Leatt's Gravity Line: Jersey, Pants and Chest Protection
Tim Coleman dressed in a full Leatt kit for a summer of riding and racing - here are his thoughts...
Head to Toe
Race Face Indy Apparel Review
Trevor checks out Race Face's Indy line including the long-sleeved jersey, pants, and knee pads.
Gear Shots - November 2022
Some pants (from The Awesome Shirt Company!), Race Face Covert knee pads, and two sets of eyewear from Adidas...
Pearl Izumi Clothing, Shoes and Protection
Some hits and misses in a selection that includes jacket, pants, jersey, gloves, shoes and kneepads from PI...
Mano a Mano Review
Fasthouse Hooper & Ion K-Lite Kneepads
Two all-day kneepads ridden and reviewed
Chromag Rift Knee Guard
Style mongers from Whistler set out to make one knee pad to rule them all. Did they succeed?
GEAR SHOTS May 5th
Gear Shots: Tires, Flat Shoes, and Armour
The new Shorty (II) soft-condition tire, Dakine's Drift shoes, and some upper body protection from POC...
SixSixOne Recon Knee (x2) and Elbow Pad Review
661's Recon and Recon Advance knees get Shore-tested, along with the Recon elbows...
3 Chest Protectors Reviewed
McRib and Leatt Upper Body Protection
Coming to terms with his mortality, and his brittle ribs, has Trevor padding up like it's 2004...
Gear Shots June 4, 2021
Tools from Crankbrothers and Leatherman, bibs for women, pads from Raceface, and a handlebar from OneUp...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
A Tale Of Two (Kids') Pad Sets
Elbow or knee pads, armour choice is as personal for groms as it is for adults. The Race Face Sendy and Pearl Izumi Summit, have very different use cases.
4 Products From POC Reviewed
A Kortal Race MIPS Helmet, $200 shorts, my favourite knee pads ever, and some eyewear to satisfy your inner DB...
Best of Times and...
Cam McRae's Best of 2020
2020 wasn't a great year to be a human, but if you were a mountain biking human (and you weren't under lockdown) it was vastly better...
EDITORIAL | REVIEW
Elbow Pads can be the Best Leg Armour
It isn't easy to find leg armour that's great to pedal in, offers full shin protection against vicious pedal strikes, and fits a six-year-old...
Elbow Pad SHOOTOUT! (pewpew!)
My Battle with Elbows (5 Elbow Pads Back to Back)
Knees yes. Then why not elbows? A look at options from 7 Protection, POC, Fox and Race Face
The Camelbak Chase Protector Vest
Camelbak updates the "Hip-Pack-Killer" to combine the great stay-put-fit of the first edition with a CE Level 2 back protector.
Pearl Izumi Elevate Knee Pads
An early ouchy left Andrew leary of the Elevate knee pads but he's come full circle...
REVIEW | EDITORIAL
The Leatt Airflex Pro v. Your Best Non-Newtonian Knee Warmers
Andrew gave up on better-than-nothing knee pads ages ago: "I decided it was hard-shells or nothing. Usually nothing."
VIDEO by MAHALO MY DUDE
How to Deep Clean Your Riding Gear
Let's face it, your riding gear's funky and the washing machine alone is not up to this task. Time to bring out the big guns.
Reviewed: Slytech (Shred) XT Heavy Duty Kneepads
Slytech is an offshoot of Shred Optics - or was - which isn't a great resumé for making comfy and protective knee pads...
Dainese Enduro Knee Guard V2 Review
Dainese was all set to release the enduro knee pad to the wild - but media feedback sent them back to the drawing board…
Leatt 3DF 6.0 Knee Guards Reviewed
Full featured knee pads that have some queues taken from both ends of the protection spectrum...
Crash Testing The New Dainese Enduro Knee Guard
Can these new Dainese pads offer DH protection in a comfortable, lighter-weight trail package…
POC VPD Joint System Knee Pads Reviewed
Threading the needle between minimalist protection and burlier armour, the VPD Joint System aims to provide comfort and substantial protection....