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Tested: Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 CC

Nov 09, 2016
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Like many, this story begins as the proud owner of either the legendary Tallboy or its updated follow-up the Tallboy 2. Both were undeniable, leading-edge bikes in the budding 29er market. In my case, it was the second version, and like countless skeptics was the bike that sold me on the big wheels. The capabilities of my Tallboy 2 never

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Five Days In Whistler Bike Park – Which Rental Ruled the Roost

Oct 13, 2016
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Recently I had the pleasure of demoing four top-of-the-line bikes at Whistler Bike Park. Conditions were all-time with the mountain receiving a bunch of rain the week before and then nothing but pure sun for the days I was there. An early morning flight and a friend picked me up, bike in tow from YVR. We headed up towards MTB mecca, The

9.1

Amazing!
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Tested: Giant Trance Advanced 27.5 1

Jul 15, 2016
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When it came time to choose my long-term ride for the season, the Giant Trance Advanced 27.5 1 was at the top of a very short list. Even researching other brands, nothing checked all the boxes like this machine does. It’s ultra capable, extremely versatile and comes at a price that will leave room for a bike trip or two

8.3

Amazing
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TESTED: 2015 Scott Genius LT 700 Tuned

Nov 17, 2015
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The Genius LT has been part of the Scott Sports line up for a few years now, but in the past couple, it has received some major updating. Gone are it’s 185mm of travel—a bit of a nowheresville with regards to speciality for it’s rider. It has also seen them move away from the DT Swiss pull shock system, and

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Tested: Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera

When Shimano joined the largely GoPro-dominated wearable camera market in 2014 with their Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera, I don’t think I was alone in being skeptical as to whether or not the camera could compete. Afterall, this is a camera that for all intensive purposes is designed to appeal to, and work well for, both fisherman and cyclists; two sports

9.8

Amazing!
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Tested: Fox Factory Float 34

Oct 23, 2015
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When Fox introduced their 34mm stanchion models for the 2013 model year, it appeared to be the solution that many riders had wanted for years – a long travel trail fork that split the difference between the spindly 32mm models, and 36mm forks that were too heavy and aggressive for a large sect of trail riders.  However, the release of

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