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Bike Insurance

The cheapest way to insure against theft is to add cover for your bike onto your household insurance. Most home insurers offer cycle cover and their premiums...

Bike Insurance
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Price hike for Far East bikes

  You know those Far Eastern bikes and bike parts that you’re keen on? They could be shooting up in price next year thanks to the European Commission...

Price hike for Far East bikes
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New Cortina DH frame

    Got this email through last night. It’s details of Cortina’s new short travel DH and DS frameset with strange similarities to their trials frame featured a few...

New Cortina DH frame
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Offroad Duathlon

Blue Eskimo organise offroad duathlons, the first of which is to be held in Bracknell Forest on Sunday 14th November. Individuals or teams of two will navigate...

Offroad Duathlon
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2000m DH track in Nevis Range

Scotland’s two leading downhill mountain bikers, Emma Guy and Crawford Carrick-Anderson, joined representatives of sportscotland at Nevis Range on Nov 2nd to announce a sportscotland Lottery Fund...

2000m DH track in Nevis Range
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C2C wins award

The Sustransi C2C (Sea to Sea) cycle route from Workington and Whitehaven to Newcastle and Sunderland, was yesterday awarded the Silver Award in the Green Transport Category...

C2C wins award
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Kona Fire Mountain review

With a Kona you can always expect a great riding position for your money. You get the same style frame as some of the more expensive bikes....

Kona Fire Mountain review
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Cannondale's new toy

    So this bit connects to that bit, and it all goes up and down? Cannondale’s patent for suspension control… Cannondale have had a patent granted for a...

Cannondale's new toy
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Marin Muirwood review

The Marin Muirwoods is sold for £399. For your hard earned dosh you get an ok group of Alivo/ STX-RC, Ritchey Vantage rims and the excellent Mythos...

Marin Muirwood review
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New route in Wales

Sustrans route 4, the Celtic Trail, has just officially opened Wales’ newest mountain bike route! The 24 mile route runs over the forestry Rhigos mountains between Neath...

New route in Wales
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Real Ale Wobble

Situated around lovely Llanwrtyd Wells “Britains smallest town”, The Real Ale Wobble is a celebration of mountain biking and beer – possibly the perfect mtb event, held...

Real Ale Wobble
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North East BIKEmagic members ride

After a few false starts local NE riders registered with Bike Magic are meeting once a month to do a ride. The rides are typically on a...

North East BIKEmagic members ride
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Another World Exclusive

    A major manufacturer has told us at BIKEmagic details of a brand new suspension design that’s set to transform mountain biking. The bike, which the company describe...

Another World Exclusive
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Iron Justice

The ULTIMATE Short Course Downhill and Duel Eliminator IRON JUSTICE The next Judgement Day will be 23rd October Vale Road, Parkwood Springs next door to Sheffield Ski Village Mail for...

Iron Justice
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MTBs on C4

SSM Freesports have released details on when ‘Mountain Bike Britain’ will be aired on Channel 4. The six half hour programmes – co-presented by USE’s...

MTBs on C4
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New design from Cannondale

    BORDER=”0″> Cannondale’s new cross country prototype uses a welded aluminium frame and adjustable shock geometry. Doesn’t half look like an Orange X2 though… Image (C) Cannondale 1999. Cannondale have...

New design from Cannondale
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GB Team ride foreign bikes

    <FONT FACE=”Arial”> The GB cycling team will be riding almost exclusively foreign parts on their bikes next year following a tendering process, carried out on purely financial grounds, on...

GB Team ride foreign bikes
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Orange Air-O

I have had my AIR-O since the end of July, when even some of the magazines hadn’t heard of it! The spec is Shimano XT throughout, a...

Orange Air-O
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Mountain biker dies on coastal path

A mountain biker fell off his cycle on a coast path and plunged 50ft over a cliff to his death. Company boss Max Joule, 41, is thought...

Mountain biker dies on coastal path
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Manitou vs Marzocchi

  Answer Products has filed a lawsuit against Marzocchi Suspension Center for patent infringement, according to a press release from Answer, reported on the website of US trade...

Manitou vs Marzocchi