Lapierre 2010

Mark was invited out to Morzine see the 2010 range of Lapierre bikes. 2010 sees a mixture of simple colour changes and some substantial geometry changes across the more XC oriented bikes.

July 13th, 09 27,017 Categories: Press Launch

Happy 10th Birthday Lefty

Would you believe it, the Lefty has made it to 10, and is still a fork surrounded by controversy. People just can’t get past that single fork leg despite your car having four of them. Unless you drive a Robin Reliant, of course, but then you’re probably quite open to a little strangeness anyway.

July 7th, 09 7,194 Categories: Press Launch

Cannondale Flash

Cannondale introduces the Flash for 2010. The first carbon frame to receive a stiffness rating of over 100, while winning the feather-weight title at 950 grams.

July 4th, 09 63,240 Categories: Press Launch

Cannondale – 2010

Some new and updated bikes in the Cannondale stable for 2010.

July 3rd, 09 41,133 Categories: Press Launch

Specialized 2010 – The Media Pack

We missed this year’s Specialized press launch, so here are some selected pages from the Media Guide that came with it.
Ahh, what the hell. Here’s the whole Media-Only press pack for you to leaf through yourself. You now know as much about 2010 Specialized as we do.

July 2nd, 09 43,973 Categories: Press Launch

Commencal 2010

PHOTO OVERLOAD!!!

June 16th, 09 27,016 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 10,127 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 8,891 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 11,209 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 12,185 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 12,006 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 6,610 Categories: Press Launch

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