A classic combination of Christmas Gifts today. Something practical, something that will help you get drunk (potentially) and something to make you (well your bike) more pretty – obviously not really needed but more desirable for it. Giant Winter Base Layer Giant’s Winter Base Layer is the perfect base layer for crisp early mornings and […]
Endurance expert offers some last minute advice for this weekend’s big race
So just before deadline we headed up to the rather cosy Dog and Partridge at Tosside to see the new 2012 next-year offerings from Santa Cruz. No Powerpoints in stuffy darkened rooms from these boys, instead two days of riding bikes round Gisburn Forest before retiring for the evening to drink beer and be really […]
Here’s a tie-together of many of the 29er bits and pieces we saw around the Otter. We’ll visit many of them again in future stories, but this is where we’ll keep them all together. Sitting comfortably? Then we’ll start at the top. DT Swiss The Swiss boys have launched a pair of 29er rims and […]
Carbon 29er hardtail, a new UK-friendly 5in Blur and an alloy Tallboy!
Birzman tools are going to be providing the star studded Santa Cruz Syndicate downhill team with a full range of repair, cleaning and maintenance tools and accessories for the coming race season. The Birzman brand has won a number of design awards for their simple, functional and stylish looking tools. Indeed, the Taiwanese brand says […]
Scottish bike adventure firm and manufacturer team up to offer demo days, exclusive rider days and more
We have a look at the SC V10 Carbon (35lbs for a downhill bike!), get shown some pretty new frame colours and get a history lesson too