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Santa Cruz 5010c - Review

REVIEWED<p>Santa Cruz 5010c<p>WORDS Mike Kazimer<br>PHOTOS Colin Meagher<p>When Santa Cruz first introduced the 5010 it was called the Solo, but it turned out …

Santa Cruz Bronson C review

The Bronson is offered in both carbon and aluminum versions. They were the first two models in a six-bike 650b (27.5in) salvo that was launched by …

Santa Cruz

First Impression: Liteville 601

Exclusive: Dream Bikes–the Extended Version

A deeper look at one editor's 2013 favorite--the Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc<p><i>To see all of our Editors’ Dream Bikes, check out the December issue of Bike,</i> …

5 Reasons Geoff Gulevich Rules Mountain Biking

The quintessential Canadian rider is the epitome of mountain biking and all its beautiful trappings.<p>The first time I met Geoff Gulevich, he was a shy …

Mountain Biking

Between The Trees

Jeremy Norris and Pat Foster thread the needle in Squamish BC<p>Squamish offers a varied array of trails. From its manicured groomer-esque Half and Full …

Tested: 2013 Specialized Enduro Expert Carbon

A year aboard one of the most formidable rigs on the market<p><i>By Vernon Felton</i><p>A year ago to this very day, the UPS man dropped this bike off on my …

Eat, Pray, Ride - A Mountain Bike Journey in Nepal

As I sit here in Kathmandu, enjoying bottles of Everest Beer, surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Thamel, I think back over the last fortnight of …

Mountain Biking

Friday Five: Dicking About

How play might make you better.<p><i>By Seb Kemp/Photos by Dan Barham</i><p>There's no mystical medicine that can make you a better bike rider. No shaman can …

Demo the 2014 Corvette Stingray's Customizable Instrument Cluster

Criticism of the Corvette never centered around the way it performed or drove – check out our Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca lap board for proof, with the outgoing 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 holding down the fastest lap at the track. No, for years complaints centered on the ‘Vette’s lackluster …

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Has Some Of The Best Seats Of Any Car Right Now

The Chevrolet Corvette used to have some of the lightest seats in the industry, which matters a lot for sports cars because every last ounce counts.<p>So why did engineers decide to give the highly anticipated 2014 Corvette new seats that weigh 11 pounds more?<p>“We felt like we had to do it,” says Tadge …

Corvette Stingray: The rocket scientist’s ride

The original American astronauts were celebrities who drove Corvettes. Today’s astronauts are just about as anonymous as accountants, and no one really notices what they drive.<p>Is the Corvette too smart for its own good? Hardly.<p>Time passes. Astronauts and their machines surrender some stardust. But …

We have 6 minutes of C7 Corvette building action

From frame to freight<p>The new Corvette Stingray is quite a big deal for GM. Such a big deal, in fact, that the automaker spent $131 million dollars to get the Bowling Green, Kentucky manufacturing plant ready to build it. Now you can take a look at what all that cash has accomplished.<p>Clicking play …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 vs. 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S | Comparison Test

Real longevity is rare in the automotive industry. Only a handful of models have made it to the half-century mark, but the milestone the Porsche 911 celebrates this year is one the Corvette passed a decade ago. Both have survived rampant model proliferation that has crowded their markets, plus …

Corvette Convertible kicks off with exclusive Premiere Edition

Just like it did with the coupe, Chevy has announced that it will offer the Corvette Stingray Convertible as an exclusive Premiere Edition for a lucky few customers. Limited to just 550 units, all examples of the Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible will come in Lime Rock Green with a tan top, …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

The C7's second act is a topless show.<p>Iterations of the C7 Chevrolet Corvette keep coming. First was the comparo-winning Stingray coupe, followed now by the convertible. Next comes the Z06 in January, and the C7.R racer is likely to make its competition debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona in February. …

Are you the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06?

<i>NOTE: We are aware that it has come to light that this is, in fact, a Photoshopped image, not the real Z06. Please see our update explanation below. We apologize for any confusion</i>.<p>We have on good authority that this is the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the hotter version of the 455-horsepower …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Eight-Speed Automatic Details Slip Out in SAE Paper

The shift lever in this Vette will, next year, command eight ratios instead of six. That is all.<p>It’s a bit of an open secret that Chevrolet plans to eventually add more gears to the Corvette Stingray‘s optional automatic transmission, but now we’ve got confirmation that the sports car is getting …

Hennessey breaks 200 mph in a Corvette C7

Everything's bigger in Texas.<p>A closed stretch of Texas highway and a Hennessey-tuned Corvette C7 cranking 700 hp are the making of something special. On December 11, 2013, the crew at Hennessey set out to become the first to pilot a C7 Corvette past the 200 mph mark. They succeeded by reaching …

Sports Cars

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible [w/video]

20 Seconds More Fun Than Before<p>About 20 seconds, and 30 miles per hour. These are, if not the most heart-thumping statistics you need to know before continuing to read the rest of this review, the most pertinent to get out of the way. What are they? The amount of time it takes, according to our …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible First Drive

It's All About Attitude<p>In fairness, I almost always pick a convertible over its hardtop counterpart, and in the history of cars there is only one vehicle for which I found the hardtop better than the convertible: the Nissan Murano.<p>But let me assure you, the 2014 Corvette Convertible is no Murano. …

Poll: 2014 Corvette Z51 vs. 2014 Camaro Z/28

It's a GM vs. GM battle. Cast your vote!<p>Tick all the good option boxes, and your 2014 Corvette will cost a hair under $70,000. That includes the 3LT option, Z51 Performance Package, Magnetic Ride Control, and the fancy sport seats. At a whopping $75,000, the Z/28 has just one option, which adds air …

Chevrolet Corvette

Chevy Corvette Stingray goes high-tech with Performance Data Recorder

If the Chevrolet Corvette isn't the first vehicle that comes to mind when you think of technological innovation – there is, after all, something resolutely old-school about even the latest Stingray – it might be time to recalibrate your viewpoint.<p>Announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show in …

Tiger Woods once told Billy Horschel 'white men can't jump'

A great story by Billy Horschel about the time Tiger busted his chops over a workout routine.<p><b>More Golf:</b> Leaderboard | Rankings | Schedule | Equipment …

Why Adam Scott will have even more women following him this week

<b>By Alex Myers</b><p>Adam Scott, golf's top heartthrob (despite what the voters of our second Hottest Golfers contest might have you believe), will attract even more attention from the opposite sex this week at the Sony Open for a reason you probably wouldn't think of: his caddie. No, we're not talking …

U.S. Amateur champ Matt Fitzpatrick leaving Northwestern

__By Ryan Herrington<p>__<p>Reigning U.S. Amateur champion <b>Matt Fitzpatrick</b>'s college career will be remembered as short, if not successful.<p>After enrolling as a freshman at Northwestern in September and posting three top-20 finishes in five fall starts—including sharing medalist honors at the Rod Myers …

Raphael Jacquelin leads at Volvo

DURBAN, South Africa -- Raphael Jacquelin shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 Thursday in extremely windy conditions on South Africa's east coast to take …

Legendary Golfer Jack Nicklaus' First Professional Check Was for $33.33

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus ranks third all time in PGA Tour wins and earned a total of $26 million throughout his career. His very first check was for $33.33, earned in 1962 for a three-way tie for 50th place at the Los Angeles Open.<p>Shared on his Instagram, the caption explains more:<p>On this day …

Golf