REVIEW: Cove Hustler

Cove’s venerable Hustler – does the 150mm machine still play with the big boys?

October 16th, 15 4 5,526 Categories: Bikes


Thule Chariot Cougar One – REVIEW

Recent dad Matt takes Thule’s top of the line child carrier out for a spin, tow, push.

October 12th, 15 0 3,904 Categories: Lifestyle, Other Stuff, Recommended


Book Review: One Man And His Bike

“If ever there was an explanation of why I have no interest in racing and just love riding my bike, this is it.”

July 24th, 15 0 6,935 Categories: Books, Maps & DVDs, Recommended


Specialized Camber Evo

A bike built for razzing around the woods? Where do we sign?

April 27th, 15 1 9,924 Categories: Bikes

The Merida Big Nine 1000

Tested: Merida Big Nine 1000

It feels as if you’re going twice as fast as you should for the same amount of effort…

March 31st, 15 1 8,718 Categories: Bikes

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Speed Date – Smith’s Forefront trail helmet

New material sets eyewear company’s lid apart

February 28th, 14 0 2,644 Categories: Protection

Juuuust missing the glasses.

Kali’s innovative Maraka XC helmet

A helmet with a number of truly interesting and compelling features

September 9th, 13 1 3,415 Categories: Clothing, Protection


Issue 83: Surly Krampus

We often wonder how mountain bikes might have looked if they’d been designed from ground zero rather than having a junkyard heritage of rescued beach cruisers dictating most things. How large would the wheels and tyres have been? How much suspension would they have had? Actually that’s one question really, as suspension back then was […]

August 8th, 13 3 14,902 Categories: Bikes


Issue 83: Pivot Les

The Pivot Les (see what they nearly did there?) is partly here to show that a fixed blade fork can be plugged into any hardtail. Okay, the Les isn’t just any hardtail. It’s the first cross-country trail hardtail produced by Arizona suspension masters Pivot Cycles.

August 8th, 13 0 2,627 Categories: Bikes


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 14,783 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Trek Remedy 9 29r – First Impressions

Mark’s perception of 29ers are altered in one day

June 7th, 13 6 18,208 Categories: Bikes


Canyon Nerve AL 8.0

In the UK you buy Canyon bikes via mail order. Whether you agree with the concept of direct sales bikes or not, they aren’t going to go away. There’s only going to be more and more brands following this business model.

May 24th, 13 2 7,408 Categories: Bikes


Genesis Day One Disc – Bike Review

The Day One Disc is as simple as a ‘cross bike gets

May 10th, 13 1 5,971 Categories: Bikes


Focus Mares CX 2.0 Di2 – Bike Review

Despite mountain bikes coming with disc brakes as a matter of course for a decade, at the elite level of the cyclocross world they’re still on cantilevers

May 10th, 13 2 4,620 Categories: Bikes

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