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Fresh Goods Friday

Whilst half the office have decamped to Germany to stroke, ogle and photograph all that’s new at Eurobike, a steady stream of equally new and exciting things have landed at the office. Mini-Boxxers? Kind of. These RockShox Lyriks sport 170mm of uppy-downy movement, an Mission Control DH damper, a tapered steerer and, most importantly, a […]

September 2nd, 11 8,885 Categories: Fresh Goods

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Cycle Show 2011

With just under a month to go until the 2011 Cycle Show kicks off in its new home of Birmingham NEC,we thought we’d give you a quick run down on what you’re going to be seeing at the UK’s leading bike show.   Open to the public from 30th September to 2nd October, there’ll be […]

September 2nd, 11 3,992 Categories: News

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Issue 68 – landing soon!

It’s that particular Friday when we wait on the doorstep for TNT John – issue 68 is just about to land! The digital copy is live in the Mag Archive right now, subscriber copies are in the post and should be arriving on doormats from tomorrow onwards, and retail copies will appear in bike shops […]

September 2nd, 11 4,452 Categories: News

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Eurobike 2011: Surly and Salsa

Big bikes and burly Salsa 29er

September 1st, 11 10,709 Categories: News, Trade Show

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Eurobike 2011: USE Exposure Lights

We check out the new range of USE Exposure Lights, which now feature ‘ITM’ or Intelligent Thermal Management. The new technology aims to balance light output and heat to give the best power and runtime possible…

September 1st, 11 4,918 Categories: Trade Show, Video

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Eurobike 2011: Charge Bikes

Jon headed to the fairground ride of joy that is the Charge Bikes stand to discover what’s new for 2012. We were lucky enough to have a good look at their new 29er Cooker a while back, but they’ve now introduced a Titanium Cooker 29er model with tapered headtube to keep it bang up to […]

September 1st, 11 6,080 Categories: Trade Show, Video

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Eurobike 2011: Orange Bikes video

While Chipps has covered what’s new from Orange Bikes in words and pictures, Matt and Jon got the ever smiling face of Dave Flynn to explain what’s going on with their surprise range of big wheeled and carbon fibre bikes through the medium of video. Here he explains how they’ve been won over by big […]

September 1st, 11 6,055 Categories: Trade Show, Video

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Eurobike: Orange and the big wheels

The Eurobike Trio are still there and Chipps takes up the story. OK, if we count the Demo Day as day 1, then today must be Day 2. Today we split up, with Jon heading off for video scoops (most of which will trickle out over the next few days) and Matt heading off to […]

September 1st, 11 9,197 Categories: News

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Eurobike: The New Ibis Ripley

It’s a carbon, DW-Link 29er, but not as we know it, Jim…

September 1st, 11 6,273 Categories: News, Trade Show

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Last Minute Places Available At The 2011 Trans-Provence.

Many of you may already know that the third edition of the Trans-Provence is set to take place this September. Today, however, we can report that due to a couple of injuries, 2 spots in the limited sized field (55) have recently become available. As our very own Matt reported in Issue 62, Trans-Provence is […]

September 1st, 11 1,856 Categories: News

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Eurobike 2011: The electric future?

As well as the rise of big wheeled mountain bikes, it’s become obvious from wandering around this year’s show that many think that the future for the non-sport cyclist could lie in the electric bike – and more specifically, pedal assisted electric systems. Matt and Jon took advantage of the outdoor demo day to take […]

September 1st, 11 4,063 Categories: Trade Show, Video

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Midweek Movies

A short Midweek Movies this week as we figure that, like us, once you’re done absorbing all the Eurobike coverage you’ll be ready to de-squarize your eyes by actually riding bikes. So here’s something completely different: a short film by Joe Sheffer & Alistair Humphries of their end-to-end of Shetland. On Bromptons, with the aid […]

August 31st, 11 4,461 Categories: News

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