Right in all of the right ways?

Review: Velocity’s trail-wide, XC-light Blunt SS Rims

None-more-light wide alu rims from Velocity, ridden and rated

November 2nd, 15 2 3,328 Categories: Wheels


Swarf Spline 29

The Swarf Spline – a hardtail For Our Time?

August 19th, 15 0 5,363 Categories: Uncategorized

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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 8 5,844 Categories: Bikes

"After" photo.

Speed Date: Vittoria’s Barzo 29×2.1 TNT Tyre

Can Vittoria’s latest Knobby McSpeedy really do it all?

January 13th, 15 1 4,669 Categories: Tyres

Michelin Wild Race'r 1

Michelin Wild Race’r 27.5 & 29er tyres

Low rolling resistance and straight line speed, but can it hold on through the corners?

October 22nd, 14 1 3,128 Categories: Tyres

Magura TS8 R drive side

Magura TS8 R DLO3 120mm 29er fork

Solid and beautifully made- but what about the bumps?

September 10th, 14 0 3,603 Categories: Forks

Lauf fork

Lauf Trail Racer 29 fork

A truly light, ugly-ducking of a fork. But is it a functional swan?

July 18th, 14 0 7,090 Categories: Forks

Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 rim stick

Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 wheelset

Can updated hubs and rims redeem the unique wheel?

July 9th, 14 4 4,805 Categories: Wheels


FSA’s 22-36t Afterburner Double crankset

Trail double with 29er-friendly gearing?

June 13th, 14 0 2,169 Categories: Bits, Drivetrain


Longtermer Update – Sanny’s Giant Trance X 29er

The view from the saddle after several months

March 10th, 14 9 7,569 Categories: Long Termers


Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long termer

A couple of months in, how’s Sanny getting on with his Trance X 29er

July 12th, 13 1 14,790 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

Niner WFO 9 review (6)

Brief Blast: Niner WFO 9

Jon takes to the mountains on the long travel big wheeler that was way ahead of its time – but how does it compare to the current crop?

September 19th, 12 4 10,601 Categories: Bikes

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