Thursday , 9 April 2020

 
SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CAMBER 29

SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CAMBER 29

Back in Issue 12 (May 2011), we tested one of the very first Camber 29ers. It was a late-comer to the Specialized stable, designed to bridge the gap between the Epic and the Stump ...

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YETI ASRc

YETI ASRc

It’s not that Yeti ever really left South Africa, the American brand just didn’t embrace 29-inch wheels too quickly and that, for a brand in South Africa in the past four years, w ...

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CRANK BROS CANDY 2 PEDALS

CRANK BROS CANDY 2 PEDALS

  Crank Bros introduced the Candy model a few years back, essentially offering a beautifully machined alloy platform to the replace the old resin one. And this, to help offer ...

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WHEELS: 27.5 PLUS – THE UNEXPECTED HERO

WHEELS: 27.5 PLUS – THE UNEXPECTED HERO

Mountain biking is only around 40 years old, so it’s still evolving in all areas. Wheel size alone has been through some dramatic, emotionally charged development in the past five ...

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OAKLEY JAWBREAKER WITH PRIZM LENS

OAKLEY JAWBREAKER WITH PRIZM LENS

When Oakley launched the Jawbreaker model, it was 1 April 2015. We looked at the images; then we looked at the date; and we thought it was an April Fools joke. Seriously, we did. ...

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SCOTT GENIUS 700 TUNED PLUS

SCOTT GENIUS 700 TUNED PLUS

Inspired by it’s multiple World Champion, Nino Schurter, SCOTT was the brand that most embraced the 27.5-inch wheel platform over the past couple of years. Now SCOTT has taken a d ...

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SWIFTCARBON EVIL TWIN

SWIFTCARBON EVIL TWIN

Started by former South African professional road cyclist, Mark Blewitt, the SwiftCarbon brand is making great strides on the road internationally. But how would its first dual su ...

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELEMENT 970RSL

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELEMENT 970RSL

We’ve featured two previous Rocky Mountain tests in TREAD – the Instinct 970MSL and the Element 950RSL. This 970RSL is the second Element we’ve ridden from the highly respected Ca ...

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ADIDAS EVIL EYE EVO PRO

ADIDAS EVIL EYE EVO PRO

Adidas doesn’t update it’s cycling eyewear designs very often. But when it does, it seems to be with a lot of research into what riders want. The Evil Eye model is almost 15 years ...

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FIZIK M3B UOMO SHOES

FIZIK M3B UOMO SHOES

It’s not often you catch yourself staring at your mountain biking shoes. You know, the way you stare at your bike most days, just taking in the shape, craftsmanship and promise of ...

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