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Grinder Review: Bar Mounted Lights Grouptest

Our pick of this year’s best bar-mounted lights, from Exposure, Hope and XML, are featured in Issue 70 (out now!). The full test of ten lights is included below along with headless Dave’s video talkthrough of each light in action: After what always seems like a long, endless summer of night rides that last well […]

December 6th, 11 13 40,365 Categories: Lights, Premier

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Long Termer Review: Jon’s Intense Tracer 2

Jon’s been riding the Tracer 2 all over the place – six months down the line here’s a comprehensive review

November 14th, 11 18 31,026 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Matt’s Lapierre Spicy 516 Video Update

Matt’s got a quick video update on how his Spicy has got on this summer

September 22nd, 11 9 26,255 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Cube X-Race Pro Review

Sim’s been over to the side of the skinny knobbly tyres with the bargain spec bike. Cross? No, he’s liked it

September 9th, 11 13 26,319 Categories: Bikes

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Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

So here’s the getting to know you bit about my new longtermer, a Santa Cruz Highball. Due to holidays, mag trips and deadlines I didn’t get time to write up the plans for this one earlier so here we go. First off it’s fair to say that due to experiences with early 29′ers I didn’t […]

September 5th, 11 7 27,414 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

Accelerade use a 4:1 mix of carbs and protein - but does it work?

Accelerade Advanced Sports Drink (Lemon Lime)

Tim K tests a sports drink that promises increased endurance and better muscle recovery

July 13th, 11 6 14,654 Categories: Food & Drink

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Long Termer Review: Yeti ASR5

Tom dB’s been tweaking his Yeti with new wheels, a single ring setup and new brakes…

June 30th, 11 11 33,859 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Wheels

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Long Termer Review: Benji’s Pivot Mach 4

The final verdict. Looking for adventure.

May 25th, 11 12 12,525 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Troy Lee Designs Ace gloves

Work experience lad Ben G has had this set of gloves on test since he came to the office a few months back – here’s what he made of them… Price: £22.00 From: Fisher Outdoor Leisure Tested: Two months These gloves come with a Terry cloth mesh, two way stretch material to cling to the […]

May 13th, 11 4 6,956 Categories: Clothing

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Keen Springwater shoes

Jon’s view on the brand’s first closed toe cycling shoe

April 27th, 11 2 10,783 Categories: Clothing

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Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

I’ve been riding the Kona a lot recently, mainly due to my Cannondale Rush finally needing a bit of TLC after two winters of pretty solid use. Similar to my experience with Sram’s 10 speed XX groupset on the Rush, the gears and shifting on the Kona have performed flawlessly. Despite initial fears that to […]

April 18th, 11 4 12,213 Categories: Long Termers

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Fi’zi:k Gobi XM Muzzle saddle

Tim K reviews a version of the Gobi saddle that’s got extra rubbery protection

April 11th, 11 7 11,722 Categories: Saddles

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Yeti ASR-5

We test an American trail bike that’s good looking and lightweight – but is it a contender on the rough stuff?

March 31st, 11 12 22,872 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Orange ST4 Pro

The shorter travel brother of the popular Orange Five – but is it obscured by the golden child’s glare?

March 30th, 11 3 11,159 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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