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RaceFace Half Nelson Grip

Thin grips that measure up

October 23rd, 14 0 284 Categories: Other Stuff, Premier, Recommended

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Sweet Protection Delirious jacket

Packable, light, but is it enough to shrug off serious weather?

September 16th, 14 0 1,720 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

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Embers Winter Quarter socks and Falke BC3 Cross Country socks

Posh foot underwear (funderwear?). Do you get what you pay for?

July 21st, 14 0 1,505 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

Are your shoulders broad enough?

Azonic CFK 790

Can you handle Azonic’s wide carbon bars?

July 8th, 14 0 1,475 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Premier, Recommended

Troy Lee Helmet

Troy Lee Designs A1 helmet.


How good is the A1? Dan dropped a bike on his head to find out

July 1st, 14 1 3,171 Categories: Premier, Protection, Recommended

OneUp

OneUp Components 42t cog

It’s a compromise but it could save you a grand, here’s what we thought of the 1×10 extender cog

June 25th, 14 0 1,235 Categories: Drivetrain, Premier, Recommended

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PHD Wafer jacket

Wafer-like weight, duvet-like warmth?

June 23rd, 14 0 273 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

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Shimano SLX

This SLX double chainset is a perfect example of a no-nonsense chainset that runs on a reliable, but simple, bottom bracket and it does the job with little fuss.

May 12th, 14 0 2,231 Categories: Drivetrain, Premier, Recommended

Magic Mary tyre

Schwalbe Magic Mary 27.5 x 2.35

The Magic Mary is Schwalbe’s new top end gravity tyre

April 22nd, 14 0 1,175 Categories: Premier, Recommended, Tyres

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MuckyNutz Bender Fender

So simple and clever, we wish we’d thought of it ourselves.

March 3rd, 14 1 2,005 Categories: Premier, Recommended

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Avid Elixir 9 Trail brake

Light, powerful brakes that have great lever feel and just work consistently, no matter how long the descent.

February 26th, 14 0 1,592 Categories: Brakes, Premier, Recommended

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Juice Lubes Fork Juice

It won’t work miracles on worn-out suspension but this is an excellent way to get your worn-in forks and shocks feeling like new again

February 25th, 14 3 1,579 Categories: Premier, Recommended

PIkes

RockShox Pike RCT3 150 Solo Air 29in/27.5 fork

Go-to trail fork of the year?

January 3rd, 14 0 2,483 Categories: Forks, Premier, Recommended

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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 1,379 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

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