gear

TESTED: Endura trail gear

TESTED: Endura trail gear

A Scottish brand with some big name sponsorships but how do their garments stack up on the local trails. 18 Feb 2018
TESTED: CUBE Reaction Hybrid Pro 400

TESTED: CUBE Reaction Hybrid Pro 400

Where does an E-MTB hardtail fit? Is it a commuter? An entry-level mountain bike? A self-shuttling mountain bike? We put the bike to use to find out. 9 Feb 2018
YT release an all-new CAPRA 29 and 27.5

YT release an all-new CAPRA 29 and 27.5

YT have overhaulled their popular CAPRA and released it in two options, with 29" and 27.5" bikes available in carbon or alloy. 9 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

The Orbea Rallon had an impressive overhaul, and it means Orbea has brought their enduro machine straight to the head of the class. 2 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

Dakine take their roller bag series and add some serious volume to make a verstaile, easy to use bike bag. 31 Jan 2018
TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

Clif have a wide range of products from bars, gels and bloks to help fuel your ride. 31 Jan 2018
TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

If you love racing and going fast, this is the helmet for you. 24 Jan 2018
What’s the deal with metric shock sizing?

What’s the deal with metric shock sizing?

What is metric and how will it make the lives of mountain bikers better? 17 Jan 2018
TESTED: Shimano S-Phyre XC9 shoes

TESTED: Shimano S-Phyre XC9 shoes

Great fit and comfort, allied with excellent grip off the bike and highly breathable. 15 Jan 2018
What's the best rim width for mountain biking?

What's the best rim width for mountain biking?

How wide is wide for mountain bike rims? We're set up to test 3 wheels with 3 different internal rim widths to find out. 12 Jan 2018
TESTED: Giant Anthem 29er 1

TESTED: Giant Anthem 29er 1

This is a bike that will have the old-school diehard Giant fans frothing! 10 Jan 2018
TESTED: Scicon AeroComfort MTB 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag

TESTED: Scicon AeroComfort MTB 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag

The Scicon AeroComfort has been updated and comes pretty close to nailing everything you want in a MTB bike bag. 3 Jan 2018
TESTED: Smoove Lube

TESTED: Smoove Lube

South African company Smoove have developed a product that works brilliantly in Australian conditions. 29 Dec 2017
Canyon shake up their gravity range for 2018

Canyon shake up their gravity range for 2018

German company unveil new Torque, Sender AL and G5 gravity component range. 19 Dec 2017
Bike Check: Cam Wright's Shimano XTR equipped Specialized Epic

Bike Check: Cam Wright's Shimano XTR equipped Specialized Epic

Cam Wright, our own XCO World Champion, is gearing up for a huge 2018 - so we took a look at the bike he will be piloting in his 2nd year in Juniors. 19 Dec 2017
Get the EVOL upgrade for your Fox shock

Get the EVOL upgrade for your Fox shock

Fox have upgraded their suspension for 2018 with more volume - called EVOL. And you can do the same at your next service. 13 Dec 2017
TESTED: Unit MTB clothing

TESTED: Unit MTB clothing

Need some fresh kit for summer? Well why not look at this combination from Unit? It works well in Aussie conditions. 13 Dec 2017
TESTED: Specialized Epic Expert

TESTED: Specialized Epic Expert

The Epic Expert proves to be a great XC race bike offering bucket loads of fun. 13 Dec 2017
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