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Review: Shimano AM7 shoes long term test

Well and truly tested! After a full season and 2000 miles of DH, Trail, Enduro racing and some XC, how have Shimano's AM7 MTB shoes stood up to the abuse?

Review: Specialized Boomslang Flat Pedals

They may be out to dominate every corner of the MTB world, but just how well do Specialized’s Boomslang platform pedals hold up?

Review: KS Southpaw remote dropper lever

The basic dropper-post remote lever on a lot of bikes can leave a lot to be desired. For riders running 1x drivetrains, the KS Southpaw is the remote lever upgrade you’ve been waiting for.

Felt Surplus 10 review

The all-new plus-tyre machine from Felt gets a grilling in this bike review. The top-of-the range Surplus 10 promises oodles of grip and plenty of smiles. But does it deliver?

Kona Precept 150 review: 2016

All new for 2016, the Kona Precept 150 has been designed as an affordable all-round alternative to the supremely popular Kona Process 153. We wanted to take a closer look and chuck some Welsh mud at one.

Kona Cinder Cone review: 2016

The Kona Cinder Cone is one of the oldest names in mountain biking circles, growing up and maturing along with the people who ride it. With the 2016 version, we wanted to find out if you really can teach an old dog new tricks.

Review: Madison Zena Baggy Short & Jersey Combo

#TeamWheelies rider Lucinda puts the Madison Zena lightweight, do anything women's short and jersey combo through its paces

Reviewed: 2016 Lapierre & Nukeproof Mountain Bikes

When Hotlines sends you an invitation to spend a day thrashing their mountain bike demo fleet around the Forest of Dean… Well, it would be rude not to!

Review: Kona Rove AL 2016 Road Bike

The Kona Rove draws on a rich history of successful cyclocross & commuter bikes to create the ultimate 'do everything' crossover bike. The Rove AL trades steel for aluminium and shaves £700 off the price tag, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's half as good!

Review: 2016 Mondraker Dune Carbon RR

This year I gained the support of Wheelies, and with that support I have been able to get my hands on what is, in my eyes, one of this year’s superbikes. Certainly one of 2016’s best looking carbon frames.