SRAM Guide Ultimate

A look at SRAM’s top-end brake set, the Guide Ultimate

October 5th, 15 0 2,734 Categories: Brakes


SRAM Guide RS Brakeset.

The new SRAM Guide brakes were released earlier this year. That they were badged as a SRAM brake and not Avid was an unexpected move but at the same time understandable

July 28th, 15 4 6,505 Categories: Brakes

This, right here, is trickledown in action.

Shimano Deore drivetrain and brakes

Budget-only groupset option, or a cheap and cheerful upgrade?

March 5th, 15 1 10,127 Categories: Brakes, Drivetrain

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SRAM S1000

How did SRAM’s S1000 Crankset fare

January 24th, 15 0 3,632 Categories: Drivetrain


SRAM Roam 60 wheelset

Dave’s has had SRAM’s Roam 60 wheels on board his long travel 29er, Here’s what he thought

December 26th, 14 0 2,609 Categories: Wheels

Vivid Air R2C

RockShox Vivid Air R2C

Dan’s been riding the new Vivid shock over the past few months, here’s what he thought of the Air R2C model.

October 21st, 14 0 9,015 Categories: Rear Shocks

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Lightweight and slick shifting? Has SRAM achieved both with this top of the range double?

July 24th, 14 0 3,060 Categories: Drivetrain


Truvativ Blackbox Danny Hart bars

Blackbox for the people! A good looking signature bar that’s good value too

February 3rd, 14 1 3,333 Categories: Handlebars

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 5,184 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


SRAM X0 Grip Shift shifters

Grip and shift. Change gears with no fuss and a clean minimalist look.

November 19th, 13 0 2,260 Categories: Bits

Jamie's build so far...

Long Termer Review: Jamie’s Turner 5-Spot

Jamie’s finally got all the bits to build his extra-large Turner 5-Spot together – what are his plans then?

March 1st, 12 15 12,781 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Jon’s Intense Tracer 2

Jon’s been riding the Tracer 2 all over the place – six months down the line here’s a comprehensive review

November 14th, 11 18 38,224 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

So here’s the getting to know you bit about my new longtermer, a Santa Cruz Highball. Due to holidays, mag trips and deadlines I didn’t get time to write up the plans for this one earlier so here we go. First off it’s fair to say that due to experiences with early 29’ers I didn’t […]

September 5th, 11 7 34,339 Categories: Bikes, 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 13,104 Categories: Long Termers

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