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2013 Scott Genius launch: 650B and 29″ – but no 26″

26 inches “is dead”. Long live 27.5/650B and 29ers. Our first look at the fully updated Scott Genius range for 2013.

July 10th, 12 9,509 Categories: Kit, News, Press Launch

2013 Orange Patriot

2013 Orange Alpine 160 and Patriot set free

The Halifax based bike makers have just sent us news of their burly-but-pedally range. Big mountain bouncers.

July 10th, 12 8,153 Categories: Kit

Lapierre Rock Shox EI Shock (5)

Lapierre E.I. Shock: First Ride

An in-depth look at the world’s first automatic suspension system managed by ‘electronic intelligence’. Could this be the future?

July 5th, 12 10,401 Categories: Kit, News

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Video: The Electric Future? Lapierre’s E.I. Shock

New terrain sensitive adaptive shock – here’s Jeremiah Boobar of Rock Shox explaining it, exclusively for Premier Users

July 5th, 12 4,136 Categories: Kit, Premier

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Niner’s New Steel S.I.R.9 *UPDATED*

29er specialist brings its steel hardtail bang up to date. Now updated with IMBA and geometry details

June 22nd, 12 13,875 Categories: Kit, News

Lapierre XR29 29er Nico Vouilloz (10)

Lapierre XR 29er First Ride

We had a quick spin on Nico Vouilloz’s personal big wheeled Lapierre. Covered in trick bits? Yes. 21lbs? Yes. Fast? Stupidly.

June 15th, 12 18,386 Categories: Kit

Commencal Meta AM29 (4)

2013 Commencal Part 2: Meta AM29

The Meta platform gets supersized with a 68° headangle, 140/130mm travel trailbike in the form of the AM29. We like.

May 29th, 12 8,075 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

Cotic Rocket

Rocketman lands!

..and it’s nothing to do with Elton John. Cotic reckon their Rocket will turn you into a superhero – see the video here

May 29th, 12 4,670 Categories: Kit, Video

Commencal Meta SL (7)

2013 Commencal Part 1: Meta SL

Commencal has adapted its Contact System EVO suspension to a pair of new platforms for 2013, starting with the 120mm Meta SL

May 28th, 12 13,508 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

Fully pinned. The LT doesn't hold back.

Santa Cruz launch Tallboy LT range

This is real. A pair of 135mm travel, big wheeled bikes from California, one made from carbon, one aluminium – now with UK prices

April 2nd, 12 13,727 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

Big wheels and bounce

Orange roll out Gyro 29er bouncer

Big wheeled trail bike to offer 110mm rear travel with 120mm up front. First run of 50 bikes now available.

March 30th, 12 8,308 Categories: Kit

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Grip Shift Is Back

Although it never really went away.

March 29th, 12 5,150 Categories: Kit, News

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