IMG_6490 Bikes

A visually striking bike that looks great without being too flamboyant, but how does it ride?…

Jul 1st 1
IMG_6458 Bikes

Amid the flurry of carbon this and that launched this year, the Intense Tracer 275 Alloy almost snuck past unnoticed. How does it measure up?…

Jul 1st 1
The Giant XtC Advance 29er 2 Bikes

The Giant XtC - Making plans for Nigel? Or the Mayor of Simpleton?…

Mar 10th 0
Gore Fusion Cosmo Clothing

It's very bright - but does it shine?…

Mar 10th 2
DSC_0006 Bikes

Trail carbon on a budget - the Saracen Mantra…

Mar 6th 0
You say tomato... Women's Specific

Jenn's jacket of the season…

Mar 8th 2
bluegrass-helmet-640x426 Protection

A full coverage enduro and all mountain helmet with all the protection you need?…

Jul 1st 0
Lumicycle light Lights

Does this brand new, but retro compatible light, shine?…

Jul 1st 0
661 helmet Protection

The Evo AM helmet is the latest helmet 661 has added to its range. Here's how Dan got on with it…

Jul 1st 0
IMG_6563 Bikes

Scott claim it can't be upgraded. Here are our thoughts on how it rides…

Feb 11th 2
Weldtite thing Recommended

How do you fix a tubeless tyre with a hole in? Read on…

Jul 1st 2
Renthal fat bar Handlebars

Is the future wide and light?…

Jul 1st 1
Fabric saddle Saddles

Relatively new saddle company Fabric has grown out of Charge Bikes and has an unusual philosophy when it comes to sizing.…

Jul 1st 0
Shimano4 Recommended

One step down from Shimano’s top-end, racer-only XTR marque is the only difference weight and aesthetics?…

Jul 1st 0
Named after a type of venomous snake - the Boomslang Recommended

Boomslang – top drawer? Or venomous snake?…

Feb 6th 2
Birzman toolkit Tools

Everything you need for trailside maintenance?…

Jul 1st 0
IMG_6482 Bikes

The Empire MX6-EVO cuts a formidable silhouette, but does the single pivot bike translate well out on the trail?…

Jul 1st 0
Giro helmet Women's Specific

Everybody needs a helmet or three, right? So how does this female specific one measure up?…

Jul 1st 0
IMG_0155 Brakes

What do you suppose is the deal with these hoses?…

Feb 5th 4
glasses Uncategorized

How did Mark like the Dual Q9 Bifocal Eyewear glasses…

Jan 23rd 1
Chain rings-4 Drivetrain

How did the top of the range Shimano XTR Race Crankset fare…

Jan 23rd 0
grinder Computers & GPS

Jenn's been putting in the miles and using the new Garmin Edge Touring, here's what she thought…

Jul 1st 5
five tens Shoes

Five Ten's new Impact VXi shoes put throughout the grinder team…

Jul 1st 0
Chain rings-6 Drivetrain

How did SRAM's S1000 Crankset fare…

Jan 23rd 0
IMG_4633 Recommended

How does this short sleeved jersey measure up?…

Jan 23rd 0
IMG_4628 Saddles

A saddle with a strap on? How does that work?…

Jan 23rd 0
Absolute Black Oval Chainring off Drivetrain

Are wobblecogs* the future?…

Jan 15th 10
"After" photo. Tyres

Can Vittoria's latest Knobby McSpeedy really do it all?…

Jan 15th 1
SDG Falcon Saddles

An all round saddle, but does it do it all?…

Feb 12th 0
Knee pads-2 Protection

Jorji put the 661 Evo pad through its paces, heres what she thought…

Jul 1st 0

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