This week we took a look at Shimano’s patetnt for ABS brakes and ponder if brand might release its own version of the technology in the near future. We also gave you a look at Andrew Feather’s, British hill climb champion, crazy lightweight Cannondale SuperSix EVO and brought you our recommended mudguards and fenders to keep your butt dry and bike bits ‘clean’ this autumn/winter. Plus, if you haven’t started listening to the BikeRadar Podcast yet, you can see all our podcasts by searching ‘podcast’ on bikeradar.com. That way you can find supplementary images, articles and links alongside the podcasts themselves. Alternatively, just search “BikeRadar podcast” wherever you normally listen to podcasts and download a few for when you’re on the go. This week I sat down with our resident racers, Rob Weaver and Luke Marshall, to discuss to what extent racing has influenced the (vastly superior) mountain bikes we ride today. It’s not quite Halloween yet, but Christmas decorations are already springing up in the shops, and with so many shiny new bikes and plenty of kit to test, it’s a bit like Christmas every week here in the BikeRadar office. So let’s see what’s arrived… Decathlon is g...