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 […]
Tim K reviews a version of the Gobi saddle that’s got extra rubbery protection
We test an American trail bike that’s good looking and lightweight – but is it a contender on the rough stuff?
The shorter travel brother of the popular Orange Five – but is it obscured by the golden child’s glare?
Looks like a cotton checked shirt is actually technical “pretty foul weather” top
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, […]
Rab Shadow Hoodie Price: £120 From: www.rab.uk.com Tested: Continuously for four months The Shadow Hoodie isn’t really a jacket for riding in, it’s what I would call a ‘live-in-jacket’. In winter it can be worn as a mid-layer over a base layer and under a waterproof shell or down jacket, and in summer it can […]
When I originally ordered the Five from Orange I had in mind to hang SRAM’s new 2×10 X0 groupset off it. As is often the way though product release dates got pushed back and rather than leave the Five unbuilt and unridden I stuck it together with a Shimano SLX, XTR medley. And then a […]
Jon tweaks the carbon machine with a custom tuned Fox shock. Will it be harder, better, faster, stronger?