Members of the Smith mountain bike team sent it down to New Zealand to explore the south island, ride single track, destroy an RV, forge storms and have run-ins with the local law.
The Norco Sight Carbon Forma was the most polarizing bike in the women’s test, eliciting a different opinion from each rider. But one assessment was consistent–when pointed downhill, this bike rules.
Hungry for your daily slice of humble pie? Watch as Jackson Goldstone jumps the Woodward MegaRamp.
It would be sensational to call trail sabotage a massive issue, but recent events do indicate a certain level of animosity aimed at mountain bikers. This feature is intended to lend some perspective on what could be interpreted as a series of canary in a coal mine-type events.
This might be one of the gnarliest, but also most creatively built lines we’ve ever seen. After descending a steep, low-speed section, the trail opens up with a few big jumps and finally ends in a tight, twisty and steep canyon with ladder bridges.
It’s safe to say that Jerome Clementz knows precisely how his bike is supposed to feel, and can likely sense even the most minute of changes to his setup. SRAM’s Jon Cancellier and Jerome met up in Finale Ligure to test some wheels and give Jey a chance to decide which ones he’d like to […]
We tested both the 29-inch Enduro and the new 650b version. The latter piqued our testers’ interest, given how perfectly the smaller wheel size fits with the Enduro’s best-of-both-worlds mantra.
Jamie Nicoll’s emergence at the sharp end of the 2013 Enduro World Series has all the makings of an underdog story for the ages. Nobody expected Jamie to recover so fully from the crippling injuries he sustained three short years ago. Nobody expected his riding to progress and mature to the level where it is now. Nobody, that is, except Jamie.
It’s not every day that our test crew rides a bike that sparks an impassioned debate over the vagaries of punk rock in an increasingly corporate world. But that’s exactly what happened after we took the 5010 Carbon S on some hot laps around our drop-filled test loop.
Olly Wilkins and Sam Reynolds get tossed around on some slick n' slimy trails in the UK.