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2012 Lapierre Bikes: all-new X-Flow

All new 120mm travel trail bike introduced with Pendbox suspension system from Lapierre DH

June 30th, 11 22,509 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

Cassette is unchanged after last year's 10spd refresh

2012 Shimano XT Launch: M780 drivetrain, pedals, and wheels

Chainset gains a double option, shifting goes Vivid, pedals split into Trail and Race plus new wheelset options

June 29th, 11 14,008 Categories: Kit, News, Press Launch

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2012 Shimano XT Launch: M785 Brakes

Our first ride on the new XT groupset, starting with the new XTR-alike brakes

June 28th, 11 22,343 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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First Ride – New Yeti SB-66 Trail Bike

Yeti has a new 6in travel trail bike out; the SB-66. It looks simple, works complicated and rides great.

June 7th, 11 46,040 Categories: News, Press Launch

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Santa Cruz UK launch – 4 more bikes for 2012

So just before deadline we headed up to the rather cosy Dog and Partridge at Tosside to see the new 2012 next-year offerings from Santa Cruz. No Powerpoints in stuffy darkened rooms from these boys, instead two days of riding bikes round Gisburn Forest before retiring for the evening to drink beer and be really […]

May 24th, 11 15,746 Categories: News, Press Launch

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Premier: Sea Otter Image Dump #3

Here’s some more unedited bling for Singletrack Premier users only to dribble over. Full stories for regular users will follow as soon as we get a minute to write them.

April 18th, 11 5,051 Categories: Premier, Press Launch

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Sea Otter: ‘Shimano’ Electronic Shifting for MTBs

Not from Shimano though, from Ki2Bikes who chop up Dura Ace stuff for you.

April 18th, 11 9,163 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter: 29er Stuff

Here’s a tie-together of many of the 29er bits and pieces we saw around the Otter. We’ll visit many of them again in future stories, but this is where we’ll keep them all together. Sitting comfortably? Then we’ll start at the top. DT Swiss The Swiss boys have launched a pair of 29er rims and […]

April 18th, 11 7,219 Categories: News, Press Launch

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Sea Otter: Random Roundup #2

New Blur XC-C, belt drives, 29ers from Ritchey, Intense and Charge, plus more!

April 17th, 11 9,620 Categories: Press Launch

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Premier: Sea Otter Image Dump #2

More unedited shots from the Sea Otter for our Premier users…

April 16th, 11 6,685 Categories: Premier, Press Launch, Trade Show

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Interbike 2010: Niner, Revelate, Voodoo and 661

29ers, hot lids and the funkiest stem we’ve seen for years…

October 7th, 10 9,030 Categories: Press Launch

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Interbike 2010: Point1 and NS Billet

A couple of smaller companies at the more rugged end of things.

October 6th, 10 5,642 Categories: Press Launch

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