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KORE XX1 Durox Hub

KORE XX1 Durox Hub

Back in mid 2012 we started to hear rumours and see spy pictures of Sram’s 11 x 1 drivetrain setup! When we first saw this we thought what a great idea to simply do away with the front derailleur and achieve a very similar gear ratio set up by adding an extra large ring to the rear cassette. At this time we at KORE decided we wanted to be among the first few companies to offer our hubs with a [...]

He was Specialized!  

He was Specialized!

With Sam Hills premature evacuation from the folks of Morgan Hill, Ca. i.e. Specialized, they put out a flattering tribute to Sam on his departure from the company. Enjoy.

Is Sam Hill the new “Duke Nukem”?

Is Sam Hill the new “Duke Nukem”?

It hasn’t exactly been the best kept secret on the planet but it is now official, Sam Hill has signed for the biggest UK Downhill Team for 2013. Nukeproof, a brand-name synonymous with the inception of mountain biking, was brought back to life recently by Chain Reaction Cycles. The brand offers great value for money and an ethos for racing that few others can match. We wish them the best of luck in 2013…podiums await we think or can we [...]

SC-Intense WC DH Team for 2013

SC-Intense WC DH Team for 2013

SC-Intense Team Lineup 2013 For 2013 Suspension Center of Switzerland and Intense Cycles of California will continue their joint effort posting a powerful UCI Downhill team racing around the globe. With 2 top UK riders, 2 Swiss National Champions and a promising young Junior the SC-Intense team is roaring to go! Joining us new for 2013 will be Lewis Buchanan from Scotland. A young and slick rider who is ready to mix it up with the fastest guys out there. [...]

Tenn: Expresso Short Sleeve Jersey

Tenn: Expresso Short Sleeve Jersey

Continuing on with the Tenn Outdoors theme, we move on quickly to the Expresso Jersey. Expresso by name and expresso by nature…meaning it’s made from coffee! “The Espresso trail riding jerseys are made from recycled coffee grounds, yes coffee as in the drink! When permanently embedded into the high wicking fibre used to produce the jersey, coffee produces some amazing natural properties ideally suited to cycling, such as increased UV-Protection, fast drying and enhanced odour control. You won’t smell like [...]

The 2013 Orange 322 DH Bike

The 2013 Orange 322 DH Bike

Well the testing’s been done and the long awaited Orange 322 will now be available to purchase, here’s a low down on the spec and pricing The constant honing of the 22X series led to a string of World and National titles through the 2000s, and the 322 is the next step in our evolution of the long travel, single pivot design. Dropping the top shock mount through the downtube and using a low pivot position allowed us to achieve [...]

Sweet Protection

Sweet Protection

Body, knee, arm and head protection is a very important part of extreme sports and these day’s there’s a huge choice out there to go and spend your had earned cash on. So how do you sift out the good from the not so good, I’m not saying that there’s bad products out there but we all have our own brands we stick with because they work and fit our body parts.  My biggest problem with knee pads are that [...]

Mountainbikebitz.com Demo Day

Mountainbikebitz.com Demo Day

Just had a wee flyer pop up into my inbox…seems like the guys from Decade Europe are showing their wares down in deepest Devonshire. Haldon Forest near Exeter to be exact . Heck I’d go just for the free food! Expect to see loads of Decade’s produce on show. You can also out the trails here

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