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inov-8 Race Elite 20 litre backpack

Purpose-built biking hydration packs are all well and good but if it’s minimalism you’re after, look to the fell runners for inspiration

May 8th, 13 0 1,513 Categories: Luggage, Premier

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Morvelo DriRelease t-shirt

T-shirt rides rock. Here’s a nice top to do them in.

May 7th, 13 0 1,010 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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DHB M1.0 SPD shoes

Bargain footwear from DHB.

May 3rd, 13 0 1,382 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

Giant Trance X 29er 1

Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long Term Test Report

Sanny introduces his new longtermer; it’s future is epic(s)

April 18th, 13 0 3,671 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

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Vitus Vee-1 29

The Vee-1 is a bit master-of-none out of the box. But raid your parts bin and turn it into your new favourite bike.

January 22nd, 13 8 9,887 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Pipedream R-931 Skyline

Stainless steel – not just for knives and forks. Pipedream’s latest take on the posh steel frame is really quite lovely…

December 4th, 12 6 14,975 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Gore Bike Wear Phantom 2.0 Windstopper Softshell jacket.

Possibly the quintessential zip-off softshell, from masters of Windstopper, Gore Bike Wear.

December 4th, 12 8 9,486 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Women's Specific

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Sombrio Vapour Storm softshell.

Hooded demi-casual, semi-tech softshell from Sombrio.

December 3rd, 12 0 4,589 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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Gore Bike Wear Countdown Windstopper Softshell hoodie

A softshell with a hood (and an unfeasibly long name). Rejoice! For it is warm and cosy…

December 2nd, 12 0 3,683 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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Gaerne Carbon G. Kobra disco slippers

Costly but gorgeous race shoes from Gaerne.

November 29th, 12 0 3,192 Categories: Clothing, Premier

Niner WFO 9 review (6)

Brief Blast: Niner WFO 9

Jon takes to the mountains on the long travel big wheeler that was way ahead of its time – but how does it compare to the current crop?

September 19th, 12 4 9,766 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Hurricane Components Fork Up Adaptor

In our Thule 561 Outride review in Issue 75 we explained how you have to remove the entire locking mechanism in order to fit the supplied thru-axle adaptor. That’s all fine if all you are ever going to carry on your roof is thru-axle bikes. But, if like many bike owners we know you have […]

July 26th, 12 1 9,630 Categories: Bits, Premier, Recommended

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Suplest Off Road Alpine boots

Numerous things have sucked about summer so far this year; not least, still having chilblains in June. We should have been prancing about in our disco slippers months ago but instead I’m still doing almost every ride in winter-lite shoes and wool socks. Rubbish. Step forward these shoe-boots from premium Swiss brand Suplest. They’re aimed […]

July 24th, 12 0 9,507 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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WTB Moto TCS 29 x 1.9in

We were sent these supposed all-rounders from WTB back in the spring. I rode them for a week on my usual trails – loam, rock, loamy rock – scared myself stupid with numerous back wheel overtaking front wheel moments, and then quietly put them straight back to the bottom of the office tyre pile before […]

July 24th, 12 0 5,518 Categories: Premier, Tyres

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