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Topeak Panobike heart rate monitor.

Comfy monitor and simple app.

October 10th, 13 4 2,340 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff

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Endura MT500 Spray

If you’re a ‘shorts all year’ rider, you’ve found your shorts from now until next summer.

October 8th, 13 0 3,600 Categories: Clothing

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Race Face Ambush

Good on and off the trail. More of a midwinter warmer than a midsummer’s dream, though.

October 8th, 13 0 2,620 Categories: Clothing

Compact design and micro-peak.

Uvex’s 225g Ultrasonic helmet

Lightweight, low profile helmet made in Germany.

October 8th, 13 0 2,086 Categories: Clothing, Protection

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Shimano XTR groupset.

If you can afford it, then it’ll certainly go the extra mile with and for you.

September 30th, 13 3 3,620 Categories: Uncategorized

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Mavic Stratos

Great versatile shorts that seem to cope with any climate comfortably.

September 23rd, 13 0 3,046 Categories: Clothing

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Haglöfs Ardent

Lightweight, breathable, crashproof and possibly radioactive.

September 23rd, 13 2 3,282 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Marzocchi 44 MicroTi 29in fork

Bombers? Own them!

September 18th, 13 0 2,308 Categories: Forks

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USE XC 29er wheelset

They’re carbon rimmed and have a healthy dose of science in the shape of a ‘Nano Surface Technology’ finish

September 17th, 13 0 2,354 Categories: Wheels

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Thule ProRide 591 bike mount

Secure and very easy to use (if you can lift your bike over your head)

September 16th, 13 1 2,444 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff

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Sombrio Highline II Shorts

The Highline II is Sombrio’s top of the range short. It’s designed from four-way stretch material and comes complete with an inner short. Small ventilation holes are located on the inner thigh and rear hip panels. Two zipped side pockets and a rear zipped waistband pocket provide some storage if needed. The cut of the […]

September 16th, 13 0 1,490 Categories: Clothing

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Troy Lee Ace Shorts

Troy Lee’s Ace short is designed with what it calls “gritty XC” in mind and that’s fairly clear from the snug, tailored fit. Luckily it’s available in two-inch increments from 30in to 38in (you may want to go bigger than you think you are, as they are sized rather snugly), and with the four-way stretch […]

September 15th, 13 0 1,578 Categories: Clothing

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Gore Bike Wear Fusion Trail

Although these Gore Bike Wear Fusion Trail shorts are in keeping with this year’s ‘TicTac’ fashion colour palette, they also come in brown or black. They’re made of a lightweight matte nylon with a thin Windstopper panel on the back and crotch for spray protection. A couple of side mesh panels aid ventilation and continue […]

September 13th, 13 0 1,638 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Sombrio Birm Queen Shorts

The Birm Queen is a great cross-country short with a flattering, slimmer cut. Though relatively heavy for hot and sunny summer trail riding, discrete mesh-lined and zipped thigh vents add some cooling. The mid-weight fabric does, however, give the feel of an ultra-durable short with a sturdy, ‘built to last, get your money’s worth’ construction; […]

September 12th, 13 0 1,318 Categories: Clothing

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