Such a lovely shade of blue.

Lazer’s handsome, breathable Rox (O2 XC) helmet

Fewer sizes, more features?

January 20th, 14 0 1,331 Categories: Premier, Protection

P1030143

Ecozoom Versa

The Ecozoom Versa is a very solidly built stove that’ll be ideal for camping trips or race weekends.

January 16th, 14 4 1,797 Categories: Other Stuff, Premier

Mismatched tyres & rotors: 
sure signs of use

A year without bead hooks: Roval Control 29 Carbon

Specialized wheel brand hits £1,000 carbon mark.

January 16th, 14 1 2,336 Categories: Premier, Wheels

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Pivot Vault cyclocross bike

Just because it’s not Belgian, don’t discount the Pivot. It’s a cyclocross bike for the new breed.

January 13th, 14 0 1,874 Categories: Bikes, Premier

Conti MtX tyres

Continental Mountain King 2.4 and X-King 2.4 x 29in tyres

Versatile and hard-wearing 29in all-rounders.

January 9th, 14 0 1,945 Categories: Premier, Tyres

Moon lights

Moon Crescent R and W lights

Everybody needs a set of blinky lights for their bike.

January 9th, 14 0 1,257 Categories: Lights, Premier

Sweet protection

Sweet Protection Bushwhacker MIPS helmet

A great fitting helmet with some proper science built in.

January 9th, 14 0 1,688 Categories: Premier, Protection

MSR stove

MSR Reactor 1.0l Stove

Coffee and noodles handled with ease. Don’t forget a lighter though. Or a spark.

January 6th, 14 0 1,218 Categories: Bits, Premier

Chain device

M:Part Single Ring XC chain device

A good value proposition, and essentially does what it is designed to.

January 6th, 14 1 1,077 Categories: Bits, Premier

Five is alive

Longtermer Update: Dave’s Orange Five RS – Six Months In

Six months in how’s the Five RS coping?

January 3rd, 14 0 3,984 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

PIkes

RockShox Pike RCT3 150 Solo Air 29in/27.5 fork

Go-to trail fork of the year?

January 3rd, 14 0 2,480 Categories: Forks, Premier, Recommended

mavic shoes

Mavic Alpine XL shoes.

Excellent all-mountain bike shoes offering grip off the bike and a decent pedalling platform on it.

January 2nd, 14 0 1,753 Categories: Clothing, Premier

pump

Lezyne Classic Dirt Floor Drive track pump

Big, satisfying volume from a great looking pump – that’s made just for us mountain bikers.

January 2nd, 14 0 781 Categories: Premier, Tools

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Showers Pass Elite 2.1 jacket and Gore Bike Wear Alp-X 2.0 Gore-Tex Active Lady jacket

A good technical jacket will make more difference to your winter riding comfort than almost any other bit of kit

January 2nd, 14 1 1,375 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Recommended

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