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 4,965 Categories: Trade Show, Video


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 6,181 Categories: Trade Show, Video


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 6,137 Categories: Trade Show, Video


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 9,320 Categories: News


Eurobike: The New Ibis Ripley

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

September 1st, 11 6,385 Categories: News, Trade Show


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 1,881 Categories: News


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 4,127 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 4,581 Categories: News


Eurobike 2011: Ragley Bikes goes bouncy and big wheeled

New bouncy bikes debut from Ragley, with mismatched travel across the range plus a big wheeled variant..

August 31st, 11 10,478 Categories: News, Trade Show, Video


Eurobike: Demo Day 1

Greetings from Eurobike! Jon, Matt and Chipps (that’s me)  are over at Eurobike for the week, seeing what’s new for 2012. The first day was the Demo Day, so we got to spend it outdoors, in the actual sunshine. Wednesday to Saturday we’ll be back indoors so we made the most of it. Seth’s Haircut […]

August 31st, 11 11,282 Categories: News


Eurobike: SRAM’s New X5 Groupset

…goes all 10speed. But that’s not all…

August 30th, 11 7,259 Categories: News

The Beinn 29. Like a Beinn, only bigger.

Islabike launch big bikes for big kids

As four-fifths of the editorial team are away at Eurobike this week, we’re taking the opportunity to have a good clear out and tidy up in the office. Here’s a news story which fell down the back of the digital sofa but which we still think you might be interested in; we certainly were, not […]

August 30th, 11 5,072 Categories: News

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