Sweet protection

Sweet Protection Bushwhacker MIPS helmet

A great fitting helmet with some proper science built in.

January 9th, 14 0 1,215 Categories: Premier, Protection

MSR stove

MSR Reactor 1.0l Stove

Coffee and noodles handled with ease. Don’t forget a lighter though. Or a spark.

January 6th, 14 0 1,061 Categories: Bits, Premier

Chain device

M:Part Single Ring XC chain device

A good value proposition, and essentially does what it is designed to.

January 6th, 14 1 887 Categories: Bits, Premier

Five is alive

Longtermer Update: Dave’s Orange Five RS – Six Months In

Six months in how’s the Five RS coping?

January 3rd, 14 0 3,441 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

PIkes

RockShox Pike RCT3 150 Solo Air 29in/27.5 fork

Go-to trail fork of the year?

January 3rd, 14 0 1,995 Categories: Forks, Premier, Recommended

mavic shoes

Mavic Alpine XL shoes.

Excellent all-mountain bike shoes offering grip off the bike and a decent pedalling platform on it.

January 2nd, 14 0 1,425 Categories: Clothing, Premier

pump

Lezyne Classic Dirt Floor Drive track pump

Big, satisfying volume from a great looking pump – that’s made just for us mountain bikers.

January 2nd, 14 0 586 Categories: Premier, Tools

jacket1

Showers Pass Elite 2.1 jacket and Gore Bike Wear Alp-X 2.0 Gore-Tex Active Lady jacket

A good technical jacket will make more difference to your winter riding comfort than almost any other bit of kit

January 2nd, 14 1 1,004 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

Swept away

Syntace Vector Carbon High10 handlebars

Solid, sweepy bars with just enough damping

December 30th, 13 1 1,113 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Premier

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Intense Carbine 29

A harsh terrain endure bike offering massive appeal to downhillers kicking back from full-on downhill rigs

December 16th, 13 1 2,541 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Trek Remedy 9 29

In terms of combining big hit, big wheel ability with value for money, the Remedy 9 is one of the best bikes on the market.

December 16th, 13 1 2,127 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Niner R.I.P 9

Trail Ripper? See what we reckon to the R.I.P 9

December 16th, 13 0 1,635 Categories: Bikes, Premier

Five: Into the wild

Long Termer Review: Introducing Dave’s Orange Five RS

Simple and effective is a good thing.

December 6th, 13 7 5,040 Categories: Long Termers, Premier, Uncategorized

P1020513

Exposure Diablo Mk5

Small, compact and self-contained. A no nonsense choice, that throws more than enough light to tackle the techiest of trails.

December 5th, 13 3 2,513 Categories: Lights, Premier

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