JUNE 2017

The Trek Slash takes center stage with a murdered-out carbon look. We also test the Litespeed Pinhoti Boost and Fezzari Alta Peak. Photos by John “Dropped the camera and got a cover shot” Ker.


  • Inside the Pros’ Bikes
    Connor Fearon’s Kona Operator
  • Garage Files
    How to install OneUp’s Shark Cage


  • How to Ride Steep Descents
    It takes more than guts


  • Trek Slash 9.8 29er
    Making 29ers great again
  • Norco Range C9.2 29er
    Canadians making 29ers great again too
  • Devinci Marshall 27.5+
    Plus-sized bike that’s fit for a rock star
  • Fezzari Alta Peak
    Performance delivered to your doorstep
  • Litespeed Pinhoti Boost
    American-made, plus-sized, magic-carpet ride


  • Troy Lee Designs A2 Helmet
    TLD’s long-awaited revamp
  • Magura MT7 Danny MacAskill Signature Brakes
    Ninja bike-handling skills not included
  • WTB Ranger 29×2.25 Tires
    Burly XC tread
  • Giro Terraduro Shoes
    They work for just about anything
  • Switchback Truck Pad
    In case your truck didn’t look “bro-ey” enough
  • Smith Rover Helmet
    New-school bike safety
  • FSA K-Force Light Cranks
    Super light and super expensive


  • Twenty Seriously Cheap Upgrades for Your Bike
    Save money and ride better
  • Alaska or Bust
    Just another day in the life of Andrew Taylor
  • How to Choose the Right Grips
    There’s more to it than you think
  • Killer Local Trails
    Hunt for new singletrack
  • Riding Singletrack
    In a winter wonderland