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Shimano XT brakes.

What makes stoppers from the big S so good? Jenn explains

July 26th, 15 3 9,117 Categories: Brakes, Recommended

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Ibis 741.

Ibis is proudly surfing the fine line between ‘more’ and ‘too much’ with this monster 41mm wide (external) rim.

July 25th, 15 3 6,286 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

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American Classic Wide Lightning 29in

I like big rims and I cannot lie, you other riders can’t deny, that when a bike rides by with itty-bitty tubes, and a big rim in your face, you get…

July 25th, 15 3 2,725 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

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Book Review: One Man And His Bike

“If ever there was an explanation of why I have no interest in racing and just love riding my bike, this is it.”

July 24th, 15 0 5,497 Categories: Books, Maps & DVDs, Recommended

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Juliana Primeiro saddle – Review

Juliana markets the Primeiro with the tagline “a day in the saddle shouldn’t feel like one”

July 24th, 15 0 997 Categories: Recommended, Saddles

The shackle locks are shielded by steel plates. You can get a key in there, but that's it.

Asgard 29r Bike Shed

No garage and under pressure to, ‘Get your #$*&%ing bikes out of the HOUSE!’? This could be the solution.

July 16th, 15 2 8,540 Categories: Recommended, Security

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Lomo 60L Dry Bag Backpack, Filled & Reviewed

Take everything up to and including the kitchen sink away on trips? Then this is for you

May 26th, 15 1 4,097 Categories: Luggage, Recommended

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Mucky Nutz Butt Fender

When it comes to keeping one’s bahoochie clart-free, simple solutions are (apparently) the best

May 25th, 15 4 4,667 Categories: Protection, Recommended

None more mud.

Hope F20 flat pedals

Bling flat pedals, made in and for the UK – how do they fare?

May 10th, 15 2 3,725 Categories: Bits, Pedals, Recommended

In all its glory

BOS Dizzy 120mm fork

Does BOS’s cross-country fork leave Barney spinning?

May 9th, 15 0 5,686 Categories: Forks, Recommended

Look at those perfect teeth

Showers Pass Refuge Jacket

The Refuge – safe haven, or false harbour?

May 8th, 15 0 2,812 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Niner Air 9 Carbon Frame

A carbon flavoured hyperspeed trail and XC race hardtail – what’s the score?

April 25th, 15 2 5,953 Categories: Frames, Recommended

...and outers. Nanoo nanoo!

Specialized Sub Zero Winter Gloves

Ready for winter’s last gasp – or just comedy hand gestures

March 8th, 15 0 1,184 Categories: Clothing, Gloves, Recommended

The mud of a hundred rides.

Alpkit Gourdon 20 backpack

Big bargain backpack from the Notts. kitmeisters

March 5th, 15 8 8,085 Categories: Luggage, Recommended

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