Cos’ we don’t ride bikes all the time I thought some of you may be interested in the 2009 winter buyer’s guide that’s now online over on Manual’s site. With the predictions of new snow comes new gear, and with new gear comes new technology. With names such as rocker, sub pop and triple base youd be forgiven for thinking this is a dodgy Euro-dance music review. These are actually the freshest ideas that will shape what you should be looking for in a new set-up, and hopefully improve your on-snow experience. Heres some advice to get you through the tough choices and sometimes bizarre terminology involved with riding down a hill sideways.