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Mountain Bike Reviews - Marin Bikes Alpine Trail 7 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Marin Bikes Alpine Trail 7 2019
Marin Bikes Alpine Trail 7

We all know that Marin is back in the game with some great bikes, and are certainly not afraid to try new things. They've pushed hard into the lower end of the price spectrum while simultaneously releasing the Wolf Ridge, their head-turning, top-end trail bike. Their bikes are coming fast from all angles. Building on the success of the Rift…

Mountain Bike Reviews - MET Helmets Eldar 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - MET Helmets Eldar 2019
MET Helmets Eldar

Kids mountain bike kit is getting better and better, and once mountain bikers produce offspring the first thing they look for (once they've adjusted to sleep deprivation) is what bike can they get for their child. With small mountain bikes getting very capable, it only seems appropriate that safety kit should be equally as capable. For Met, this is about…

Mountain Bike Reviews - DMR Bikes Wingbar 35 and DEFY 35+ Stem 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - DMR Bikes Wingbar 35 and DEFY 35+ Stem 2019
DMR Bikes Wingbar 35 and DEFY 35+ Stem

If ever a brand was to inspire confidence, then DMR would be the one. Born out of thrashing bikes in the woods, the components that come from DMR are certainly ones that can take some abuse. The Wingbar and Defy Stem combine to make a thoroughly modern cockpit which maintains their classic core values. The Wingbar is now available in…

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Mountain Bike Reviews - Joystick Bicycle Components 8 Bit Alloy Bar and Binary Stem 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Joystick Bicycle Components 8 Bit Alloy Bar and Binary Stem 2019
Joystick Bicycle Components 8 Bit Alloy Bar and Binary Stem

Joystick, a brand with some of the finest graphics in the business make a range of components with an eye towards both style and hard-hitting riding. Their range of handlebars includes two carbon and two alloy bars, these ones being the 8 Bit Alloy Bar. Available in 3 different rises, and 800mm width, getting the right size will be pretty…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Merida Bikes One-Twenty 6000 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Merida Bikes One-Twenty 6000 2019
Merida Bikes One-Twenty 6000

Continuing Merida's overhaul of their full suspension range, the 120 is the latest model to be brought up to speed. Sharing the style and layout of the bigger 160 and 140 models, the 120 aims to be everything the modern trail rider wants from a bike. Merida claim this new bike is the best balance of 'trail oriented riding on…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Spank Bikes Oozy Trail 780 Vibrocore Bar and Spike Race Stem 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Spank Bikes Oozy Trail 780 Vibrocore Bar and Spike Race Stem 2019
Spank Bikes Oozy Trail 780 Vibrocore Bar and Spike Race Stem

Spank's Vibrocore makes an appearance once again, but this time in the form of handlebars (where it was first used) rather than wheels. Having tested the wheels, I was keen to see what they would do to a set of alloy bars and if the foam filled inner would have a noticeable effect on comfort. The bars are pretty standard…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Kali Protectives Maya 2.0 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Kali Protectives Maya 2.0 2019
Kali Protectives Maya 2.0

The Maya has been a long time favourite of mine as a do-it-all helmet for nearly every occasion. Bucking the Enduro trends it retains a classic trail helmet styling whilst maintaining a high level of safety that we have come to expect from Kali. This update to the original features minimal changes to the look and style but brings the…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Merida Bikes Mission 8000 CX 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Merida Bikes Mission 8000 CX 2019
Merida Bikes Mission 8000 CX

Despite my go-to bikes always being long travel 29ers, I find myself endlessly intrigued by drop-bar bikes. Whether it's reminiscing about my early year's mountain biking, or just enjoying something different, my need for a gravel/cross/road-duro bike seems to continue to the point where I find life hard without one in the garage. For mountain bikers, a drop bar bike…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Burgtec Ride Wide Enduro Alloy Bars 2019
Mountain Bike Reviews - Burgtec Ride Wide Enduro Alloy Bars 2019
Burgtec Ride Wide Enduro Alloy Bars

Now it wouldn't be a cockpit test without some Burgtec in the mix for good measure. The bars of choice for none other than Ratboy himself (and the Santa Cruz Syndicate), his endorsement speaks volumes but you'd need more than a set of bars to get close to his skills. Big, burly and British, Burgtec 'aren't in it for the…

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