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Interview: David Turner – “You’re either ‘enduro’ – or you’re not”

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This article was first published in Issue 109 of Singletrack Magazine. Subscribe today from just £1.99 Chipps tracks down the quiet man with his name on the frames at Turner Bikes and finds out that you’re either enduro, or you’re not, why Turner was forced to shift production away from the USA – and why they’ll never make a carbon Burner. You know what I think is the most surprising thing about Turner Bikes? The fact that David Turner’s name is on them. It’s not that he isn’t involved in the development and design of every frame – he couldn’t...

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With 22 years as Editor of Singletrack World Magazine, Chipps is the longest-running cycling magazine editor in the world. He started in the bike trade in 1990 and became a full time mountain bike journalist at the start of 1994. Over the last 30 years as a bike writer and photographer, he has seen mountain bike culture flourish, strengthen and diversify and bike technology go from rigid steel frames to fully suspended carbon fibre (and sometimes back to rigid steel as well.)

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