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Review: Specialized goes #fullenduro for 2018 with the longer, lower, 170mm travel Enduro Elite 650B

 Specialized had already redesigned its popular Enduro platform for 2017, but the big-S (well, one of the Big-S’s anyway) decided it could go one better for 2018. With a new...

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Four 2.6in mountain bike tyres tested & reviewed

 If a 2.4in tyre is considered ‘normal’, and a 2.8in tyre is considered ‘plus’, then where does that leave the new breed of 2.6in tyres? An emerging trend amongst modern……

2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Schwalbe Nobby Nic APEX Addix Speedgrip Tyre Review

The Nobby Nic is a well-loved tyre from Schwalbe, which has recently been bolstered with the new Addix rubber compound and a ‘plus-minus’ 2.6in width option. To put these new...

2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Bontrager XR4 Team Issue Tyre Review

As Bontrager has developed wider rims for use on Trek’s hardtail and full suspension mountain bikes, its range of tyres has gotten wider too. Case in point, the versatile XR4...

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2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Maxxis Minion DHF EXO 3C Tyre Review

The venerable Maxxis Minion DHF tyre has been shaped and moulded into a wealth of different sizes over the past decade, though more recently the blocky tread pattern has been...

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2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Specialized Hillbilly GRID Tyre Review

Designed as an intermediate mountain bike tyre suitable for winter slop and loose, technical trails, the Specialized Hillbilly tyre is distinguished by its sticky rubber and mud-cutting tread pattern. More...

Review: The new Rudy Project Sintryx is a sunglasses transformer in disguise

Ben Gerrish is one of our crash test dummies based up in the South Lakes, who also makes a regular habit of travelling further afield to embark on riding adventures...

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Review: This Specialized Command WU Seatpost Drops And Tilts Too! But Is That A Good Thing™?

The Command WU dropper post has 150mm of \'effective\' travel, but just how effective is the tilting saddle on the trail? Check out Ben\'s review here

Review: Sealskinz MTB Mid Sock

Ben tests out these light weight socks - do they keep his precious tootsies warm and dry?

Review: Sealskinz Dragon Eye Trail Gloves

Sealskinz hit the summer glove market - but with a firm handshake or a limp fish?

Book Review: Flying Fergus

Share your love of bikes with your kids with these stories from Chris Hoy