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Clothing, Reviews

Gore Shakedry Cap

The casquette or cycling cap – a hangover from bygone days or not? The advent of helmets seemed to kill off the cycling cap, along with the ‘hair net helmet’ (thank...

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Clothing, Reviews

GORE C5 GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY 1985 Viz Jacket

When you live in a temperate climate, you just can’t escape the fact that sooner or later, you will need a waterproof jacket. Equally inescapable is the dreaded ‘boil in the...

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Reviews

3T Superghiaia Team Stealth

Flared bars have come in and out of fashion over the decades. Whether you feel they are some sort of retro fashion statement or not, they make perfect sense for gravel bikes. The wider...

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Reviews, Wheels

First Look – Halo Carbaura RC Carbon Wheels

Halo Carbaura RC Carbon Wheels RRP £999.95 – £1,049.95 Carbon road clincher rim and disc brake wheelsets, available in 35/50mm depths www.halowheels.com Why review road wheels on a...

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Clothing, Reviews

Endura MTR Shell Jacket

Summer’s almost gone… With apologies to Jim Morrison… You can’t escape the fact that autumn is upon us. Inevitably most people will begin to focus on the coming...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Review: Voile Straps

Hailing from Utah,  Voile (pronounced Vo-Lay) started off making straps for skiers to hold their skis together when carrying them. Naturally Skiers aren’t alone in this need, seeking...

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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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Clothing, Reviews

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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Clothing, Reviews

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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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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