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Winter gear checklist

Cold and wet winters require a different approach to riding. Feast your eyes on some essentials to use during the current winter season.   Assos is widely known for their superior Swiss made products. This stylish ASSOS MILLE GT WIND JACKET is windproof, water repellent and made from a lightweight woven […]

Winter Warmers – Jackets

With a host of options out there, from thermal over-layer jackets to fully waterproof shells we decided to focus our test on the ones we all use the most, lightweight water resistant jackets you can roll up and store in your back pocket.  Specialized Comp Windjacket (Best: Water Resistance) Specialized […]

Winter Base Layers

It’s getting colder, but that’s no reason to stay indoors (is there anything more mind-numbing than an indoor trainer?), there’s no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing. So take a look at these base layer options to beat the cold.  First Ascent Long Sleeve Thermal First Ascent’s Quik-Wic […]

Sus the hydration packs

Hydration packs are certainly commonplace amongst MTBers nowadays, but if you’re in the market for one, which one should you get and what should you be looking for? Full Sus put five through their paces and here’s what you need to know.