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Longtermer Update: Dave’s Orange Five RS – Six Months In

Six months in how’s the Five RS coping?

January 3rd, 14 0 5,423 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

Five: Into the wild

Long Termer Review: Introducing Dave’s Orange Five RS

Simple and effective is a good thing.

December 6th, 13 7 6,405 Categories: Long Termers, Uncategorized

Trek's Fuel EX 9.8: it's the right colour and everything.

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 long termer

Jenn’s long termer of choice this year is Trek’s Fuel EX 9.8.

July 19th, 13 0 4,718 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long termer

A couple of months in, how’s Sanny getting on with his Trance X 29er

July 12th, 13 1 15,707 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long Term Test Report

Sanny introduces his new longtermer; it’s future is epic(s)

April 18th, 13 0 4,958 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

Dave has spent six months aboard his carbon big wheeler – it may be called a ‘race weapon’ but what’s it like every day?

March 18th, 12 2 10,445 Categories: Long Termers

Jamie's build so far...

Long Termer Review: Jamie’s Turner 5-Spot

Jamie’s finally got all the bits to build his extra-large Turner 5-Spot together – what are his plans then?

March 1st, 12 15 13,061 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Jon’s Intense Tracer 2

Jon’s been riding the Tracer 2 all over the place – six months down the line here’s a comprehensive review

November 14th, 11 18 39,536 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Matt’s Lapierre Spicy 516 Video Update

Matt’s got a quick video update on how his Spicy has got on this summer

September 22nd, 11 9 32,655 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Dave’s Santa Cruz Highball

So here’s the getting to know you bit about my new longtermer, a Santa Cruz Highball. Due to holidays, mag trips and deadlines I didn’t get time to write up the plans for this one earlier so here we go. First off it’s fair to say that due to experiences with early 29’ers I didn’t […]

September 5th, 11 7 35,485 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termer Review: Yeti ASR5

Tom dB’s been tweaking his Yeti with new wheels, a single ring setup and new brakes…

June 30th, 11 11 40,623 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Wheels

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Long Termer Review: Benji’s Pivot Mach 4

The final verdict. Looking for adventure.

May 25th, 11 12 13,455 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

I’ve been riding the Kona a lot recently, mainly due to my Cannondale Rush finally needing a bit of TLC after two winters of pretty solid use. Similar to my experience with Sram’s 10 speed XX groupset on the Rush, the gears and shifting on the Kona have performed flawlessly. Despite initial fears that to […]

April 18th, 11 4 13,281 Categories: Long Termers

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Long Termers: Sim’s Orange Five

When I originally ordered the Five from Orange I had in mind to hang SRAM’s new 2×10 X0 groupset off it. As is often the way though product release dates got pushed back and rather than leave the Five unbuilt and unridden I stuck it together with a Shimano SLX, XTR medley. And then a […]

March 3rd, 11 20 15,233 Categories: Long Termers

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