Latest Product Reviews


Kenda Nevegal Tire

“Nevegal tomac”


The Good: Super gripin certain conditions. Strong sidewalls can run relatively low pressure.

The Bad: Slow rolling , but this really occurs with most tires, mine are the stick e in 2.7.

Overall Review: Good tire over all, I use mine as a front, not the fastest rolling but grips very well. I would buy it again.

Kenda Nevegal Tire

“Great Tire”


The Good: Plenty of grip

The Bad: A bit slow on hard pack

Overall Review: I love using the Nevegal as my rear tire as it has plenty of grip and holds a corner well. Similar to the Kenda Blur Groove, I prefer to use a worn in tire with a shorter center tread depth. I only notice to slowness and roughness of the ride when I'm on hard pack or road to get to the trail, but I'd rather have good corner grip on the trail and fast rolling tire on the road.

Kenda Blue Groove Tire

“Great Front Tire”


The Good: Great grip in the corners and durable

The Bad: Slow rolling

Overall Review: I use this tire as my front tire and love how it corners up there. I actually prefer to ride with a worn in tire so it rides a bit smoother and faster with the shorter center knobs, you could cut them if you prefered but overall its a great tire.

Kenda Kiniption Tire

“Great Street Tire”


The Good: Fast rolling and durable

The Bad: Haven't found anything

Overall Review: I picked up a set of these to remedy my sidewall blowouts with K-Rads. The tread wraps from bead to bead so the walls are thicker and I haven't blown out a sidewall since I've put them on. They're holding up well and I have no complaints.

Kenda K-Rad Tire

“Good Street Tire”


The Good: Fast rolling, great price and tread lasted a long time

The Bad: I kept blowing out the sidewalls of K-Rads for years, about a pair a year. I discovered the Kiniption tire from Kenda with the tread wrapping from bead to bead and my sidewall issue stopped.

Overall Review: Good tire for street and dj riding, but I found a tire that suited me and my riding a bit better.

Continental Der Baron DH Tire

“Super grippy, take any abuse”


The Good: Last way longer than most tyres i've used. Super grippy. No problems so far.

The Bad: I haven't had any problems besides the little nipple things from when the tyre is new staying on for so long it makes you look like you don't lean in when you turn but who cares about that.

Overall Review: - Love the tyres, so grippy - Last for ages. Took 2 weeks of solid riding day after day on a rocky track and are still going. - Do pretty much any terrain. really good in the mud too

Maxxis Wet Scream DH Tire

“Brilliant for layers of mud”


The Good: Makes riding in slick mud feel as if you are riding on tacky dirt.

The Bad: Only usable in really muddy conditions. Rolls slowly on anything not super muddy.

Overall Review: I have only ridden three runs on Wet Screams but those three runs were like day and night compared to my previous runs. It was the first race of the season and it had been raining all week and kept raining Friday and Saturday. After three runs on Saturday where I hadcontinuously let air out of my tires I finally put a Wet Scream on my front and that made all the difference. Suddenly I could hit my lines and control my bike. I was no longer holding on for dear life but actually having fun.

MRP G3 Chainguide

Vital Review

“Tested: MRP G3 Chainguide - Easy Chain Management”

Reviewed by Evan Turpen // Photos by Brandon Turman The technology and design of chainguides has come a long way over the last decade. With so many similar looking designs out there, how did MRP manage to come out with a new and unique guide with features unlike the rest? Read on to find out… G3 Chainguide Highlights Available in "Mini" 32-36 tooth and "Mega" 36-40 tooth sizing Alloy or carbon backplate options One-piece integrated bash guard and lower guide Glass-filled nylon used for upper and lower guides, which is more resistant to deterioration from chain lubes Swingset, G-Slide, and Quietring features ISCG, ISCG-05, and BB Read More »

Maxxis Holy Roller Tire

“PNW Winter tire”


The Good: Rolls fast
Good grip

The Bad: I don't have anything bad to say

Overall Review: This is my rear tire on my Santacruz nomad. I ride in the Pacific North West and ride all year. I used to have a high roller as my rear tire but I felt it rolled to slowly. This tire is faster and I have not had problems with traction. Even in mud or on wet roots.

Spank Spike 35AL EVO Rim

“Excellent Rims”


The Good: width, strength, weight, price, looks

The Bad: nothing...............

Overall Review: i've been using spank spike evo 35al rims for over 6 months now. had them built with hope pro2 hubs and dtswiss competition spokes. love the width. i think it adds to tire performance as i use these rims. i've used these on dh tracks, pump tracks, dj tracks, urban riding, and general trail riding. i weigh about 185 lbs and so far, these rims have held up fine. wheels are still true to this day. i have nothing to complain about in terms of performance. these rims are also beautiful - spankin beautiful! i have the blue ones.