specializedefrosterboots Clothing

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 …

Jul 25th 4
pendlebike Other Stuff

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 t…

Jul 25th 5
petzlmyoxp Lights

Not a riding light, but why shouldn’t your camping, walking and exploring lights not make the most of advances in LED technology too? Running off th…

Jul 25th 6
geaxpitstopmagnum Other Stuff

The Geax Pit Stop is a neat idea. You take a canister of CO2 but also fi ll it with latex sealant and stick a multi-fi t (Schraeder and presta) valve …

Jul 25th 6
extrawheeltrailer-600x365 Other Stuff

The Extra Wheel is basically one wheel hitched to the rear axle by a clever steel sprung bracket (you get both an adapted QR and 10mm axle nuts which …

Jul 25th 15
royalracing247 Clothing

I must confess to being an unwilling tester for this garment. I’ve never worn tops like these before. Mainly because I think they usually look ‘go…

Jul 25th 6
ortliebmudracer Luggage

Ortlieb are a company who I regard with some reverence. Their Back-Roller Classic panniers have transformed my view of what it is possible to do witho…

Sep 10th 1
howiesvailmerino-424x600 Clothing

Some things are obviously good value for money. Some things need a little more contemplation before their value becomes clear. The Howies Vail T is a …

Jul 25th 6
rockshoxlyriksoloair-294x600 Recommended

Standing in the queue for the bike-park gondola I compared my Solo Air to a triple-clamp fork on someone else’s late 90’s downhill bike. With 35mm…

Feb 25th 6
knogfroglights Lights

Emergency or ‘just get me home legally’ LED lights have been around for a while now and while most consist of single LEDs (one in white, one in re…

Jul 25th 8
maguradurin-451x600 Forks

Looking around at the number of dedicated XC forks you’d be forgiven for thinking fork manufacturers had decided that the market was dead and that w…

Feb 25th 8
straitlinestem Bits

There’s something to be perversely admired about a company that kicks convention in the teeth and smiles doing it, and Canadian company Straitline h…

Jul 25th 18
islabikesrothan-357x600 Recommended

When you find that nearly everyone you meet is doing a double-take at your new purchase you know it’s either because you’ve bought something quite…

Sep 10th 17
santacruzeasyrider-600x571 Bikes

This bike ticks all the boxes to qualify for a place in Singletrack’s "Bike Pron" feature: Would it draw a crowd if it were leant up against the foo…

Jul 25th 19
identitiseatclamp-284x300 Recommended

Are you a saddle dropper? If not, why not? The usual reply is “I can’t ride with my saddle down”. This confuses me greatly. What advantage to bi…

Sep 10th 14
canecreekdoublebarrel-600x398 Other Stuff

This shock comes out of a collaboration between Cane Creek and Ohlins Racing, the Swedish suspension gurus who have cut their teeth on the likes of Su…

Jul 25th 17
hopestepdownheadset-398x600 Recommended

Those of us with fat head tubes have traditionally only had two choices when it came to 1.5-into-1 1/8th headsets: cheap and nasty ball-bearing ones t…

Sep 10th 4
singularswift-600x449 Bikes

Yes, it’s another 29in wheel bike. But for a change, it wasn’t sent from a manufacturer eager to get themselves into this subset of a niche before…

Jul 25th 4
shedshackle Security

The Shed Shackle is a security device that you fit to your shed, providing a fixed er, shackle to lock your bike to. It’s not going to stop anyone b…

Jul 25th 4
661veggiepads Protection

For SPD users the journey into flat pedal riding can be a perilous one. Sure, you’re going to improve your technique and learn to bunnyhop properly,…

Aug 5th 13
alpkitfatairic Recommended

My body is definitely getting old. If it’s not, then I’m getting a lot weaker. There was a time when I’d sleep straight on the ground or with a …

Sep 10th 4
shimanom300shoes Clothing

These are Shimano’s top of the range, none-higher, all-singing and quite a bit of dancing, race shoes.…

Jul 25th 5
deuterbagtdb-537x600 Bits

Deuter's 10 litre capacity "short blast" stylee handbag.…

Jul 25th 0
3308359585_7da5ac12fd Bikes

Steve Makin reviews a big lad's bike with shonky brakes, skinny tyres, dodgy bars, a very racy saddle and no gears. Possibly the most fun bike he's r…

Jul 25th 12
lizardskinsglove Clothing

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p1060541 Other Stuff

Jul 25th 0
p1060542 Other Stuff

Jul 25th 1
seal-skinz Clothing

Jul 25th 4
img_0334-600x450 Other Stuff

Jul 25th 0
picture-151-232x300 Bits

Benji and the team look at a stingy bakers’ dozen of the latest cranks.…

Jul 25th 4

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