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All-new Schmolke TLO XC Race carbon wheel set

All-new Schmolke TLO XC Race carbon wheel set

Schmolke have released a new XC carbon wheel set in their TLO line. They are light, wide and low. 28 Jun 2022
First rides on the Factor Bikes Lando XC full-suspension bike

First rides on the Factor Bikes Lando XC full-suspension bike

Factor Bikes jumped into the mountain bike world in March, and we have the new Lando XC full-suspension bike on test. 27 Jun 2022
FIRST LOOK: 9 Vertical Bike Racks on test

FIRST LOOK: 9 Vertical Bike Racks on test

We have 9 vertical bike racks on test - here's a look at what's being put throught its paces. 7 Jun 2022
FIRST LOOK: Genesis Fugio 30

FIRST LOOK: Genesis Fugio 30

There are plenty of fancy gravel bikes designed for roadies. But the Fugio 30 is so clearly designed for mountain bikers. 27 May 2022
FIRST LOOK: 76 Projects No Clog Hi Flow Tubeless Valves

FIRST LOOK: 76 Projects No Clog Hi Flow Tubeless Valves

Tired of tubeless valves clogging up? 76 Projects reckon they have the solution. 4 May 2022
FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Vento Ferox

FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Vento Ferox

The new fi'zi:k Vento Ferox offer low weight, precise, racey performance. Here are the details! 3 May 2022
FIRST LOOK: Time ATAC and Speciale pedals

FIRST LOOK: Time ATAC and Speciale pedals

Time have been a popular pedal for a long... time. Their latest clipless models have just landed for testing. 25 Jan 2022
FIRST LOOK: Earshots 2 Bluetooth Headphones

FIRST LOOK: Earshots 2 Bluetooth Headphones

After releasing their first version in 2020, Earshots have updated the sound, fit, comfort and battery life for their latest bluetooth headphones. 18 Jan 2022
FIRST LOOK: Specialized Ground Control and Fast Trak Gripton T7 tyres

FIRST LOOK: Specialized Ground Control and Fast Trak Gripton T7 tyres

Specialized have done a big rejig over their tyre range, with a big focus on compound. 25 Nov 2021
FIRST LOOK: Devlin Oisin

FIRST LOOK: Devlin Oisin

The Devlin Oisin is a custom full suspension trail bike made here in Australia. 18 Oct 2021
First rides on the 2022 Trek Checkpoint SL6

First rides on the 2022 Trek Checkpoint SL6

The new Trek Checkpoint SL6 brings a tonne more capability and functionality to Trek's gravel bike range. 1 Oct 2021
FIRST LOOK: ZLV-IND MAXGOAT Carbon Wheelset

FIRST LOOK: ZLV-IND MAXGOAT Carbon Wheelset

ZLV-IND's MAXGOAT Carbon Wheels claim to be a jack of all trades wheelset at a very competitive price. Here are our initial thoughts. 27 Sep 2021
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