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Review: Happy Bottom Bum Butter

Hot on the heels (cheeks?) of the Squirt Barrier Balm comes Happy Bottom Bum Butter. Like the Barrier Balm, it doesn’t look like the typical white chamois cream. The tub proudly...

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Endura FS260-Pro Bibshort

The FS260-PRO is a mid range short from Endura. Don’t think that these are anything but premium quality however. In use The 600 Series pad is very comfortable. I hardly noticed it...

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Review: Galibier VentUltra Jacket

The VentUltra Jacket is a packable, lightweight jacket. The design parameters are to keep you dry in light rain and warm on long descents. There aren’t many long descents within a...

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WTB SL8 Team Saddle – First Impressions

SL8 – the basics The WTB SL8 (pronounced ‘slate’) Team Saddle is a titanium railed, lightweight saddle. It comes in four sizes, Narrow through to Extra Wide. It was...

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Review: Marin Four Corners

Sunshine day dreaming In the early 90s Marin were one of the most exciting mainstream manufacturers. A product of the nascent mountain bike scene in Marin County, the imagery they used in...

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ODI 3.5MM PERFORMANCE BAR TAPE

Getting excited about bar tape isn’t easy, unless you’ve some perverse obsession about the stuff… Unlike most traditional cork based tapes or indeed the newer silicone...

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Reviewed: Lauf True Grit

Back in June, Upgrade Bikes kindly lent me a Lauf True Grit to try out during Yorkshire True Grit. I loved it and was reluctant to hand it back, despite the loan bike being too big!...

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Galibier 3/4 Peloton Bib Knickers

A three quarter length bib knicker with a difference. At this time of year it is quite common for early mornings to be quite cold, but for the temperature to rise significantly as the...

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Aussie Grit flint Men’s Bike Jersey

This is Aussie Grit’s take on the ubiquitous race jersey. Competing in the crowded ‘middle of the pack’ price range, the jersey needs to be good to stand out. So how did...

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WTB Resolute 700 x 42 a four seasons tyre

WTB promote the Resolute as a four seasons, any conditions, gravel tyre. To me, that sounds a lot like the Nano which I reviewed in March. I felt the Nano was almost the ideal gravel tyre...

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