Review: eXotic Carbon Fork

Tom Hill gets his teeth into some bargain carbon

October 28th, 15 5 5,017 Categories: Forks


RaceFace SixC 35 Bars and Atlas 35 Stem. REVIEW

Looking for a wide, light, stiff cockpit? Maybe this is the combo you’ve been looking for.

October 8th, 15 0 3,262 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Stems


Race Face SixC CINCH Crankset

DH strength at XC weight? Do the Race Face SixC cranks deliver?

July 10th, 15 0 5,799 Categories: Drivetrain


Longtermer: Trek Lush Carbon 650b WSD

In her first report Vicki introduces us to her long term, womens’ specific carbon trail bike from Trek.

July 3rd, 15 2 4,792 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Santa Cruz Highball CC 27.5

Superlight super bike with all the bells and whistles (and price tag to match)

June 21st, 15 0 9,230 Categories: Bikes


Niner Air 9 Carbon Frame

A carbon flavoured hyperspeed trail and XC race hardtail – what’s the score?

April 25th, 15 2 6,758 Categories: Frames, Recommended

The Giant XtC Advance 29er 2

Giant XtC Advanced 29er 2

The Giant XtC – Making plans for Nigel? Or the Mayor of Simpleton?

February 11th, 15 0 11,336 Categories: Bikes


Saracen Mantra Trail Carbon

Trail carbon on a budget – the Saracen Mantra

February 11th, 15 0 6,166 Categories: Bikes

Are your shoulders broad enough?

Azonic CFK 790

Can you handle Azonic’s wide carbon bars?

July 8th, 14 0 2,206 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Recommended

Renthal carbon fat bar

Renthal Fatbar Lite Carbon Handlebar And Duo Stem

Top-end bar and stem combo with impeccable performance and engineering to offset lightweight carbon nerves.

April 9th, 14 0 3,613 Categories: Handlebars, Stems


Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

Dave has spent six months aboard his carbon big wheeler – it may be called a ‘race weapon’ but what’s it like every day?

March 18th, 12 2 10,246 Categories: Long Termers


Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

I’ve been riding the Kona a lot recently, mainly due to my Cannondale Rush finally needing a bit of TLC after two winters of pretty solid use. Similar to my experience with Sram’s 10 speed XX groupset on the Rush, the gears and shifting on the Kona have performed flawlessly. Despite initial fears that to […]

April 18th, 11 4 13,105 Categories: Long Termers

Kona Kilauea

Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

So I’ve been putting in some miles on the Kilauea and they’ve tended to be uphill ones.

December 19th, 10 6 7,766 Categories: Long Termers

Dave's Kona Kilauea

Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

So it’s done and I’ve been so busy riding I forgot to write the update. Here it is…

September 10th, 10 7 10,811 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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