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Long Termers: Barney’s Swarf Spline 29

Barney’s gnardtail monster, built up

April 10th, 15 4 9,492 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termers: Chipps’ Orange Segment

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

April 7th, 15 9 7,358 Categories: Bikes

The Merida Big Nine 1000

Tested: Merida Big Nine 1000

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

March 31st, 15 1 10,386 Categories: Bikes

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Long Termers: James’ Kona Process 111

James’ Kona Process 111 Long Termer

March 24th, 15 2 11,722 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Turner Sultan

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

March 17th, 15 4 12,139 Categories: Bikes

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Mini Test: Multitools

Pocket-sized maintenance awesomeness, poked and prodded, just for you.

March 16th, 15 13 9,148 Categories: Tools, Uncategorized

Hubbed to go

Mavic Crossmax XL WTS wheelset

Is the Crossmax XL WTS the adventurer’s choice? Mavic thinks so – here’s what Dave thinks

March 15th, 15 2 5,986 Categories: Tyres, Wheels

In situ (on a 'cross bike...)

Exposure Revo light and dynamo hub

Never-ending lighting: the solution to all our night ride problems?

March 14th, 15 0 25,860 Categories: Lights

Pondering the mystery moniker, or plotting world domination? We will never know.

Altura Attack Waterproof Shorts 13

What’s the skinny on these waterproof baggies?

March 12th, 15 0 3,256 Categories: Clothing

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Zealous Division.

Novel frame design, super short rear end – a 26in ride in a 29in package?

March 12th, 15 2 9,763 Categories: Bikes

The General lives!

Mini Test: Socks

Our pick of the winter’s warmers

March 11th, 15 0 3,439 Categories: Clothing, Socks

Only distantly related to Wall-E.

Lezyne Zecto Drive Pro Light

Do small things come in neat and beautiful packages?

March 8th, 15 0 3,240 Categories: Lights

No clearance issues up close and personal.

Rapid Racer Products Rigid Neoguard

Nifty widget to keep you and your bike free of mud and, er, ‘dog eggs’

March 8th, 15 0 2,190 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff, Protection

...and outers. Nanoo nanoo!

Specialized Sub Zero Winter Gloves

Ready for winter’s last gasp – or just comedy hand gestures

March 8th, 15 0 1,749 Categories: Clothing, Gloves, Recommended

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