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Minoura Bike Tower

Bikes, bikes, bikes, but where to put them all? Live in a flat? Got very little space? Need an answer to the SO’s familiar statement “we haven’t got enough room for another bike!”

September 25th, 09 7 7,788 Categories: Other Stuff

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Skullcandy Holua Earphones

Ear thumping sounds

September 9th, 09 3 5,420 Categories: Other Stuff

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Pendle Wheel Support Bike Rack

When it comes to bombproof bike racks the Pendle wheel support rack takes some beating. We opted for the Type Approval two bike model which attaches to your car by way of a plate that bolts behind a two bolt tow bar. Each bike sits in two D-loops which hold its wheels while a vertical bar provides a fixing point for the seat tube too.

June 8th, 09 5 4,780 Categories: Other Stuff

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Geax Pit Stop Magnum

The Geax Pit Stop is a neat idea. You take a canister of CO2 but also fi ll it with latex sealant and stick a multi-fi t (Schraeder and presta) valve attachment on the end. This Magnum version is a bigger volume canister for bigger volume tires.

June 6th, 09 6 4,444 Categories: Other Stuff

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Extra Wheel Trailer

The Extra Wheel is basically one wheel hitched to the rear axle by a clever steel sprung bracket (you get both an adapted QR and 10mm axle nuts which will fit mountain and road bikes). Your kit is carried in two dry bags in cargo nets on either side of the wheel like saddle bags.

June 5th, 09 15 9,432 Categories: Other Stuff

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Cane Creek Double Barrel Shock

This shock comes out of a collaboration between Cane Creek and Ohlins Racing, the Swedish suspension gurus who have cut their teeth on the likes of Supercross and GP bikes to produce a handmade (every single one is made by just one man, called Paul, and individually numbered), fully adjustable, high performance, piece of mountain bike engineering.

May 24th, 09 17 6,376 Categories: Other Stuff

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Alpkit Fat Airic

My body is definitely getting old. If it’s not, then I’m getting a lot weaker. There was a time when I’d sleep straight on the ground or with a thin Karrimat. There was a time where dossing in a phone box would do as well or the nearest gutter but time, like my hairline, moves on…

May 19th, 09 4 5,434 Categories: Other Stuff, Recommended

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Lifesystems Mountain Thermal Bag

Lifesystems Mountain Thermal Bag Price: £9.99 From: www.lifesystems.co.uk It may not be sexy and you’ll probably never have to use it but this metalised polyester based survival bag should be on your list of things to carry on a ride. Weighing a mere 85 grammes, you’ll only ever use it when things go seriously Pete […]

February 17th, 09 0 2,202 Categories: Other Stuff

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Ortlieb Medium First Aid Kit

Ortlieb Medium First Aid Kit Price: £13.69 From: Lyon Equipment www.ortlieb.com Having a First Aid kit and the knowledge to use it should be something that every mountain biker has. The Ortlieb First Aid pack is a basic but effective piece of kit, small and light enough to be a permanent fixture in the bottom […]

February 17th, 09 1 3,060 Categories: Other Stuff

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Jimi Wallet

Jimi Wallet Price: £12.00 From : 2pure www.2pure.co.uk The Jimi Wallet so the marketing goes is the wallet for people that don’t do wallets. It’s a classic I-generation product. (How much of the last 8 years designs have been influenced by the I-pod?) the Jimi wallet consists of a translucent plastic clam shell box with […]

February 17th, 09 0 5,732 Categories: Other Stuff

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