Guerrilla Gravity Smash Review: A New Long Travel 29er

Guerrilla Gravity (GG) has developed a new bike to satisfy customers who have asked for a longer travel Trail Pistol or a bigger-wheeled version of the popular Megatrail. The “Smash” as it is known, is inspired by rock n’ roll roots (like all of their bikes), in this case punk legend Joe Strummer. After the success of the original …

Trail Sabotage: A Cautionary Tale from Dakota Ridge in Denver

What should be one of our biggest pet peeves in the sport of mountain biking is altering trails, something I mentioned in my article about Trail Fouls. Surprisingly, if you read the comments, not everyone shares that sentiment. Don’t alter trails people! Simply moving a few things around for any reason can be dangerous for …

Feedback Sports Team Edition Tool Kit Review

Feedback Sports has spent the past few years crafting a reputation in the cycling world for manufacturing innovative bike stands and accessories, for both road and mountain bikers. Nestled in the foothills of Golden, Colorado, Feedback is in the same office park as companies like Yeti and Spot Brand bicycles, and works closely with both professional and amateur enthusiasts locally …

Terrene Wazia Fat Bike Tire Review

The Terrene Wazia is designed to be a durable and competitive fat bike tire for snow trails and beyond.

10 Mountain Biking Trail Fouls

Editor’s Note: Michael Paul spends his days mountain biking the increasingly popular (read: crowded) trails of the Colorado Front Range. While Michael is a regular contributor to Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this article are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. The mountain biking community, by and large, is a supportive one, filled with …

Canfield Brothers Crampon Mountain Pedals Review

I have had a couple of months to abuse the Canfield Brothers Crampon Mountain pedals since my initial article when they were launched, which has been plenty of time to see what they are made of. Despite a few cosmetic nicks, I am happy to report that they have held up quite well. Testing I elected …

5 Ways that Lift-Served Downhill Mountain Biking Can Make YOU a Better Rider

Like most of you, I am not a downhill racer. In fact, the thought of barreling down a steep line littered with rocks and roots often terrifies me. The first season I was invited to ride a downhill course with friends I declined, worried that I would not be able to keep up, or worse, that …

Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol Review

The Trail Pistol is the newest offering from Denver-based Guerrilla Gravity, which fills the gap nicely between their relatively new Pedalhead hardtail, and their staple shredder Megatrail, which I reviewed last year. It is an affordable mid-travel handmade aluminum bike with adjustable geometry engineered for the vast majority of riders on almost any terrain. Frame Features …

Orange Seal’s Tubeless Sealant: Endurance VS Regular Head-to-Head Test

Thinking back on your life at an old age, there will be defining moments that will bring a smile to your weathered face as you sip Arnold Palmers on your front porch and remember “the good ole days.” Your first kiss. Your wedding day. Your child’s first words. And, of course, the day you started riding …

SILCA Superpista Superior Floor Pump Review

Looking for a super sexy Italian-styled floor pump that all your friends will envy and stay reliable longer than your bike? The SILCA Superpista Superior is the answer. You may stop reading when you balk at the $235 price tag, but the truth is, this pump is worth every penny. Every. Single. Penny. Thing is, as …

The Must-Do 3 Days of Mountain Biking in Moab, UT

Moab may seem daunting to newer riders, but rest assured there are trails for every ability.

Commencal Supreme DH V4 Race Long Term Review

The direct-to-consumer company Commencal is not only giving larger manufacturers a run for their money on race day, but is building strong, attractive bikes for and around pro riders for thousands less than their competitors. The Commencal SUPREME DH V4 Race is no exception: built to win races in any terrain, for a not-absurd chunk of …