gear

TESTED: Canyon Lux CF SLX 9.0 Pro Race

TESTED: Canyon Lux CF SLX 9.0 Pro Race

The Canyon Lux was released to much fanfare - we tested and can reveal why. 19 Dec 2018
TESTED: The Wahoo KickR

TESTED: The Wahoo KickR

Trainers like the Wahoo KICKR exist as we can't always ride outside when we want to. But how real can they feel? 19 Dec 2018
TESTED: Maxxis Rekon 2.25" and 2.6" tyres

TESTED: Maxxis Rekon 2.25" and 2.6" tyres

The Maxxis Rekon tread has morphed from a Plus model to a fast trail tyre and aggressive racing tread. Where does its strength lie? 19 Dec 2018
TESTED: Haibike SDURO HardSeven 7.0

TESTED: Haibike SDURO HardSeven 7.0

Need a little more help to enjoy the trails? This Bosch-equipped eMTB hardtail might be the answer. 18 Dec 2018
FIRST LOOK: Yakima FoldClick 2

FIRST LOOK: Yakima FoldClick 2

We've been using the new Yakima FoldClick 2 - here's our first thoughts. 15 Dec 2018
TESTED: Thok MIG-R eMTB

TESTED: Thok MIG-R eMTB

Thok have sprung out of Italy as an eMTB-specific bike brand - and they've hit the trails with a bike that's a blast to ride. 14 Dec 2018
TESTED: Norco Sight VLT 2

TESTED: Norco Sight VLT 2

The Norco Sight VLT has hit all the right numbers - but how does it stack up on the trail? 14 Dec 2018
TESTED: Sea to Summit Bikepacking gear

TESTED: Sea to Summit Bikepacking gear

What should you pack for a lightweight bikepacking trip? We tested some items from Sea to Summit. 12 Dec 2018
TESTED: Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

TESTED: Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

The Canyon Spectral is Canyon's take on what a progressive trail bike should be. 12 Dec 2018
TESTED: Santa Cruz Blur CC

TESTED: Santa Cruz Blur CC

Santa Cruz have brought back the Blur! But just how new school is this XC whip? 12 Dec 2018
Banshee Legend 29 – Cannonball Festival Bike Check

Banshee Legend 29 – Cannonball Festival Bike Check

A Legend Reborn: Banshee Legend 29 [PROTOTYPE] Bike Check at Thredbo Cannonball Festival, 2018. Photos and words from mediaman Nick Waygood. 5 Dec 2018
8 things we love about the Norco Sight VLT

8 things we love about the Norco Sight VLT

Norco's new Sight VLT hits the trails with just about every feature we could want in a hard-hitting eMTB. 21 Nov 2018
FIRST LOOK: Whyte T-130S

FIRST LOOK: Whyte T-130S

The ever-popular Whyte T-130 has had a few more updates, and we've got this short travel enduro bike on test right now. 20 Nov 2018
FIRST LOOK: Alchemy Arktos 29

FIRST LOOK: Alchemy Arktos 29

What's a do it all trail bike look like? Just like this, according to Alchemy Bikes. 25 Oct 2018
Momsen release Vipa Ultra MTB

Momsen release Vipa Ultra MTB

Fresh out of South Africa, the Momsen Vipa Ultra has been designed purely for mountain bike stage races. 15 Oct 2018
FIRST LOOK: DT Swiss F535 suspension fork

FIRST LOOK: DT Swiss F535 suspension fork

With the release of the F535, DT Swiss finally went large with suspension. Here's our first look on the trail. 10 Oct 2018
The Cannondale Habit reinvents the trail bike

The Cannondale Habit reinvents the trail bike

What should a trail bike be? Cannondale think they have nailed it with the all-ew Cannondale Habit. 10 Oct 2018
Easton and RaceFace find a new home!

Easton and RaceFace find a new home!

Two of cycling's biggest brands have a new home in Australia! 8 Oct 2018
FIRST LOOK: Crank Brothers Synthesis Wheels

FIRST LOOK: Crank Brothers Synthesis Wheels

Crank Brothers new Synthesis take years of engineering and carbon expertise and rolls it into a diverse range of high-performance wheels. 2 Oct 2018
FIRST LOOK: Sunn Shamann S1 Finest

FIRST LOOK: Sunn Shamann S1 Finest

The Sunn Shamann is as French as it gets, with aggressive style that is unapologetic in its purposefulness. 30 Sep 2018
TESTED: Fast Suspension Yari Up

TESTED: Fast Suspension Yari Up

The RockShox Yari has the chassis your trail bike needs - but if you want to up the performance, try this out. 28 Sep 2018