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Lizard Skins DSP 3.2mm bar tape

Bar tape – a nice little upgrade It has long been a truism in cycling – the most important things on your bike are the contact points. Equally true is the fact that bar tape is...

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Review: Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Bike Computer

Wahoo ELEMNT You’ve probably heard of the ELEMNT already, Wahoo’s attempt at breaking Garmin’s near monopoly on bike GPS computers. I’m not going to delve into every...

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Specialized Air Tool Blast tubeless tyre setter

All the big brands are now catching on that the tubeless trend is here to stay and are jumping on the tubeless tyre inflator bandwagon. We’ve been impressed with the Airshot and...

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USE Exposure Stem Fit Bracket

How do you write an engaging review about a light bracket? I’ll do my best and let’s see how it goes. Riding at night is an interesting affair, at least as far as lighting is...

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Rapha GT road shoes

The Rapha GT road shoe (originally named the Grand Tour at launch) was introduced way back in the Spring of 2012 and was touted as the most expensive road shoe on the planet. In typical...

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Trek Emonda SL Frameset

A Trek Emonda (2018) – an adventure bike? Putting your head above the parapet can be a tricky business. In a recent post, I questioned the whole concept of ‘adventure’...

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Homebrew Carbon Gravel Wheelset

Carbon wheels generally come in two flavours. Mainstream, off the shelf exotica from the likes of Zipp, ENVE or Hed.  Warning: to join this club, you’ll need to remortgage your house...

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Kärcher OC3 Portable Washer

Okay, one thing you probably won’t take with you on an adventure is a portable washer. But for shorter rides, you may need to quickly wash down your bike and kit; for that, the Kärcher...

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Pinnacle Arkose 4

The gravel scene now has a firm hold worldwide. From its grassroots in the US, the gravel bike phenomenon has grown exponentially; this is reflected in the number of ‘gravel’...

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Just in: Wild Cycling by Chris Sidwells

I got word yesterday that there was a new guide book that would appeal to me, Wild Cycling by Chris Sidwells. Not only that, but it was on offer, and who doesn’t love a bargain?...

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