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Renthal Kevlar Lock-On Grips long, long, long term review

Renthal Kevlar Lock-On Grips Looooooong Term Review So, as I said in the previous long term review of these, there’s always a chance that manufacturer’s hype doesn’t quite live up to reality… However… I’ve now been running these grips for 2 years! They’re looking used now, but they’re still going & I can’t tell any difference in feel from…

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2016 Ard Rock Enduro

2016 Ard Rock Enduro photos This is the first year I’ve been to ‘Ard Rock & I’ll definitely be going back! It’s a spectacular event – the trails, atmosphere & organisation were beyond expectations & despite 60-70mph winds on the Sunday, the riding was still awesome. It has a great festival feel to it & if you like the…

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some, er, interesting statistics on mtb skills courses

Why a MTB skills course? I was looking through Singletrackworld’s archived polls, for some research into who it actually is that rides these mountain bikes… I came across this one: Have you taken any form of mountain bike skills instruction? No, but I keep meaning to get some. (30%, 100 Votes) Yes, I’ve been on a skills course. (26%,…

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mtb photo session 2…

So, a long, long time after the day, here’s some of the photos from Dalby shot by James Rush at the end of August last year before he & his wife Jen emigrated to Canada. Would have posted them sooner but not had much free time for a while, the usual… Click a photo to view bigger

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Five Ten Sam Hill Monster Lo MTB Shoes

Five Ten Sam Hill MTB Shoes – First Impressions Time for a review. I’ve been using these for a couple of months now so thought you might be interested to know how they’ve been holding up. I’ve used Five Tens for the last 5 and a bit years, and believe it or not that’s been with the same 2…

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Superstar Nanotech pedals

I’ve ridden with the trusty DMR V8’s & V12’s since I switched from SPDs about 5 years ago. The last lot of V12’s expired recently though, and although they might have been fix-able, it was going to cost a good chunk of the new price in parts, so I thought I’d try something else. I’d have been happy with…

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Green Oil’s Chain Cleaner & White Lube review

Green Oil Green Oil White Lube White Lube is a wax lube made of naturally produced ingredients. For best results it needs applying to a clean chain (see later). They recommend applying it to the inside of the chain as you wind the pedals backwards, which makes sense as then it gets to the chain rings & cassette as…

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