First Look: The £1300 Calibre Bossnut V2

Owned and operated by GO Outdoors, the Calibre brand may not be that well known in a market filled with bigger and older bike brands, but it is one that has been stirring up some attention lately with its well-priced mountain bike options. We’ve not…

EXPRESSO. A Turbo Honda CX500 Cafe Racer From Kingston Customs

Consider the humble Honda CX. If ever the Honda Motor Corporation made a bike that perfectly summed up the company and its ethos, this would be it. Impeccably engineered, virtually indestructible and just a little bit dull. In Germany, they call it a ‘Schlammpumpe’ or…

14 Knee Pads Tested & Reviewed

In Issue #112 of Singletrack Magazine, we tested 14 different knee pads as part of our Pads For Pedalling group test Let’s clear up something right away. Knee protection probably isn’t the sexiest thing in the world. Next to electronic shifting, pretty anodised stems and…

#MakingUpTheNumbers: DH National Champs in Bala

Words by George Thompson and Rachel Thompson. Dry & Dusty by Sunday afternoon (Rider: Gaz Wilson, 6th place, 30-34 Men) I haven’t raced National Champs since 2015 and I’m not racing again this year. With triple points on offer it’s an absolute killer if you…

Video: Deathgrip, Best Track Ever

Instead of the usual making coffee/getting dressed/timelapse/weather/landscapes preamble people put on videos, this one begins with a full minute and forty seconds of swearing, because it features Josh Bryceland. There’s also smatterings of the f-word throughout, so if you’re delicate of ear yourself, or trying…

Mobile Comprehensive Tool Kits for Travel

I guess that you never know that you need something till it is gone. At our old place in Westosha, the shop was in the garage, but about a year ago, we moved and now the shop is in the basement. So all of the…

Giant Reveal 2018 Reign Range

Giant have just this minute got in touch to tell us about their new range of 2018 Reigns. The headlines are that it’s longer, but no slacker than it used to be, and one comes with coil shock. Images and the full release below. No,…

Giant Reveal 2018 Reign Range

Giant have just this minute got in touch to tell us about their new range of 2018 Reigns. The headlines are that it’s longer, but no slacker than it used to be, and one comes with coil shock. Images and the full release below. No,…