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TESTED: Stages Shimano XTR M9000 race power meter

TESTED: Stages Shimano XTR M9000 race power meter

Power meters can be crucial in honing in on what's missing from your training and maximising it at the same time. We check out the well known Stages Shimano XTR M9000 combo. 21 Jun 2017
TESTED: Bontrager Ajna Pro Carbon saddle

TESTED: Bontrager Ajna Pro Carbon saddle

Choosing the right saddle is no laughing matter, and Kath Bicknell learnt plenty about ;picking the right one with the Bontrager Ajna Pro Carbon. 16 Jun 2017
TESTED: Focus Jam

TESTED: Focus Jam

Focus. It’s a name that conjures images of precision, German engineering, clarity of thought and exactness of motion. Jam (noun); A fruit conserve, delicious on toast. We put the Focus Jam to the toast. We mean test.. 14 Jun 2017
TESTED: Assos MTB Collection

TESTED: Assos MTB Collection

If you're looking for someone to blame for the mamil (middle aged man in lycra) it could be Assos. We put the inventors of lycra to the test out on the trail, how did they stack up? Read on for more. 10 Jun 2017
TESTED: Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5 plus

TESTED: Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5 plus

Salsa is a brand that all too frequently flies under the radar with quality, well designed and hard riding bikes. Can the Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5+ keep up the tradition? 4 Jun 2017
TESTED: Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL

TESTED: Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL

Chris Herron hits the trails with the Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL and returns with results. 29 May 2017
TESTED: Pro Tool Essentials Pack

TESTED: Pro Tool Essentials Pack

Looking for a starter pack to home and trail bike maintenance? Perhaps this Pro Tool Essentials pack is just whats right for you. 25 May 2017
Pivot's all-new Mach 5.5 carbon trail bike

Pivot's all-new Mach 5.5 carbon trail bike

Pivot launch the new Mach 5.5 carbon an aggressive trail machine built to tackle any obstacle playfully! Read on for more of our first ride impressions. 19 May 2017
TESTED: Rocday Flow gloves

TESTED: Rocday Flow gloves

Need a light, comfortable glove that's been designed by mountain bikers to give you everything you need and nothing you don't? Maybe the Rocday Flow is for you. 18 May 2017
TESTED: MERIDA BIG. TRAIL 800

TESTED: MERIDA BIG. TRAIL 800

This is not your average hardtail, tune in for some fun times and see just what makes the Merida Big trail succeed. 10 May 2017
TESTED: Trek Stache

TESTED: Trek Stache

In an industry of ever-evolving genres and standards, you’d be forgiven for seeing a 29+ bike for the first time and saying, “Urgh, not another style!” but perhaps hold your tongue. 3 May 2017
TESTED: Geligmite savoury gel

TESTED: Geligmite savoury gel

Do you love Vegemite? Well we may have the gel for you! 1 May 2017
TESTED: Whyte G-160

TESTED: Whyte G-160

Do you love a casual climb and a hardcore descent? Well the Whyte G -160 could be for you. 27 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

With the EWS round in Derby looming, our photographer needed the right steed to pilot the courses - as fast as the racers. Merida's new eONE-SIXTY 900E is the mountain biker's e-bike, built for high speeds and rough terrain. 26 Apr 2017
TESTED: Nukeproof Sam Hill signature series pedals

TESTED: Nukeproof Sam Hill signature series pedals

Has the master of flat pedal riding and Nukeproof created the ultimate flat pedal? 24 Apr 2017
TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

It's time to hop back on board the Crankbrothers band wagon because these Mallet E pedals have knocked it out of the park. 21 Apr 2017
TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

Have KTM created a well-built bike that is a ‘true mountain bike’? Is it the one bike to do it all ? 19 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Antares custom saddle

FIRST LOOK: fi'zi:k Antares custom saddle

Has your bike's spec been chosen painstakingly, with nothing left to chance? You might be just the person fi'zi:k had in mind with their Custom.Made saddle program. 18 Apr 2017
TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

Albert Einstein famously observed that “insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same result”. Fortunately for GoPro, its team appear to have taken this sentiment to heart with the impressive upgrade to the company’s tiny Session camera, the Hero5 Session. 17 Apr 2017
TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

A chain guide is the ultimate security when you're racing against the clock and we have the low down on some of the latest and lite'st from Funn. 14 Apr 2017
TESTED: Giant Anthem 2

TESTED: Giant Anthem 2

The Giant Anthem 2 is at the point where value-for-money and performance intersect. The refined geometry coupled with solid component choices for suspension, gearing and brakes make it an ideal first ‘proper’ mountain bike or a bike for the budget-conscious weekend warrior alike. 12 Apr 2017