(Uncle Dave) Review
Norrøna Fjora Pants and Skibotn Jersey
Does it matter if your life-partner laughs at you when you are dressed for a wet-weather mountain bike ride?
TI CHROMAG DUALLY!
Stuff we saw at Crankworx
No point burying the lead: a Ti Chromag Darco graced the SRAM booth. But we found a few other fun things, too.
Riding in Royal Race Pants
Royal's Race pants combine four-way stretch materials and two decades of DH pant experience to create something that is truly pedalable both up and down technical trails.
MANO a MANO
Bontrager Evoke VS. Rhythm Gloves
Stacking up Bontrager's most breathable full-finger mountain bike glove against their most protective.
Flat Pedal Shoe Review
Ride Concepts Powerline Shoes - Reviewed
The Poweline model has the stickiest rubber in the line and the most protection - particularly for your ankle...
Wet Weather Gear
Reviewed - Gore C3/C5 Jacket and Shorts
"Like a frat boy hitting the ground after his first kegger. It was kind of shocking..."
Patagonia Dirt Roamer Short & Trail Bike Henley Review
Patagonia's unique approach to MTB has led to a couple of interesting pieces. AJ takes a closer look.
NOTHING WITH BATTERIES
Dear Santa - Andrew's List
Magnets and Metal and Plastic and NeoShell
The (Seasonal) Death Of Vanity
Helmets, shoes and gloves edition (Reviews - sort of)
Random MTB Gear Given to Uncle Dave
Dave has been stockpiling gear just so he could write about it for his faithful audience - Shoes from 5:10 and Specialized, gloves from Gore and Specialized and a helmet from...
Product Preview/Ride Report
Introducing Ride Concepts Footwear (Plus Livewire Review)
New shoe brands in MTB are rare - but Ride Concepts has come prepared with a surprisingly good flat pedal shoe - with clipless to come later...
Leatt DBX 4.0 Lite Gloves
Why do these gloves smell so bad? Why are they stiff with sweat? Maybe because Andrew won't take them off...
Lizard Skins Monitor HD Gloves
"It's a bit like having a bullet proof convertible, or maybe hockey goalie gear without a cup..."
Sweet Protection: Head to Toe
A merino wool jersey, waterproof shorts, a new favourite knee pad, and a MIPS-equipped helmet - all reviewed in this head-to-toe selection from the Norwegian brand.
OWN FR-01 Shoe Review
“…if you do finish a ride with super wet shoes, you can just slide off the outer shoes and drive home in the liners.”
Race Face Stage Shorts & Ruxton Jersey
Light weight, good fit, quick to dry – these pieces tick the boxes and look and feel great.
TLD Sprint Jersey and Ruckus Short
TLD Kit is immediately recognizable and great looking - but do they stack up in the function and fit departments as well?
Giro Head to Toe
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.
Giro New Road Collection: Reviewed
“The problem of taking a trailside leak while also revelling in the comfort of bibshorts completely vanishes… I honestly can’t remember the last day I didn’t wear these shorts.”
Winter Gear: Giro Helmet and Gloves
Giro’s entry to the AM hard shell market, and their fleece-lined winter riding gloves…
Winter Gear: RaceFace Soft Goods
Tried and tested soft goods that continue to deliver…