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Speed Date – Smith’s Forefront trail helmet

New material sets eyewear company’s lid apart

February 28th, 14 0 1,670 Categories: Premier, 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 2,430 Categories: Clothing, Premier, Protection

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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 8,758 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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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 1,914 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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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 8,645 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

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Trek Remedy 9 29r – First Impressions

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

June 7th, 13 6 12,637 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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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 5,930 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Genesis Day One Disc – Bike Review

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

May 10th, 13 1 5,091 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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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 3,601 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long Term Test Report

Sanny introduces his new longtermer; it’s future is epic(s)

April 18th, 13 0 3,939 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

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Nukeproof/DT Swiss 29in custom wheel build

Chainreaction Cycles do custom wheel builds. Jenn gave a pair of custom build Nukeproof/DT Swiss wheels three months worth of riding.

May 2nd, 12 1 9,552 Categories: Wheels

It's a looker..

Kinesis Maxlight XCPro3

Tim K reviews a racy hardtail that’s equally happy riding all day

July 12th, 10 11 15,225 Categories: Bikes

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Chub Single Speed Disc Hubs

Shaggy’s been rollin’ on a phat pair.

November 3rd, 09 14 7,238 Categories: Wheels

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