Mini-grouptest: Sunglasses

A selection of facial coverings to enhance your riding mojo (and protect your eyes)

August 14th, 15 5 7,690 Categories: Eyewear, Protection


Specialized Roval Traverse SL 29

Wheels from one of the Big S’s – But do they tick enough boxes for Barney?

August 14th, 15 1 4,011 Categories: Recommended, Wheels


Giant Reign 27.5 1 Review

The Giant Reign. Reign of fire, or reign of terror?

August 13th, 15 0 28,549 Categories: Bikes

Merida side copy

Merida One-Sixty 7. 900

160mm of Merida trail monster, ridden and rated

August 13th, 15 1 8,183 Categories: Bikes

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Cannondale Habit Carbon 2 – First Ride

Our man in Germany is back with the second installment in “Operation Habit – Das Ride”

August 11th, 15 3 14,032 Categories: Bikes, Recommended

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Stages Cycling Power Meter

He’s an actual Doctor and he works with power meters, but did he like this one?

August 11th, 15 3 3,194 Categories: Computers & GPS, Drivetrain

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Zoic Uprising Jersey

A clothing manufacturer from Marin county – It has a lot of heritage to live up to.

August 11th, 15 0 998 Categories: Clothing

In all its glory

BOS Dizzy 29er fork

The Dizzy is BOS’s sole entry into the cross-country fork niche, but how did Barney get on with them?

August 9th, 15 0 3,169 Categories: Forks, Recommended

Fox 34

Fox 2016 Float 34 and Float DPS shock.

Not just a fork review but the rear shock too. How do they work together? Chipps finds out.

August 9th, 15 0 6,698 Categories: Forks, Rear Shocks


Mini Test – Helmets

Five helmets on one head. Not at once, though. That would be silly

August 7th, 15 1 14,981 Categories: Uncategorized


Long Termers: Richard’s Mondraker Foxy Carbon XR Special Edition

The Mondraker Foxy Special Edition – a first look at Rich’s Long Termer

August 7th, 15 0 5,979 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Sports Bras Mini Grouptest

A sports bra is a necessary evil but every mountain biking woman needs one. Vic tests seven, aimed at the larger cup.

August 6th, 15 3 13,852 Categories: Clothing, Recommended, Women's Specific


Alpkit Brukit stove set

All-in-one cookset looks like a bargain – how does it measure up to the competition?

August 3rd, 15 3 4,960 Categories: Bits, Camping, Lifestyle

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Shimano XTR Race brakes

XTR brakes – we take a look at the cream of Shimano’s crop

July 31st, 15 0 9,631 Categories: Bits, Brakes

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