Review: The Privateer Bikes 141 Is A Little Bike with Big Intentions

Review: The Privateer Bikes 141 Is A Little Bike with Big Intentions

Construction and FeaturesThe 141 is a 29” wheeled, 141mm rear travel bike paired with a 150mm fork. Given the low stance of the bike it’s probably even possible to run a 160mm fork without too adversely affecting the geometry of the bike.It’s an all-aluminum affair...
Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor’s Mondraker Summum

Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor’s Mondraker Summum

You may well have seen this Mondraker in my 24 Kids’ bikes from Descend Youth Mini Downhill. It was a stand-out to me for several reasons, one of which was Olivia herself. Olivia has just started riding for the Green Snow Collective. The Green Snow Collective is...
Video: Hitting ‘Brutus’ on the North Shore in a Gumby Suit

Video: Hitting ‘Brutus’ on the North Shore in a Gumby Suit

Here I am, standing on the lip of Brutus, a popular and decently sized road gap on Vancouver’s North shore. It’s a feature that I’ve hit many times, with usually no issues – take a couple pedals, hang a left, ride the corner, pump the bump and pull off the end....
Bike Check: Carter Woods’ Race Winning Norco Revolver FS

Bike Check: Carter Woods’ Race Winning Norco Revolver FS

Carter Woods is one of the riders who has had an incredible start to the 2021 XC World Cup season with back-to-back wins in the U23 Men’s category. For the second World Cup race of the year, Carter was running his size large Norco Revolver FS with plenty of...