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Renthal Lock-On grip

Renthal’s Lock-On grips are placed somewhere around ‘Goldilocks’ on the diameter scale, being neither too wide, nor too narrow; for my hands they sit firmly in the ‘just right’ part of the spectrum. Unlike other makes, the aluminium lock collars are integrated into the core of the grip, avoiding the need to fiddle with construction […]

June 23rd, 14 0 405 Categories: Other Stuff

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Garmin Virb camera

A video camera and GPS in one? That can link up to your iPhone? Is this the must-have bikers gadget?

June 23rd, 14 0 452 Categories: Computers & GPS, Other Stuff

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Mavic Chasm Cross-Country and Trail Shoes

Comfort is… forgetting your shoes.

June 19th, 14 0 1,855 Categories: Bits, Clothing

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FSA’s 22-36t Afterburner Double crankset

Trail double with 29er-friendly gearing?

June 13th, 14 0 1,708 Categories: Bits, Drivetrain

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Hydrapak’s 12L Bishop

A massive leap forward for hydration brand?

June 10th, 14 0 1,506 Categories: Hydration

Most everything one needs

Lezyne’s all-in-one Port-A-Shop Tool Kit

Can a ready made toolkit meet all your wrenching needs?

May 30th, 14 0 2,918 Categories: Tools

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Ground Effect Median Strip NZ-made merino jersey

Riders rave about it but how does it measure up?

May 23rd, 14 7 2,730 Categories: Clothing

Worn, but still quiet and secure

e*thirteen Guidering M narrow/wide chainring

Direct-mount security for TRSr cranks

May 23rd, 14 0 2,586 Categories: Drivetrain

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Commencal Meta Hip Hop 2.

One of the best thought-through harder hitting packages at this price. We wouldn’t change a thing.

May 15th, 14 0 4,070 Categories: Bikes

Still looking good

Pearl Izumi X-Project 2.0 shoe

One shoe to rule them all?

May 12th, 14 1 3,047 Categories: Clothing

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Devinci Dixon RXS Carbon

There are 145mm travel bikes with slightly plusher back ends than the Dixon, but not many of them can also climb and accelerate this well.

May 12th, 14 0 2,375 Categories: Bikes

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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 2,569 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended

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Yeti SB66C

The SB66C is one of the few bikes that’s been raced to a podium position at international level in downhill, 4X and enduro events.

May 7th, 14 0 3,238 Categories: Bikes

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Lazer Genesis helmet with limited edition Flanders aero-shell

During winter, brain freeze can be a pain in the, well, head.

May 7th, 14 0 1,224 Categories: Uncategorized

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