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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 10,210 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termers: Barney’s Swarf Spline 29

Barney’s gnardtail monster, built up

April 10th, 15 4 10,032 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 9,099 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 12,533 Categories: Bikes

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Long Termers: James’ Kona Process 111

James’ Kona Process 111 Long Termer

March 24th, 15 2 13,702 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 14,091 Categories: Bikes

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Mini Test: Multitools

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

March 16th, 15 13 9,897 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 7,083 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 27,673 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 3,546 Categories: Clothing

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Zealous Division.

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

March 12th, 15 2 10,516 Categories: Bikes

The General lives!

Mini Test: Socks

Our pick of the winter’s warmers

March 11th, 15 0 3,830 Categories: Clothing, Socks

Only distantly related to Wall-E.

Lezyne Zecto Drive Pro Light

Do small things come in neat and beautiful packages?

March 8th, 15 0 3,648 Categories: Lights

No clearance issues up close and personal.

Rapid Racer Products Rigid Neoguard

Nifty widget to keep you and your bike free of mud and, er, ‘dog eggs’

March 8th, 15 0 2,597 Categories: Bits, Other Stuff, Protection

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