gear

FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

With the EWS round in Derby looming, our photographer needed the right steed to pilot the courses - as fast as the racers. Merida's new eONE-SIXTY 900E is the mountain biker's e-bike, built for high speeds and rough terrain. 26 Apr 2017
TESTED: Nukeproof Sam Hill signature series pedals

TESTED: Nukeproof Sam Hill signature series pedals

Has the master of flat pedal riding and Nukeproof created the ultimate flat pedal? 24 Apr 2017
TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

It's time to hop back on board the Crankbrothers band wagon because these Mallet E pedals have knocked it out of the park. 21 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: TRP G-Spec Quadiem brakes

FIRST LOOK: TRP G-Spec Quadiem brakes

When Aaron Gwin started to run TRP brakes, we all knew there would need to be some serious stoppers coming to the team. And now, they're here. 20 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Antares custom saddle

FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Antares custom saddle

Has your bike's spec been chosen painstakingly, with nothing left to chance? You might be just the person fi'zi:k had in mind with their Custom.Made saddle program. 18 Apr 2017
TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

Albert Einstein famously observed that “insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same result”. Fortunately for GoPro, its team appear to have taken this sentiment to heart with the impressive upgrade to the company’s tiny Session camera, the Hero5 Session. 17 Apr 2017
TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

A chain guide is the ultimate security when you're racing against the clock and we have the low down on some of the latest and lite'st from Funn. 14 Apr 2017
TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

In a time where the cycling world has gone carbon mad, Brisbane-based wheel builders Craftworx have watched the popularity of carbon mountain bike wheels rise from the sidelines. Until now. 9 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: SwissStop Catalyst rotors

FIRST LOOK: SwissStop Catalyst rotors

The Swiss brake pad masters have branched out, adding the Catalyst rotor to their braking line up. We've just had some land on the work bench, along with some fresh ExoTherm pads for testing. 5 Apr 2017
TESTED: SRAM Eagle X01

TESTED: SRAM Eagle X01

SRAM launched Eagle last year, and the two 12-speed group sets are flung up against some stiff competition in the upper reaches of drivetrain hierarchy. Anna Beck looks how Eagle X01 stacks up. 3 Apr 2017
TESTED: KUAT NV 2.0

TESTED: KUAT NV 2.0

In the perfect mountain biking world, we would just ride perfectly formed, endless trails right from our front door. However, the reality of the geography means that we do need to regularly get our bikes from home to our riding destination. With so many disadvantages associated with packing a bike into a car, van or ute a bike rack is an option for safe and secure travel. 27 Mar 2017
TESTED: Spank Oozy Trail 395+ Wheels

TESTED: Spank Oozy Trail 395+ Wheels

Spank has been pushing the envelope for years now, supporting some of the highest level riders and racers and their in-house design team have created products that last the test of time. In the rim game Spank are relatively hard to beat, I have seen them being used the world over, from bike parks to World Cups and they seem to stand up to their name. 24 Mar 2017
TESTED: MRP Ramp Control

TESTED: MRP Ramp Control

The MRP Ramp Control allows for fine-tuning of your RockShox suspension on the trail, without the need to open it up and play with tokens. 20 Mar 2017
TESTED: Met Lupo helmet

TESTED: Met Lupo helmet

The Met Lupo is a fresh design right out of Italy. But beyond the good looks and euro styling, the Lupo offers rock solid retention and ventilation. 22 Feb 2017
Check out DHaRCO's latest threads.

Check out DHaRCO's latest threads.

Australian clothing brand DHaRCO have got some new Tech Tees and Gravity Jerseys released for men and women. There are some sweet new styles as we head into Autumn. 17 Feb 2017
TESTED: Maxxis Forekaster

TESTED: Maxxis Forekaster

What's the forekast say? We review tyres ready for the nastiest of trail conditions. 9 Feb 2017
TESTED: Nuun Hydration range

TESTED: Nuun Hydration range

Clean, efficient and easily portable, Nuun is your new go to for hydration. 5 Feb 2017
TESTED: Fox Transfer Factory dropper post

TESTED: Fox Transfer Factory dropper post

Dropper posts are nothing new to Fox, but after several years without a new product in the increasingly competitive dropper post market, Fox have released a culmination of technologies, features and performance into the new Transfer. 2 Feb 2017
TESTED: Fi'zik M3B Uomo shoe

TESTED: Fi'zik M3B Uomo shoe

fi’zi:k have long married style, performance and expert manufacturing to create some very popular saddles for both road and mountain bikes. While their first foray into footwear was a little off the mark for some, their latest models have been receiving accolades. 30 Jan 2017
TESTED: Shimano ME7 mountain bike shoes

TESTED: Shimano ME7 mountain bike shoes

The shoe in between. Where does the new ME7 sit in Shimanos ever expanding range? 28 Jan 2017
TESTED: Oakley Trillbe sunglasses

TESTED: Oakley Trillbe sunglasses

Oakley rarely put a foot, or tyre, wrong in sporting eyewear. Richie Tyler took the new Trillbe to the trail to see what their latest offer. 23 Jan 2017