Best Grip Winner: DMR Vault Flat Pedal Review

In Issue #113 of Singletrack Magazine, we tested 17 different pedals as part of our Flat Pedal Group Test As part of that group test, we rated all 17 pedals according to several key performance characteristics including grip, platform shape, durability, and ease of service….

Review: BikeYoke Revive Dropper Post

BikeYoke will not be a brand that jumps to mind when you are researching your latest dropper post, but perhaps they should be on your radar. It’s first entry into the every growing dropper post market does what all good droppers do and (so far)…

ELEVEN Bike Review by Nick Holzem

The test bike from Eleven, that I’ve been riding is a dirt jump inspired fatty with a (Made in the USA) aluminum frame and our rig came equipped with a high end parts package that embodies the textbook definition of a supercharged race bike…that ,…

Review: Pivot Switchblade 29 Pro XT

In Issue #113 of Singletrack Magazine, we reviewed three modern geometry 29ers to see just how far the big wheels have come. Unlike Evil and Orange, Pivot Cycles has been making 29in mountain bikes for quite a while now. The US-based brand originally launched back…

Eurobike 2017 Bike Check: Nicolai ION-G13 Belt Drive

It rained a lot at Eurobike, torrentially, for around 30 hours straight at one point. One of us took a belt drive commuter bike with a geared hub and full mudguards to ride around between the show and the camp site. One of us took…

Eurobike 2017: Two Beautiful Retro BMX Bikes From Haro

We know. These aren’t mountain bikes, are they? If your nostrils are offended by the stench of non-nobbly, 20″ rubber, then we suggest you head over here to look at some bikes with suspension instead. The rest of you: We know, both from the forums…

FIRST GEAR: Earnest ‘Tasker’ Pants

If there’s one thing that Burt Munro taught us, it’s to never underestimate New Zealanders in a shed. So when our mates from Auckland’s Earnest Co. said they’d been messing around with some new moto gear designs in between custom bike builds, we knew it’d…

Eurobike 2017: NS Bikes Revise Snabb

The main news from NS Bikes this year was that they’ve heavily revised their Snabb range and have switched to a more straightforward naming scheme of following a model name with a number corresponding to its travel. They previously used names like Snabb E1 and…