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Specialized Roval Traverse SL 29

Wheels from one of the Big S’s – But do they tick enough boxes for Barney?

August 14th, 15 1 3,155 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

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Cannondale Habit Carbon 2 – First Ride

Our man in Germany is back with the second installment in “Operation Habit – Das Ride”

August 11th, 15 3 10,388 Categories: Bikes, Recommended

In all its glory

BOS Dizzy 29er fork

The Dizzy is BOS’s sole entry into the cross-country fork niche, but how did Barney get on with them?

August 9th, 15 0 2,795 Categories: Forks, Recommended

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Sports Bras Mini Grouptest

A sports bra is a necessary evil but every mountain biking woman needs one. Vic tests seven, aimed at the larger cup.

August 6th, 15 3 13,127 Categories: Clothing, Recommended, Women's Specific

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Shimano XT brakes.

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

July 26th, 15 3 17,787 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 7,566 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 3,860 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 7,075 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 1,368 Categories: Recommended, Saddles

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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 10,988 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 5,079 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 5,555 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 4,973 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 7,427 Categories: Forks, Recommended

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