gear

Canyon launch an all-new Spectral

Canyon launch an all-new Spectral

Canyon just released a new Spectral - matching the ever-changing requirements of a trail bike to their newest bike. 11 Dec 2017
Bike Check: Samara Sheppard's Specialized Epic S-Works

Bike Check: Samara Sheppard's Specialized Epic S-Works

Take a look at the new Specialized Epic S-Works being piloted by New Zealand and Oceania Champion Samara Sheppard. 8 Dec 2017
Never break an iPhone again

Never break an iPhone again

Phones cop a hiding when they're being used so often for mountain biking. So testing a new phone case was hard to turn down. 6 Dec 2017
Momsen bikes arrive in Australia

Momsen bikes arrive in Australia

Momsen bikes claim to be 'forged in the untamed'. Well what does that mean exactly? Here's a look at their impressive Vipa range. 5 Dec 2017
FIRST LOOK: DT Swiss XMC 1200 trail wheels

FIRST LOOK: DT Swiss XMC 1200 trail wheels

Have you thought about wider rims on your mountain bike? DT-Swiss have used pro feedback to make what could be the ideal MTB wheels 9 Nov 2017
FIRST LOOK: Scott Genius 920

FIRST LOOK: Scott Genius 920

Scott claim the new Genius is set for "any trail, any time". Can that be the case? We have a Genius 920 on test to find out. 6 Nov 2017
Shift your perception with the Rocky Mountain Pipeline

Shift your perception with the Rocky Mountain Pipeline

The Rocky Mountain Pipeline has been tweaked for 2018, check out what Wade Simmons and Jesse Melamed think. 31 Oct 2017
FIRST LOOK: Merida One-Sixty 6000

FIRST LOOK: Merida One-Sixty 6000

The Merida One-Sixty 6000 hits the market with hard hitting enduro racing performance and a solid spec for under $6k. 30 Oct 2017
FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Luna X5 women's saddle

FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Luna X5 women's saddle

Fi:zi:k have brought a new women's mountain bike saddle out, the Luna X5. Let's see how she goes! 26 Oct 2017
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