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Skullcandy Holua Earphones

Ear thumping sounds

September 9th, 09 3 5,378 Categories: Other Stuff

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Camelbak Octane XC

A race-specific pack from the inventors of hydration systems.

September 7th, 09 1 4,503 Categories: Luggage

Apologies for using a studio pic - I've eaten all mine!

Clif Shot Bloks

Like the whole “Five A Day” thing, I’m aware that I should eat certain things more frequently than I do.

September 5th, 09 13 6,981 Categories: Food & Drink, Recommended

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Endura Flyte Jacket

I bought this jacket back in the depths of winter and had cause to drag it out again a lot recently to protect me from the “Summer” weather!

September 2nd, 09 0 8,784 Categories: Clothing

Here modelled by the lovey Ed Oxley yellow waist coats to accessorise.

Ortlieb Rain Hat

What to say… It does just what it says really. It’s fantastic in a downpour. It acts like an umbrella for your head with the water flying off in all directions.

August 19th, 09 11 6,188 Categories: Clothing

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Merida S’Presso i8-D

When Benji moved away from The Valley last year (shock horror!) he suddenly found himself in the market for a type of bicycle he’d never needed/wanted before… a commuting bike.

August 12th, 09 1 10,410 Categories: Bikes, Recommended

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SixSixOne Evolution Helmet

Benji has been doing quite a bit of “gravity riding” this year (something to do with reliving his youth no doubt). Here’s the helmet he’s been plummeting with.

August 5th, 09 0 3,100 Categories: Protection

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Duke of Bronte, Capstan F.S.

Duke of Bronte, Capstan F.S.
Price: TBA
From: Old Bear Brewery, Keighley 01535 601222
Tested: Mmm, yes.

June 14th, 09 2 2,261 Categories: Food & Drink

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Kriega R15

It’s a 15L version of the Hydro 3 – a much more useful space for most types of riding. One big main compartment with an old-school half-sleeve for a hydration bladder (not supplied) and then just loads of room for tubes, waterproofs, pumps, Coconut Crimbles etc.

June 13th, 09 1 4,232 Categories: Clothing

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Specialized S-Works 2D helmet

Specialized S-Works 2D helmet
Price: £109.99
From: Specialized UK 020 8391 3500 www.specialized.com
Tested: Three months

June 12th, 09 1 9,962 Categories: Protection

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Pace RC405

The RC405 is a floating pivot design; the rear triangle is attached to the front by two pairs of linkages (similar to Santa Cruz, Intense, Iron Horse and Giant designs). Where the RC405 is a bit different is that the rear shock is not anchored to the front triangle – it sits between the leading ends of the linkages (imagine a finger and thumb squeezing a jelly bean).

June 11th, 09 3 12,233 Categories: Bikes, Recommended

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Santa Cruz Chameleon

Totting up here at Singletrack we reckon this is the fourth incarnation of the Santa Cruz Chamelon. Unlike its users, the Chameleon hasn’t changed a great deal over the years. The ‘Cham’, along with the GT Zaskar and, to a lesser degree, the Cannondale Beast of the East, were the first bikes morphed into the quintessential ‘UK hardtail’

June 10th, 09 7 15,488 Categories: Bikes

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Specialized Defroster Boots

A decent pair of winter boots is long overdue from the (other) Big S. In all other fields, they rival both Shimano and Sidi in popularity and (for me at least) usually exceed both in ergonomics and fit. It’s good to see that they’ve done their homework and not just come out with a slightly less vented racing shoe or DH boot

June 9th, 09 4 6,476 Categories: Clothing

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Pendle Wheel Support Bike Rack

When it comes to bombproof bike racks the Pendle wheel support rack takes some beating. We opted for the Type Approval two bike model which attaches to your car by way of a plate that bolts behind a two bolt tow bar. Each bike sits in two D-loops which hold its wheels while a vertical bar provides a fixing point for the seat tube too.

June 8th, 09 5 4,685 Categories: Other Stuff

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