First look – Surly Edna
Apr19

First look – Surly Edna

First look – Surly Edna A few people asked me how the new Edna tyres were performing, after I posted some pics to Facebook, and Battle on the Beach seemed like a good test ground to write a “first look” review. I can compare them to the Ground Controls I was running before, and Jumbo Jim’s which a couple of the other Sumo’s were running.   Against the Ground Controls they roll better; despite being a bit...

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Fatbiking.eu t-shirts; your summer wardrobe just got better
Mar09

Fatbiking.eu t-shirts; your summer wardrobe just got better

New for 2018… With Spring almost here and Summer on the horizon, we can think of no better time to show you the new t-shirt additions to our ever evolving clothing range. (You did know you can buy cool t-shirts and clothing from us, right?) All of our products are available in a selection of colours and all the usual size points. You can view the full collection by clicking the following subliminal advertising link: I WOULD LOVE...

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Long-term: 45NRTH ‘Cobrafist’
Mar01

Long-term: 45NRTH ‘Cobrafist’

I’ve been using the Cobrafist on and off for over a year now but I didn’t feel comfortable putting pen to paper (ok, finger to keyboard) until now because I didn’t feel as though I’d taken them out in sufficiently cold conditions to really say for certain just how well they’d perform when the temperature gets all low down and dirty. Luckily for me just such an opportunity presented itself with the arrival...

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Review – EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL
Feb10

Review – EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL

EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL RRP: €475 This purchase: Freestyle XTREME for £341.99 (cheapest I’ve found) Manufacturer’s specification: Click here Spending money on something whose only purpose in life is to facilitate the transport of a bike gives potential for quite an uninspiring review and also leads to the painful consideration of where one’s priorities lay. So let’s just gloss over the facts that bike bags are boring and this one is...

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Review: Peaty’s Tubeless Sealant.
Sep28

Review: Peaty’s Tubeless Sealant.

There is no doubt that the number of riders going tubeless is on the increase, so naturally, so are the number of manufacturers wishing to capitalise on the upward trend. Previously, anyone wishing to say goodbye to punctures had three main options for fluid: Joe’s, Stan’s or some weird home-brew concoction made in their garage, combined with ghetto setups, often with varied results. Thankfully, the choice is now ever expanding and...

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