Ragley BigWig Custom Build | Amanda's Steel Hardtail V2

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Back in February I bought my first hardtail frame; a Ragley Piglet. Steel, 130mm travel, 650b, green… and I LOVED IT. I didn’t have any particular reason for choosing steel, I just wanted it. It turns out steel is heavy, much heavier than the carbon test bikes I have access to. So when it came to replacing my stolen bike I had an opportunity to make new choices. Longer travel? Lighter? A nicer colour..? I went for blue. That’s about all that’s changed really… oh, and I’m now on a 29er. I’m only a few rides in, but the big...

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Amanda Wishart

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Amanda is our resident pedaller, who loves the climbs as much as the descents. No genre of biking is turned down, though she is happiest when at the top of a mountain with a wild descent ahead of her. If you ever want a chat about concussion recovery, dealing with a Womb of Doom or how best to fuel an endurance XC race, she's the one to email.

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