The new Giro Switchblade shares a name and a removable chin bar with its predecessor, but everything else – including its intended use – is different.
“This groove accommodates the SPD bits, so the sole can grip the outer pedal body and behave more like a proper flat pedal…”
TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking – but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?
When the Truant jersey is in the laundry, it makes me do laundry more often. That’s a lie – I just wear it, even if it smells.
“I’m not saying that people of Scottish heritage* are miserly penny-pinching skinflints…”
The 2016 Loam Ranger plaid flannels are in stock in our store. What else will you use to stash that bourbon?
“Rimless optics make you look like an extra from a 90s sci-fi flick, or worse, like a triathlete, but they work very well…”
The partnership is a perfect match—they both established themselves on the North Shore when mountain biking was young and evolving.
The AM5 is a new model for 2016 and it’s labelled as an all mountain shoe – but Tim tested them for DH use for good measure…
“This review could be very quick…I’m struggling to recall a pair of shoes that I have liked more.”
“I was so preoccupied with a dislocated finger that I hadn’t noticed I’d hit my head…”
These gloves are not for Juno or Yellowknife – they are aimed at Seattle, Portland or Vancouver when it gets wet and cool…
“An instant favourite of the NSMB crew, the Loam Ranger is Race Face’s take on the Canadian flannel…”
Bontrager’s Lithos Stormshell is versatile enough for other wet winter activities and stylish enough to wear off the bike…