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Jodie Chiffey

Jodie is an avid traveler who loves camping and hiking. With over 10 years of experience tackling some of the best mountain ranges in Europe and North America, she has now got her sight set on conquering Asia. Over the years, Jodie has worn and used her fair share of travel and mountain biking gear, giving her valuable insights as she explores the trails.

Maxxis Ardent Review: Are These Tires Worth Buying?

Our Maxxis Ardent EXO TR review is going to give you all the information you need about this mountain bike tire.

Maxxis is one of the most well-known brands of tires for mountain bikes, motorcycles, cars, and much more.

In our review of the Ardent EXO TR tire, we’ll go over the core features of this model, how it performs as well as its pros and cons. We’ll also look into any alternative mountain bike tires that are on the market.

First, let’s dive into the key specifications of the Maxxis Ardent EXO TR.

Key specifications of Maxxis Ardent EXO TR

Find the main specifications for the Maxxis Ardent EXO TR below.

Tire type Cross Country, Trail
Tire size 26”, 27.5” and 29”
Tire weigh

Trek FX 3 Disc Review: All You Need to Know

If you’re after a bike that can handle your commute and take you on adventures at the weekend, then look no further – our Trek FX 3 Disc review is what you’re looking for.

Not everyone who looks for a mountain bike wants to go for tough dirt trails. Many people are looking to make a swap from driving to cycling when it comes to their daily commute – both for environmental and health reasons. Cycling for fitness is always a good idea, and there are plenty of gentler trails or cycle paths to explore.

Reasons to Love The Ibis Mojo 3

Sometimes, you just want a bike that is super springy and fun to ride – and our Ibis Mojo 3 review might just introduce you to your new favorite.

The Mojo series by Ibis is designed to be nice looking, fun, nimble, and tough – making it ideal for tricky terrain. It’s not, however, completely well-suited to beginners. So, if you’re a new rider, you might want to skip this one.

We really like the Mojo 3, and we think it’s well worth looking at as a serious contender for your new mountain bike.

Keep reading to find out what we really love about this bike.

Sram vs Shimano Groupsets Compared [2021]: Which Is The Best?

If you have ever bought a mountain bike in the past few years it’ll likely have either SRAM or Shimano groupsets installed or a combination of different parts from both.

The two manufacturers are industry leaders but who produces the better parts? This is what my SRAM vs Shimano groupsets comparison article is going to find out.

We’ll look at the differences between the two manufacturers, how their parts stack up against each other, and ultimately we’ll find out who is better.

Both of these companies have been around for a while – although Shimano is by far the older manufacturer – so they aren’t new to the mountain bike groupset market.

Main Differences Between SRAM vs Shimano

The main differences between SRAM vs Shimano are:

  • SRAM has a stronger hold over the high end of the groupset market, whereas Shimano’s groupsets are often bought by entry to mid level users

Trek 920 Review – Is it Worth the Money?

Touted as a ‘go-anywhere adventure bike’, my Trek 920 review is going to find out if this bike really is an all-rounder. If you are going to be paying out a couple of thousand dollars for a bike you’ll want it to at least perform comfortably in a variety of situations from standard commuting to going ‘off-road’ and onto some trails.

So, does the Trek 920 do this? Let’s find out.

Bottom Line Up Front: The Trek 920 is a quality bike for the price range it finds itself in. Ideal for long journeys on good surfaces and decent performance on gravel and uneven terrain, the 920 is an ‘all rounder’ to an extent. It performs well, even if it does need some tinkering to the stem and saddle.

Who is Trek?

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Trek Roscoe 8 Review: Will This Work for You?

If you are in the market for a new mountain bike, my Trek Roscoe 8 review is going to show you the ins and outs of this hardtail bike and what it can handle.

Made by Trek who are one of the biggest bike brands and has been for a number of years, you’ll find out just how good this bike really is and decide if you think it’s the right bike for you.

I’ll go through the main features of the Roscoe 8, who it is suited for, what alternatives are out there, and finally if it is worth the money or not.

Bottom Line Up Front: The Trek Roscoe 8 is a fantastic hardtail bike that can handle a number of environments. For the price it has a wide range of features and combines this will stellar performance from responsive braking, control, a lightweight design and decent speeds too.

How does Trek stack up against other companies?

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Ibis Hakka MX Review: Yay or Nay? Find Out Here!

Before you purchase a new bike you need to think what you need it for. Is it everyday riding as a commuter bike on flat and smooth roads, off-road biking on rough terrain, do you need to transport it easily or do you need an all-rounder that can do a combination of everything?

My Ibis Hakka MX Review is going to show you the ins and outs of this bike and what it has been designed for so you can make an educated decision whether or not it is the right bike for you. Ibis are one of the most well known bike brands and their Hakka MX is one of their most popular bikes.

Bottom Line Up Front: The IBIS Hakka MX is recommended as a serious ‘all rounder’ bike that can ride great in nearly every scenario. While predominately a gravel bike it has been designed to handle pretty much anything you throw at it. It is one of the best bikes on the market even if it is a bit pricey.

How does Ibis stack up against other companies?

Ibis are a well known bike manufactu

Is Diamondback Hook Worth It? [2021]

Diamondback is known as a dependable mountain bike brand that consistently produces quality bikes. If you are on the fence about purchasing a new mountain bike, my Diamondback Hook review will give you all the information you need to make an informed choice.

Mountain bikes can vary a lot on quality and durability so you need to find the best one for what you need. As it can be an intensive off-road pursuit, you’ll require a bike that is going to last without needing replacement parts too often while providing comfort and enjoyable experience.

I’m going to show you the features of the Diamondback Hook mountain bike, the pros, and cons if any alternatives are out there and finally if it is worth the money.

Diamondback Hook specifications

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