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Shimano XTR Race brakes

XTR brakes – we take a look at the cream of Shimano’s crop

July 31st, 15 0 3,704 Categories: Bits, Brakes

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SRAM Guide RS Brakeset.

The new SRAM Guide brakes were released earlier this year. That they were badged as a SRAM brake and not Avid was an unexpected move but at the same time understandable

July 28th, 15 4 4,723 Categories: Brakes

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Leatt Knee Guard 3DF Airflex knee pads.

Leatt’s new all-day knee pad is made from Armorgel, which is a non-Newtonian, shear-thickening gel.

July 27th, 15 0 2,875 Categories: Protection

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Gore Bike Wear Element Windstopper Soft Shell Lady jacket.

Unseasonal weather calls for unseasonal kit – ultra-warm softshell from Gore Bike Wear might be coming out early this year

July 27th, 15 0 1,183 Categories: Women's Specific

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Shimano XT brakes.

What makes stoppers from the big S so good? Jenn explains

July 26th, 15 3 9,120 Categories: Brakes, Recommended

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Ibis 741.

Ibis is proudly surfing the fine line between ‘more’ and ‘too much’ with this monster 41mm wide (external) rim.

July 25th, 15 3 6,289 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

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American Classic Wide Lightning 29in

I like big rims and I cannot lie, you other riders can’t deny, that when a bike rides by with itty-bitty tubes, and a big rim in your face, you get…

July 25th, 15 3 2,728 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

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Book Review: One Man And His Bike

“If ever there was an explanation of why I have no interest in racing and just love riding my bike, this is it.”

July 24th, 15 0 5,497 Categories: Books, Maps & DVDs, Recommended

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Juliana Primeiro saddle – Review

Juliana markets the Primeiro with the tagline “a day in the saddle shouldn’t feel like one”

July 24th, 15 0 997 Categories: Recommended, Saddles

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Six Six One Wrist Wrap – Review

Broken wrists and hands are some of the most common injuries for mountain bikers – support during recovery will get you back up to speed quicker.

July 24th, 15 1 2,934 Categories: Protection

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NS Snabb E1

Fantastic name – how does it ride?

July 22nd, 15 0 4,348 Categories: Bikes

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Nicolai Helius AC 27.5

Mark gets to know his Longtermer in instalment one

July 17th, 15 0 5,135 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

The shackle locks are shielded by steel plates. You can get a key in there, but that's it.

Asgard 29r Bike Shed

No garage and under pressure to, ‘Get your #$*&%ing bikes out of the HOUSE!’? This could be the solution.

July 16th, 15 2 8,552 Categories: Recommended, Security

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Race Face SixC CINCH Crankset

DH strength at XC weight? Do the Race Face SixC cranks deliver?

July 10th, 15 0 4,664 Categories: Drivetrain

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