Cycle touring's Abu Hamza?

Fresh Goods Friday 133

Roll up, roll up. A pleasant last hurdle of Fresh Goods to get us to the weekend…

March 1st, 13 10,521 Categories: Fresh Goods, News

Not sure if 650b or 26er

Monday Morning Debrief 14

Thoughts from last week’s bike rides. Let’s just start with a disclaimer here; performance enhancing drugs in sport are bad m’kay?┬áBut ol’Lance was right about one thing. It’s not about the bike. Or rather it’s not about the wheel size. Of the bike it’s not about. Clear? There’s been a lot of industry buzz about […]

February 18th, 13 3,873 Categories: Monday Morning Debrief


Monday Morning Debrief No.7

For the last Monday Morning Debrief of the year Chipps, Dave and Sim give their thoughts on how 2012 went and what they expect 2013 will offer

December 31st, 12 9,979 Categories: Monday Morning Debrief, News

Pipedream Moxie

Pipedream is pleased to introduce the Skookum 29er and Moxie R631

The nice peeps at Pipedream have sent news of two new frames. Introducing the Skookum 29er and hardnut hardtail Moxie.

November 15th, 12 6,763 Categories: News


Fresh Goods Friday 118

Another week, another delivery from the posties and van delivery bods of a bulging sack of schwag…

November 9th, 12 16,898 Categories: Fresh Goods, News

Eurobike 2012 Pivot (18)

Eurobike 2012: Pivot Cycles – Les is more?

What do you call a Pivot without any? Les, that’s what. We also check out the new carbon fibre Mach 429…

September 20th, 12 6,551 Categories: Kit, Trade Show


Cube Bikes revamp Stereo for 2013

Cube’s trail bike grows up – both in travel and wheel size, with a 160mm middle way bike and 140mm 29er.

August 7th, 12 10,866 Categories: Kit

Big wheels, four bars and sublime handling - the Whyte M-109 S

2013 Whyte Bikes: M-109 and T-129 29ers plus revised 146

Big wheels and Quad 4-bar suspension are the order of the day, plus new trail hardtail and stiffer 146.

July 12th, 12 16,252 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

Pic by Markus Greber

2013 Scott Genius launch: 650B and 29″ – but no 26″

26 inches “is dead”. Long live 27.5/650B and 29ers. Our first look at the fully updated Scott Genius range for 2013.

July 10th, 12 10,502 Categories: Kit, News, Press Launch


Niner’s New Steel S.I.R.9 *UPDATED*

29er specialist brings its steel hardtail bang up to date. Now updated with IMBA and geometry details

June 22nd, 12 16,133 Categories: Kit, News

Lapierre XR29 29er Nico Vouilloz (10)

Lapierre XR 29er First Ride

We had a quick spin on Nico Vouilloz’s personal big wheeled Lapierre. Covered in trick bits? Yes. 21lbs? Yes. Fast? Stupidly.

June 15th, 12 21,450 Categories: Kit

Commencal Meta AM29 (4)

2013 Commencal Part 2: Meta AM29

The Meta platform gets supersized with a 68┬░ headangle, 140/130mm travel trailbike in the form of the AM29. We like.

May 29th, 12 8,950 Categories: Kit, Press Launch

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