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A Totally Different Fork: Reviewing Motion Ride’s E18+ Linkage Fork – It’s Unlike Anything Out There
A Totally Different Fork: Reviewing Motion Ride’s E18+ Linkage Fork – It’s Unlike Anything Out There

Motion Ride's E18+ fork is totally different from a traditional telescoping fork. In today's video we review it and talk about its unique ride qualities.....

The $399 State Klunker Challenge Episode 2: Building The Bike
The $399 State Klunker Challenge Episode 2: Building The Bike

For 2021, the challenge will be focused on State Bicycle Co's $399 Klunker, and you're invited. Welcome to the party of champions. Order your Klunker....

First Look: Esker Japhy – A Modern 29+ Trail Bike Based in Montana
First Look: Esker Japhy – A Modern 29+ Trail Bike Based in Montana

The Esker Japhy is here, and it's got a LOT of features packed into it. Today we take a first look at this unique bike.....

Pole’s Hardcore Steel Hardtail: The Taival – First Look and Build
Pole’s Hardcore Steel Hardtail: The Taival – First Look and Build

Pole Bicycles has been at the bleeding edge of the "longer, lower, and slacker" trend for years now and their Taival is no different. The....

Reading My Mind – The BC Original Podsol 29er First Look
Reading My Mind – The BC Original Podsol 29er First Look

A few months ago BC Originals announced their Podsol, and it's like they've been reading my mind. A lightweight trail bike that's designed a short....

How do the Paul Klampers Stack Up Against Modern MTB Brakes? The Paul Klamper MTB Review
How do the Paul Klampers Stack Up Against Modern MTB Brakes? The Paul Klamper MTB Review

Today we head to Hiline trail in Sedona, AZ to test the Paul Klampers in an MTB environment. A lot of people have been curious....

A Lot Has Changed – First Look at the New 2021 Salsa Timberjack
A Lot Has Changed – First Look at the New 2021 Salsa Timberjack

The new 2021 Salsa Timberjack is here! I'm really excited about this one. They've fixed almost everything I wanted fixed from the previous generation. This....

Cheap, Light, and Carbon: Pick Three – First Look at ICAN’s Affordable Carbon F945 Wheels
Cheap, Light, and Carbon: Pick Three – First Look at ICAN’s Affordable Carbon F945 Wheels

I'm a huge fan of 29+ wheels, but there aren't many options out there these days. In my search for wide, light 29+ wheels, I....

Why I love Titanium
Why I love Titanium

Titanium is the best. I've tried carbon, steel, aluminum, and titanium hardtails, and hands-down, titanium is my favorite frame material. In today's video I explain....

Introducing the Pässilä Hamari: Finnish Hardcore Enduro Steel Hardtail Build and First Look
Introducing the Pässilä Hamari: Finnish Hardcore Enduro Steel Hardtail Build and First Look

The Passila Hamari is a HARDCORE hardtail with some really aggressive geometry. Today we take a first look at it and see how it stacks....

The 2021 Jamis Dragon Steel Hardtail: First Look – 28 Years in the Making
The 2021 Jamis Dragon Steel Hardtail: First Look – 28 Years in the Making

The Jamis Dragon has been going strong for 28 years as Jamis' steel hardtail. It's seen many different iterations over the years. Today we take....

What Do Different Fork Offsets Feel Like? Getting experiMENTAL With the ENVE MTN Fork
What Do Different Fork Offsets Feel Like? Getting experiMENTAL With the ENVE MTN Fork

Fork offset is a confusing and misunderstood topic for a lot of riders. In today's video, I take the same exact bike on two back....

Modernizing a 15 Year Old Trials Bike – Trials Build Part 2
Modernizing a 15 Year Old Trials Bike – Trials Build Part 2

In this series we follow the build up of my early 2000s planet x tibo trials frame. My buddy Cody gave this to me as....

First Look: Installing Paul’s Klamper Cable-Actuated Disc Brakes – Made in the USA
First Look: Installing Paul’s Klamper Cable-Actuated Disc Brakes – Made in the USA

Paul components makes botique, high-end components out of his machine shop in Chico, CA. For years, people have turned to Paul Components for custom builds....

The 2021 Spot Rocker Review: Best in Class – My Favorite XC/Trail Hardtail to Date
The 2021 Spot Rocker Review: Best in Class – My Favorite XC/Trail Hardtail to Date

The Spot Rocker was revamped in late 2020. It retained its belt drive, but gained a new geometry, and a new carbon frame. In this....

RSD Wildcat v2 Review
RSD Wildcat v2 Review

RSD's Wildcat V2 is quite the bike. $3299 for a complete bike with a pike select, slx 12 speed, and a killer geo. While my....

Proof That it IS Possible With Jeff Kendall-Weed – Bottom’s Up In Sedona, AZ
Proof That it IS Possible With Jeff Kendall-Weed – Bottom’s Up In Sedona, AZ

Nobody has cleaned this waterall on Bottom's UP yet. I've tried over 200 times, and failed every time. I needed help, so I decided to....

Riding The Black Canyon Trail in a Day on a Singlespeed – 3 Friends… 62 Miles… One Gear…
Riding The Black Canyon Trail in a Day on a Singlespeed – 3 Friends… 62 Miles… One Gear…

In this episode we attempt the 62 mile black canyon trail... on singlespeeds... in one day. The first time I rode this trail I kept....

experiMENTAL – Big Al vs Bigwig – Which Ragley Is Better, Steel or Aluminum?
experiMENTAL – Big Al vs Bigwig – Which Ragley Is Better, Steel or Aluminum?

Steel vs Aluminum, the Ragley Big Al vs the Ragley Bigwig. Which is better? In this video I discuss the pros and cons of each,....

The $399 State Klunker Challenge (You’re Invited)
The $399 State Klunker Challenge (You’re Invited)

The $300 bike challenge was a hit. For 2021, the challenge will be focused on State Bicycle Co's $399 Klunker, and you're invited. Welcome to....

Motion Ride E18+ Linkage Fork First Look: Are Linkage Forks The Future?
Motion Ride E18+ Linkage Fork First Look: Are Linkage Forks The Future?

Motion Ride's E18+ fork is far different from the normal telescoping fork. In today's video we take a first look at it and go over....

2021 Ragley Big Wig Review – A UK Steel Hardtail Ridden in the West
2021 Ragley Big Wig Review – A UK Steel Hardtail Ridden in the West

Ragley just announced their 2021 lineup including the Big Wig, their steel enduro/all-mountain hardtail. Today we take it for a ride to see what it's....

My First Trials Bike – Modernizing a 15 Year Old Trials Bike – Part 1
My First Trials Bike – Modernizing a 15 Year Old Trials Bike – Part 1

In this series we follow the build up of my early 2000s brand x tibo trials frame. My buddy Cody gave this to me. He....

The SLACK-R Yeti ARC experiMENTAL Review – Is A Slacker Yeti ARC Better?
The SLACK-R Yeti ARC experiMENTAL Review – Is A Slacker Yeti ARC Better?

Is a slacker Yeti ARC better? Today we find out. In the last episode we installed 9point8's SLACK-R angle reducing headset to see if it....

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