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Reviews

Cirrus Cycles Kinekt 2.1 suspension seatpost

It’s rare that a rider, of any genre of cycling, hasn’t at some point suffered the proverbial pain in the arse. If switching saddles, bib shorts or tyre pressures haven’t...

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Accessories, Reviews

Camelbak Repack LR 4 hydration waistpack

I have a history with Camelbak product that stretches all the way back to the early-90s original. Along the way I’ve worked my way through the Rogue, H.A.W.G and Cloudwalker. In...

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Reviews

Genetic Driser 4-10 drop handlebars

Drop-what? 25 years on from riser-bars having their second coming on mountain bikes, Genetic have released their new Driser 4-10 drop-bars. Joining the original Driser 4 road  and Driser...

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Reviews

Giro Agilis MIPS Helmet

As gravel bikes straddle the middle ground between road & mtb, the associated kit begins to do the same. Road helmets ache to be aero while MTB lids sprout peaks and chin guards. If...

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News

Into the Rift: The Story of the Atlas Mountain Race

The Atlas Mountain Race At its announcement the Atlas Mountain Race had all the hallmarks of being an amazing event. So much so I barely hesitated putting my name down when entries opened!...

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Featured, News

Salsa Cycles: Choosing To Live

Finally the wait is over! Salsa Cycles and Travel Alberta‘s new movie, Choosing To Live, is ready to stream online. While mourning her late husband, Sarah Hornby craved an opportunity...

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Reviews

iSSi II Triple SPD compatible pedals

Introduction iSSi Pedals are a part of the QBP empire that also includes the Salsa & Surly brands. They offer both clipless and flat pedals for gravel, MTB and road use. As well as the...

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Reviews

Fizik Terra Microtex Bondcush Tacky handlebar tape

With the Covid-19 restricting big rides, take advantage of the good weather and give your bike some  long overdue TLC. Handlebar tape is a crucial contact point but often suffers from...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Straight Cut Design Custom Framebag

There are seemingly endless options for bike packing luggage, but one area is often less than perfect, namely frame bags. Seat packs and bar-bags can be adjusted to fit most bikes, but...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Wraptie tie-down straps

Getting out there on your bike inevitably means taking some kit with you. The challenge comes in finding ways to carry it all. While soft luggage has all but replaced racks and panniers...

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