gear

TESTED: Giro DND Gloves

TESTED: Giro DND Gloves

Minimal bulk and maximum strength – that’s what I’m after in a set of mountain bike gloves. Plenty of gloves offer the former, but combining it with the latter isn’t always possible. 16 Oct 2017
TESTED: Pedalit bike care range

TESTED: Pedalit bike care range

Often overlooked, quality bike care products can make a real difference to your ride. We put the Pedalit bike care package to the test to get that extra performance and sheen from your drivetrain. 14 Oct 2017
First Look: Specialized Epic Expert

First Look: Specialized Epic Expert

The Specialized Epic was completely re-worked for 2018. Here's our first look of the Epic Expert. 7 Oct 2017
TESTED: TRP Quadiem G-Spec brakes

TESTED: TRP Quadiem G-Spec brakes

When the new YT Mob downhill team was created, Aaron Gwin sought out TRP to be their suppliers. So what make's these brakes draw in a World Cup Series champion? We had to put them to the test. 6 Oct 2017
TESTED: SWISSSTOP Catalyst Rotors

TESTED: SWISSSTOP Catalyst Rotors

Brake rotors can be an easy piece of kit to not pay much attention to. Until they’re warped, you ride in big hills, bad conditions, or you have an Avid rotor from the “turkey gobble” era. And then you realise that your brake rotors and pads have EVERYTHING to do with your ride. 28 Sep 2017
TESTED: Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 PDL Wheel Set

TESTED: Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 PDL Wheel Set

Looking to upgrade those stock wheels ?? These Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 wheels might just be the right mix you're after. 22 Sep 2017
TESTED: Solo MTB Clothing

TESTED: Solo MTB Clothing

There is always a need for fresh threads on the bike. Why not take a look at this new comer. Solo Clothing, kit to put a smile on your face. 16 Sep 2017
TESTED: Giro chronicle MIPS helmet

TESTED: Giro chronicle MIPS helmet

The Giro Chronicle is one of many newer trail helmets that offers more coverage than your standard XC lid, but also adds the MIPS system for added protection. It might even be in your colour. 10 Sep 2017
TESTED: Cane Creek Helm Fork

TESTED: Cane Creek Helm Fork

We review Cane Creeks first foray into the fork suspension market. The Helm. 6 Sep 2017
Send it with the new Specialized Kenevo

Send it with the new Specialized Kenevo

We think E-MTBs best suit long-travel designs - and Specialized have shown they do to with the new Specialized Kenevo! 2 Sep 2017
Bike Check: Garry James' 2018 Specialized Epic S-Works

Bike Check: Garry James' 2018 Specialized Epic S-Works

We took a look at the new Specialized Epic in the wild - the very race weapon that Masters athlete Garry James chooses to race. 1 Sep 2017
Whyte's new trail and enduro bikes for 2018

Whyte's new trail and enduro bikes for 2018

Whyte have had modern trail geometry dialled for longer than most - here's what we're excited about for 2018. 1 Sep 2017
Specialized Enduro 2018: first ride

Specialized Enduro 2018: first ride

Specialized gave the popular Enduro platform a full overhaul for 2017 - but with some feedback from the team and market have refined it for 2018. 30 Aug 2017
First Ride: 2018 Devinci Spartan

First Ride: 2018 Devinci Spartan

The steeper and rougher the trail, the better the 2018 Spartan seems to work 18 Aug 2017
First Look: Ghost DRE AMR X7

First Look: Ghost DRE AMR X7

This medium-travel women's bike comes with a coil shock for big descents 13 Aug 2017
REVIEW: Shimano Deore XT Mechanical vs Di2

REVIEW: Shimano Deore XT Mechanical vs Di2

We investigate how Shimano's mechanical XT and electronic Di2 group sets stack up against each other 3 Aug 2017
Giant's 2018 MTB range is the best yet

Giant's 2018 MTB range is the best yet

Giant's 2018 model range sees two all new frame designs and updates to the favourites. 31 Jul 2017
Liv light up their 2018 MTB range

Liv light up their 2018 MTB range

Liv launches their 2018 mountain bike line-up of trail and all-mountain bikes. 31 Jul 2017
FIRST LOOK: BikeYoke Revive dropper post

FIRST LOOK: BikeYoke Revive dropper post

With so many dropper posts on the market, ease of servicing sets the BikeYoke Revive apart. 27 Jul 2017
TESTED: Camelbak Palos LR4

TESTED: Camelbak Palos LR4

If The Camelbak Palos LR is not a bro pack and it’s not a bum bag…is it a brum bag? 26 Jul 2017
Giant makes it Reign again for 2018

Giant makes it Reign again for 2018

Developed with Giant Factory Off-Road Team enduro pros, the all-new Giant Reign range has alloy and composite frame choices to help you conquer all-mountain challenges. 25 Jul 2017