Blue Flow Hydro Wheels Review
July 2015 / Long term review
We review the Blue Flow Hydro Wheels. British built, wide carbon wheels, on Hope hubs, at a sensible price. Sounds good but how do they ride?
Uberbike Finned Brake Pad Review
February 2015 / Long term review
Finned brake pads have been around for a while but does Uberbike's implementation finally make it a wallet friendly upgrade.
RRP EnduroGuard Review
December 2014 / Long term review
The EnduroGuard is RRP's take on a design that has been done by others but they have added a few tweaks of their own. We take a look at whether it offers anything new.
OneUp Components Sprocket Review
September 2014 / Long term review
This rear cassette add-on is designed to turn your existing 10 speed set up into a low range spread which can be used with a single ring.
Orbea Rallon X-ltd Review
August 2014 / Long term review
We test the Orbea Rallon X-ltd. Its been redesigned from the ground up and ticks all the boxes for a race ready enduro bike. We see how it rides.
All Mountain Style Frame Guard Review
August 2014 / Long term review
We review the All Mountain Style Frame Guard. This high tech honeycomb protection system promises to keep your frame shiny and new. We take a look.
Canyon Strive Race Review
April 2014 / Long term review
A review the Canyon Strive Race. How does this purpose built Enduro machine stack up against the competition. We find out.
Ti-Springs.Com Flat Pedals Review
March 2014 / Currently Testing
A review of the Ti-Springs.Com Performance Flat Pedals. They are low profile and light but can they take an Essex Herts winter beating!
Specialized Stumpjumper Evo 29er Review
March 2014 / Currently Testing
We have a brand new Expert Carbon Evo 29er to put through the EssexHerts MTB grinder to see whether these US designed big wheelers work for trail riding duties here in the UK.
Schwalbe Dirty Dan Evo 2.0 Tyre Review
February 2014 / Long term review
EHMTB review the Schwalbe Dirty Dan 2.0 tyre. Designed for XC riding in the worst of conditions, Essex Herts MTB test it out over a wet British winter.
Banshee Rune Mk II 2014 Frameset Review
January 2014 / Long term review
After riding the Rune for the past 5 months we share our overall impressions on whether this is truly one bike to rule them all.
Magicshine MJ-880U Light Review
December 2013 / Long term review
We are testing the latest and most highly powered light that Magicshine offer. This special release MJ-880U Ultimate Edition model delivers 2200 forest flooding lumen's.
Renthal Fatbar 780mm Handlebar Review
November 2013 / Long term review
British firm Renthal, are renowned throughout the Motocross world for high performance kit. We take a look at their 780mm MTB Handlebar
Novatec Diablo 27.5 Wheels Review
November 2013 / Currently Testing
These are the latest version of the Novatec Diablo wheels. Now in a 27.5/650b size. We put these lightweight, but downhill tough Novatec wheels through their paces. Click here for our first impressions.
ROSE Dr. Z 8 29er Review
October 2013 / Long term review
We take a look at the racy but fun ROSE Dr. Z 8 29er. Can a thoroughbred XC weapon allow you to get loose when out trail riding. We find out.
BikeRay IV 1500 Lumens Light Review
September 2013 / Long term review
This 1500 lumen light from BikeRay offers great run times, low heat and a very effective reflector. As night ride season approaches we kick off our detailed test.
Uberbike Components Bash Ring Review
July 2013 / Long term review
We're testing the gold and black bash ring from Uberbike Components. Its got the bling factor but can it take some impacts and keep its good looks.
SDG I-Fly Storm AW Saddle Review
June 2013 / Long term review
After breaking 2 railed saddles last year I was forced to look around for an alternative. The SDG I-Beam system offers just that. We test the SDG I-Fly Storm saddle.
Canyon Nerve AL+ 6.0 Review
May 2013 / Long term review
This 150mm trail tamer offers a lot of kit for the money. It also looks to have all the right angles and stats. But how does it ride? Click here for our detailed review.
Bionicon v.02 Review
April 2013 / Long term review
We're testing a chain retention device from Bionicon. It can be fitted to most frames, it looks trick & will stop your chain coming off. We find out if its as good as it sounds. Click here for our review.
Blacksprire Der Guide Chain Device Review
February 2013 / Long term review
A Canadian chain guide with no moving parts. How does it deal cope with the muck & grime of a British winter. Click here for our review.
Uberbike Race-Matrix Brake Pad Review
January 2013 / Long term review
New disc brake pads from Uberbike Components which they say offer more stopping power than any other pad compound in their range, & will outlast their semi & kevlar pads. Click here for our review.
Schwalbe Muddy Mary Vertstar Tyre Review
October 2012 / Long term review
This week we are looking at the Schwalbe Muddy Mary Downhill Vertstar Tyres. How do we rate the tacky teutonic treads? Click here for our review.
Wippermann Connex Chain Link Review
September 2012 / Long term review
Is there a removable chain link out there that actually works for a 10 speed system? The Wippermann Connex Chain Link promises to deliver. Click here for our review.
Bright Bike Lights SG-T2200 Review
August 2012 / Long term review
The SG-T2200 uses 2 of the XM-L LED U2 LEDs & pumps out a claimed 2200 lumens. It costs £116. We have been waiting to try out a light fitted with the U2's for ages. Lets see how it performs.
Superstar Nano Tech Flats Pedals Review
April 2012 / Long term review
They get good reviews elsewhere but having owned 4 pairs what does a regular riding hack like me think.

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