Ross pairs his childlike excitement for bikes with a complete disregard for the wellbeing of his ribs, or his rims. Best known for riding cheeky trails, his time is also spent trail building in his local woods, drinking beer, eating pies and entertaining his two children.

Exposure Six Pack MK12 Review

The Exposure Six Pack MK12 is the flagship off-road riding light from British illumination experts. Over 5,000 lumens of trail torching.

Exposure Zenith MK2

Exposure Zenith MK2 review

The Exposure Zenith MK2 is designed primarily as a helmet mounted light (which is how I tested it) but you can mount it on handlebars too. This latest MK2 version...

Mavic Crossmax XL S

Mavic Crossmax XL S: mid-term review

The Mavic Crossmax XL S is the flagship alloy trail wheelset from French wheel aficionados Mavic. Touted as the best they’ve ever made.

Rab launches Cinder biking apparel range

British outdoor brand Rab will launch their first collection of biking-friendly clobber this spring.

Bike Check: Ross’ Deviate Claymore

The Deviate Claymore is fast and fun, composed in the rough and the steep but also versatile and easy to get along with. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A…

Last Tarvo

Last Tarvo review

The Last Tarvo with its progressive geometry, stable pedal platform and predictable handling is certainly capable of a podium or two.

Hope F22

Hope F22 flat pedal: initial riding impressions

The Hope F22 flatties arrived just before Christmas but despite kids, trips away and illness, we’ve still managed a few rides on them.

Ride Concepts Livewire Shoe review

The Ride Concepts Livewire is a bit of a do everything shoe. To be ridden all day, and then not look out of place having post ride beers.

Hope Tech 4 V4 disc brake review

The Hope Tech 4 V4 from Barnoldswick metal masters Hope technology are their top of the line, hard hitting brake. With a claimed 30% power.

PSA: Beware of fake DMR and FSA websites

We’ve been contacted by our good friends over at Upgrade Bikes, the home of DMR, about fake websites bearing the DMR name. Read on for info, and make sure you...

Deviate Claymore review

The Deviate Claymore is the first long travel enduro bike from the Scottish brand. Designed to go fast on the biggest, steepest trails.

Fox DHX coil shock review

With a new chassis and damper for this year, the 2023 Fox DHX is aimed at trail riders looking for the latest in coil sprung suspension tech.

RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate RCT coil shock review

This 2023 RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate RCT coil shock has a brand new chassis, new RC2T damper and plenty of features.

Hunt launches new Proven carbon wheels and we’ve (briefly) ridden them

Today sees Hunt Wheels launch a brand new carbon wheel offering - Proven. Available in enduro and XC race guises.

Madison Crypto Glasses 3-Pack review

The Madison Crypto are a new(ish) set of riding glasses from long established makers-of-all things-UK-cycling, Madison.

Giro Merit Spherical Dirt Helmet Review

The Giro Merit Spherical Dirt is a do-it-all trail helmet with something called 'MIPS Spherical' for added crash protection.

Pace RC295 AXS Ultimate review

The Pace RC295 then. Full carbon. 135mm rear travel dual linkage. 140-150mm fork. Full 29in or mullet thang with an offset shock bushing.

British bike brand Sonder brings wheel-building to the UK

UK brand Sonder - the bike arm of AlpKit - have announced that they have brought their wheelbuilding in-house.

Win a full set of Madison Flux riding kit worth £170!

This week we’re giving you the chance to win a full set of riding kit from the Madison Flux range. Shorts, jersey and gloves. All you have to do is...

Whyte T-140 RS: First Ride Review

The Whyte T-140 is very much the classic trail bike of the Whyte range. Enough travel to cope with most things but responsive and efficient.

Canyon Spectral 125 CF 8 review

The new-for-2022 Canyon Spectral 125 has pretty much the exact same geometry as the regular 150mm rear-travel Spectral. Why?


SRAM Code RSC disc brake review

For all-out power freaks, we going to give the nod to the SRAM Code RSC. It has the most anchor-dropping chops of all brakes we've tried.

Smith Bobcat Glasses Review

The Smith Bobcat is a new addition this year to the brand's eyewear range. Designed to offer same features as the brand's popular Wildcat.

Local businesses come together to help Innes Graham fund his EWS campaign

After a fairly long hiatus from racing, Tweed Valley local Innes Graham had an amazing result on home turf with a 3rd at the Scottish round of the EWS. The...

2023 RockShox Zeb Ultimate & Super Deluxe Ultimate Review

We’ve had a new Zeb Ultimate and Super Deluxe Ultimate bolted on to a RAAW Madonna so read on to see what we think.

Öhlins RXF38 m.2 review: for proper hard charging

Öhlins joined the 38mm stanchion gang with the OEM-only Öhlins RXF38 m.1. Last year they launched this RXF38 m.2.

Rapha Trail Knee Pads

Rapha Trail Knee Pads review: genuinely great

The Rapha Trail Knee Pads are the first piece of protection from the prestigious cycling brand (their helmet is made by Smith).

Maxxis Shorty Gen 2 review: the best just got better

After waiting the best part of a year for a Maxxis Shorty Gen 2, I managed to get one and quickly put it through its paces.

Review: Giro Latch Shoe

This review featured as part of the Kit Essentials grouptest in issue 142 of Singletrack World. Excellent trail shoe that’s well worth considering Price: £129.99 From: Tested By: Ross...

POC Devour Glasses review: big price, big coverage

Designed to give benefits of goggles, with ease of glasses, the POC Devour glasses offer a huge field of vision and loads of protection.