Bontrager RXL MTB Shoes

Bontrager RXL MTB shoes

The RXL is the top of the shop in Bontrager’s three shoe racing range. As such it gets all the benefits; heat-mouldable insoles, a ‘multi-position medial adjuster to dial-in top pad placement’ and a ‘rider adjustable Heel Trap’ (which appears to be a metal band you bend). First off, these shoes are a million times […]

July 7th, 12 3 2,961 Categories: Clothing

RaceFace Canuck gloves

RaceFace Canuck gloves

I am quite particular about summer gloves. I’ve been through a few pairs over the years, and I’ve developed a strong sense for what’s going to work for me, and what’s not. It’s a short, but personal list, and I’m well aware that what’s good for me may not be everyone’s glove heaven. But I […]

July 7th, 12 0 1,848 Categories: Clothing

Five Ten Spitfire Mid Freeride shoes

Five Ten Spitfire Mid Freeride shoes

I have to be honest here and say that I must have been one of the few mountain bikers in the world that didn’t really like Five Ten shoes when they were first available to us. Although I loved the grip, I could never really tell what my feet were doing and couldn’t really get […]

July 6th, 12 0 2,893 Categories: Clothing

Endura PakaJak jacket

Endura PakaJak jacket

It must be tough being a cheap, light, easily packable jacket

July 5th, 12 1 2,284 Categories: Clothing

Louis Garneau Sotchi gloves

Louis Garneau Sotchi Gloves

Patrick tests a set of winter gloves from Canada – are they toasty or just stale bread?

February 28th, 12 0 2,804 Categories: Clothing

troy lee designs ace glove

Troy Lee Designs Ace gloves

Work experience lad Ben G has had this set of gloves on test since he came to the office a few months back – here’s what he made of them… Price: £22.00 From: Fisher Outdoor Leisure Tested: Two months These gloves come with a Terry cloth mesh, two way stretch material to cling to the […]

May 13th, 11 4 7,063 Categories: Clothing

Keen Springwater spd shoe (4)

Keen Springwater shoes

Jon’s view on the brand’s first closed toe cycling shoe

April 27th, 11 2 10,926 Categories: Clothing

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Scott Sports Roarban Long Sleeve

Looks like a cotton checked shirt is actually technical “pretty foul weather” top

March 18th, 11 11 9,215 Categories: Clothing

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Rab Shadow Hoodie Jacket

Rab Shadow Hoodie Price: £120 From: www.rab.uk.com Tested: Continuously for four months The Shadow Hoodie isn’t really a jacket for riding in, it’s what I would call a ‘live-in-jacket’. In winter it can be worn as a mid-layer over a base layer and under a waterproof shell or down jacket, and in summer it can […]

March 9th, 11 8 11,685 Categories: Clothing

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Montane Dyno Jacket

Matt tests a different kind of softshell jacket that’s friendly to user as well as the environment

January 26th, 11 4 11,783 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

Pretty and functional...

Polaris Women’s Sapphire Jacket & Roam XC Gloves

Jenny tests a female specific riding jacket and some lightweight gloves

January 8th, 11 2 11,473 Categories: Clothing, Women's Specific

A long sleeved jersey best suited to cold and clear days...

Polaris NiteRide 2 Jersey

As winter draws closer, Jon reviews a long sleeved and warm jersey from Polaris…

November 4th, 10 0 5,470 Categories: Clothing

Through the Grinder?

Polaris Epic XC Gloves

Gloves made for almost all year round – but are they any good? Jon gives his verdict..

September 6th, 10 2 6,584 Categories: Clothing

FiveTen Line Kings

FiveTen Line Kings

Bright, sticky and high topped flat pedal riding shoes

July 20th, 10 12 9,127 Categories: Clothing

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