Muddymoles: Mountain biking (MTB) in the Surrey Hills and Mole ValleyMuddymoles: Mountain biking (MTB) in the Surrey Hills and Mole Valley

Cycling News, Reviews, Chat and Ride reports

Reviews

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Trailtech SCMR16 HID review

Dave invests in the nuclear option to solve the lighting arms race with an MR16 HID lamp from Trailtech.

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Garmin Edge 205 review

A review of the Garmin Edge 205 GPS unit by Dave.

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Mavic 819 UST Tubeless (and proud of it)

Matt gives his thoughts on his UST tubeless experience so far…

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Gore Bike Wear Phantom Plus II jacket review

A review of the Gore Bike Wear Phantom Plus II jacket – a big name for a sleek jacket.

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Raceface Crossfade Jersey review

Matt reviews his Raceface Crossfade jersey.

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Shimano SD-60 (now SD-65) sandals review

They might get called Jesus creepers or vandals sandals by some but these MTB sandals from Shimano have a lot going for them – here’s a short review.

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I go faster on a 29er

Do people really go faster on a 29er? Dave thinks his On-one Inbred 29er gives him something extra.

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Bedgebury Forest singletrack review

What’s it like MTB riding in Bedgebury Forest? Here’s a review of the singletrack trails to be found there.

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9. Consider (briefly) the benefits of singlespeeding

So the best way for me to consider singlespeeding is to buy a brand new On-One Inbred Slot Dropout complete bike and while I’m about it, lets have some funny 29er sized wheels! Oh hang on, he said “(briefly)”…bugger.

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Specialized Hardrock Sport D4W (Designs for Women) 2007 review

A new Specialized Hardrock Sport D4W bike for his wife leaves Matt quietly impressed as this review shows.

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Camelbak Bottle review

For 2007, Camelbak have finally done what most people doubted they ever would. Produced a traditional water bottle. Of course, Camelbak being Camelbak they couldn’t just produce a simple water bottle.

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Guest review – Orange Five SE, Whyte E5 XT, Intense 5.5 EVP and Marin Mount Vision

Orange Five SE, Whyte E5 XT, Intense 5.5 EVP and Marin Mount Vision ridden and tested. A chance to buy a new bike gives the opportunity for a direct comparison between some high quality MTBs.

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