Long Termer: Swarf Spline 29

In the last of his Long Termer Spline stories, Barney takes a look at the changes he’s made to the hardtail gnarpoon

October 26th, 15 0 4,208 Categories: Bikes, Frames


Long Termers: Richard’s Mondraker Foxy CC Special Edition Part Two

It’s nearly time for the Mondraker Foxy to go back. Richard isn’t too happy about that

October 22nd, 15 0 3,357 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Recommended


Longtermer Update – Sanny’s Giant Trance X 29er

The view from the saddle after several months

March 10th, 14 9 7,571 Categories: Long Termers


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 14,793 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 38,203 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


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 32,040 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


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 34,324 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


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 13,100 Categories: Long Termers

Kona Kilauea

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 7,763 Categories: Long Termers


Long Termers: Matt’s Santa Cruz Blur LT – Final Report

What’s the scores on the doors?

October 25th, 10 11 12,390 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers

Dave's Kona Kilauea

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 10,808 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Long Termers: Sim’s Commençal Super 4

Doing what it says on the carbon tin

July 26th, 10 8 10,379 Categories: Long Termers


Long Termers: Matt’s Cannondale Six Carbon

Yes, it is flipping road bike.

June 28th, 10 18 9,488 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 8,886 Categories: Long Termers

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