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Tested: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 790 MSL BC Edition

Jun 10, 2015
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Matty F

The Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC Edition is Rocky’s forray into the growing market of shorter travel bikes with more aggressive numbers and components. A valuable development for riders who find themselves on trails that demand a fair bit of cross country efficiency from their bike, but still revel in the joy of freeride and downhill goodness at every opportunity. In

8.8

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Tested: Shimano SH-M200 Trail Shoe

The timing could not have been better for Shimano to send me their new M200 trail shoe. I’ve had a great run with a decade old pair of original Shimano DX shoes, which I love so much I’ve glued bits of the sole back on several times. The cleats are ground to smooth nubs and permanently fused in place by

8.4

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Tested: Bell Super 2R Bike Helmet

Jun 01, 2015
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Bell has been protecting the craniums of some of the world’s fastest and most daring two-wheeled athletes for six decades. Based on their motto of providing athletes with purpose built products the Bell Super 2R delivers in spades. With the new crop of Enduro and Trail bikes being designed to carry riders further afield, never before have we had bikes that

8.1

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Tested: CamelBak K.U.D.U. Enduro MTB Back Protector Pack

May 20, 2015
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Matty F

It’s easy to see the trend of enduro specific as being a bit of a marketing buzz. However, for every few pieces of gear that simply had the “all mountain” label swapped for “enduro”, there comes along some fresh kit that offers innovative, performance oriented benefits, often favouring trail riders as much as competitive enduro racers. Enter the CamelBak K.U.D.U.,

8.8

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45Nrth Sturmfist 4 Glove Review

Feb 02, 2015
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Matty F

The Sturmfist 4 glove, as well as other apparel from 45Nrth, is making an important step in the development of fatbiking. While the bikes themselves are seeing technology progress rapidly – so much so that we are already entering the realm full suspension bikes with nicely refined kinematics – it is still commonplace to see riders with booties over their

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Quick Bits: Park MTB-3.2, Axiom Exterminateair and ProGold Lube

Jan 26, 2015
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Matty F

Park MTB-3.2 Premium Rescue Tool A while ago I was on a ride and needed an 8mm box wrench for a friend’s bike, and was mortified to find out that my multi-tool did not have the feature.  Then and there I decided it was time for me to hunt down the most comprehensive multi-tool available.  As such, I ended up