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TESTED: Norman MTB men's and women's mountain bike clothing

TESTED: Norman MTB men's and women's mountain bike clothing

Norman MTB bring sustainable materials and design to trail ready men's and women's clothing - here's our take. 15 Aug 2022
TESTED: Yakima Roadshower 26L

TESTED: Yakima Roadshower 26L

The Yakima RoadShower takes a simple idea and adds some nifty features. 27 Jul 2022
TESTED: Hammerhead Karoo2

TESTED: Hammerhead Karoo2

The features of the Hammerhead Karoo 2 indicate this unit is for the serious adventurer. 26 Jul 2022
Garmin Rally XC100 Power Meter Pedals

Garmin Rally XC100 Power Meter Pedals

Garmin markets the XC100 as a cross-country and gravel power meter; but after seeing Maes’ post, I was naturally inclined to try it on the enduro bike. 24 Jul 2022
TESTED: One Up Components Dropper Post V2

TESTED: One Up Components Dropper Post V2

Over the past few months, I have been putting the V2 dropper through its paces in a variety of conditions to see if OneUp have improved on what is already a favourite within our ranks. 22 Jul 2022
FIRST LOOK: KED Pector ME-1 e-bike helmet

FIRST LOOK: KED Pector ME-1 e-bike helmet

The KED Pector ME-1 has an eMTB safety rating, excellent coverage and great fit. 20 Jul 2022
TESTED: G-Form MX360 Back Protector

TESTED: G-Form MX360 Back Protector

The MX360 is the first back protection offered by G-Form, and their attention to detail makes me think that there might be a lot more protection to come from G-Form. 20 Jul 2022
TESTED: Cruel Components Oval VO Chain Ring

TESTED: Cruel Components Oval VO Chain Ring

Oval chain rings are said to be beneficial in minimising the dead spot in your pedal stroke, while increasing the power in the stronger phase of the stroke. 19 Jul 2022
TESTED: Rola VBR5 Bike Rack

TESTED: Rola VBR5 Bike Rack

Founded in the 1980s, Rola are a Melbourne based roof rack and storage company who have just released their first foray into vertical bike racks. 17 Jul 2022
TESTED: Pearl iZUMi Summit Gloves

TESTED: Pearl iZUMi Summit Gloves

Every time I used the Summit gloves, I was impressed by how flawlessly comfortable they were. 15 Jul 2022
AMB tests 11 Waterproof cycling jackets on the trails

AMB tests 11 Waterproof cycling jackets on the trails

Wet weather doesn't close all trails, having the right waterproof jacket can keep you rolling! Here's a bunch we have tested on the dirt. 14 Jul 2022
TESTED: Forbidden Dreadnought

TESTED: Forbidden Dreadnought

Forbidden are back with their new Enduro bike named the Dreadnought – and it carries with it all the buzz words and promises to get a gravity rider such as myself salivating. 14 Jul 2022
TESTED: Trek Fuel EX-e Trail e-bike

TESTED: Trek Fuel EX-e Trail e-bike

The new Trek Fuel EX-e brings mid-power pedal assist to a modern 29er trail bike - and we love it. 13 Jul 2022
TESTED: AMB Vertical Bike Rack Group Test

TESTED: AMB Vertical Bike Rack Group Test

We tested 8 leading vertical bike racks to see how they stack up. 6 Jul 2022
TESTED: Shingleback Off Road Sport Rack

TESTED: Shingleback Off Road Sport Rack

The Sport rack provides all the upgrades from the original Classic rack, minus the gas-strut mechanism. It’s a rack which will surely become a best-seller, as its adjustability and versatility will serve the majority of riders regardless of cycling discipline or car model.  19 Jun 2022
TESTED: PNW Ozone Trail Jersey

TESTED: PNW Ozone Trail Jersey

A casual trail jersey can take plenty of forms, but for those chasing a t-shirt style there's a lot to be said for reaching for a purpose-built jersey instead of a t-shirt from your favourite brand. 8 Jun 2022
TESTED: We Are One Coup Rims

TESTED: We Are One Coup Rims

We Are One designed this rim in conjunction with Brett Rheeder, one of the leaders of dirt jumping (DJ) and slopestyle riding in the current era. 4 Jun 2022
TESTED: Time Speciale 8 Pedals

TESTED: Time Speciale 8 Pedals

Time's Speciale 8 is the little brother to the Speciale 12, offering a smaller and more compact pedalling platform while still being large enough of a platform to feel right at home under the feet of any enduro or trail bike rider. 2 Jun 2022
TESTED: Weldtite Dirt Trap Chain Cleaner

TESTED: Weldtite Dirt Trap Chain Cleaner

The benefits of a clean drivetrain are immense, with savings in energy and costs. A dirty drivetrain works poorly and everything wears out faster as well. 31 May 2022
TESTED: Time Speciale 12 Enduro Pedals

TESTED: Time Speciale 12 Enduro Pedals

Time’s ATAC technology allows riders to step directly into allowing a more natural foot movement both in and out of the pedal, a self clearing design that works in mud with ease as the brass cleat pushes the debris through the system. 30 May 2022
FIRST LOOK: Genesis Fugio 30

FIRST LOOK: Genesis Fugio 30

There are plenty of fancy gravel bikes designed for roadies. But the Fugio 30 is so clearly designed for mountain bikers. 27 May 2022