Yanick Gyger explains why electronic drivetrains make so much sense for racing, some of the tricks he uses to make sure Nino's bike is as fast and efficient as possible, and why his toolbox is way smaller than you might expect.
Atherton Bikes' Chief Designer Rob Gow and engineer Ben Farmer explain the advantages and challenges of additive manufacturing, why they need buckets of titanium dust and a million-dollar hopper machine, and some details of their unreleased 130mm-travel trail bike.
We talk about the bikes we've liked the least, bushing play, cables routed through stems, doing a Field Test in Florida, and even some long-distance relationship advice that you should probably ignore.
Lachlan talks about what it takes to compete at the highest level and how that can bring out the worst in some people, wild tours in Columbia and Eastern Europe, and mountain biking at Leadville and across the 142-mile Kokopelli Trail.
Six aluminum, carbon, and steel trail bikes, varying ideas of what that even means, and liberal use of purple and toothpaste. Plenty to talk about, including a bunch of your questions from each review.
We have the most fun while answering your questions, so why not do an entire Q&A show? RC joins us to talk tech, hardest challenges, our favorite underdog brands, how to get into the industry, and many other things.
Episode 79 sees the crew talk battery and motor tech, what counts with eMTB spec, whether you should get a lightweight or full-fat eMTB, and we ask some important questions while answering some of yours.
Two hours of RC talking about testing some of the wildest - and most unreliable - bikes ever created, his opinion of the internet before and after joining Pinkbike, his best advice for writing bike reviews, and answering your questions.
Wade Simmons, John Tomac, Nicolas Vouilloz, Anne-Caroline Chausson, Jacquie Phelan, Joe Breeze... and Josh Bender, of course? It's time to argue about whose 60ft tall face gets carved into a granite mountain.
Being transparent about our preferences in product reviews, be it a fondness for a certain suspension trait, an unexplainable love for headache-inducing internally routed cables, or maybe only liking blue bikes.
How many enduro races did Kazimer win on the Altitude? What was the highest wheelie drop he did on the Norco Shore? Why the heck does the Propain Spindrift climb so well? How come he put the Nomad's Fox 38 on backward? And is the Trek Slash his favorite Halloween-themed enduro bike?