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norco optic full suspension carbon 27.5 trail xc

Review: Norco Optic C7.2

The 2017 Norco Optic is available in 27.5in and 29in versions. We put the Optic C7.2 to task to see whether less might actually be more.

November 9th, 16 5 14,460 Categories: Bikes

Nukeproof Mega 275

Review: Nukeproof Mega 275 Comp Longterm Test Bike

After a few months of riding, and some spec alterations, Rob has his final say on the Nukeproof Mega 275 in this final longterm review

October 21st, 16 0 26,536 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

ritchey timberwolf steel hardtail 27.5 650b rockshox pike trail mud winter

Review: Ritchey Timberwolf

The Timberwolf is the gnarliest steel hardtail to come from the Ritchey stable. So how does this 150mm travel 27.5in hardtail fare on UK singletrack?

September 13th, 16 0 15,562 Categories: Bikes

onza jackpot 27.5 steel trail hardtail rockshox mud winter

Review: Onza Jackpot

Have Onza hit the Jackpot with their latest 27.5in steel hardtail? We put one to the test. See our full review within of this British mud-plugger.

September 6th, 16 1 18,191 Categories: Bikes

chromag wideangle steel trail hardtail 27.5 650b rockshox pike hardcore

Review: Chromag Wideangle

What happens when you bolt a 160mm travel fork on the front of a steel hardtail? Find out in our review of the Chromag Wideangle 27.5

August 30th, 16 3 33,325 Categories: Bikes

The Intense ACV Pro 27.5+

First Full Test: Intense ACV Pro 27.5+

We’ve had one of Intense’s new monster truck bikes in on test for a while

July 7th, 16 4 47,982 Categories: Bikes

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Review: Kinesis Phase

Kinesis’ new Hardcore Hardtail in a very modern style

April 13th, 16 6 13,611 Categories: Bikes, Frames, Uncategorized

Pace RC127 singletrack magazine

From Issue 100: Bike Review – Pace RC127

From Issue 100: Pace has returned to the frame designing game – and the RC127 is something of a change from its previous offerings

December 16th, 15 2 13,400 Categories: Bikes, Recommended

Right in all of the right ways?

Review: Velocity’s trail-wide, XC-light Blunt SS Rims

None-more-light wide alu rims from Velocity, ridden and rated

November 2nd, 15 2 4,150 Categories: Wheels

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Derby 27.5 x 40mm HD Wheels

Rims are getting wider, so we’ve been riding quite a lot of them. This is what Richard thought to these hoops.

August 16th, 15 0 5,668 Categories: Wheels

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Santa Cruz Highball CC 27.5

Superlight super bike with all the bells and whistles (and price tag to match)

June 21st, 15 0 13,248 Categories: Bikes

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Scott Scale 740

A race-ready hardtail for less than £1,500? Scott delivers with the Scale 740

June 20th, 15 1 15,454 Categories: Bikes

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Ritchey P650b

Ritchey brings the racy steel hardtail up to date with 27.5in wheels and a fun ride

June 19th, 15 0 16,534 Categories: Bikes

Right in all of the right ways?

Velocity Blunt SS Rims

Light, wide rims that aren’t carbon? That’ll never catch on…

March 5th, 15 1 9,547 Categories: Wheels

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