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GT Distortion 2.0 Review

Distortion by name, distortion by nature. It’s a short travel bike with long travel angles – what’s it for?

May 5th, 11 12,470 Categories: Kit, Video

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Danny MacAskill – the Secret Tapes

Seven minutes of MacAskill outtakes and commentary from THAT video

May 5th, 11 10,739 Categories: Video

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‘Ride The Divide’ film night at Dales Bike Centre

We’ve just heard from the good folks at Dales Bike Centre they’ve organised another Mountain Bike Film night at The Station Cinema in Richmond, North Yorkshire on the 8th May, that’s this Sunday. Ride the Divide is an award-winning feature film about the world’s toughest mountain bike race, which traverses over 2700 miles along the […]

May 4th, 11 2,910 Categories: Events

Avoid Wharncliffe Woods 14th May (please)

There’s a world ranking running race going on so steering clear would be helpful

May 4th, 11 5,559 Categories: Events

The new Patriot?

New Orange Patriot?

While Jon was up at the iXS MacAvalanche he spotted a rather new looking Orange – in fact there were a couple of them kicking about, including the bike MTBCut.tv rider Joe Barnes won the event on. It’s stickered up as a Strange so it’s obviously not a production bike and Orange are keeping schtum […]

May 4th, 11 11,957 Categories: Kit, Premier, Video

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Midweek Mini Movies

It’s another short week, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a bit of time for yourself this lunchtime. Here’s our usual selection of biking related video stuff to keep you entertained while you try not to get crumbs in your keyboard. To kick off, here’s the action from the first round of the UCI […]

May 4th, 11 7,575 Categories: Video

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iXS MacAvalanche Video

Last weekend the closest thing the UK has seen to the Mega Avalanche took place on the slopes on Glencoe Mountain Resort, the iXS MacAvalanche. One hundred odd riders, a mass start and 700m of descending across the snow and tundra – and a helicopter uplift. We’ll have a full report with pictures and words […]

May 4th, 11 5,034 Categories: Events, Video

We hope the stealth black ano finish will stay for production bikes...

Cube release first downhill bike

They’ve been making waves with their all-mountain and cross country bikes recently but Germany brand Cube has just released their first proper downhill bike, the two15. It’s taken a while – it’s been in development since autumn 2008 with the first prototypes ready in late 2009. Since then they’ve been tweaking the design, working alongside […]

May 3rd, 11 7,324 Categories: Kit

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Exploding Camelbak Bladders

No, it’s not a product recall – during his recent visit to the Camelbak factory Chipps asked the test lab guys to demonstrate just how tough their bladders are* with a bit of compressed air. Especially for our Premier Users, here’s the video. Safe to say you’ll struggle to kill one by putting too much […]

May 3rd, 11 5,218 Categories: Premier, Video

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Fresh Goods

What with Good Friday last week and the Royal Wedding thing today, you’ve probably been missing your dose of Fresh Goods. Well, to make this special day that bit more special, here’s a round-up of all the nice things that have landed in the office lately… DMR Reptoid With the completion of Lee Quarry’s pump […]

April 29th, 11 13,109 Categories: Fresh Goods, News

Hopefully there will be less snow than last time...

iXS MacAvalanche kicks off this weekend…

Never mind the Royal Wedding and all that nonsense, something really important is happening in Britain. The first iXS Mac Avalanche race will be hitting the slopes of Glencoe Mountain in the Highlands this weekend. The invitational race will see 120 riders racing from the top of the Meall a Bhuridh at 1,108m all the […]

April 28th, 11 4,284 Categories: Events

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Second round of the ChainReactionCycles MTB Marathon draws near

Second round will hit Llandovery on the weekend of the 22nd May

April 28th, 11 3,031 Categories: Events

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