Commencal 2010

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June 16th, 09 26,723 Categories: Press Launch

Sram XX – the low down.

Dave A reports back from the SRAM XX launch in Italy having taken the test bikes around a blistering hot Tuscan landscape. There are US prices in here too – prepare to wince a little when you see them.

May 27th, 09 10,032 Categories: Press Launch

Sram XX shifter close up

Last post before I pop off for dinner, here’s the XX shifter. Designed from the ground up just like the rest of the groupset but influenced by what Sram have learnt from previous projects such as the road groupsets and XO

May 26th, 09 8,741 Categories: Press Launch

Sram XX forks

Here’s a taster of the new XX forks, more tech information later..
Here’s the XX Sid world cups with reworked lowers, steerer and crown.
All forks feature the new X loc lockout lever.

May 26th, 09 11,052 Categories: Press Launch

That Sram XX cassette in close up

Dave gives us some super-closeups of the new SRAM XX rear cassette. It’s a madness of intricate machining – which it should be for over $300…

May 26th, 09 12,021 Categories: Press Launch

Shhh – Sram XX Updated

Dave Anderson reports from the SRAM XX launch in Italy… Ten speed, two chainrings and Centrelock? Whatever next?

May 25th, 09 11,907 Categories: Press Launch

Sram 2010 Piccies

Just a few pictures from last week’s trip to Afan for a hands-on test of some of the new SRAM stuff, with some close ups of bits and bobs and perhaps the best bike stand ever…

April 28th, 09 6,545 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Eight

Colours from Lezyne, Santa Cruz, crazy military types from Genuine Innovations, the Ibis Tranny in orange, funky vicar bars from FSA, a singlespeed Specialized carbon and carbon fibre dog bowls.

April 27th, 09 11,110 Categories: Press Launch

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Marzocchi 2010 – Sea Otter Sneak Preview

Chipps got a sneak preview of a good looking and ‘back to basics’ Marzocchi. They’re focussing on their previous strengths with a return to open bath cartridges and coil springs.

April 27th, 09 20,574 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Six – Team Bikes and Precious Things

Chipps delves deep into the pits, peeks behind some curtains and finds out some of the hot-tuning mods that the pros are running. A time trial shifter on a dirt jump bike, the Atherton’s prototype Saint wheels and a Mini Specialized… Oh, and are those SRAM XX brakes?

April 21st, 09 18,330 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Five – DT Swiss, Ritchey, Syncros

Carbon mountain bike rims were everywhere at this year’s Sea Otter. Here are the latest offerings from DT Swiss, Ritchey and Syncros.

April 20th, 09 11,463 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Four – Race Face

Even lighter carbon cranks, 785mm Atlas bars, superduper chainrings, body armour – and the return of colours – including purple!

April 20th, 09 9,869 Categories: Press Launch

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