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Clothing, Reviews

Aussie Grit Flint Light Gilet

We’ve already reviewed Aussie Grit Apparel’s ‘Thermal’ gilet and were suitably impressed. But with temperatures on the rise, the ‘Light’ option sounds...

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Clothing, Reviews

Galibier Mistral Lite Foul Weather Jersey

Head to Head In many ways, the Galibier Mistral Lite Foul Weather Jersey competes directly with the Castelli Gabba 2 Short Sleeve Jersey. The Gabba 2 retails anywhere between £70.00 and...

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Clothing, Reviews

Aussie Grit Apparel Flint Shorts

In general, I think it is fair to say that adventure cyclists pretty much adopt the riding attire of the road cyclist. Bibshorts are comfortable, allow unrestricted movement and are...

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Clothing, Reviews

Aussie Grit Flint Thermal Gilet

Aussie Grit Apparel is a new brand on the scene, spearheaded by former Formula One driver and keen cyclist, Mark Weber. The clothing is designed for off-road cycling and it seems to be...

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Clothing, Reviews

Galibier – Ardennes Winter Glove

The Ardennes Winter Glove from Galibier arrived a little too late for a proper winter test. Setting aside periods of extreme temperatures, when I could be found plugging away on a turbo...

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Clothing, Reviews

Galibier Ultimate Foul Weather Gilet

Galibier.cc Spring is probably the most unpredictable time of year as you can experience all four seasons in one ride. It is important to have kit that will keep you warm, and preferably...

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Clothing, Reviews

Gore Wear Primaloft ‘Power Trail’ Jacket and ‘The One’ Trousers

Keeper of the Rules – Rule 9 Rule #9 If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period. Fair-weather riding is a luxury reserved for Sunday afternoons and wide...

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Galibier Classique Bib Shorts

The Galibier Classique bib short is a high quality garment which retails at a very attractive price. I thought they represented great value for money at £75.00 but there has been a price...

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Clothing, Reviews

Alpkit Akita Jacket

The Alpkit Akita is a mid-weight, technical fleece, plain and simple. It has a full length zip, two pockets and that is about it. The smooth outer surface makes it a little more wind...

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Clothing, Reviews

Rapha Brevet Bib Shorts (and Tour Divide travelogue!)

It’s Summer 2015 and I finished the Bontrager 24/12 24hr (now Pivot 24/12) Solo in ninth-place. The second half of the race had been *awful* with constant rain and the resulting mud....

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