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Tyres

Onza Canis 29er 2.25 tyres – review

We’ve recently been blasting a few trails and events on the new Canis 29er tyres, here’s how we got on

Onza Canis 29er 2.25 tyres – review
Shorts

Mavic Red Rock baggy shorts – review

A cracking pair of baggy shorts that have rapidly become our favourite shorts for trail riding

Mavic Red Rock baggy shorts – review
Tyres

Kenda Slant Six 29 DTC John Tomac signature tyres – review

The Slant Six is a super fast and reassuringly grippy tyre when pushed hard, making it an ideal summer tyre

Kenda Slant Six 29 DTC John Tomac signature tyres – review
MTB

Trek Fuel EX 8 – review

The new Fuel EX 8, with a slacker head angle, is fast, agile and light, making it a highly capable UK trail bike

Trek Fuel EX 8 – review
Shorts

POC Trail baggy shorts - review

Lightweight trail shorts from POC so nearly tick all the boxes

POC Trail baggy shorts - review
Shoes

Five Ten Maltese Falcon SPD shoes - review

After four months of solid riding, how have the Maltese Falcon SPD shoes stood up? Henry gives his verdict

Five Ten Maltese Falcon SPD shoes - review
Shoes

Northwave Striker SBS shoes - review

Light and comfortable, Henry puts Northwave's Striker shoes to the test

Northwave Striker SBS shoes - review
Helmet (Standard)

Alpina Mythos helmet – review

The Mythos offers great peformance, comfort and weight with a decent price tag

Alpina Mythos helmet – review
MTB

Cannondale Scalpel 29er - first ride

Cannondale didn’t rush to the 29er scene, and the Scalpel 29er proves the wait was worth it

Cannondale Scalpel 29er - first ride
Pedals

Crank Brothers Mallet 2 pedals - review

The Mallet has been updated, we test them to see if the updates have improved an already great pedal

Crank Brothers Mallet 2 pedals - review
Jackets

Gore Bike Wear Phantom II Windstopper jacket - review

James Lee passes the rule on Gore Bike Wear's close fitting windproof jacket that turns into a gilet

Gore Bike Wear Phantom II Windstopper jacket - review
Pedals

Shimano XT Trail M785 SPD pedals - review

There’s simply nothing to fault with Shimano’s XT Trail pedals. Great performance and value make them the must-buy product of 2012

Shimano XT Trail M785 SPD pedals - review
Tyres

Michelin Wild Grip’R tyres – first ride

Newly updated tyres impress with all-round potential, offering great traction and impressive durability

Michelin Wild Grip’R tyres – first ride
Seat Posts

Giant Contact Switch dropper post - review

Giant's £170 adjustable seatpost gets the long-term review treatment. How has it stood up?

Giant Contact Switch dropper post - review
MTB

Scott Spark Expert 29er - review

If you like riding fast, and we mean really properly fast, there’s few better choices than the Spark 29er

Scott Spark Expert 29er - review
MTB

Van Nicholas Zion 29er – review

21lb rigid titanium speed merchant from the Dutch bicycle manufacturer is lightning fast and smooth

Van Nicholas Zion 29er – review
Seat Posts

RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost – first ride

RockShox introduces a dropper seatpost that offers smooth and reliable saddle height adjustment

RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost – first ride
Jackets

Bontrager RL Thermal Soft Shell jacket – review

Ideal for changeable winter conditions with a great fit and tons of warmth and protection from the rain and mud, the Bontrager RL Thermal Soft...

Bontrager RL Thermal Soft Shell jacket – review
Buyer's Guides

Bikemagic’s Bike of the Year 2011 + the best products

Our quick review of the best bits of 2011, which bikes we've loved and the kit we hold a special place for

Bikemagic’s Bike of the Year 2011 + the best products
Undershirts and Base-Layers

Pearl Izumi Transfer Zip Neck LS Base layer - review

Pearl Izumi is committed to creating high performance fabrics that meet their specific criteria, and the Minerale is a good example of this

Pearl Izumi Transfer Zip Neck LS Base layer - review