The Halifax based bike makers have just sent us news of their burly-but-pedally range. Big mountain bouncers.
John Chennells, chief crayon artiste with Orange Bikes.
Big wheeled trail bike to offer 110mm rear travel with 120mm up front. First run of 50 bikes now available.
Tea drinking TT racer goes behind the scenes at Orange’s Halifax factory
Dinky Oranges (satsumas?), rubbery overload via Maxxis and Conti, new C’dale helmets and more…
Eurobike is over, Interbike is yet to come – that makes a Web Editor jetlagged and glum. On the plus side there’s some really rather special newness that’s arrived at Singletrack this week… Deputy Editor Jenn Hopkins Jenn is a Great Divide Racer, rider of innumerable solo 24 hour events, she’s taken part in the […]
The Eurobike Trio are still there and Chipps takes up the story. OK, if we count the Demo Day as day 1, then today must be Day 2. Today we split up, with Jon heading off for video scoops (most of which will trickle out over the next few days) and Matt heading off to […]
There have been sneak peaks and a host of prototype spy shots but now it’s official; the Patriot is back. Here’s the official press release: The Patriot makes a return to the Orange Mountain Bikes lineup for 2012. Taking up a position between the Alpine 160 and 224, the new bike delivers 180mm of balanced […]
Following the success of their limited edition run of ‘Blackout’ Orange Fives, the boys from Halifax have decided to give the ST4 trail bike a similar makeover with the release of the Orange ST4 Pro Blackout. Only ten of them are going to be made and once again they will feature the sparkly disco black […]
Jon has been wandering around the pits and expo area this morning looking for anything new and interesting to take pictures of. Here’s what he’s come up with so far… Elite Women’s Qualifying has just finished – we’ll post up the results shortly but Rachel Atherton fastest down the hill so far. Mark is updating […]
While Jon was up at the iXS MacAvalanche he spotted a rather new looking Orange – in fact there were a couple of them kicking about, including the bike MTBCut.tv rider Joe Barnes won the event on. It’s stickered up as a Strange so it’s obviously not a production bike and Orange are keeping schtum […]