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FIRST LOOK: Beast Components MTB Riser Bar 2.0

FIRST LOOK: Beast Components MTB Riser Bar 2.0

Beast Components hail from Germany, and they leave no stone unturned in their quest for perfection. 20 Aug 2021
Bontrager's new RSL carbon integrated mountain bike stem and handlebar

Bontrager's new RSL carbon integrated mountain bike stem and handlebar

Bontrager have released their RSL integrated mountain bike cockpit, one piece bars and stems with options for flat bars and risers. 9 Jul 2021
FIRST LOOK: Pivot Shuttle Team XTR eMTB

FIRST LOOK: Pivot Shuttle Team XTR eMTB

We've just had the new Pivot Shuttle Team XTR eMTB land - so what's new? 2 Jul 2021
FIRST LOOK: 2022 Fox 34 SC

FIRST LOOK: 2022 Fox 34 SC

The 2022 Fox 34 SC has shed weight and increased tuning options. No wonder it's winning XCO World Cups. 25 Jun 2021
FIRST LOOK: Coros Vertix GPS watch

FIRST LOOK: Coros Vertix GPS watch

The Coros Vertix GPS Adventure watch takes recording your ride in it's stride - plus it offers so much more. 1 Jun 2021
FIRST LOOK: Roval Control Carbon 6B XD wheels

FIRST LOOK: Roval Control Carbon 6B XD wheels

The new Roval Control Carbon 6B XD 29er mountain bike wheels roll performance and value into one package. 26 May 2021
FIRST LOOK: Hunt 4 Season Gravel Disc X-Wide wheel set

FIRST LOOK: Hunt 4 Season Gravel Disc X-Wide wheel set

Wide rims aren't just the domain of mountain biking - wider rims on your gravel bike can also increase performance and comfort. 29 Apr 2021
First rides on the 2022 Trek Session 8

First rides on the 2022 Trek Session 8

The Trek Session has a long pedigree in Downhill racing and the new 2022 rig looks to the past to go forward. 9 Apr 2021
Unboxing the 2021 Polygon Siskiu D6

Unboxing the 2021 Polygon Siskiu D6

How much bike do you get for $1999? We unbox the Polygon Siskiu D6 from Bicycles Online. 9 Mar 2021
FIRST LOOK: Aftershokz Aeropex Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

FIRST LOOK: Aftershokz Aeropex Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

The Aftershokz Aeropex Wireless Bluetooth Headphones match great sound quality with open ear safety. 12 Feb 2021
FIRST LOOK: 2021 Merida Ninety Six RC XT

FIRST LOOK: 2021 Merida Ninety Six RC XT

We've just had Merida's new cross-country rocket ship arrive for testing - here's a closer look at the Merida Ninety Six RC XT. 3 Feb 2021
Unboxing the Canyon Spectral:ON CF 8.0

Unboxing the Canyon Spectral:ON CF 8.0

Canyon are releasing their eMTBs to Australia - here's our first look at the Spectral:ON 2 Feb 2021
FIRST LOOK: Orbea Oiz M Team

FIRST LOOK: Orbea Oiz M Team

The Orbea Oiz is one of the current crop of leading cross-country bikes. But a few features really make it stand out for use beyond the tape. 26 Nov 2020
FIRST LOOK: Thule GateMate Pro tail gate shuttle pad

FIRST LOOK: Thule GateMate Pro tail gate shuttle pad

The Thule GateMate Pro lets you haul 7 bikes in the tray of your ute. 3 Nov 2020
FIRST LOOK: Yakima OnRamp eMTB 4WD rack

FIRST LOOK: Yakima OnRamp eMTB 4WD rack

The new Yakima OnRamp can cart two 30kg eMTBs with ease, and help you load them with an inbuilt ramp. 1 Nov 2020
FIRST LOOK: Funn Fantom AM35 MTB wheels

FIRST LOOK: Funn Fantom AM35 MTB wheels

Funn's Fantom wheel set is wide, strong, and with lots of points of engagement. 11 Sep 2020
FIRST LOOK: 2021 Trek Supercaliber 9.8

FIRST LOOK: 2021 Trek Supercaliber 9.8

With a Trek Supercaliber 9.8 on test, we have to wonder - is this the ideal compromise between a full-suspension bike and a hardtail for XC fans? 9 Sep 2020
Merida's new Big Trail hardtail

Merida's new Big Trail hardtail

The new Merida Big.Trail is the kind of hardtail you'll want to ride. 13 Aug 2020
FIRST LOOK: Revel Bikes Rail

FIRST LOOK: Revel Bikes Rail

The Revel Bikes Rail is the long-travel bike in Revel's shed. And we have one on test. 11 Aug 2020
FIRST LOOK: Hope Fortus 26

FIRST LOOK: Hope Fortus 26

Hope hubs are known the world over for the reliability. But how about their wheels? 9 Jul 2020
FIRST LOOK: Revel Rascal trail bike

FIRST LOOK: Revel Rascal trail bike

The Revel Rascal might be the latest trail superbike to land on Australian trails. Here's our first look. 23 Jun 2020