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Posts Tagged ‘mountain bikes’

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.

first ride: Beone Karma £1,600


7th February 2011

Matt Lamy is a road rider who hasn’t mounted a mountain bike in seventeen years: where to start? Will an off-roader with no suspension make him feel at home?

head to head: Vitus Nucleus 0.1 £560

Specialized Sirrus vs Vitus Nucleus

24th January 2011

“Normally people crowd round to laugh at whatever dubious machinery I’ve been saddled with testing, but for once there were murmurs of genuine desire.”

Do you do VooDoo?


22nd January 2011

Legendary mountain bike elder statesman Joe Murray is the designer behind the USA brand VooDoo. The 2011 bikes will be in Halfords from March.

Jamis bicycles back in Britain

Jamis Xenith Pro

10th November 2010

A return to the UK for Jamis, a big and well-reviewed value brand in the U.S. Now to be sold in the Evans stores and mailorder. There’s two nice looking all round tourers.

The cheapest way to own a BMW

BMW Cruise

14th September 2010

According to BMW, “The bike’s extraordinary colour was inspired by the legendary BMW 1802 from the 1970s.” They’re hedging their bets with quieter options, too.