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Reviews

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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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

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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Reviews

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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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

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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Clothing, Reviews

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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Clothing, Reviews

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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Reviews, Tyres

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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Clothing, Reviews

Aussie Grit Flint Women’s Trail Jersey and Shorts

Aussie Grit women specific kit This is our first opportunity to review the Aussie Grit ‘flint’ range of clothing for women. We asked ADVNTR friend Sarah to get out there and put...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Bike review: Bombtrack Hook EXT

The Bombtrack Hook EXT is a fusion of CX/Gravel bike and an MTB. Clearly designed to take you to the limits of a gravel bike’s accepted range, and maybe beyond, it certainly looks the...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Miss Grape Internode Frame Bag

Unsurprisingly, we are sent a lot of bags.  Whereas most are ‘just another bag’, occasionally we receive something special.  In this case it was the Miss Grape Internode. The...

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