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Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Zee Brakes 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Zee Brakes 2018
Shimano Zee Brakes

Shimano's high-powered stoppers have been around for some time now, offering two flavours of four-pot power. The Saints sit up top as the benchmark and below which the less expensive Zee offers huge power but with a slightly lower spec. Essentially the Zee is a four-pot caliper on an SLX lever, which is why the lever looks familiar! The Saints…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano AM41  2013
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano AM41  2013
Shimano AM41

While these might look like a pair of school shoes, once you are on the bike their functionality becomes clear. These are the ultimate winter biking shoes if you ride flats; the Velcro lace cover does a great job of keeping a fair amount of water out of the shoe and also keeping your laces crud free. The sole is…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Deore Double M545  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Deore Double M545  2010
Shimano Deore Double M545

Weight: 1130 Grams (complete with bottom bracket) The Deore range from Shimano has always provided excellent quality at a great price. Whilst the cranks lack the bold good looks of the SLX set they are by no means ugly! The bash guide is identical to the one on its bigger brother so the real difference here is the crank arms…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur  2010
Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur

Weight: 160 Grams A specific front derailleur for double and bash set-ups, the perfect match for your SLX Double and Bash in fact. Of course you can just wind up the limit screw on a triple chainset derailleur, so you might ask what is the point of this? When you run a double set up you tend to use more…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665  2010
Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665

Weight: 1010 Grams (complete with bottom bracket) The M665 Double Chainset is one of the most popular double and bash set-ups on the market. It offers excellent value considering the entire chainset including the BB bearings and cranks can be bought for less than some other brands sell a bash ring and a chain guide! Although not super light, the…

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Madeira is different, it isn't a bike park, it isn't naturally formed trails, it hasn't evolved over the centuries and it hasn't been a huge…

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As the e-bike market continues to grow and is attracting new cyclists who are starting their journey through the world of E-MTBs, Shimano wants to…

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2 months ago

Who doesn't love a good dream build video? The SCOR / Öhlins frame set is a limited edition of 100 pieces only!

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Rob Warner is the ultimate UK bike legend. One of the first riders that made it big on the world cups, he seemed to have…

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Lightfall shares the story of legendary MTB photographer Sterling Lorence and his process to get the perfect shot in the dank and misty mountains of…

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4 months ago

We all know Killian Bron creates some of the best biking video's out there. But did you ever wonder how he does it? What does…

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5 months ago

Yep... Luca Shaw will not be racing for the Santa Cruz Syndicate in 2022. It feels like only yesterday when we met Luca Shaw. Under…

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Old school meets new school with jungle vibes! Josh Lewis (aka Lossedog) worked on this full length part for the majority of 2021. Usually he's…

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An extraordinary race with a bizarre twist in the final stage gives GBDURO victory to the Around-the-World record holder in his first-ever race. Despite a…

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5 months ago

Thanks to his Consistency, Hugo Pigeon ended his EWS season in 24th overall. He managed to land himself into the top 10 on a few…

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6 months ago

To push as much as you can, always on your limit and trying to go as fast as you can. But most of the time…

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6 months ago

This film series sure put a Scottish road trip on the menu for 2022... In this episode of Scotty’s Scotland Showcase we’re in the Cairngorms,…

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Issue 69

Scott has been part of the biking scene for ages. From the beginnings of the EWS to being a GMBN presenter he’s done a lot. We caught up with the content creator for a chat on riding, filming and life.

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Issue 69

Watch the most popular MTB videos from the last couple of months right here!

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Issue 65

On test this issue: the Merida E160 with the EP8 motor, Canyons Stitch360 pump track destroyer and the YT Jeffsy Core 2 27,5’’. We check out Earshot’s magnetic headphones, Bluegrass’ lightweight pads, shoes from Mavic and Fizik, and the Smith Forefront 2 helmet/goggle combo.

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Issue 65

Watch the most popular MTB videos from the last couple of months right here!

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Issue 64

Even with a massive shortage of bikes, we managed to get some amazing bikes on test for you. Read our honest opinion on the CUBE Stereo Hybrid 160, Merida Big trail, Transition PBJ and a selection of parts by Kids Ride Shotgun, Melon Optics and OneUp components.

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Issue 61

E-MTB’s, probably the most passionately debated topic in the world of mountain bikes. As they grow in popularity Pete Archer takes a ride through a post-industrial slate mining landscape and muses on the past and future of e-bikes.

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Issue 58

Ghost's big hitter, Cannondales new Habit and some of electric numbers from Haibike, Greyp and Merida, plus Rou’s new ride from Cube! Drivetrains get given a grinding with Box and SRAM offering affordable wide range gearing plus kit from Lake, Leatt and Hope.

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Issue 57

More images with no particular place to call home this issue!

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Issue 52

A World Championship smashing enduro bike from Nukeproof, a rowdy hardtail from Commencal and a couple of funky gravel bikes make the line up of test machines this month. Slowing things down hard and fast is the name of the game as we put some four-pot brakes through the mill and see if they can offer the killer power they all claim.

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Issue 51

Thomas Vanderham joins a trip into the mountains of Switzerland to explore the huge landscape and amazing trails. Using the ever so efficient Swiss transport system the team combine the best trails into a week of epic riding in beautiful mountains.

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Issue 41

More images with no particular place to call home this issue!

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Issue 39

James Cornford investigates the mental side of riding and finds out how tuning your brain can make you a better rider, with a Sports Psychologist, Team Manager Nigel Page and racer Loic Bruni all getting grilled!

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