Palmer’s Picks: Ibex Shak Gloves

Nothing beats the warmth and breathability of Marino wool.

Eric Porter | The forgotten trails of the Uintas

Three friends find challenge and solitude in the Uinta backcountry

12 Days of Christmas: Specialized accessories

They kind of make everything, and none of it sucks

12 Days of Christmas: SRAM X1

1 x 11 gets more affordable–kinda

Review: Specialized Andorra Short

Droopy drawers got you down? This all-mountain short fits well and functions better

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Palmer’s Picks: Ibex Shak Gloves

12.17.2014

There are a few good cycling-specific winter gloves out there from brands like Showers Pass, Gore, Endura, and Specialized, but the Ibex Shak–a glove not necessarily designed with cycling in mind–has become my favorite cold weather mit.

Lars Sternberg – Loam Ranger

12.17.2014

Lars Sternberg seems to have a knack for finding loamy trails to tear up, and this is one of the deepest loam-covered tracks we’ve seen. Filmed by Scott Secco, this is one ripping video.

The Dudes of Hazzard – Business as Usual, Part 5 Skye’s the Limit

12.17.2014

The Dudes of Hazzard are back with Business as Usual, Part 5, in which they go landship trippin' to the Isle of Skye.

Eric Porter | The forgotten trails of the Uintas

12.17.2014

Three friends find challenge and solitude while lost in the Uinta backcountry.

Sam Reynolds enduro-hucking & casual business

12.17.2014

Sam Reynolds keeps it enduro casual while absolutely slaying some loamy runs. Don’t worry, he rides some jumps as well and there’s parking lot drifting to start it all off.

Peak to Creek: episode 4

12.17.2014

With the corridor cleared and a plan in place, meet the full build crew as they descend upon Retallack lodge. watch as the crew battles stubborn stumps and chases elusive dirt as they put in the first 3km of the Peak to Creek trail.

12 Days of Christmas: Specialized accessories

12.17.2014

Specialized stuff always performs, which means that these accessories from 'the big S' make rad holiday gifts.

Mind Spark Cinema: Matt Dennis | Along the Way

12.17.2014

Mind Spark Cinema is behind the camera in this edit of Matt Dennis riding dirt jumps.

Stevie Smith – How Far Does The Trail Go?

12.16.2014

Enjoy some Stevie Smith riding clips while he talks about Crankworx, injuries, and life in British Columbia.

NEWS: SRAM Announces Direct Mount Chainrings

12.16.2014

SRAM has announced the release of direct-mount, spiderless chainrings. While their current model X9, X0, X1, X01, and XX1 cranks have been capable of accepting direct-mount rings since their inception (dating back to 2010 for X9 and X0), SRAM has been relatively slow to produce the accompanying rings.

Video: Australian National Downhill Series | Round 1 – You Yangs

12.16.2014

Apparently it’s Summer down under, which means that the Australian National Downhill Series is on. Troy Brosnan takes the win with Connor Fearon in second.

Trail Doctor – Find That Clunk

12.16.2014

Self-described 'trail ninja' Dan Milner is on hand with some advice on how to locate that unnerving and potentially expensive clunk that’s been hiding out somewhere on your bike.

12 Days of Christmas: SRAM X1

12.16.2014

If you're lucky enough to be able to spend a grand on a gift for someone special in your life, there's almost no better way to spend it than on a SRAM single ring drivetrain.

Review: Specialized Andorra Short

12.16.2014

The ‘Big S’ is one of the industry’s most polarizing companies, but love Specialized or hate ‘em, it’s tough to argue against the product. Nearly everything that the Morgan Hill marketing machine rolls out is top-notch.

12 Days of Christmas: Shimano SH-M163 trail shoe

12.15.2014

The M163 has plenty of scuff and impact protection on the toe and sides, but the real kicker is its rubber lugs.

Matt Simmonds | Reflections, Part One

12.15.2014

After a solid World Cup season, Matt Simmonds looks ahead to next year and talks about off-season training.

Riding Whistler’s finest trails with Claire Buchar

12.15.2014

Before the snow fell Claire Buchar got out for some trail bike action on some of Whistler’s many well-built trails.

Matt Jones | Dirt Life, Ep. 9

12.15.2014

Matt Jones went trippin’ to New Zealand and ripped up a bunch of spots, including the famous Gorge Road Jump Park.

The Web Monkey Speaks: Time is Cruel

12.15.2014

People wax poetic about "classic" bikes and parts. I am not one of them. I’m not saying there’s no value to the past. I appreciate the artistry that made those old components a reality and I love the memories that come flooding back to me whenever I see some cool, rare quirky piece of mountain biking history, but do I actually want to ride that crap? Hell no.

Ladlife

12.14.2014

Ladlife 2014: featuring Ratboy, Peaty, soggy tracks, revealing spandex, sexual mimicry, and more!

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