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Trans Provence 2009

Before we go any further, let’s get the numbers out the road. The Trans Provence is a 7 day 25 timed-stage race, over 320 km with 9500 metres of climbing and 15200 metres of vertical descent. Basically – this is a big event! Being touted as the definitive all-mountain event, the Trans Provence requires its competitors to be fit and technically proficient – this was NOT going to be a quick blast round Glentress. 2009 is the first year the […]

Hopes Latest Offerings – Coming Soon

Some sneaky pics of new Hope stuff, it looks the business! New stems from Hope including Fox 40 integrated stem and crown. Also look at that new seatpost which is almost ready to drop, Sweeeeet!


In the hype surrounding the launch of the Trek Session 88 at the beginning of the year you could almost be forgiven for forgetting that there were other bikes in the Trek range for the year. The 150mm travel Remedy sits between the Session and the Fuel EX Trail bike series, it is available in 3 flavours; the top of the range 9, midrange 8, which we have been testing here, and the entry level 7. Decked in Shimano XT […]

Euro Clive T5 update

Races won races lost rules changed (multiple times) and excitable Italians I’ve seen it all. I’ve even seen Benny Hill running off into a blizzard chasing a bunch of guys on there bikes at 3200m, it’s a wonderful world out there folks…. So my latest Euro nonsense has taken me to the dizzy height of Cervinia for round 2  of Maxi Avalanche Cup. I’ve also been swanning around with the Bike Village crew in Landry near Les Arcs filming and photographing […]

Orange Strange – A linkage bike from the Halifax Stable

Once fervent stalwarts of the single pivot bike, Orange are broadening their outlook and there are now numerous multi pivot bikes cropping up under the Orange decal. This bike is a take on the Orange Blood frame, but larger and meatier; a Blood on steroids. I guess it should be called the Orange E.P.O then? It arrived in full downhill guise, looking like a light, agile downhill bike. However I was re-assured that it could climb and would be more […]

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