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Rab’s World: Emily Batty’s SRAM XX1 Race Bike

Rab gets a full look at Emily’s new 1×11 race machine.

July 26th, 12 9,589 Categories: Kit, News, Premier

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The Hive/e*thirteen 2013

New chainsets and guides from e*thirteen, narrated by our very own ‘Kung Fu’ David Carradine…

July 19th, 12 9,131 Categories: Kit, News

Big wheels, four bars and sublime handling - the Whyte M-109 S

2013 Whyte Bikes: M-109 and T-129 29ers plus revised 146

Big wheels and Quad 4-bar suspension are the order of the day, plus new trail hardtail and stiffer 146.

July 12th, 12 15,441 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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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 9,888 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 8,528 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 11,113 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 4,268 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 14,769 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 19,536 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 8,390 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 4,799 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 14,450 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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