2nd June2017
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  • Author Ross Wildman
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KTM Scarp 29er

Back in 2015 I was riding a KTM Aera 29er HT built up from the frame but as my focus was drawn to longer marathon and solo endurance events, coupled with being rear-ended in my car moving over to a short travel XC orientated full suspension bike made a lot of sense. Being a brand … Continue reading “KTM Scarp 29er”

20th May2017

Specialized Sworks Epic WC Review Sam Humphreys

Specialized Sworks Epic WC is the second Race focus review we’ve received from Sam Humphreys, He’s piloted the bike to multiple wins already this season! Words By Sam. My love affair with the epic started way back in 2003 when I took delivery of my very first Sworks bike……back when everyone was racing XC on … Continue reading “Specialized Sworks Epic WC Review Sam Humphreys”

8th May2017

Travers RussTi

I saw the call from UKXCnews for reviews of owners bikes. I have my own Blog so I thought lets colour these guys page up a bit with something a little left field. I have been riding Travers frames for a few years now first with a Rudy 29 and now this RussTi which is … Continue reading “Travers RussTi”

28th June2016
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  • Author Scott Cornish
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Austrian-Alps.com, base for summer & winter activities

On the recent trip out to Austria for the Alpentour Trophy, we came across this  gem of a place to stay; Austrian-alps.com, deep in the heart of some amazing riding and skiing areas, just 60 minutes south east of Salzburg, in the Pongau area. Its lesser known status means smaller crowds and cheaper prices, but the … Continue reading “Austrian-Alps.com, base for summer & winter activities”

29th February2016
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  • Author Scott Cornish
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RWD sintered disc brake pads

Winter brings that familiar sound of brakes grinding against rims, fine wet grit reducing braking performance and increasing rim wear. The switch to a disc brake winter bike (cable discs)  a few years ago helped braking confidence in the wet, but the pads themselves just weren’t lasting any meaningful amount of time. With  winter training … Continue reading “RWD sintered disc brake pads”