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Interbike Day 1 Recap

Interbike 2018 Day One Recap Despite feeling a bit out of place roaming the quiet streets of Reno, Nevada last night, we instantly felt back at home once the doors opened at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Rows of bicycle parts, loud noises and cheesy two-wheeled contraptions all around. New town, [...]

Riding Thrones – Game of Thrones meets Action Sports

Riding Thrones Game of Thrones Meets Action Sports Photos by Lorenz Holder | Presented by f-stop Famed Photographer Lorenz Holder & Red Bull BMX’er Senad Grosic Photo Series f-stop, the world’s leading camera bag and accessory company announced today the release of the next chapter in popular Storyteller Series in [...]

World Champs Photo Recap

World Champs Photo Recap Words & Photos by Max Rhulen It’s hard to believe but the UCI mountain bike season has come and gone. After last weekend’s showdown, all we’ve got left are pictures, videos and memories to hold us over until next year. Let the memories flow. This year’s [...]

Review: Fasthouse Fastline DH Kit

Fasthouse Fastline DH Gear Subtle Reigns Supreme Words by Tyler Leicht | Photos by Sourpatch It’s chairlift season (err well, the tail end of it anyways) in Southern California and the bike parks are bustling with new bikes and riders decked out in the latest gear. We recently made a [...]

Review: Dainese High Gravity Shorts and Jersey

Dainese High Gravity Shorts and Jersey   Not many brands have a history as long and storied as Dainese. In 1972 they put out their first product: a pair of moto pants with a screaming demon patch. Since then, they have been protecting the best riders on two wheels on [...]

Something New is Brewing in Bend…

Something New is Brewing in Bend… Words & Photos by Chili Dog If you’re familiar with the off-road vehicle world, chances are you’ve heard of Thuren Fabrication before. Founder, Don Thuren is a life-long tinkerer and fabricator who made a name for himself building top of the line suspension systems [...]

Review: Commencal Meta TRAIL V4.2 RACE

Commencal Meta TRAIL V4.2 RACE The King of Affordable Bikes Words & Photos by ChiliDog When we started on this affordable bike testing adventure, I’ll admit I wasn’t particularly excited. Sure, affordable bikes are what 90% of us (ourselves included) actually buy, but when it comes to testing, it’s far [...]

Review: Smith Forefront 2

Smith Forefront 2 Words by Nic Hall The Smith Forefront helmet was a pretty revolutionary helmet just a few years ago. Smith’s integration of Koroyd, a bright green structure of stacked, straw-like structures was both unique in appearance and promising in performance. While the Koroyd material was groundbreaking in many [...]

Release and First Ride: Scott Ransom

Release & First Ride 2019 Scott Ransom Words by Drew Rohde | Photos by Metis Creative/Scott Sports About a month ago we got an email from Scott USA’s marketing manager asking us to meet them to check out a new bike they’d be bringing to town, the 2019 Ransom. We’d [...]

Review: Slime Tubeless System

Slime Tubeless System Words & Photos by Chili Dog I still remember the first time my friend told me about tubeless tires - it was a guy with a moto background, who told me about this mysterious green fluid from a company called Slime. He claimed the strange mixture sealed [...]