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First thoughts of the new USWE airborne 15

A riding bag has become an essential part of most mountain bikers go to kit. But what makes a good riding pack? Capacity? Colour? Functionality? Price? Actually all of the above are the attributes we […]

Fisrt Ride | e*thirteen TRSr carbon wheels

First impressions of the boost specific E*thirteen TRSr carbon wheelset. Straight from the box these rims are screaming to be ridden hard, this is a premium wheelset. The deep and wide rim (31mm internal) and […]

Reader’s Rides

We at Factory Jackson have always been about the riders, the riders that are passionate about the same things that we love, getting out and enjoying the freedom a bike brings. For the riders that […]

Stans Arch MK3

Stans Arch Mk3 Wheelset Review

Stans Arch MK3 wheels are an excellent value for money wheelset, built on excellent 4 pawl hubs with a 36 point pick up, and use a 26mm internal width…

Giro Switchblade MIPS Enduro Helmet Review

Giro Switchblade Enduro Helmet Review

The new Giro Switchblade MIPS is a full face helmet with a removable jaw guard that offers maximum protection and ventilation for Enduro race situations.

Stif Morf XT Bike Review

The Stif Morf is a trail hard tail made from 4130 steel, with a super short back end and forgiving ovalised seat stays. This thing is fast, grippy and fun!

Disco Brakes Sintered brake pads review

Budget disc brake pads are often poor quality but Disco Brakes Sintered pads work really well and offer incredible value for money. 4 pairs of these cost the same as a single pair of Shimano finned pads…

Seven Protection M2 helmet review

The Seven Protection M2 helmet has all the features of the most popular open face trail and Enduro lids out there – but at nearly half the price! Read our review here…

Ritchey WCS 35 carbon handlebar review

The Ritchey WCS 35 carbon handlebar measure 760mm wide, have an oversized 35mm clamping area, 15mm rise and feature a 9 degree back/2 degree upsweep. They weigh just over 210grams.

Madison Recon glasses review

This triple lens eyewear kit from Madison costs under £50 and comes with high quality Carl Zeiss lenses for zero distortion optical clarity and performance in a variety of different light.