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Is Upside Down Better? – Taking a First Look at Wren’s Inverted Suspension Fork
Is Upside Down Better? – Taking a First Look at Wren’s Inverted Suspension Fork

Wren inverted suspension fork is a fork with lots of adjustment and room for 29x3.0 tires. Today we take a first look at it to....

The Lightest Hardtail I’ve Reviewed – The 2022 Cannondale Scalpel HT Hi-Mod 1 XC Race Review
The Lightest Hardtail I’ve Reviewed – The 2022 Cannondale Scalpel HT Hi-Mod 1 XC Race Review

Cannondale Scalpel HT Hi-Mod 1. XC race courses are changing, and so are xc race bikes. Today we take Cannondale's brand new Scalpel HT out....

Canfield Yelli Screamy – A Modern Remake of an Old Classic – The 2022 Yelli Screamy
Canfield Yelli Screamy – A Modern Remake of an Old Classic – The 2022 Yelli Screamy

Canfield Yelli Screamy is a name we should all be familiar with. It was one of the original rowdy 29er hardtails. Well, the new 2022....

eeWINGS vs 5DEV Trail/Enduro Cranks – experiMENTAL: How do They Feel?  Can a Crank be Supple?
eeWINGS vs 5DEV Trail/Enduro Cranks – experiMENTAL: How do They Feel? Can a Crank be Supple?

Cane Creek eewings vs 5DEV Trail/Enduro Cranks. Today we get experiMENTAL to see if I can actually feel the difference between these two cranks, and....

Cannondale’s Scalpel HT – A Modern Race XC Hardtail That Doesn’t Have Sketchy Geo – First Look
Cannondale’s Scalpel HT – A Modern Race XC Hardtail That Doesn’t Have Sketchy Geo – First Look

Cannondale Scalpel HT. XC race courses are changing, and so are xc race bikes. Today we take a first look at this innovative new model.....

Canfield Yelli Screamy – It’s Back and Better Than Ever for 2022 – First Look
Canfield Yelli Screamy – It’s Back and Better Than Ever for 2022 – First Look

Canfield Yelli Screamy is a name we should all be familiar with. It was one of the original rowdy 29er hardtails. Well, the new 2022....

How It’s Made – 5DEV’s Brand New Titanium Stem: Inside 5DEV Headquarters
How It’s Made – 5DEV’s Brand New Titanium Stem: Inside 5DEV Headquarters

5DEV is a new brand making some incredible components. With a background in the aerospace and medical industries, they know a thing or two about....

You May Not Need a New Bike – Improving My Banshee Paradox V3 – Bike Check + Upgrades + New Paint
You May Not Need a New Bike – Improving My Banshee Paradox V3 – Bike Check + Upgrades + New Paint

If you get the right frame from the get-go, it'll serve you for many years to come. Today I'm repainting and rebuilding one of my....

NEW BIKE DAY for my Daughter – She Gets a New WOOM 1 Plus Balance Bike, and SHE’S EXCITED!
NEW BIKE DAY for my Daughter – She Gets a New WOOM 1 Plus Balance Bike, and SHE’S EXCITED!

Today I surprise my daughter with her new balance bike, the Woom 1 plus. Woom makes lightweight, high quality kids bikes with some amazing features:....

Binary Maniak CHANGES and UPDATES – From Prototype to Production
Binary Maniak CHANGES and UPDATES – From Prototype to Production

My Binary Maniak Prototype has been an excellent test platform to get more data and feedback before production. Today I announce the changes we'll be....

Nukeproof Scout 290 – Virtual Analysis + My Thoughts
Nukeproof Scout 290 – Virtual Analysis + My Thoughts

The 2021 Nukeproof Scout 290 is an extremely popular hardtail, and today we take a virtual look at it. I've tried to get this bike....

The Passila Juntu Review – Short Travel Titanium Shredder
The Passila Juntu Review – Short Travel Titanium Shredder

The Juntu is Pässilä Bicycle's newest short travel shredder. It's made of titanium. It's long. It's slack. It's rowdy. It's got all the things I....

