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Mondraker Bikes – The Modern Conquistadors

The Modern Conquistadors Mondraker Bikes Words by Drew Rohde Photos by Thomas Woodson | thomaswoodson.com, Logan VonBokel | @LoganVB & Drew Rohde In less than 20 years, Mondraker has gone from a relatively unknown Spanish bike company to a revolutionary brand with an impressive racing pedigree. Here in the States a good [...]

2018 Nukeproof Mega Release and First Ride

2018 Nukeproof Mega Words by Drew Rohde // Photos by Nukeproof & Samson Hatae We often get asked, “If you were gonna buy a bike, what would you buy?” There are countless bikes on the market that ride well, but when it comes to pulling the trigger on a new bike, [...]

Bikes on Bikes: Roadtripping to Sturgis and Crankworx

Bikes on Bikes Words by Drew Rohde // Photos & Video by Samson Hatae Additional Photos by Drew Rohde The Black Hills Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota isn’t the typical mountain biker’s road trip destination. However, as a motorcyclist and professional people watcher, it has always been on the list of [...]

Review: Kenda Hellkat Pro Tires

Kenda Hellkat Pro Words & Photos by Drew Rohde // Tested by Drew, Chili Dog & Sourpatch It’s been more years than we can remember since we’ve ridden a pair of Kenda tires. In all honesty there may have been a test bike or two in the last five years that [...]

From the Hip: The Micayla Gatto Interview

From the Hip: The Micayla Gatto Interview Interview by Drew Rohde // Photos by Micayla Gatto It's been a couple fairly quiet years since Micayla Gatto retired from World Cup DH racing. Gatto has been enjoying her personal time and pursuing things beyond the track, and specifically, her passion for art. With [...]

Fasthouse Company To Enter Into Mountain Biking

Fasthouse Company To Enter Into Mountain Biking Punk rocker and mountain bike industry veteran Mike Redding to lead the charge   We just got off the phone with Mike Redding who told us to refresh our Inbox. The news of his move came as a bit of a surprise as [...]

Road Trippin’: Mammoth Mountain Getaway

Road Trippin': Mammoth Mountain Getaway Words and Photos by Chili Dog Pink and orange cotton candy clouds stretched out above our heads and the Sierra Mountains surrounded us, lit by the soft light of the setting sun. As we lay in the natural hot springs with our feet kicked up, we [...]

Review: BMC Speedfox Trailcrew 02 XT

BMC Speedfox Trailcrew 02 XT Words by Andrew Lee // Photos by Chili Dog, Andrew Lee BMC came swinging at the trail market just a few years ago when it debuted the 29er (check out our review here) and 27.5 Speedfox. The 27.5 wheeled Speedfox Trailcrew 02 model is squarely [...]

Knock, Knock: Transition Bikes Tour and First Ride

Transition Tour 2018 Tech and First Ride Words by Drew Rohde // Photos by Samson Hatae Bellingham, Washington is famous for quite a few reasons, but we'd wager one of the most well known things about this Pacific Northwest jewel is Transition Bikes. On our way home from Crankworx Whistler [...]

Review: Light Bicycle 38mm 29er Rims

Light Bicycle 38mm 29er Rims Words by Nic "U-Turn" Hall // Photos by Drew Rohde Few things indicate your legitimacy in the bike world as much as carbon wheels. When you roll up to a break spot and assess the crowds around you, eyes tend to drop to scope out wheel/tire [...]