Lake Mx140

We were initially sceptical about the rather fragile yet brutal-looking Boa fastening system. A round knob cranks some piano wire through runners down the face of the boot, pulling together the sides like a standard lace system. But in practice it worked extremely well, giving a nice, even tension in the boot, meaning there were few cold spots even when tightened up hard. It also has a lifetime guarantee, so even if it breaks, you should have no problem getting a replacement. On the bike, these...

RACE iSUN

A fantastic challenge for teams of four in the Lake District. Cycle 50 miles, climb Helvellyn and canoe Thirlmere. Start at sunrise, finish by sunset. 0 finance without leaving the house Choose Online or by Phone Full Bikes and Custom Builds Delivered to your door Hand Built and Ready to Ride Online Finance Application 24 7 Hawthorn Avenue, Hull 01482 606520 Mon-Fri 10am-10pm, Sat 10-7pm & Sun 10-5pm Terms and conditions apply, credit is subject to status and application The race is on. Sign...

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Women Hit The Trails

Women fed up with blokes nicking your lines Well, on January 23, Ae Forest in the 7Stanes is the location for the first of three sessions put together for Women who want to try mountain biking for the first time, or refresh their skills. The day costs 20 with bike hire or 10 if you bring your own bike and includes lunch and guided forest rides with a female tutor plus maintenance tips if you need them. Follow-up events are planned for Mabie February 20 and Kirroughtree March 13 , priced 15, or...

Transition Bandit

Transition's new 130mm trail bike is called the Bandit and continues the Washington-based company's revamp of its line-up. Built from hydroformed 6061 aluminium, the new frame uses a slimmed -down version of the linkage found on its Bottlerocket model, with the shock beneath the top tube and activated by a swinglink connected to both seatstays and top tube. The front end features a tapered head tube while the dropouts are standard 135x10mm. Transition says 'The Bandit gets you the best of both...

Hub Range

We have hubs to suit every rider and every pocket whether you ride XC. AM, Enduro or DH. Our Switch and Tank EVO ranges offer great value, high guality hubs. If you're after something more special our Superleggera and Trizoid hubs offer 120 points of super-fast engagement All hubs come in a huge range of colours. From 36.99 including free UK delivery. Building on the success of our hubs we offer a wide range of custom wheelsets offering the best rims and spokes from around the world. Our...

Specialized Gloves

The Specialized BG Deflect Glove gives that extra layer of protection when the conditions are cool. Wind water resistant upper with warm fleece inner. Padding to reduce hand numbness by relieving pressure on the ulnar nerve. Microf iber thumb to brush away sweat. Wind water resistant palm and silicone fingertips for a solid grip. Extra length cuff for warmer wrists. High-vis reflective piping for safety at night. And they're yours FREE when you subscribe to mbr today - don't miss out Subscribe...

The Stinger Duathlon

Need to burn off a few Christmas calories This short, sharp and shocking run ride returns to Devon's Newnham Park on February 13, promising a tough 5km woodland run, 20km off-road bike and 3km bog trot. Organiser Martyn Salt says it will be etched on the souls of participants for years to come. Seeing as he's been charged with organising the mtb events 2012 Olympics, he should be true to his word. Solo entry is 23 pairs 31 .