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Review: eXotic Carbon bar and carbon Ti seatpost

Tom tries and tests some bargain bling

December 21st, 15 1 3,546 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Seatposts

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Review: eXotic Carbon Fork

Tom Hill gets his teeth into some bargain carbon

October 28th, 15 5 5,577 Categories: Forks

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RaceFace SixC 35 Bars and Atlas 35 Stem. REVIEW

Looking for a wide, light, stiff cockpit? Maybe this is the combo you’ve been looking for.

October 8th, 15 0 3,632 Categories: Bits, Handlebars, Stems

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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 6,056 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 5,024 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 10,130 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 7,080 Categories: Frames, Recommended

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Giant XtC Advanced 29er 2

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

February 11th, 15 0 12,791 Categories: Bikes

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Saracen Mantra Trail Carbon

Trail carbon on a budget – the Saracen Mantra

February 11th, 15 0 6,519 Categories: Bikes

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Azonic CFK 790

Can you handle Azonic’s wide carbon bars?

July 8th, 14 0 2,326 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 3,816 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 10,330 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 13,189 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 7,851 Categories: Long Termers

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