James Bracey

Product Tester

James Bracey

Position: Tester

Mostly rides: Hampshire/Wales

Height: 6ft 1in (185cm)

Weight: 73kg
Although now working full-time for Cycling Weekly, James is a mountain biker at heart, and still dabbles in the odd review when he has the time. He’s a bit of a racing snake, and loves sharpening his elbows at the local XC races, but also enjoys competing in enduros and hitting up alpine bike parks.

Ride Concepts Transition shoe

Ride Concepts Transition clip-in shoe, we’ve yet to experience a shoe that gives more of a sense of protection this side of a steel toe-cap boot.

Yeti ARC T1

With its latest hardtail - the Yeti ARC T1 - this iconic brand reimagines one of its retro classics for the modern era. If only the pricing was retro too...

changeinbag

The ChangeINbag deals with the age-old dilemma of undressing out of your mucky riding kit while keeping your dignity intact and without offending anyone.

100% s3

Eyewear like these 100% S3 glasses promises the protection of goggles with the airflow of glasses.

Endura MT500 Waterproof Suit

Ever witnessed the joy a toddler feels when it jumps in a puddle wearing a onesie? That’s the feeling I get when I pull on Endura MT500 Waterproof Suit.

DMR Wingbar Mk4

Now on to its fourth generation, the latest DMR Wingbar Mk4 version of DMR’s long standing Wingbar has undergone a complete facelift.

Giro Terraduro

If we were to categorise the Giro Terraduro shoe, it would be as a Jack of all trades. But does that make it the master of none? Absolutely not.

DMR Defy 35 stem

The DMR Defy 35 stem's squat stance gives it a purposeful look suited to any trail or enduro bike. The wide clamp that locks your bar in a vice-like grip.

Camelbak Chase Bike Vest

Camelbak Chase Bike Vest provides storage not just at the back but also over the ultra wide shoulder straps to provide quick access for regular use items.

Joystick Binary stem

Joystick Binary stem looks pretty similar to many stems of this type on the market but has a couple of feature that make it stand out from the crowd.