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SRAM X0 Grip Shift shifters

Grip and shift. Change gears with no fuss and a clean minimalist look.

November 19th, 13 0 1,833 Categories: Bits, Premier

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Lifeproof waterproof iPhone case


Pricey but excellent waterproof armour for your phone.

October 24th, 13 1 3,343 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff, Premier

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Topeak Panobike heart rate monitor.

Comfy monitor and simple app.

October 10th, 13 4 2,145 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff, Premier

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Thule ProRide 591 bike mount

Secure and very easy to use (if you can lift your bike over your head)

September 16th, 13 1 2,343 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff, Premier

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Syntace’s Megaforce 2 stem: stiffness for big bars

Wide handlebars can be a lot of fun.  Given enough space between the trees, the extra leverage that big bars provide can help even us scrawny folks manhandle even the biggest trail bike or highest-geared singlespeed.  But what German cockpit specialists Syntace found when their bars began measuring 700mm and beyond was that much of […]

September 11th, 13 0 1,702 Categories: Bits, Premier, Stems

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Endura Masai glasses

Photochromic sunnies for all your riding glasses needs?

August 16th, 13 0 7,923 Categories: Bits, Premier

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PRO Tharsis 750 alloy riser and Vanderham FR CNC stem

A stem and bars combo for the PRO look

August 8th, 13 0 1,534 Categories: Bits, Stems

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Wildcat Gear Tiger seatpack and Mountain Lion handlebar harness

UK made gear for Bikepackers and off road tourer’s alike

August 7th, 13 0 2,990 Categories: Bits, Luggage, Premier

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Connex Special ‘Black’ chain

A chain for riders who like to wash n go?

July 31st, 13 0 2,740 Categories: Bits

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Revelate Designs Mountain Feedbag

A bike packing essential for carrying snacks?

June 18th, 13 7 10,936 Categories: Bits, Premier

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Hurricane Components Fork Up Adaptor

In our Thule 561 Outride review in Issue 75 we explained how you have to remove the entire locking mechanism in order to fit the supplied thru-axle adaptor. That’s all fine if all you are ever going to carry on your roof is thru-axle bikes. But, if like many bike owners we know you have […]

July 26th, 12 1 9,899 Categories: Bits, Premier, Recommended

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Mavic Crossmax SX wheelset

My only previous experience with Crossmax was a set of ceramic, V-brake rim SLRs bought for fifty quid from a mechanic I worked with some years back. They were light, accelerated like crazy, made a strange, hollow rumbling noise off-road and paid absolutely no attention to where I wanted them to go. I quickly sold […]

July 22nd, 12 5 5,328 Categories: Bits

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Review: Charge Bikes Sponge Grips

Jon tries a pair of grips that could cure his thin-grip obsession

April 23rd, 12 0 5,409 Categories: Bits

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Straitline Stem

There’s something to be perversely admired about a company that kicks convention in the teeth and smiles doing it, and Canadian company Straitline have a lot of shattered enamel on their 5.10s.

May 28th, 09 18 5,254 Categories: Bits

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