UK Reynolds 853 Stanton Sherpa vs 4130 Chromoly Steel Stanton Sherpas – How Do They Ride?
UK Reynolds 853 Stanton Sherpa vs 4130 Chromoly Steel Stanton Sherpas – How Do They Ride?

Reynolds 853 vs 4130 Chromoly Steel Stanton Sherpas. Reynolds 853 is a brand of chromoly steel that's designed to be lightweight, and stronger when heated.....

How to Convert A Hardtail Into a Singlespeed
How to Convert A Hardtail Into a Singlespeed

Today we get experimental and show you how to convert your hardtail into a singlespeed. It seems simple, but there are a few gotchas for....

Not What You Thought! Marin Team Marin 2 Review – A Modern XC Bike That Punches Far Above its Weight
Not What You Thought! Marin Team Marin 2 Review – A Modern XC Bike That Punches Far Above its Weight

2021 and 2022 Marin Team Marin 2 is a modern XC/Trail hardtail capable of things we would only dream of on bikes 5 years ago.....

Sklar Custom Hardtail Review – A Boutique Rigid Singlespeed in Sedona
Sklar Custom Hardtail Review – A Boutique Rigid Singlespeed in Sedona

Sklar Bikes, founded by Adam Sklar, has more demand than almost any other custom builder. Today's video is sponsored by The Pro's Closet, where we....

Mullet VS 29er Chameleon: Which Is Better? Getting experiMENTAL with the 2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon
Mullet VS 29er Chameleon: Which Is Better? Getting experiMENTAL with the 2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon

2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon Mullet vs 29er? Today we get experiMENTAL and take the 2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon on the same trail in two different....

Made in USA 29+ Carbon Wheels on the Binary Maniak Prototype – Enve M640 Wheel Review + Hiline Trail
Made in USA 29+ Carbon Wheels on the Binary Maniak Prototype – Enve M640 Wheel Review + Hiline Trail

The Enve M640 wheel review. It's no secret that I love 29x3.0 tires, but the options are very limited. The guys from Enve Composites heard....

Better in Every Way – The RSD RS-291 Review + A Big Announcement from RSD
Better in Every Way – The RSD RS-291 Review + A Big Announcement from RSD

The RS-291 is RSD's newest model, designed to be an aggro, hardcore 29er hardtail. Last year I had the chance to ride and review the....

Diamondback Sync’r Carbon 29 Review
Diamondback Sync’r Carbon 29 Review

The Diamondback Sync'r Carbon had been updated as a 29er only. Today we take a first look at it to see what's going on with....

Are XC Race Hardtails Finally Getting Modern Geo? The Team Marin 2 Looks Promising – First Look
Are XC Race Hardtails Finally Getting Modern Geo? The Team Marin 2 Looks Promising – First Look

The Marin Team Marin 2 looks like a promising modern hardtail, and comes in at a price that doesn't break the bank. Fantastic fork, great....

Are Geo Charts Accurate? Getting experiMENTAL: 4 Geometry Charts vs Reality
Are Geo Charts Accurate? Getting experiMENTAL: 4 Geometry Charts vs Reality

Can bike geometry charts be trusted? Today we measure the actual geometry of a few different bikes to find out. Do you rely on geometry....

Binary Maniak – First Ride On my Dream Hardtail That I Designed
Binary Maniak – First Ride On my Dream Hardtail That I Designed

For the past year I've been working with Binary Bicycles to develop my dream hardtail, the Binary Maniak. Today we take it out to Barrel....

What a Fun Bike! – The New 2022 Trek Roscoe 9 Review – Better In Every Way
What a Fun Bike! – The New 2022 Trek Roscoe 9 Review – Better In Every Way

The 2022 Trek Roscoe has been completely redesigned over the previous generation. It now comes with 29x2.6 tires, new modern geometry, and boost 148 (finally!)....

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