Bespoked Bike Check: The Variangle Mk5

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We’ll be heading along to Bespoked in London for 14-16th October to check out all the hand built bikes and chat to their makers. It’s being billed as ‘a celebration of hand made bicycles and the people who make them’. With talks, races and presentations, it promises to be worth going to even if you’ve no intention of buying anything more than a coffee. Some of the show’s exhibitors have sent us information about some of the bikes you can see there – hopefully it’s just enough to get you curious enough to buy yourself a ticket and come along....

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  • Bespoked Bike Check: The Variangle Mk5
  • doomanic
    Full Member

    *Insert Ryan Reynolds “But why?” Gif here…*

    tthew
    Full Member

    I found myself asking the same question at the Harrogate show last year. All those lovely knobs and levers to sticky into you in the event of a crash too.

    I’m sure Peter is very proud of it and all, but I do wonder how many he’s ever sold.

    csb
    Full Member

    Didn’t Marin have a full suss bike that had adjustable travel (and geometry) about 20 years ago?

    tomhoward
    Full Member

    I’m sure Peter is very proud of it and all, but I do wonder how many he’s ever sold.

    One of the prototypes was stolen I think?

    Clearly a passionate, clever guy, but I agree, I just don’t think there’s that much of a market, and even if there was, the Geo was still too conservative on the descending side, even at the extreme.

    doomanic
    Full Member

    Didn’t Marin have a full suss bike that had adjustable travel (and geometry) about 20 years ago?

    Marin Rock Springs TARA

    https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/bikes/mountain-bikes/marin-rock-springs-review-2/

    paton
    Free Member

    dangeourbrain
    Full Member

    I can certainly see the point in this as a development mule but as a bike to own? No.

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