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bluegrass eagle crossbill knee pads Protection

As part of our Pads For Pedalling group test, we check out the superlight Crossbill knee pads from Bluegrass Eagle…

Apr 26th 0
sram code brakes Brakes

With its updated lever design and 4-piston calliper, the new Code disc brakes offer a step up in ergonomics, power and modulation…

Apr 26th 0
661_knee_pads_10 Protection

The Recon is the lightest knee pad on offer from protection brand, 661. Wil reviews a set as part of our Pads For Pedalling group test from Issue 112…

Apr 24th 0
robot r160 titanium carbon fibre 3d printed gisburn wil alpinestars tld Bikes

The exotic Robot R160 is custom built in the UK from carbon fibre tubes and titanium lugs. Chipps & Wil see if if the ride lives up to the hype…

Apr 20th 2
orange five rob gisburn Bikes

Can Orange's top spec Five Factory change your mind about Orange Fives? Wil and Chipps get down and dirty with this British brute…

Apr 20th 2
focus jam emtb ebike Bikes

Just how does the motor assisted version of the JAM compare? We rode them both head to head to find out…

Apr 16th 2
rockshox pike rct3 Forks

We get our hands on the brand new RockShox Pike RCT3 fork. Just how much better is it? Wil took one out on our local trails to find out…

Apr 13th 4
rockshox reverb dropper post stealth internal trigger hydraulic Seatposts

SRAM has released a new 1x specific dropper post remote for the Reverb, and we've had the chance to play with one. It's good too…

Apr 5th 8
big bro steel rigid adventure camping mountain bike bikepacking wil calderdale Bikes

The Big Bro isn't just a mountain bike - it is far more versatile than that. Wil has a crack at finding out all that the Big Bro can do…

Mar 31st 6
giant anthem 1 27.5 alloy full suspension snow wil shimano xt 1x11 Bikes

No longer a nervous XC race bike, the 2017 Giant Anthem packs more travel and a dialled build kit to make this Giant's most capable Anthem yet.…

Mar 16th 0
box components 1x11 shimano sram shifter derailleur gears Drivetrain

Does Box Components have what it takes to stick it to Shimano & SRAM? We've been testing the Box One 1x11 derailleur and shifter to see if it can.…

Mar 15th 0
2017 trek fuel ex 9 29 issue 110 Bikes

The Fuel EX is Trek's most popular full suspension bike. So, is the 2017 version the best yet? Wil gets stuck in to find out.…

Mar 14th 0
Want a more comfortable and capable XC bike? Don't choose the Epic - get a Camber instead. Bikes

Slotting in between the Epic XC race bike and the long-travel Stumpjumper, the Camber aims to be the trail bike for all. …

Mar 16th 0
SRAM nx drivetrain groupset chainring cassette derailleur shifter Drivetrain

Yes - an entire SRAM NX groupset costs less than an Eagle 12-speed cassette. Tom Hill tests SRAM's bargain basement 1x11 drivetrain.…

Mar 10th 2
alchemy arktos carbon full suspension fox enve thomson 1x11 Bikes

The Alchemy Arktos is a bonafide superbike. But does the performance live up to the looks? We've been riding one to find out.…

Mar 10th 3
intense recluse carbon 27.5 enduro trail wil Bikes

Intense Cycles wants you to #getlooseonarecluse. So over the past six months, we've been doing exactly that.…

Feb 4th 0
img_2964 Lights

Chinese brand ITUO is aiming to bring high performance LED lights to a more accessible price point. So, how did the XP2 and XP3 go in our group test?…

Feb 2nd 0
img_2961 Lights

We test the compact Hope R2 light, and the massively-bright Hope R8+ light as part of our Combo Light Group Test. …

Jan 30th 5
gloworm light led helmet handlebar cx trail x2 Lights

Kiwi brand Gloworm has been producing high-powered LED bike lights for a few years now. We check out the latest X2 and the CX Trail lights from Glowor…

Jan 30th 2
exposure led light diablo toro helmet handlebar Recommended

The Diablo & Toro MK8 are the newest iterations of Exposure's popular helmet and handlebar lights. Made in the UK with a neat cable-free design.…

Jan 30th 3
smith rover helmet mips green chipps Protection

Equipped with Koroyd and MIPS technology, the Rover from Smith Optics is designed as a cheaper alternative to the Forefront. …

Jan 20th 0
shimano deore xt m8000 1x11 drivetrain hydraulic disc brake Drivetrain

Back in Issue #102, Chipps delivered us his experience with the long-awaited Shimano Deore XT drivetrain. …

Jan 19th 0
canyon exceed 9.9 carbon hardtail wil Bikes

At less than 900 grams, the Canyon Exceed has one of the lightest carbon hardtail frames in the world. …

Jan 17th 3
lezyne digital pressure gauge pump tubeless Pumps

Lezyne gives us its take on a floor pump designed to help you with tubeless tyre installation. …

Jan 16th 3
whyte 529 hardtail 29er 29in issue 110 Bikes

So, what does 900 quid get you these days? The Whyte 529 is an alloy hardtail with a 66.5° head angle and a penchant for speed.…

Jan 12th 0
genesis core 30 hardtail wil issue 110 Bikes

The Core 30 is a super-fun hardtail that advanced riders will love as much as the beginners. Wil gives us the lowdown from Issue #109.…

Jan 11th 0
diamondback plus bike 27.5 hardtail budget Bikes

The Diamondback Heist is a 27.5 plus hardtail that comes with a dropper post, air-sprung suspension and a 1x11 drivetrain - for less than £1000. …

Jan 10th 0
ion waterproof wetsuit gloves wil Gloves

The ION Neo is a waterproof mountain bike glove that's built with stretchy Neoprene. Wil puts them to the test in his first season of proper British w…

Jan 6th 0
sticky pod tools multitool tube co2 gel tyre lever Tools

Looking for a storage solution for your multi-tool, spare chain links and tyre levers? The Sticky Pod is available in two sizes and keeps all the esse…

Jan 4th 6
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Wil gets caught with his pants down and gives us his honest review of the Men's Liner Cycling Shorts from Showers Pass.…

Jan 3rd 0

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