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Quiz: BikeRadar's 2015 trivia challenge

As 2015 drifts away and is replaced by a sprightly new year full of promise, what better way to see it out than with a spot of trivia? Put down the drink for a moment and find out just how much cycling-based information you’re absorbed over the past 12 months. How did you do? Share […]

MBR’s Review of the Year 2015

The best bikes, the hottest gear and the prime riding spots from the last 12 months The rides In 2015 we’ve been all over the planet to bring you the best singletrack in the world, from …Continue reading » Source: MBR

Torch T2 helmet

Adding lights to your helmet is a popular and very good idea – it places them above the line of car lights and makes you easier to identify as a cyclist. Torch has taken that idea and built the lights into its T2 helmet so they look much sleeker and you can’t forget or lose […]

Santa Cruz Bronson II C S AM

For 2016, Santa Cruz has radically overhauled its Bronson all-rounder to create an addictively aggressive, adrenaline-pumping trail weapon that we couldn’t get enough of. Yep, it’s longer, lower and slacker It’s obvious at first glance that the revamped frame is longer, lower and slacker. The VPP linkages have been repositioned too, so the suspension doesn’t […]

BikeRadar gear of the year: Tom Marvin's 2015 MTB picks

While guiding the tech content on What Mountain Bike magazine I come across a lot of bikes and gear throughout the year, but I unfortunately have to punt a lot of it the way of other testers. Fortunately, that also means I get to cherry pick which bits and pieces I ‘need’ to test myself. […]

Beginner mountain bike setup and maintenance tips

Budget mountain bikes are better than ever these days, but there are a number of setup adjustments that you can make to ensure you’re getting the most out of your entry-level steed. It’s easy to buy a bike from a shop (or online), hit the trails and assume everything is how it should be – […]

7iDP Control knee pads

This 7iDP knee guard is a semi-rigid, hardshell knee protector that’s biased towards all-day riding over out-and-out descending. The pads have a classy, minimalistic look that hints at performance. The Controls are very lightweight, at 180g, and ventilated, which makes them easy to wear for long periods. After a long day in the sun your […]

Cube Litening C:62

At first glance it would appear that Cube’s designers were in a dour mood when they cooked up the Litening C:62 – it’s got rather a utilitarian appearance compared with some of the rest of the German brand’s often-multicoloured range. Slammed riding stance The ‘carbon ’n’ green’ colour scheme (Cube’s description) adorns a frame with […]

BikeRadar's 10 defining cycling memories of 2015

2015 has been yet another huge year in the world of cycling – so much so that we almost lost track of the highlights. Luckily we didn’t quite do that, and instead we’ve compiled the moments we feel defined the sport this year for you to revisit below. Chris Froome wins the 2015 Tour de […]