David Golay reviews the 2023 RockShox ZEB for Blister

2023 RockShox ZEB

RockShox recently gave their longest-travel single-crown fork, the ZEB, a major overhaul, and the new fork is a big improvement in several key areas — without really compromising what the previous version already did very well. Check out our full review for the rundown, including how it compares to the Fox 38 and Öhlins RXF38.
David Golay reviews the Vorsprung Smashpot for Blister

Vorsprung Smashpot Coil Spring Fork Conversion Kit

There aren’t many coil-sprung forks left on the market, but Vorsprung’s Smashpot conversion kit opens up a lot of options for riders who miss that option. And having now spent a lot of time testing the Smashpot, it makes a compelling case for why certain riders might want to ditch their air springs. But who is it going to work best for, and what are the downsides? Check out our full review for the rundown.
David Golay Reviews RockShox Flight Attendant for Blister

RockShox Flight Attendant

RockShox’s Flight Attendant electronic suspension claims to make big improvements to the pedaling efficiency of longer-travel Trail and Enduro bikes, and after spending several months testing it, it’s a whole lot more than just an automatic climb switch. Check out our full review to see why we’re so impressed with (and a bit surprised by) the system.
David Golay reviews the Öhlins RXF38 m.2 for Blister

Öhlins RXF38 m.2

Öhlins has joined Fox and RockShox in offering an extra burly 38mm-stanchioned single crown fork, and their take on the genre — the RXF38 m.2 — is now our bike editor's personal favorite of the category. Check out our full review to see why.
David Golay reviews the Ohlins RXF38 for Blister

Flash Review — Öhlins RXF38 m.2

We've just started testing the new Ohlins RXF38 — their competitor to the Fox 38 and RockShox ZEB. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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Noah Bodman reviews the Fox DHX for Blister

2022 Fox DHX

Fox’s new DHX is a simpler, less-expensive coil shock than their flagship DHX2, and for some riders, that will sound appealing. But does it deliver? That really depends on what you’re looking for.
Noah Bodman reviews the 2022 Fox 34 for Blister

2022 Fox 34 Fork

We've now tested Fox's new 34 fork on both a hardtail and a modern short-travel Trail bike. Check out our full review of the fork for our thoughts on it, including how it compares to the alternatives from both Fox & RockShox.
David Golay and Xan Marshland Blister Mountain Bike Review on the EXT Era

EXT Era Fork

After making a big splash with their rear shocks, EXT’s first fork is here. There’s a whole lot that’s interesting and unusual about the Era, but how does it all add up on the trail? Check out our full review to find out — now with some additional thoughts from Xan Marshland.
Noah Bodman reviews the 2022 Fox 34 for Blister

Flash Review: 2022 Fox 34

Fox gave their 34 a substantial update for 2022, and we've been spending time on the new one. Check out our Flash Review for our initial impressions, including how it compares to the new and old Fox 36.

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David Golay reviews the EXT Era for Blister

Flash Review: EXT Era Fork

We loved EXT's rear Enduro / Trail shock, the Storia, and now we've been spending time on the Era, the fork meant to pair with it. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions.

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David Golay reviews the Ohlins TTX22 for Blister

Öhlins TTX22 Shock

The world of high-end shocks is one filled with lots of dials and adjustments, but that can also make it a bit tricky to arrive at your ideal settings. The Öhlins TTX22, however, has proven to offer the reliable, high-end performance you’d expect of a top-tier product, but is also very simple and easy to get running really well. Check out our full review for the whole story.
David Golay reviews the Ohlins RXF36 m.2 for Blister

Öhlins RXF36 m.2 Air

Öhlins has long been known for their motorsports suspension, but have more recently branched out into the mountain bike world, and we’ve been testing their RXF36 m.2 Air Enduro fork. It’s an impressive offering, but who does it make the most sense for, and how does it stack up to the competition from Fox, RockShox, and Manitou? Check out our full review to find out.
David Golay reviews the 2021 Fox 40 for Blister

2021 Fox 40 Fork

The first iteration of the Fox 40 dual-crown fork came onto the market in 2005, and now for 2021, Fox has given it an overhaul. So just how different is the new version, and how does it perform on the trail? Check out our full review.