New In from MRP

In the quest for lighter, stronger components, MRP will show a carbon fibre version of their successful G2 chainguide. The new guide weighs in at only 197 grams for the 36-40T size thanks to the carbon boomerang and weight-optimized skid. It also features increased compatibility and adjustability with a new upper arm design. The 32-36T […]

April 17th, 09 5,098 Categories: News


Sea Otter 2009 report one.

First day of the first big race… Lots of new stuff on display. The usual ‘sunburn and freezing wind weather too. All is well. Tomorrow sees the big SRAM launch and new team bikes.

April 17th, 09 18,753 Categories: Press Launch

Kranked-REVOLVE Trailer Now Available

Kranked films are always worth a looksee…

April 16th, 09 3,523 Categories: Video

Brownbacks Hope Race Series Starts This Weekend

The 2009 race season is underway and the first round of the Hope Race Series at Lee Quarry Rossendale is getting nearer. Here’s an update of what’s happening as the 19th April fast approaches.

April 16th, 09 2,980 Categories: News

Intense 951 FRO

Straight outta Temecula, Intense’s new DH bike the 951.

April 16th, 09 18,380 Categories: Kit


Cross Lobster and Santa What?

We’re off to the Sea Otter tomorrow, where all the fun starts, but in the meantime, here’s a smart – if niche – singlespeed ‘cross bike from Rock Lobster Cycles, plus a ‘What on earth?’ from Santa Cruz…

April 16th, 09 8,040 Categories: Press Launch

New Blur LT Carbon!

It’s another new Santa Cruz! Only this time it’s a 5in+ bike made from carbon fibre that’ll handle anything you throw at it and still come in under 28lbs…

{Apologies for the cut ‘n’ past nature of the press release, but Chipps is still up after 24 hours travelling to the States, so he’s a bit rubbish right now. He promises to work harder tomorrow…}

April 14th, 09 16,372 Categories: Kit

UCI World Cup #1 News

Minnaar wins, Peaty third, Gee fifth. And TRACY MOSELEY wins for the UK on her birthday and on her new bike. Yay! Fionn is fourth too!

April 12th, 09 4,728 Categories: News

Fresh Goods

Japanese bling from Shimano, French footwear from Mavic and American hand socks from Bontrager.

April 9th, 09 7,527 Categories: Fresh Goods

Merida Bikes MTB Marathon Series 2009 kicks off this weekend

Only a few days to go now before the 1st round of the 2009 series of the Merida Bikes MTB Marathons will get started with the EXPOSURE LIGHTS BIG NIGHT OUT night marathon in Builth Wells on the 11th April.

April 9th, 09 2,702 Categories: News

Women on Wheels at The Original Bicycle Festival

Women On Wheels – WOW – is a new cycling event aimed at women being staged at 7stanes Kirroughtree Trail Centre, Dumfries and Galloway, on Sunday 17th May 2009 as part of the Original Bicycle Festival 2009.

April 9th, 09 1,384 Categories: News

Cannondale To Cease US Production…

The press release says things like ‘…launches Worldwide Centers of Excellence Strategy’ but the reality is that Cannondale’s parent company has decided to stop making frames in the US and move production to Taiwan with the loss of 200 jobs at its Bedford PA factory…

April 8th, 09 4,745 Categories: News

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