Aaron Kovach

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The New Santa Cruz Highball 29 Looks Ultra Ready - BIKEPACKING.com

With three bottle mounts, a new frame designed to dampen vibration, and build weights dipping below 20 pounds (9kg), the new Santa Cruz Highball 29 …

Santa Cruz

Rocky Mountain Launches New Vertex Hardtail | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

<b>TECHNICAL DETAILS</b><p>29” and 27.5+ compatible<br>• Max tire clearance is 29 x 2.3 and 27.5 x 2.8<br>• Lighter, tooled rear axle with an updated axle nut for more …

Bikepacking

Bike Check: Luke Moir's Silverback Superspeed

Up-and-coming Cape Town mountain bike racer Luke Moir (15-years-old) will be riding Silverback's 29er carbon performance hardtail the Superspeed this …

Rodeo Adventure Labs Flaanimal 4.0 goes on a diet, adds a ton of new features

Almost this time last year, we were detailing the updates for the Rodeo Adventure Labs Flaanimal 3.0. Well, they’ve gone and done it again with a new …

Gear & Gadgets

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

Google Maps

These were the 7 best mountain bike videos of 2017 - MBR

Not the usual suspects<p>Whilst Semeuk and Matt Jones took the headlines there were some other videos that we liked more. Our number one choice is …

The best albums and tracks of 2017: how our writers voted

We’ve revealed our top albums and tracks of the year – now it’s time to look behind the scenes and discover the favourite albums and tracks of the Guardian’s music critics<p>Best albums of 2017: the full list Playlist: the top 100 tracks of 2017<p>Alexis Petridis<p><b>Albums</b><br>The Horrors – V<br>Kendrick Lamar – …

DJ Khaled

Review: Kona Honzo ST

The Honzo is back with a steely disposition<p><i>This bike review was originally published in the August 2017 issue of Bike magazine.</i><p>The past month of …

Mountain Biking

Konstructive Tanzanite

Bergamont Big Air 6.9 Eneite<p>4<br>• 1,809<br>• 0<p>Production Privee shan 917 marin8ted<p>57<br>• 13,908<br>• 6<p>Stanton Slackline 631 caste<p>11<br>• 2,699<br>• 0<p>Werk 29" Comp …

Study Proves Renters Can be Wealthier than Buyers (Really!)

How many times have you heard that renters are "just throwing their money away"? Well that's not true, for a few reasons.<p>First, owning a home is</i> …

Real Estate

Watch This Timelapse of a Sweet Berm Being Built

Want to know what it takes to build a sweet berm by hand? Watch this timelapse video from Luis Gerstner. Sadly, the guys don’t show us how it rides …

Review: Nuraphones are the best headphones any of us have ever heard

But these are not like any other headphones you've ever used, because they sound totally different when you wear them to when I do. The first thing …

Silverback Superspeed flexes its latest carbon XC race hardtail mountain bike

The all new Superspeed carbon XC race weapon from Silverback is less of a hardtail than its predecessor. Using what Silverback calls a Monoburst rear …

Mountain Biking

An Honest Guide to the Benefits and Drawbacks of Skylights

A skylight might seem like a universally bright idea, but though it can be a great design feature, it isn’t without flaws of its own.<p>At the end of the day, a skylight—despite its flaws—can be a powerful design element and an important tool for incorporating daylight into a space. That is, so long …

Strava Global Heatmap displays 17 billion miles of recorded activity

If you’re unaware of Strava’s influence in the world of athletic endeavors, their newly updated Global Heatmap makes for a powerful visual. Created …

Cycling

The best movies hiding on Netflix, according to Rotten Tomatoes

Netflix may be a leader in TV, but it’s still establishing itself in film. Which ones should you watch?<p>It doesn’t have the wide breadth of popular movies on Amazon Prime or the deep catalog of niche services like FilmStruck and Fandor. And it doesn’t recommend movies based on critical assessment or …

Rotten Tomatoes

If Xanax and Advil Had an Organic, All-Natural Baby, It Would Be These CBD Turmeric Capsules

If you're trying to ditch the prescriptions and over-the-counter pills in lieu of something all natural, we have a product you're going to want to check out ASAP. You already know that turmeric has been used for centuries as a natural anti-inflammatory that can outshine familiar drugs like …

Review: Kamasi Washington - Harmony Of Difference

Washington explores the philosophical possibilities of counterpoint.

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Magic Mushrooms Found to Be "Resetting" Brain Circuits in Depressed People

One person said they felt like their brain was 'rebooted'.<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use …

Magic Mushrooms

Learn to wheelie with Rob Warner and Tom Oehler

Master the mono with two of the best in the game.<p>On the surface the wheelie seems nothing more than the most rudimentary of adolescent cycling …

32,000 Feet In a Day

Spencer Paxson makes the most of the longest day of the year<p>There are people who conquer massive physical feats for no other reason than to add a …

Climbing

ONYX INSTANT ENGAGEMENT HUB TEST | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Onyx makes no apologies for its lack of a slick marketing campaign or fancy YouTube videos about its hubs. Onyx is a machining company that decided …

Mountain Biking

3-Speed Single-Speed Mountain Bike

Single-speed mountain bikes are a fun and challenging change from normal geared bikes, but the lack of gears is really frustrating on flats. Going …

Review: Chromag Surface

An aggressive BC-bred hardtail<p>Chromag’s bars, stems, saddles and pedals are everywhere, but its frames are decidedly more niche. Perhaps because …

Mountain Biking

Review: Breadwinner Goodwater

A plus-size hardtail for buyers with a taste for the finer things<p>Ira Ryan and Tony Pereira separately entered into the Northwestern vortex of bike …

Mountain Biking

3 two-story houses (and their plans) that you need to see!

In a bid to really hone in on the perfect home for you and your family, you'll need to see what has already been built or designed and, more than …

Hung Up

TPE17: Square Root splits the price w/ new consumer direct carbon mountain bike wheels

We spoke to several brands at the Taipei Cycle Show that are taking a different route to market, and Square Root is an upstart that’s using the power …