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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 9,604 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 14,203 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 4,188 Categories: Drivetrain

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Review: Charge Bikes Sponge Grips

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

April 23rd, 12 0 5,409 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 13,013 Categories: Bikes

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Review: RaceFace Turbine Flat Bar and Stem

A pretty sorted cockpit combo.

March 28th, 12 1 5,755 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 9,506 Categories: Long Termers

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Brief Blast: DMR Bolt

Benji spent a frantic fortnight with this DMR ripper.

March 13th, 12 3 8,611 Categories: Bikes

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Review: Sunline V-One OS Flat bar

Jon’s been behind some wide and flat bars…

March 5th, 12 3 6,781 Categories: Handlebars

Jamie's build so far...

Long Termer Review: Jamie’s Turner 5-Spot

Jamie’s finally got all the bits to build his extra-large Turner 5-Spot together – what are his plans then?

March 1st, 12 15 11,738 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

The red anodised freehub (photo taken when the wheels first arrived).

Review: Sun Ringlé Charger Pro wheelset

Price: £479.99 From: Hotlines Tested: 12 months Wheelset reviews are a funny old game. You can’t really write much about their performance at first. Pretty much all non-cheap wheels these days are fine out of the box and fine for a few rides. You can weigh ‘em. You can fill a few sentences talking about […]

March 1st, 12 0 4,882 Categories: Recommended, Wheels

Louis Garneau Sotchi gloves

Louis Garneau Sotchi Gloves

Patrick tests a set of winter gloves from Canada – are they toasty or just stale bread?

February 28th, 12 0 2,729 Categories: Clothing

Front stow pocket with rubber protector (for helmet or armour carrying), microfleece-lined waterproof zip top pocket, side cinch straps. rear LED hanger tab.

Camelbak HAWG NV 30

One of the largest mountain biking hydration packs that Camelbak have ever produced.

February 22nd, 12 1 5,664 Categories: Luggage

X-Fusion Vengeance HLR (leaning a bit due to compression adjusters under the right hand leg!)

X-Fusion Vengeance HLR

Benji tests an all mountain fork from X-Fusion that promises a lot – but does it deliver?

February 16th, 12 0 7,652 Categories: Forks

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