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The updated Shimano Saint rear mech

New Shimano Saint Groupset | News and Views

Thankfully for us all Shimano are very good at sharing their technologies between their groupsets. Picking the best bits, and putting them all together in their latest gravity orientated setup the new Saint groupset has some of the most innovative features we have seen for a good while. There are some great features to the […]


Schwalbe Hans Dampf | First Ride

The glimmers of summer that have recently beamed down on UK weekends mean we have been reaching for dry weather rubber, mother nature however is a fickle mistress and the wet stuff returned for a ride we took up at Aston Hill recently. So it was time for a change, of tyres. Schwalbe have been […]

2012 Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Carbon

2012 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO – SL | Product Focus

In 2011, Specialized introduced their EVO line to a few of their popular bike models. The EVO series of bikes are designed for riders looking for a more aggressive setup in terms of geometry, suspension, and more. The 2012 Stumpjumper includes AutoSag which allows the rider to automatically set their sag.

Elixir X9

2012 Avid Elixir X9 Disc Brakes – SL

When most bikers consider a new brakeset, a SRAM model of some sort is usually on their short list. SRAM has a lot of history in the disc brake market and this newest offering, the Elixir X9, takes a lot of what they’ve learned along the way in an all encompassing package.