Gear – Accessories


RST Dropper Post & Inverted Fork

A Dropper For the Ages

RST moves to create interesting, high value, easy to service products, performance products – built with the rider in mind…

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Park Tool For 2017

Get Torqued

Park makes tool for both the home mechanic and the shop wrench – but Andrew Major prefers to use shop-quality tools at home…

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PUSH Industries: Interbike 2016

Metric, Updates and Tools

Backwards compatible shock updates and fresh tools are two of the tricks Darren from PUSH Industries is up to for 2017…

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The Future is Soon: Argon 18’s Concept Bike

Argon 18 offers a glimpse into the future of racing.

Does Argon 18’s concept bike offer glimpses into the future of DH and XC race technology?

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SILCA Tools Make Me Swoon

SILCA and other nice things I touched at Interbike 2016

SILCA tools are a virgin pacific island in a sea of crap.

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Crankbrothers Highline Dropper : Follow Up

Hit Or Miss?

A dropper post from Crankbrothers has a dubious pedigree – but is it possible the company has turned things around with this post?

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Julbo Race 2.0 Glasses

Essential Kit

“As some people know I’m a picky bitch, and there are several areas where riding glasses really piss me off. ..”

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Tools Missing from your Pack

Almost Everything...

The balance between having everything you need to keep you riding and keeping your pack a reasonable weight is a fine one…

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Sweating the Small Things @ Crankworx 2016

Nerding my way through the little details

Andrew Major appreciates and identifies the small details that set bikes, mechanics, shops and manufacturers apart…

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ProCore Review: For Trail Bikes

Tube Within a Tubeless?

Schwalbe’s ProCore system offers a tube inside your tubeless tire in an effort to protect your rim, prevent flats and improve traction…

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Shimano AM9 Shoes

Shoes. Oh my god, shoes.

“This groove accommodates the SPD bits, so the sole can grip the outer pedal body and behave more like a proper flat pedal…”

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Renthal Traction Grips are Mean (Updated)

Mechanical Advantage in all the familiar compounds.

Will Grips with ridges designed to bite back when you twist your hands make you ride better?

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TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short

Clothing that looks fast even when you're slow.

TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking – but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?

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The Warlord Battle Axe Mk II

Baddest Trail Tool Ever Conceived

“What is it? Well it’s a pick, an axe, a trowel, a rake, a scraper and a stomper all in one.”

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milKit – Sealant Replacement

Got milKit?! Want some?

milKit is a system that lets you evaluate and then add to or remove and replace the sealant in your tires without breaking out the tire levers…

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