RaceFace Turbine Cinch 2

Speed Date: Race Face Turbine Cinch 1x crankset

How do Race Face’s direct mount cranks measure up?

November 3rd, 14 0 3,004 Categories: Drivetrain

Bluer than even the sky

Speed Date: Ergon’s GE1 Enduro Grips

An enduro-optimised grip?

October 29th, 14 0 2,638 Categories: Bits

POC helmet

POC Trabec helmet.

Out of the box the Trabec looks the business, but how does it stack up?

October 29th, 14 0 1,982 Categories: Protection


RaceFace Half Nelson Grip

Thin grips that measure up

October 23rd, 14 3 5,737 Categories: Other Stuff, Recommended

Michelin Wild Race'r 1

Michelin Wild Race’r 27.5 & 29er tyres

Low rolling resistance and straight line speed, but can it hold on through the corners?

October 22nd, 14 1 3,144 Categories: Tyres


Novatec Flowtrail 29in wheelset.

Fit and forget wheels?

October 21st, 14 1 2,918 Categories: Wheels

Vivid Air R2C

RockShox Vivid Air R2C

Dan’s been riding the new Vivid shock over the past few months, here’s what he thought of the Air R2C model.

October 21st, 14 0 9,019 Categories: Rear Shocks


Gore Bike Wear Oxygen 2 GT AS

A jacket for the riding in lycra crew

October 20th, 14 0 1,970 Categories: Clothing


Specialized Rockhopper 2014

Worth hopping on, or hopping off?

October 16th, 14 0 3,226 Categories: Bikes


Ragley Marley 2015

Top Rankin’? Or are we Running Away?

October 14th, 14 1 3,927 Categories: Bikes, Uncategorized


GT Zaskar Sport 2015

The venerable Zaskar changes its wheel size – but what about its personality?

October 14th, 14 0 4,110 Categories: Bikes

Saracen 1

Saracen Kili Flyer

Iconic name – iconic bike?

October 14th, 14 0 2,245 Categories: Bikes


Ground Effect Sniper baggies

Ground Effect’s most XC-oriented shorts, the Snipers are lighter and slimmer than their New Zealand-made siblings.

October 13th, 14 0 1,539 Categories: Clothing


ION Universal Utility Bag

It’s a bag for everything

October 7th, 14 5 2,404 Categories: Luggage, Other Stuff

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