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Generous width, aggressive bead hooks

Interbike 2015: Finding the Smoking Gun

Wide trail rims from American Classic. So wide, they’re plus

September 18th, 15 1 3,149 Categories: applenews, Kit, News

Filling a gap in the Vittoria range

Interbike 2015: Vittoria add two new Graphene-enhanced tyres

Tyres made from really flat carbon, OK?

September 16th, 15 0 5,501 Categories: applenews, Kit, News, Trade Show

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Interbike 2015 – Rolf Prima Alesa: Lighter, wider, and quicker (engagement)

New gnarly wheels from the Muppets’ piano player

September 16th, 15 0 2,224 Categories: Kit, News

Moar Wider!

The Widening Continues: 43/40mm AC Trail Wheels

American Classic wheels are going wider than ever but how does that translate to weight?

September 3rd, 15 0 1,976 Categories: Kit, News

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New Solaris from Cotic

Cotic’s 29er gets tweaks for 2016

July 3rd, 15 6,182 Categories: Kit, News

The Charge Cooker 2 introduces suspension for £899

Charge Bikes Goes Plus

Charge Bikes has embraced the new plus-size thing wholeheartedly, designing its entire range around 27×2.8in tyres.

June 8th, 15 6,623 Categories: News

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Sea Otter 2015: new Turner – but what’s hidden?

Chubby Sultan, production King Khan and Cyclosis CX bike, plus brand new Burner. No carbon RFX on the horizon, though. Boo!

May 5th, 15 6,735 Categories: News

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Sea Otter 2015: Specialized Enters The Chubby Arena

We did predict that they’d all be at it at the Sea Otter, and you can find out more in the next issue of the magazine, but it wasn’t a surprise to see that Specialized has a plus-size bike (or bikes) coming out. Interestingly, rather than Trek’s apparent view that (its 29+) plus-size bikes are […]

May 2nd, 15 7,836 Categories: News

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Sea Otter 2015: RST shows 27.5, teases inverted fork and carbon.

Dropper posts, carbon crowns and plus size, all from the hard-charging suspension company

April 26th, 15 7,012 Categories: News

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Fox 34 Fork Updated for 2016. New FLOAT DPS EVOL rear shock.

First look and first ride impressions of this brand new shock and fork. We’ve had a set for a while

March 31st, 15 8,261 Categories: News

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Rockshox SID, Pike & Reba Forks get Boosted

Rockshox have Boosted their fork range to now include forks for 110×15 width hubs.

March 19th, 15 5,532 Categories: News

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SRAM Launch Boost 148 Drivetrain Bits

SRAM introduces a new transmission system that will work with Boost 148 rear ends – and with those chubby new 27.5+ wheels

March 19th, 15 5,309 Categories: News

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