Five Ten Spitfire Mid Freeride shoes

Five Ten Spitfire Mid Freeride shoes

I have to be honest here and say that I must have been one of the few mountain bikers in the world that didn’t really like Five Ten shoes when they were first available to us. Although I loved the grip, I could never really tell what my feet were doing and couldn’t really get […]

July 6th, 12 0 2,653 Categories: Clothing

Timbuk2 Light Bright Messenger bag

Timbuk2 Light Bright Messenger bag

Riding to work. Sounds like a wonderful idea now the sun is out, doesn’t it? Less appealing in the middle of winter though. A waterproof courier bag is a thing of joy when it’s cold and wet – it’s an extra layer of protection against the weather to your back, and makes sure that you […]

July 6th, 12 1 1,331 Categories: Luggage

Endura PakaJak jacket

Endura PakaJak jacket

It must be tough being a cheap, light, easily packable jacket

July 5th, 12 1 2,188 Categories: Clothing

Gravity Light CSI flat handlebar and AL2014 stem

Gravity Light CSI flat handlebar and AL2014 stem

What makes a decent cockpit? You can’t beat plenty of width and ‘just enough’ depth (stop sniggering at the back). The Gravity Light brand is part of FSA and, as such, quality control and R&D are both top notch. The CSI flat bar and AL2014 stem are a nicely matched pairing to sharpen up your […]

July 5th, 12 0 1,392 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

It's coffee Jim, but not as we know it

Rocket Fuel Hot Cup Energy Coffee

Self heating coffee for those cold days on the trails when you need your caffeine hit.

July 5th, 12 0 1,484 Categories: Food & Drink

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Maxxis High Roller 2

Matt reveals his thoughts on the updated High Roller tyres from Maxxis

May 8th, 12 6 16,979 Categories: Tyres

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Nukeproof/DT Swiss 29in custom wheel build

Chainreaction Cycles do custom wheel builds. Jenn gave a pair of custom build Nukeproof/DT Swiss wheels three months worth of riding.

May 2nd, 12 1 9,552 Categories: Wheels

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Cannondale Jekyll 3

Jamie spent winter on the travel adjustable Cannondale Jekyll 3. The aluminium version of Cannondale’s go anywhere, ride anything trail bike

May 2nd, 12 4 14,101 Categories: Bikes

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Bionicon C-Guide V2

Bionicon have revisited the old DCD and given it a rather clever revamp for the new generation of chainslippers

May 1st, 12 0 4,159 Categories: Drivetrain

Charge Bikes Sponge Grips (2)

Review: Charge Bikes Sponge Grips

Jon tries a pair of grips that could cure his thin-grip obsession

April 23rd, 12 0 5,385 Categories: Bits

Whyte 146 S (1)

Review: Whyte 146 S

Jon tests the most affordable Whyte 146 model, a UK designed lightweight carbon trail bike with new school geometry

April 3rd, 12 13 12,901 Categories: Bikes

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Review: RaceFace Turbine Flat Bar and Stem

A pretty sorted cockpit combo.

March 28th, 12 1 5,530 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

Dave has spent six months aboard his carbon big wheeler – it may be called a ‘race weapon’ but what’s it like every day?

March 18th, 12 2 9,421 Categories: Long Termers

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Brief Blast: DMR Bolt

Benji spent a frantic fortnight with this DMR ripper.

March 13th, 12 3 8,530 Categories: Bikes

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