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DHB M1.0 SPD shoes

Bargain footwear from DHB.

May 3rd, 13 0 1,604 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

Giant Trance X 29er 1

Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long Term Test Report

Sanny introduces his new longtermer; it’s future is epic(s)

April 18th, 13 0 4,023 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

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Vitus Vee-1 29

The Vee-1 is a bit master-of-none out of the box. But raid your parts bin and turn it into your new favourite bike.

January 22nd, 13 8 10,893 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Pipedream R-931 Skyline

Stainless steel – not just for knives and forks. Pipedream’s latest take on the posh steel frame is really quite lovely…

December 4th, 12 6 15,434 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Gore Bike Wear Phantom 2.0 Windstopper Softshell jacket.

Possibly the quintessential zip-off softshell, from masters of Windstopper, Gore Bike Wear.

December 4th, 12 8 10,044 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Women's Specific

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Sombrio Vapour Storm softshell.

Hooded demi-casual, semi-tech softshell from Sombrio.

December 3rd, 12 0 4,733 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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Gore Bike Wear Countdown Windstopper Softshell hoodie

A softshell with a hood (and an unfeasibly long name). Rejoice! For it is warm and cosy…

December 2nd, 12 0 3,858 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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Gaerne Carbon G. Kobra disco slippers

Costly but gorgeous race shoes from Gaerne.

November 29th, 12 0 3,554 Categories: Clothing, Premier

Niner WFO 9 review (6)

Brief Blast: Niner WFO 9

Jon takes to the mountains on the long travel big wheeler that was way ahead of its time – but how does it compare to the current crop?

September 19th, 12 4 10,132 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Hurricane Components Fork Up Adaptor

In our Thule 561 Outride review in Issue 75 we explained how you have to remove the entire locking mechanism in order to fit the supplied thru-axle adaptor. That’s all fine if all you are ever going to carry on your roof is thru-axle bikes. But, if like many bike owners we know you have […]

July 26th, 12 1 9,899 Categories: Bits, Premier, Recommended

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Suplest Off Road Alpine boots

Numerous things have sucked about summer so far this year; not least, still having chilblains in June. We should have been prancing about in our disco slippers months ago but instead I’m still doing almost every ride in winter-lite shoes and wool socks. Rubbish. Step forward these shoe-boots from premium Swiss brand Suplest. They’re aimed […]

July 24th, 12 0 9,743 Categories: Clothing, Premier

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WTB Moto TCS 29 x 1.9in

We were sent these supposed all-rounders from WTB back in the spring. I rode them for a week on my usual trails – loam, rock, loamy rock – scared myself stupid with numerous back wheel overtaking front wheel moments, and then quietly put them straight back to the bottom of the office tyre pile before […]

July 24th, 12 0 5,742 Categories: Premier, Tyres

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X-Fusion Hilo 27.2 dropper post

Dropper seatposts. They’re hailed by some as utterly vital; others really can’t see what the fuss is about. If you’re in the former camp, and you run a bike with a 27.2mm seat tube, your choices are limited, partly as a result of having to cram all the springy droppy gubbins down a narrow pipe. […]

July 23rd, 12 3 6,340 Categories: Seatposts

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Crank Bros Iodine 3 Saddle

I’ll not beat about the bush – I was sceptical about this saddle when I was handed it to review. It’s rather white, and to my mind it’s somewhat… uh… ‘singular’ in appearance. It has a distinctive profile, it is very tall, the chromoly rails can be replaced and the whole thing is…well, kind of […]

July 23rd, 12 0 3,107 Categories: Saddles

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