Test Ride: Momentum’s PakYak E+ Bike

A burly bicycle that's so well-equipped and sturdy some would say it could replace a car

If the electric car is the next big thing, the electric bike has already become ubiquitous. They’re on every bike trail, path and city street, and sales continue rising, with a 145% increase from the already robust 2019 numbers. While so many are eschewing public transport for e-bikes, it also begs the question: can an e-bike also replace a car? And, is that the goal? …

Test Ride: Canyon’s New “Grizl” Gravel Bike

This user-friendly bicycle proves its capabilities in the Canadian Rockies

Bikepacking is undeniably having a moment, with every element—from bikes to bags, tents and apparel—not only improving, but also transitioning from fringe to the mainstream. Part of this mini revolution is Canyon’s new Grizl gravel bike, the second dedicated gravel bike offered by the German company. Their first was the Grail (released in 2018) which has a longer, lower, more race-geared geometry, whereas the Grizl …

Best of CH 2020: Cars + Tech

Advancements in the automotive and technology industries that engaged and entertained us this year

This year was marked by record-breaking reliance on technology and newfound appreciations for cars and the freedom they provide. We drove to escape, to assist others and even for entertainment. We used technology to order what we needed for months of life at home, turned to energetic online offerings for connection and tinkered with the tech we had at home simply to pass the time. …