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Barney gets a preliminary legover in Zona Zero on the two Orbea Occams - the TR and AM. Here is his first ride report…

Jun 26th 2
Bikes

Superlight super bike with all the bells and whistles (and price tag to match)…

Jul 1st 0
Luggage

Flying with fat tyres can be a pain. Does Polaris' bike bag ease the heartache?…

Jul 23rd 0
Bikes

A race-ready hardtail for less than £1,500? Scott delivers with the Scale 740…

Jul 1st 1
Bikes

Ritchey brings the racy steel hardtail up to date with 27.5in wheels and a fun ride…

Jul 1st 0
Clothing

Top-end jacket with boutique outdoor heritage – what happens when you get it muddy?…

Jul 1st 0
Tyres

Do they resemble their namesake?…

Jul 1st 4
Gloves

What price warm paws?…

Jul 1st 1
Recommended

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

Jul 1st 1
Luggage

Is this roll-top closure pack from Ortlieb the answer to all your saddlebag woes?…

Jul 1st 4
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When it comes to keeping one's bahoochie clart-free, simple solutions are (apparently) the best…

Jul 1st 4
Bikes

How wide is too wide? According to this tester, we're not there yet…

Jul 1st 0
Clothing

"HOW MUCH?!", we hear you cry – but our tester reckons it's worth it…

Jul 1st 1
Bits

Effective dropper post with over-enthusiastic love tap: for bachelors only?…

Jul 1st 7
Recommended

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

May 13th 2
Recommended

Does BOS's cross-country fork leave Barney spinning?…

May 7th 0
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The Refuge - safe haven, or false harbour?…

May 7th 0
Drivetrain

Flagship 2015 Shimano groupset - worth the cash?…

May 7th 7
Lifestyle

If you really must have your phone in sight at all times then we tested four bar mounting systems for your Precious…

Apr 27th 2
Bikes

A bike built for razzing around the woods? Where do we sign?…

Oct 26th 1
Recommended

A carbon flavoured hyperspeed trail and XC race hardtail - what's the score?…

Apr 25th 2
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Simple top for year-round riding…

Jul 1st 0
Clothing

Spendy shorts for all-round riding - do they cut the mustard?…

May 7th 1
Protection

Capacious pack with back protection for all-day adventures…

May 7th 0
Long Termers

We've managed to drag Dave away from the Vantage long enough to get his thoughts on how it's riding.…

Nov 11th 5
Long Termers

Barney's gnardtail monster, built up…

Apr 17th 4
Bikes

Chipps reports on the first couple of months on the Orange Segment - the longer, slacker short-travel 29er. …

Apr 7th 9
Bikes

It feels as if you’re going twice as fast as you should for the same amount of effort...…

Apr 15th 1
Long Termers

James' Kona Process 111 Long Termer…

Mar 11th 2
Bikes

With 29in wheels and 125mm of travel, is Turner's Sultan the king of the hill?…

Jul 1st 4

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