Surly-1

Issue 83: Surly Krampus

We often wonder how mountain bikes might have looked if they’d been designed from ground zero rather than having a junkyard heritage of rescued beach cruisers dictating most things. How large would the wheels and tyres have been? How much suspension would they have had? Actually that’s one question really, as suspension back then was […]

August 8th, 13 3 10,153 Categories: Bikes, Premier

Pivot-3

Issue 83: Pivot Les

The Pivot Les (see what they nearly did there?) is partly here to show that a fixed blade fork can be plugged into any hardtail. Okay, the Les isn’t just any hardtail. It’s the first cross-country trail hardtail produced by Arizona suspension masters Pivot Cycles.

August 8th, 13 0 1,978 Categories: Bikes, Premier

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Canyon Nerve AL 8.0

In the UK you buy Canyon bikes via mail order. Whether you agree with the concept of direct sales bikes or not, they aren’t going to go away. There’s only going to be more and more brands following this business model.

May 24th, 13 2 6,056 Categories: Bikes, Premier

Giant Trance X 29er 1

Giant Trance X 29er 1 Long Term Test Report

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

April 18th, 13 0 4,018 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers, Premier

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