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Riding the new Cannondale Trigger

Fast, agile, capable, fun, the Cannondale Trigger blew us away with a first ride in Deer Valley, Utah

Riding the new Cannondale Trigger
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Santa Cruz Tallboy Alu first ride

29er impresses with first couple of rides under its tyres

Santa Cruz Tallboy Alu first ride
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Cannondale Scalpel 29er - first ride

Cannondale didn’t rush to the 29er scene, and the Scalpel 29er proves the wait was worth it

Cannondale Scalpel 29er - first ride
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Bionicon Alva – first ride

Updated for 2012 with a new fork, we ride Bionicon’s updated 160mm bike

Bionicon Alva – first ride
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Merida 2013: Big Ninety-Nine and One-Sixty first look

Merida's first full suspension 29er ridden and a first look at their new 160mm bike

Merida 2013: Big Ninety-Nine and One-Sixty first look
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Vitus 2012 Blitz and Escarpe mountain bikes - first ride

We head to Belfast to ride the brand new range of Vitus trail suspension bikes

Vitus 2012 Blitz and Escarpe mountain bikes - first ride
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Whyte 29c - first ride

We take a spin on Whyte’s brand new 29er carbon hardtail

Whyte 29c - first ride
Seat Posts

RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost – first ride

RockShox introduces a dropper seatpost that offers smooth and reliable saddle height adjustment

RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost – first ride
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Watch the Whyte 146 being tested

See the new Whyte 146 being put through its paces in this video

Watch the Whyte 146 being tested
Shoes

Five Ten Maltese Falcon shoes - first ride

After a couple of rides in I am blown away by their performance, they feel a lot more solid than any other trail shoe I...

Five Ten Maltese Falcon shoes - first ride
Tyres

Maxxis Aspen 29in tyres – first ride

A round profile tyre features a shallow tread pattern works well in 29er guise

Maxxis Aspen 29in tyres – first ride