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first ride: GT Avalanche 1.0 Disc £700


8th February 2011

The GT mountain bike brand has been through the wars of late. Jamie Darlow rides its most famous model to see if the old magic is back.

group test: All aboard the 105


1st June 2010

105 is often referred to as Shimano’s ‘workhorse’ road groupset. Simon Smythe checks out whether the manufacturers are using it to build thoroughbreds or cart horses.

group test: GT GTR Carbon Sport £1,999.99


1st June 2010

GT GTR Carbon Sport: “the only bike here using the 105 calipers, and what a difference! Braking is the most positive by a long way, the levers are perfectly weighted.”

group test: 105 Verdict


1st June

“There’s a clear difference in performance between the bike that uses the complete 105 groupset — hubs and all — and the other two that spec cheaper calipers and chainsets.”