tech

BIKE CHECKS at Bright National Champs

BIKE CHECKS at Bright National Champs

We find the weird and the fast at Bright National Championships. 18 Mar 2020
WORKSHOP: Upgrading to SRAM AXS

WORKSHOP: Upgrading to SRAM AXS

Upgrade to the new Sram AXS rear mech with this step by step guide. 14 Sep 2019
CRANKWORX Whistler - Tech Expo

CRANKWORX Whistler - Tech Expo

Each year, companies tie in Crankworx Whistler with product releases. This year was no different, with companies making large displays of their tech to show off to the masses of crowds. Nick Waygood takes a wander through the village, spying out a few new things from the likes of FiveTen, RaceFace, Yakima, and Oakley 22 Aug 2018
TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

As long as I have been riding bikes I’ve always heard people say that the best upgrade you can make to your bike is the wheels. 4 Jun 2018
How to rail big berms

How to rail big berms

Big berms are easy to ride but difficult to ride fast. Maintaining your speed throughout the berm or even accelerating out is the goal here. With so much room on big berms, it is very easy to enter or exit in the wrong spot and get off line throughout the berm. The entry point, holding a smooth line and exiting at the right place and time are what matter most. Use your exit speed to judge how well you have done throughout the berm and as always, practice makes perfect. Here’s how to get it done. 3 Sep 2016
Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 C

Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 C

The 27. 17 Jul 2016
Tested: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

Tested: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

The turning point of trail bikes 13 Jul 2016
The Shimano DI2 Project

The Shimano DI2 Project

We’re nearing on 2 years since Shimano first announced their XTR Di2 group set. 10 Jul 2016
Long-term test: Shimano XT M8000 1x11

Long-term test: Shimano XT M8000 1x11

Last year Shimano announced what many people expected – that the Shimano XT group set was going to 11 speed. 26 Jun 2016
Tested: Felt Decree 2

Tested: Felt Decree 2

Felt bicycles have been around since 1994, and have a strong presence in the professional road, time trial and triathlon scene, patenting their own carbon miracles and sponsoring pro road team Hincapie. 23 Jun 2016
Tested: Scott Contessa Spark 700RC

Tested: Scott Contessa Spark 700RC

Scott is a brand that has pushed boundaries time and time again with the release of super-light bikes. 17 Jun 2016
TESTED: Gates Belt Drive

TESTED: Gates Belt Drive

If singlespeeds are the ultimate mountain bike experience, the Gates Belt Drive might just add to that. 4 May 2015
How to clean your bike

How to clean your bike

A clean bike is a happy bike, and a reliable bike. Here's how to make sure your bike is set to roll for a long time to come. 15 Apr 2015
FIRST LOOK: Giro Terraduro and Terradura

FIRST LOOK: Giro Terraduro and Terradura

Giro have a strong helmet game, and match it with their shoes and other accessories. Best of all, their popular Terraduro trail shoe is matched with the ladies Terradura. 28 Mar 2015
Race Tech: Lachlan McKillop - Mobile Mechanic

Race Tech: Lachlan McKillop - Mobile Mechanic

Spinning wrenches in a shop is far different to keeping race bikes in one piece at big races. We speak to PRO mechanic Lachlan McKillop from Park Bikes, who was working on the Specialized team bikes. 13 Mar 2015