G-Spec TRP TR12 Derailleur and Shifter Kit

Review | G-Spec TRP TR12 Derailleur and Shifter Kit Tested

James Vincent takes to the mountains of the Lake District with the G-Spec TRP TR12 derailleur and shifter kit for a full review. It used to be that if you...

Microshift Advent X 1 x 10 drivetrain review: not just for budget builds

I’ve been testing the Microshift Advent X on a number of bikes over the past few months and I’ve come away a believer! Editors’ Choice 2021 This product features in...

Kindernay Internal Gear Hub XIV – 14 speed, 543% range.

Could this be the future of drivetrains?

First Ride Review: 2021 SRAM GX Eagle, 2 more teeth and 520% range.

Andi has been on the latest version of the SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain with new 520% range cassette for 2 weeks, and here are his first impressions. Before we delve...

Shimano XTR Groupset | Premium Components Punished Through Winter

It’s no secret that Shimano was a bit late to the game with their 12 speed drivetrains. While the other ‘Big S’ was cornering the market for wide range single...

Rotor Kapic Carbon Chainset | Tune Your Race Set-Up

We put mile-muncher Jason Miles to work on the Rotor Kapic Carbon Chainset. Is he leading the pack with these light weight cranks? Spanish component manufacturer Rotor has been around...

Review | SRAM AXS Eagle – Wireless Shifting That Works

David tests out the flagship SRAM AXS Eagle XX and X01 groupsets – will the wireless drivetrain stun him with its performance? Historically, I’m not a fan of mixing mountain...

Review | Cane Creek eeWings – Titanium. Oh yeah, baby

We gave Barney a pair of Cane Creek eeWings. Is he still soaring? There is something mysterious about titanium. From its use in rockets, spaceships, and military aircraft from the...

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First Ride Review | Shimano SLX M7100 1×12 Drivetrain & Brakes

Wil gets his grubby mitts on the new Shimano SLX M7100 groupset for an early ride review  In case you hadn’t heard the news, Shimano has just announced it will...

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First Ride Review | Shimano Deore XT M8100 1×12 Drivetrain & Brakes

Wil gets a first ride review on the brand new Shimano Deore XT M8100 groupset  Last year Shimano unveiled its first 12-speed mountain bike groupset; also known as XTR M9100....

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Review | Upcycle your SRAM 1×11 drivetrain with the e*thirteen TRS Plus 12-Speed Upgrade Kit

This clever e*thirteen TRS Plus 12 Speed Upgrade Kit is designed to upgrade your SRAM 1×11 drivetrain to 1×12 Five or so years back, 1x drivetrains were fairly new, and...

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Review | Forget 12-speed with e*thirteen’s 9-46t TRS Race 11-speed cassette

It feels like 1×11 drivetrains have been around forever (go on, take a guess. No Googling mind. Answer* at the bottom of the review). I don’t think it would be...

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Review: Are the Rotor 2INPower MTB Cranks worth £999?

For many mountain bikers, the mere mention of ‘power meters’ is enough to make our eyes glaze over. As Rachel Sokal discovered though, there’s a bit more to these 2INPower...

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Review: SRAM NX Eagle 1×12 Drivetrain

Following the release of the XX1 and X01 Eagle groupsets two years ago, then GX Eagle last year, the latest NX Eagle groupset slots into the lineup as the fourth,...

Miss your twin rings but nowhere to hang a mech? The Vyro FrEn 1 could be the answer

Is this the future of front shifting? Sanny takes a look at the latest tech from Austrian design gurus, VYRO.

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Cheap on price, but not on performance; we test and review Shimano’s entry-level Deore M6000 groupset

With very little fanfare, Shimano quietly unveiled its new Deore M6000 groupset last year. We got our test groupset in before Xmas, and put it in the hands of a...

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Need More Range On Your 1×11 Drivetrain? We review the enormous 11-50t MX80 cassette from SunRace

This huge 454% cassette could have your legs and wallet smiling

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Longterm Review: SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 Drivetrain

SRAM's GX Eagle has lowered the price of entry for 1x12 drivetrains. But how tough and durable is it? Here's our longterm review

Rise Of The Machines – This £250 Device Automatically Lubricates Your Chain

If you forget to lubricate your chain regularly, the Flaér Revo Terra Chain Performance System could be exactly what you need

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Review: In 7 Months Of Testing, This Chain Guide NEVER Dropped A Chain

If you use a 1x drivetrain, especially with an oval ring, then you'll want to read this review.

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Review: These Superlight Carbon Fibre Cranks From Praxis Works Cost £1.09 Per Gram. But Are They Worth It?

The Lyft is the first carbon fibre crankset from Praxis Works, and it is super light. That wasn't their most notable trait however.

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Want To Go 11 Speed For Less Money? We Test & Review The Shimano SLX M7000 Groupset

Shimano's latest SLX M7000 drivetrain borrows technology from the top-end XTR groupset to create a value-oriented workhorse 1x11 setup.

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Shimano’s Deore XT Di2 2×11 Electronic Drivetrain Is From A Sci-Fi Movie

After six months of thrashing Shimano's latest electronic drivetrain in Calderdale's wet and muddy conditions, David gives us his verdict.

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Review: KMC X11 EPT Anti-Rust Chain

Just how good is the EPT anti-rust coating? We gave one to a high-mileage test rider to see if months of wet weather riding and neglect could beat it.

Review: SRAM GX 1×12 Drivetrain

GX Eagle is here! Chipps gives us his review of the new lower-cost 1x12 drivetrain from SRAM

Review: Shimano Deore XT 11-Speed 11-46t Cassette

Shimano quietly introduced a huge 11-46t cassette last year. Wil's been testing several since to find out just how smoothly this thing shifts

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Review: SRAM XX1 Eagle Groupset

In issue 109 of Singletrack Magazine, Chipps delivered his verdict on the SRAM XX1 Eagle drivetrain. Read his review in full here

Review: Box Components 1×11 Derailleur & Shifter

Does Box Components have what it takes to stick it to Shimano & SRAM? We've been testing the Box One 1x11 derailleur and shifter to see if it can.

Review: SRAM NX Groupset

Yes - an entire SRAM NX groupset costs less than an Eagle 12-speed cassette. Tom Hill tests SRAM's bargain basement 1x11 drivetrain.

Review: Shimano Deore XT M8000 1×11 Groupset

Back in Issue #102, Chipps delivered us his experience with the long-awaited Shimano Deore XT drivetrain.