What We Ride – Van Can’s Knolly Chilcotin 170 Bike Check

What We Ride – Van Can’s Knolly Chilcotin 170 Bike Check

Van Can’s Knolly CHilcotin This is a big update for the Knolly Chilcotin and to celebrate I put some pretty fun parts on. To add some extra bling, I’m running a 50mm titanium 5Dev Stem and 167.5mm titanium 5Dev cranks. I also went with GX transmission because,...
Building the best e-bike wheels

Building the best e-bike wheels

E-bike wheels: component guide Building the best e-bike wheels The modern eMTB. Capable, powerful, and if we’re honest, somewhat heavyset most of the time. While building up a sub-1200g XC wheelset is certainly impressive, selecting the most robust and reliable...
What We Ride – Rachel’s Yeti ARC Bike Check

What We Ride – Rachel’s Yeti ARC Bike Check

Rachel’s 2023 Yeti ARC Typically, I ride a bike from my husband’s collection, but found that shredding the roads and gentle walking trails within a 15km radius of my house doesn’t work when perched on an oversized frame set up for cross-country racing. Happy to...
On Our Way – VIBC

On Our Way – VIBC

Getting to Know the Van Island BikePacKing Collective In July, we joined NOBL ambassador Kelton Doraty and a lively bunch of riders at Ruckle Park on the idyllic Salt Spring Island to get a first-hand taste for the community he has created with the Vancouver Island...
BERD Spokes: A Quick Buyer’s Guide

BERD Spokes: A Quick Buyer’s Guide

Are you in the market for new spokes for your bike wheels? BERD spokes might be the right choice for you, but it’s essential to evaluate if they align with your cycling preferences and needs. Below, we’ve summarized some considerations to help you...
What We Ride – Macky’s Custom Niner RKT Bike Check

What We Ride – Macky’s Custom Niner RKT Bike Check

Macky’s NINER RKT Bike Check My goal with this bike was to create the perfect bike for BC Bike Race and Downieville. I wanted something that was light and climbed well but could also handle rough, high-speed descents.  With these things in mind, I opted for a...