Although electronic shifting has been around for a while, SRAMs AXS is the first wireless transmission to hit the mountain bike market. Shimano's Di2 may offer electrics with cables, but SRAM has ditched any form of cables for wireless magic. Available as an entire groupset, as separate components, or as an upgrade kit there are multiple ways to get into…
It feels like only yesterday that the Eagle first landed amidst cries of derision that nobody needed 12 gears and that 50t cassettes were ridiculous. At the time the price was pretty ridiculous too, perhaps similar to the latest release of AXS, but over a pretty short period of time, the Eagle has landed at progressively lower price points. The…
The name may have been around for years, but this time Code sees a revision that loses the Avid label and joins the SRAM family officially. Having been a downhill brake of choice for many years the powerful stoppers had a strong following but needed an update. Some riders had started experimenting with the popular Guide lever and adding a…
The Guide range of brakes from SRAM are their most well know stoppers in the trail and enduro world. The current versions offer more power and more features than ever in a sleek package. Other than the 'R' model they are based on the same SwingLink technology, but they come in various levels and features. The base level is the…
Before Eagle even made its first squawk, there were rumours of its arrival. There was the talk of a 12-speed drivetrain with a huge range of gears, and a dinner plate sized cassette. For many, this was laughed off as a hoax, while others, already enjoying the freedom of a one-by drivetrain held on in hope. When the Eagle did…
3 months ago
Just days away from the first World Cup of 2021, we step back in time to learn how Kate Courtney has been building her foundation…
3 months ago
GHOST came up with a special paintjob for the World Cups in 2020 that was meant as a special for the 2020 Olympics. The Italian…
4 months ago
It doesn't take long for technology first introduced at the top of a brands lineup to trickle down through the range, in this case the…
5 months ago
Things are heating up for practice at Aussie champs. Super loose and dusty conditions today but with rain forecast in the coming days the track…
5 months ago
Some incredible stories here from some of the Sram athletes that are very much worth a read, be sure to click on each athlete to…
5 months ago
Boys having fun on a bikes all around the globe! Luke Meier Smith and his younger brother Remy Meier-Smith enjoying the prime conditions in Australia,…
6 months ago
It’s been 5 years since Ed launched Airdrop Bikes from his garage in Sheffield. Although they haven’t moved far to their new workshop, they’ve come…
7 months ago
Follow the crew at Propain in this video as they finish off their season of racing and riding in Europe with some product testing aboard…
8 months ago
A dream build fit for a World Cup Champion! In this latest Dream Build series, we see the unstoppable Commencal DH bike built up into…
10 months ago
More black gold this morning, this time presenting the Evil Following Dream Build! Complete with a custom Zipp/Industry9 wheelset alongside a host of lovely components…
10 months ago
Watching this video of Vali Höll makes us very envious of her and her home trails! Here's the full release from YT: Can you imagine…
11 months ago
60-seconds of Brandon Semenuk and Casey Brown slashing their way through British Columbia's best.
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.
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.
We have bikes and components on test from Cube, Vitus, SRAM, Vecnum, Gloworm, Ravemen and Julbo this issue, see what the test team made of it all right here!
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.
More images with no particular place to call home this issue!
From privateer to Factory pro, Katy Winton has experienced the full gambit of Enduro racing and now sits firmly at the top level with the fastest racers in the world. Ewen Turner catches up with her at the British Champs and finds out how life has changed since the early days.
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.
Enduro rigs, a hardtail and a plus sized trail bike that's friendly on the wallet. This issue we take a look at no compromise race machines from Giant and Canyon whilst getting back to basics with a trail ready hardtail from Sonder. Marin continues to impress with their trail bikes and we take a look at the latest SRAM drivetrain, the GX Eagle.
This issue we have bikes from Rocky Mountain, Liv, Merida, DMR, Orange and Rose, and we check out SRAMs new ShockWiz and Magura’s MT7 brakes!
2017 bikes are coming through thick and fast, but it won't be long till we see glimpses of next year! This issue we have bikes from Cube, Ragley, Giant, Pivot and Marin, and we check out SRAMs top notch brakes and some finely tuned wheels from Stans.
Win a Go Pro Hero 5 Black this issue in our subscriber prize draw!
It's that time of year where all eyes turn to Whistler for the mountain bike event of the summer. British ex-pat Bex Tatham takes us on tour during her first Crankworx and finds out why Whistler is the epicentre of the mountain bike universe.
Ours is a relentless pursuit: to make the climb shorter, the trail smoother, the turn tighter, the descent faster.