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Sean Cronin

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I started racing BMX bikes at six-years-old and that passion for two-wheeled adventure continues to this day. But Lake Tahoe has it all. Whether skiing, bouldering, sport climbing or plugging trad gear, it's all fun to me. My restless dog sets the pace for long runs on the Tahoe Rim Trail.

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Bontrager TLR Flash Charger

Bontrager TLR Flash Charger

This pump was a game-changer when it charged onto the scene. With more people using tubeless tires, the ability to seat the tire bead onto a rim at home is a definite draw and this pump...
Park Tool PFP-8

Park Tool PFP-8

Our toolbox is filled with great quality bike tools from Park; unfortunately, this pump is not among them as it lacks efficiency, ergonomics, and durability.
How to Choose A Bike Work Stand

How to Choose A Bike Work Stand

Here's Why You Want a Bike Work Stand. Let us guess. You landed on this page because you just tried to fix that annoying creak coming from the bottom bracket on your mountain bike. The one...
WTB Vigilante 2.3 Fast Rolling/Tough

WTB Vigilante 2.3 Fast Rolling/Tough

We're almost disappointed to not include the Vigilante as one of our award winners since it had a pretty solid performance in almost every way. While it is consistently good, we never...
WTB Trail Boss TCS Tough/Fast Rolling 2.25

WTB Trail Boss TCS Tough/Fast Rolling 2.25

WTB created a great all-around tire in the Trail Boss that hits a nice middle ground between the semi-slick and super aggressive tread designs. The tread design is relatively tightly...
Schwalbe Rock Razor 2.35 PaceStar EVO

Schwalbe Rock Razor 2.35 PaceStar EVO

Riding a bike down a rough mountain hillside can be pretty sketchy. Even modern full-squish bikes with disc brakes still don't remove all the various trail features that threaten your...
How to Choose Mountain Bike Tires

How to Choose Mountain Bike Tires

Except during the unfortunate event of a crash, your tires are the ONLY part of your bike that actually touch the trail. Everything you do atop your bike, from churning the pedals, to body...
Maxxis Aggressor 2.3 EXO
Editors' Choice

Maxxis Aggressor 2.3 EXO

The Aggressor is somewhat new on the scene, but it appears to be settling in quite nicely as a popular rear tire for all-around trail riding. Its moderate tread profile rolls quickly while...
Crankbrothers 5050

Crankbrothers 5050

Aside from the name, the crankbrothers 5050 is an entirely different pedal from the previous versions that share its name. The latest version tested here is 5 mm thinner and features a...
Spank Spike

Spank Spike

The Spank Spike is a well-designed, low-profile flat pedal that get the job done. The thin profile and chamfered edge design helps reduce the likelihood and severity of rock strikes while...
Yeti SB5.5 X01 Eagle 2017

Yeti SB5.5 X01 Eagle 2017

Yeti created a balanced beast with its 2017 SB5.5. Winner of our 2016 enduro and 2017 trail tests, it established itself as the bike to beat.
Intense Recluse Pro 2017

Intense Recluse Pro 2017

The Recluse has all the trappings of an aggressive, high-performance trail bike. Unfortunately, its singletrack skills are sorely lacking when compared to our other test bikes.
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