Hilleberg Niak Tent Long Term Review

How does Scandinavian tent design cope with several months of British weather?

December 8th, 16 9 6,001 Categories: Camping

Ryders Eyewear Sunglasses

Review: Ryders Eyewear Seventh Glasses

Has James been persuaded to switch brands following this test of sunglasses?

December 8th, 16 1 2,915 Categories: Eyewear, Uncategorized

stanton sherpa ti titanium hardtail 29 27.5 plus fox kashima rocks

Review: Stanton Sherpa Ti

The Sherpa Ti is the more exotic brother of the Stanton Sherpa 853, and is equipped with a 120mm travel fork and generous 2.4in rubber.

December 7th, 16 0 8,342 Categories: Bikes

kona honzo titanium 29in hardtail rockshox pike dropper hardcore trail

Review: Kona Honzo Ti

The original Kona Honzo was a radical 29in hardtail built for grin-inducing fun. So how does that translate to titanium? Jason digs deep with the Honzo Ti.

December 6th, 16 2 8,633 Categories: Bikes

j.guillem titanium hardtail grouptest issue 108 exotic rigid 2x11

Review: J. Guillem Tomir Titanium

From the engineering prowess behind Van Nicholas comes J. Guillem. If you love exquisite titanium frames, then read this.

December 5th, 16 0 5,639 Categories: Bikes

santa cruz hightower longterm test bike barney marsh 29 27.5 plus cane creek hope joystick carbon alpkit

Review: Santa Cruz Hightower CC Longtermer

Barney has been making some changes to his Santa Cruz Hightower test bike. Were they changes for the better? Here’s his final longterm review.

November 24th, 16 9 40,728 Categories: Bikes

Showers Pass Refuge Jacket

5 Top Hooded Waterproof Jackets!

Jason tests out five waterproof jackets with hoods, ready for the worst of the wet weather

November 22nd, 16 3 20,194 Categories: Clothing


Review: Shimano ME7 SPD Shoes

With its grippy Michelin rubber tread and carbon TORBAL sole, the ME7 is the latest top-end trail shoe from Shimano. Does it top the outgoing M200?

November 16th, 16 0 22,466 Categories: Recommended, Shoes

Spitting in the Soup doping book

Book Review: Spitting In The Soup

A book which looks at the murky world of doping, and finds many shades of grey

November 15th, 16 0 7,417 Categories: Books, Maps & DVDs, Uncategorized

ortilieb waterproof backpack

Ortlieb COR 13 Backpack Review

Does the purportedly waterproof COR 13 represent the pinnacle of ride pack design? Sanny set out to find out.

November 11th, 16 0 16,935 Categories: Luggage, Recommended


POC VPD Air Knee Pads Review

Do POC VPD Air knee pads offer the Holy Grail of protection and day long comfort? We sent our resident crash test dummy Sanny to find out.

November 11th, 16 0 17,500 Categories: Protection, Recommended

norco optic full suspension carbon 27.5 trail xc

Review: Norco Optic C7.2

The 2017 Norco Optic is available in 27.5in and 29in versions. We put the Optic C7.2 to task to see whether less might actually be more.

November 9th, 16 5 17,639 Categories: Bikes

shimano deore xt trail wheels m8000 m8020 27.5 tubeless alloy rim spoke hub

Review: Shimano Deore XT Trail M8020 27.5in Wheelset

At less than half the price of XTR wheels, how does the Shimano Deore XT Trail wheelset perform on the trail? Wil shares his experience.

November 8th, 16 0 36,793 Categories: Wheels


Specialized Rhyme FSR Expert Carbon 6Fattie

The Rhyme FSR Expert Carbon 6Fattie is the top-tier women’s plus bike from Specialized. How did the chubby Californian fare on our British trails?

November 7th, 16 1 8,535 Categories: Bikes, Uncategorized, Women's Specific

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