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Drop in, stay loose

    Hi, my name is Alex and I’m rubbish on a bike. And it’s delusional for most riders to think any different – you may be...

Drop in, stay loose
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Thomas Frischknecht's Scott Spark

    Thomas Frischknecht is a legend in XC racing. He’s been on the circuit for years, won World Championships, World Cups and all sorts of other...

Thomas Frischknecht's Scott Spark
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South Downs Double: 22h 20m 25s

Neil Newell at Cocking – some way to go yet It was a couple of years ago when, after riding the South Downs Way end-to-end yet...

South Downs Double: 22h 20m 25s
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Accidental champion

Pic: Niall Flinn Recently I accidently became the Haute Garonne Midi Pyrenean Champion. I love routine, and hate being disorganised, but every now and then a...

Accidental champion
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South Downs Way record remains intact

Ian Butler didn’t quite manage to break the record Records aren’t broken without a support team Record-breaker Ian Butler has failed a second time to bring home...

South Downs Way record remains intact
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Ultimate Road Trip: The concluding chapter

With the gang taking a good night’s rest they were ready for action early. Hooking up with Jeremy Olson at the Whistler tennis club for...

Ultimate Road Trip: The concluding chapter
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Ultimate Road Trip: Days 3 and 4

Day 4 – Sun Peaks They survived, with just a few demons to wrestle in their heads from too much beer! Another wet day… And we...

Ultimate Road Trip: Days 3 and 4
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Ultimate Road Trip: Day 2

Recently the BC Bike Parks collective – an alliance of all the bike-friendly resorts in British Columbia – along with Marin Bikes ran a competition....

Ultimate Road Trip: Day 2
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Ultimate Road Trip: Day 1

Recently the BC Bike Parks collective – an alliance of all the bike-friendly resorts in British Columbia – along with Marin Bikes ran a competition....

Ultimate Road Trip: Day 1
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View from the front

Having spent a year out from 24 hour solo racing, I was more than a little apprehensive about throwing myself back into the fray this...

View from the front
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Too easy?

“These trails are too easy‚Ķ” It’s an often-heard comment these days. As more and more purpose-built trails are launched, so people seem to expect each...

Too easy?
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2unfit2ride's Pipedream custom

    This is my latest attempt at building a bike for the majority of the riding I do. I have a Cove Stiffee, an Azonic 4in...

2unfit2ride's Pipedream custom
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Andy Murrell's Niner Air

    This my Niner Air 9 29er race bike. 29in-wheeled bikes are a relatively rare sight on UK trails, although the numbers are growing by the...

Andy Murrell's Niner Air
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Jon Ellis's bamboo commuter

    Back in Spring 2004, a mate of mine, Shane Slater, built a carbon mountain bike in his shed and proceeded to race it 100km up...

Jon Ellis's bamboo commuter
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BM Photo Comp - the winners

Time to announce the winners of our recent photo competition – these here are the pick of the pics uploaded to our Gallery during the...

BM Photo Comp - the winners
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Project Pipedream

The last time we saw this project, it was still a bunch of parts in boxes in need of a bit of spannering. After a...

Project Pipedream
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From Marple to Mongolia

Mongol hordes just out of shot That’s gotta yurt “I think you’ve flooded it” Art teacher Sarah Poynter has just returned to her home in Marple after taking...

From Marple to Mongolia
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Project Commuter

Do we need to talk about how great commuting is? Probably not, but for those who haven’t dumped public transport yet, try giving it a...

Project Commuter
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A quick word with... Nick Craig

He needs no introduction. Winner of numerous National titles, the man is a legend. We caught up with him at the recent Revolution track meet,...

A quick word with... Nick Craig
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Sheldon Attwood's Spot Brand SS

    We’ve had quite a few singlespeeds submitted for this slot. We blame ourselves – we did, after all, kick off this particular run of Member’s...

Sheldon Attwood's Spot Brand SS
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Pipedream goes aluminium and bouncy

Regular readers may recall that a while back we had a go on a titanium full suspension prototype from Pipedream, a brand previously known for...

Pipedream goes aluminium and bouncy
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Evolution of a groupset

All the proto bits are individually numbered by hand A while back we brought you our first impressions of Shimano’s all-new XTR group after a couple...

Evolution of a groupset
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A quick guide to cyclo-cross

With the yearly approach of the winter, the beginning of the cyclo-cross season gets underway. Cyclo-cross racing is typically undertaken by road riders who fit...

A quick guide to cyclo-cross
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Accidents happen

function movepic(img_name,img_src) { document[img_name].src=img_src; } Al’s knee shortly after meeting a pointy flinty bit at speed The trail awaits. The trail that led to accident and emergency, three days...

Accidents happen
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