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Lone Wolf

Sometimes there’s no choice but to dig and ride solo. Stunning visuals and crisp soundtrack from Ewia Productions.

Queenstown Skyline Opening Day – What’s everyone riding?

Queenstown Skyline Opening Day – What’s everyone riding?

Words: Goose Photos: Goose and Callum Wood As the autumn starts to creep in towards us here in the Northern Hemisphere, Spring has sprung into life for our friends residing south of the equator. Vertigo Bikes is the place to go for anything bike related in Queenstown, and ex World Cup racer Paul Angus is […]

Ridge Components Hub and Carbon Wheel review

Ridge Components Hub and Carbon Wheel review

Test Pilot and Words | Ian Linton – Photos | Tommy Wilkinson When we put the first impressions of this product online I’d only had a few rides on the wheels but they had already made a big impression on me. So read on for a bit more info about the product… This review was […]

Scotland with Vanderham + Hunter

Scotland with Vanderham + Hunter

The week-long adventure started at Bonar Bridge and ended in Applecross. All in all, the crew rode approximately 250km and spent 10-13 gruelling hours per day in the saddle. Nothing could have prepared us for what the vast backcountry of Scotland would throw at us, but what’s an adventure without a few hurdles? “The northern […]

DH Farm Summer Jam

DH Farm Summer Jam

The guys at DH Farm prepped the trails, fuelled the uplift vehicle and fired up the BBQ all in honour of their annual summer jam which took place at their riding paradise recently. Located in the Banff area of Scotland, DH Farm was established in 2014 by Angus Crombie; a mountain biker with a history […]

Tested: Maxxis High Roller 2

Tested: Maxxis High Roller 2

The Maxxis Highroller II is a surefire classic, the original incarnation being released over a decade ago and the updated tread pattern of the HRII arrived in 2011. We tested the 2.4″ 650B Supertacky Dual ply DH casing model; a slow roller but dishing out epic levels of grip. The High Roller II is also […]

Northern Downhill’s Kielder TT

Northern Downhill’s Kielder TT

A techy small trail in a vast forestry and moorland expanse For the second time this year northern downhill returned to Kielder forest. Kielder Forest is a behemoth of man made woodland in Northumberland, England with three quarters of its 250 miles covered by forest. It’s famous for many things – Colin Mcrae’s legendary drives through […]

Letters from the Editor: When lightning strikes twice

Letters from the Editor: When lightning strikes twice

In the 26 years since Greg Herbold cut, I mean won the first World Championships there have been 14 male world champions, 13 female world champions. Aside from the two greatest racers of all time in Vouillouz and Chausson, no one has managed to dominate the top step of what is surely one of the […]

Helmet Impact Telemetry – a step in the right direction?

Helmet Impact Telemetry – a step in the right direction?

Concussion has become a hot topic at the moment – not only with the release of the blockbuster film starring Will Smith about the NFL scandal, it has affected many people much closer to our sport in the last few years. Hopefully you will have taken the time to read our recent article on head […]

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