two Puzzlers A new tech series, featuring Fox Suspension's very own internet personality, Jordi Cortes and the eclectic bunch that is the Santa Cruz Syndicate. His aim is to delve into the finer details of the Syndicate's bike setups, fox factory secrets and epic sarcasm [...]

GT Releases All-New Fury

GT Releases All-New Fury GT Bicycles today introduced the fully revamped Fury, a seriously fun downhill bike ready to keep the good times rolling. Featuring fresh geometry, a carbon front triangle, and a gravity-focused take on the newest evolution of Linkage Tuned Suspension (LTS), the Fury is GT’s most adjustable [...]

First Ride: Polygon Xquareone DH

First Ride Polygon XQUAREONE DH Words by Robert Johnston | Photos David Mcfarlane In 2017, the NAILD R3ACT platform was revealed to the public aboard Polygon’s Xquare One EX9. The bike and design were met with seemingly equal amounts of fanfare and confusion. While the keyboard warriors worried about how [...]

First Ride: Giant Trance 29

First Ride Giant Trance 29 Words by Drew Rohde | Photos by Sterling Lorence Wagon wheelers rejoice, Giant is back in the 29er game. Before you start digging through your computer’s closet of skeletons, be aware that the new Giant Trance 29 is a sharpened saw, ready to cut and [...]

Review: PIVOT MACH 5.5

PIVOT MACH 5.5 Words & Photos by Andrew Lee Pivot bills the Mach 5.5 as a Plus-tired do it all machine, but as skeptics, we’re tired of hearing every brand’s bold claims about the ultimate all around performing bike. Despite our skepticism, we have spent lots of time on different [...]

Giveaway II: The Witch Hunter Goes Home

Giveaway II The Witch Hunter Goes Home Like a parent dropping their child off to their first day at college, it’s always sad to see a giveaway bike leave. We put a lot of effort into these builds so that all of you will have a bike you can be [...]

Review: TRP G-Spec Quadiem Brakes

TRP G-Spec Quadiem Brakes Words by Nic Hall | Photos by Nic Hall Braking control equals speed, and control is what the new TRP G-Spec Quadiem brake is all about. Aaron Gwin took two years to help the development team at TRP produce the Quadiem, one of the largest brakes [...]