Highball

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 28,970 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 16,161 Categories: Food & Drink

ASR5 Right Front

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 35,407 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 12,606 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

troy lee designs ace glove

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 6,985 Categories: Clothing

Keen Springwater spd shoe (4)

Keen Springwater shoes

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

April 27th, 11 2 10,816 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 12,287 Categories: Long Termers

Fi'zi:k Gobi XM Muzzle

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 11,829 Categories: Saddles

Yeti ASR5

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 23,105 Categories: Bikes, Premier

orange ST4 Pro

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 11,211 Categories: Bikes, Premier

The Mondraker Factor RR; 120mm of travel but needs a steady pilot when it gets rough

Mondraker Factor RR

Our verdict on a flighty Spanish 120mm bike from Issue 64, now with video

March 29th, 11 0 9,724 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Scott Sports Roarban Long Sleeve

Looks like a cotton checked shirt is actually technical “pretty foul weather” top

March 18th, 11 11 9,055 Categories: Clothing

661 sixsixone recon helmet

661 Recon Helmet

Jon’s view on the respected protection brand’s first try at an all mountain helmet

March 16th, 11 1 19,298 Categories: Protection

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Hammoon Longhorn

From: www.hammooncycles.com Tested: Two months RRP: £1240.00 for frame Hammoon is a few guys trying to make their dream come true and – if you’re in the market for a handmade-in-the-UK hardtail – yours as well. We interviewed Will from Hammoon a while back and we’ve finally got some riding time on their trail hardtail, […]

March 15th, 11 14 6,721 Categories: Bikes

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