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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 14,558 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 19,236 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 8,288 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 4,764 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 14,217 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 14,021 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 8,562 Categories: Kit

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Grip Shift Is Back

Although it never really went away.

March 29th, 12 5,248 Categories: Kit, News

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SRAM Release Type 2 Rear Mech

Our Sim reports on a magic clutched mech from the mighty SRAM coporation

March 15th, 12 8,255 Categories: Kit, News, Press Launch

Crank Brothers Kronolog - certainly looks the part...

Crank Brothers release Kronolog uppy-downy post

New dropper post will have 5″ of travel, mechanical actuation and fixed cable routing – UPDATED WITH PRICE

March 5th, 12 6,818 Categories: Kit

TheBikePlace-5152

The Bike Place 2012: Liteville, Tomac and Carbon Ti

Germanic efficiency from Liteville, Italian lightweight bling from Carbon Ti and Tomac’s new racey big wheeler

February 13th, 12 17,864 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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Core Bike: Hope Technology

Straight outta Barnoldswick – pedals, finally, integrated chainring and bash plus minimalist chainguide

February 2nd, 12 11,446 Categories: Kit, Trade Show

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