Gear Editor Ryan Palmer loves flow trails as much as anyone else, but lives for the kind of techy, natural singletrack he grew up riding on the East Coast. The only passion that Palmer has had longer than riding mountain bikes is working on them.
SRAM 1x11 continues to trickle down
This beauty is surprisingly efficient given how fun it is to point downhill
A no-nonsense parts spec, but hard chargers will want a stiffer chassis
This bruiser impressed us with maneuverability, stable handling and smart spec
The EX made it onto most testers’ shortlists with its enviable trail demeanor
Durango Bike Company's newest model isn't carbon, and that's the whole point
The Wisconsin brand's latest hitch rack gets tested in SoCal's finest traffic ja
For his dream build, gear editor Ryan Palmer got first dibs on Evil's latest cre
Can Shimano's XTR Di2 survive in a sea of single rings?
Testing Turner's new 160-millimeter slayer
Finding traction in the desert with Jamis' new 27-plus hardtail
Show up late and dominate
Gear Editor, Ryan Palmer gets an exclusive taste of Devinci's updated Troy