Gore Bike Wear Alp-X shorts

Spendy shorts for all-round riding – do they cut the mustard?

April 18th, 15 1 5,542 Categories: Clothing


EVOC FR Enduro Blackline pack

Capacious pack with back protection for all-day adventures

April 16th, 15 0 11,192 Categories: Hydration, Luggage, Protection


Long Termers: Dave’s Mondraker Vantage RR Part Two

We’ve managed to drag Dave away from the Vantage long enough to get his thoughts on how it’s riding.

April 12th, 15 5 10,068 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Long Termers: Barney’s Swarf Spline 29

Barney’s gnardtail monster, built up

April 10th, 15 4 9,938 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termers: Chipps’ Orange Segment

Chipps reports on the first couple of months on the Orange Segment – the longer, slacker short-travel 29er.

April 7th, 15 9 8,861 Categories: Bikes

The Merida Big Nine 1000

Tested: Merida Big Nine 1000

It feels as if you’re going twice as fast as you should for the same amount of effort…

March 31st, 15 1 12,202 Categories: Bikes


Long Termers: James’ Kona Process 111

James’ Kona Process 111 Long Termer

March 24th, 15 2 13,424 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Turner Sultan

With 29in wheels and 125mm of travel, is Turner’s Sultan the king of the hill?

March 17th, 15 4 13,840 Categories: Bikes


Mini Test: Multitools

Pocket-sized maintenance awesomeness, poked and prodded, just for you.

March 16th, 15 13 9,774 Categories: Tools, Uncategorized

Hubbed to go

Mavic Crossmax XL WTS wheelset

Is the Crossmax XL WTS the adventurer’s choice? Mavic thinks so – here’s what Dave thinks

March 15th, 15 2 6,917 Categories: Tyres, Wheels

In situ (on a 'cross bike...)

Exposure Revo light and dynamo hub

Never-ending lighting: the solution to all our night ride problems?

March 14th, 15 0 27,311 Categories: Lights

Pondering the mystery moniker, or plotting world domination? We will never know.

Altura Attack Waterproof Shorts 13

What’s the skinny on these waterproof baggies?

March 12th, 15 0 3,488 Categories: Clothing


Zealous Division.

Novel frame design, super short rear end – a 26in ride in a 29in package?

March 12th, 15 2 10,429 Categories: Bikes

The General lives!

Mini Test: Socks

Our pick of the winter’s warmers

March 11th, 15 0 3,743 Categories: Clothing, Socks

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