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SRAM 2012: Rise 60 carbon wheelset first ride

Plus look at alloy rimmed Rise 40 and tuning options on Monarch Plus air shocks

December 13th, 11 13,460 Categories: Kit, Press Launch


Interbike 2011: Rocky Mountain

Sleek hardtails and a completely redesigned Element, now with big wheels

October 4th, 11 9,155 Categories: Press Launch

The 170mm travel Kona Operator is made for parks, mini DH and general gravity bike fun

Kona 2012: Entourage, Operator, Honzo 29er (with pics!) and more…

We check out the latest bikes from Kona, with new gravity models, all mountain bikes and big wheelers. Now with Honzo pics

October 4th, 11 17,402 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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Teva Shoes Launch the Links

The watersports shoe specialist invited us to the launch of their new freeride flat pedal shoe, the Links

September 13th, 11 7,151 Categories: Press Launch

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Marin 2012: Quad Link 3 released, bouncy 29ers and more…

New range of 29″ wheeled bikes plus the longstanding Quad suspension design gets a radical makeover

August 4th, 11 17,348 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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Whyte Bikes 2012: ultimate 146, T-120 tweaked plus new 29er and ‘cross models

Long travel 146 gets blinged up edition, slack ‘cross bike and large wheeled hardtails land

August 4th, 11 17,976 Categories: Kit, Press Launch


Trek World 2012: Superfly 100, Rumblefish and more.

Here’s some more from Trek World in the lovely Austrian town of Mayrhofen… Rumblefish With 120mm of DRCV-controlled travel front and rear, the 2012 Rumblefish aims to convert existing 26” wheel riders to 29” wheels, as well as provide an upgrade for those already on the wagon. Although Trek make the 140mm Roscoe for the […]

July 22nd, 11 25,043 Categories: News, Press Launch


Trek World 2012: Remedy, Slash, Fuel and Hybrid Air

Sim and Jenn have seen the future – new freeride, downhill and ladies bikes plus much more

July 19th, 11 54,933 Categories: News, Press Launch

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SRAM and Rock Shox 2012 at Pass’portes Du Soleil

New internally routed Rock Shox Reverb Stealth launches plus more detail on SRAM X0 DH

July 6th, 11 10,941 Categories: Kit, Premier, Press Launch

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2012 Lapierre Bikes Launch: Spicy and Zesty

Revised Spicy and Zesty all-mountain bikes get Nico-tuned suspension plus slacker and lower geometry

July 4th, 11 28,348 Categories: Kit, Premier, Press Launch, Video

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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 22,865 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 14,270 Categories: Kit, News, Press Launch

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