Madison Zenith

Definitely a ‘try before you buy’ fit, but a great hardwearing short for the hard riding

November 22nd, 13 0 1,721 Categories: Clothing

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Charge Scoop saddle

A well made and comfortable saddle that happens to suit my bum.

November 22nd, 13 1 2,281 Categories: Saddles


One Industries Mission Broken-Up

Excellent comfort, nice styling and smart touches

November 21st, 13 0 1,139 Categories: Clothing


Polaris AM 500 Repe

Shorts made for typical UK riding weather and for riders who wear pads year-round.

November 21st, 13 0 1,386 Categories: Clothing

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Birzman E-Version Advanced 20 multitool

Very nearly the holy grail of multitools

November 21st, 13 0 1,154 Categories: Tools


SRAM X0 Grip Shift shifters

Grip and shift. Change gears with no fuss and a clean minimalist look.

November 19th, 13 0 2,206 Categories: Bits


Garneau Liberty 2

If you like integrated liners and short shorts, you’ll like these.

November 19th, 13 0 922 Categories: Clothing

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Hope District rear light

Invaluable for committed year-round riders who have no friends or always ride at the back

November 19th, 13 0 1,381 Categories: Lights


The North Face Storm Track

A nice summer short but rather spendy

November 18th, 13 0 1,165 Categories: Clothing

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Thomson MTB Titanium 6° flat handlebar

Unashamedly luxurious bars for your hand(le)s

November 18th, 13 1 2,396 Categories: Handlebars

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First ride on Giant’s ’14 Trance 27.5 1 trail bike

27.5 wheels, 140mm travel, XT/SLX spec, nice price

November 18th, 13 0 4,981 Categories: Bikes

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ENVE XC 29in rims

”Cheap, light and strong: pick two.” – Keith Bontrager.

November 16th, 13 0 1,984 Categories: Wheels

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Maxxis Ardent Race 2.2 x 26in tyre

Maxxis suggests running the Ardent Race up front, paired with an Ikon at the rear, for out-and-out speed – given that I’m just as interested in staying on the trail as I am in going fast in a straight line though, I much prefer it as a rear tyre matched with something gnarlier up front […]

November 16th, 13 0 3,736 Categories: Tyres

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Trail42 bamboo tech tee

Trail42 tech tees are difficult to find fault with. The selling point of bamboo shirts is that they don’t show sweat patches when you’re getting moist. But there’s a host of other reasons why you might choose a Trail42. The fabric is as soft as your favourite pyjamas. They wash well and look box-fresh after […]

November 16th, 13 0 1,147 Categories: Clothing

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