BIKES

Review: SE Racing OM-Duro

March 24, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan × Age: 42 × Height: 5’11” × Weight: 165 lbs. × Inseam: 32” This bike seems to speak to a lot of riders on an almost genetic level. Perhaps it is because

In Print

The Rant: Deferred Maintenence

March 10, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Wheel sizes, tire sizes, suspension travel, frame material, suspension design, so many damn choices. And that is just from a single company. Add in everyone else making kick-ass bikes these days and it gets hard

NEWS

IMBA World Summit: Top Ten Takeaways

November 14, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Advocacy work isn’t often fun or compelling reading. But it is important. Vitally important. Which is why we went to the IMBA World Summit. There is much to talk about from the summit, but since we

COMPONENTS

Review: Magura Vyron wireless dropper post

October 26, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan Price: $500 Wireless actuation of devices is well-established in the tech world, but Magura is one of few using it in the bike world. While some might expect my normally curmudgeonly self

BIKES

First Ride: 2017 Kona Operator

October 18, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Photos by Caleb Smith and the author. Let me start this out with some honesty. The last time I was on a downhill hike was almost two years ago, and even then I was nursing

OPINION

The Rant: State of the Union

October 5, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

“Put your head down, wipe the spit out your eye Ain’t nobody coming to your poor-me parade When trouble comes to your door, what you ignoring it for You’ll be standing there helpless when it

In Print

The Rant: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

August 8, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Originally published in Issue #192 “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” — Leo Tolstoy, “Anna Karenina” Repairing bikes isn’t a great way to make a living. On average, bike

NEW STUFF

Guerrilla Gravity launches Trail Pistol

July 20, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

The 29/27plus platform has another option, this time in the form of a aluminum frame made in Colorado. Guerrilla Gravity looks to take a slice of the shorter-travel market with this 120 mm travel frame,

GEAR

The Wheel Size Explainer

May 13, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of