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Race Face SixC CINCH Crankset

DH strength at XC weight? Do the Race Face SixC cranks deliver?

July 10th, 15 0 5,363 Categories: Drivetrain

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Longtermer: Trek Lush Carbon 650b WSD

In her first report Vicki introduces us to her long term, womens’ specific carbon trail bike from Trek.

July 3rd, 15 2 4,360 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

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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 7,912 Categories: Bikes

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Niner Air 9 Carbon Frame

A carbon flavoured hyperspeed trail and XC race hardtail – what’s the score?

April 25th, 15 2 6,230 Categories: Frames, Recommended

The Giant XtC Advance 29er 2

Giant XtC Advanced 29er 2

The Giant XtC – Making plans for Nigel? Or the Mayor of Simpleton?

February 11th, 15 0 9,251 Categories: Bikes

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Saracen Mantra Trail Carbon

Trail carbon on a budget – the Saracen Mantra

February 11th, 15 0 5,611 Categories: Bikes

Are your shoulders broad enough?

Azonic CFK 790

Can you handle Azonic’s wide carbon bars?

July 8th, 14 0 2,068 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Recommended

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Renthal Fatbar Lite Carbon Handlebar And Duo Stem

Top-end bar and stem combo with impeccable performance and engineering to offset lightweight carbon nerves.

April 9th, 14 0 3,332 Categories: Handlebars, Stems

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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 10,085 Categories: 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 12,978 Categories: Long Termers

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Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

So I’ve been putting in some miles on the Kilauea and they’ve tended to be uphill ones.

December 19th, 10 6 7,650 Categories: Long Termers

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Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

So it’s done and I’ve been so busy riding I forgot to write the update. Here it is…

September 10th, 10 7 10,683 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

Kona Kilauea coming together

Long Termers: Dave’s Kona Kilauea

Just a quick update as I slowly gather parts for the build.

June 21st, 10 13 8,777 Categories: Long Termers

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