22nd February 2016
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Rider Reviewed: Crotch Guard - Derek Shanks

All cyclists know it. We don't tend to talk about it. But we know how important it is. Comfort in the saddle is absolutely crucial to enjoying your time on the bike, especially when you spend many hours on a bike like I do. Not only do I compete in longer duration endurance events, right up to 24...
23rd October 2015
  • Author Scott Cornish
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Lake MX331 shoes

Lake shoes are synonymous with cycling, around as long as I have been riding bikes, and that’s quite a long while. I remember having some top end Lake mtb shoes back in the late 90’s. The orange, red and black ones with straps and classic laces. The shoes weren’t overly light, but then they...
24th September 2015
  • Author Craig Bowles
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Review: Momsen VIPA Team Issue

Warm-up… We’ve had South African superbike the Momsen VIPA Team Issue in for test and it was interesting to see how a bike designed primarily for marathon and stage racing in the southern hemisphere would handle UK trail conditions. This bike is a result of the collaboration between...
21st June 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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2012 Cannondale Scalpel - Chris Harley Race Bike Focus:

Yeah... Race Bike Focus is here again to easy you into your Sunday morning. So grab a brew, stick another dollop of Nutella into your porridge and settle down for a little nosey around someone elses XC race rig. In this weeks Race Bike Focus we take a look at the custom 2012 Cannondale Scalpel...
7th June 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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BTR Chaser SS - Ryan Mckee Race Bike Focus:

Welcome back to Race Bike Focus. This weeks edition is coming to you from its brand new time slot of (early) Sunday morning, here to give you the perfect viewing fodder for that first brew of the day! This week we're pleased to bring you this little BTR Fabrications beauty courtesy of single...
28th May 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Race Bike Focus: Renvale Racing Team – Cannondalespares.com Special

Bit of a break from the norm this week as I hand the reins of power (well, Race Bike Focus at least) over to Tim Dunford of Renvale Racing team - Cannondalespares.com, so settle back with a brew of your choosing and enjoy these 2 (yep, that's right... 2!) Renvale Racing Team -...
21st May 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Field Cycles Custom Reynolds 853 - Lomas Wefing Race Bike Focus:

It's Race Bike Focus day again (yay), which means the weekend is nearly here (double yay)!!! No faffing this week, I've been desperate to get this one on Race Bike Focus for a while so I'll keep my blurb to a minimum and let it's pure, Yorkshire born beauty do the talking. It's my absolute...
14th May 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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Niner Jet RDO - Lee Williams

This week on Race Bike Focus we've had the opportunity to take a look at the Niner Jet 9 RDO of BikeSoup's Lee Williams. Lee was good enough to give us rundown of this rather tasty looking flagship full suss XC rig and explain the finer details behind his race ready build. To start things off,...
7th May 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
  • Category Reviews,
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KTM Myroon Prestige (27.5) Review - Garry Hurst Race Bike Focus:

Here we are again... Another edition of Race Bike Focus to help ease you toward the weekend! This week we are delighted to bring you the KTM Myroon Prestige (27.5) of KTM ImpSport rider, Garry Hurst... Enjoy! [caption id="attachment_12280" align="aligncenter" width="450"]...
23rd April 2015
  • Author Andy Mawer
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2015 Giant XTC Advanced 29 - David Bowkett Race Bike Focus:

Here it is again... another Race Bike Focus and another peek into the race shed of a fellow XC speedster. This week we get to drool over and cast a loving eye on to the 2015 Giant XTC Advanced  29er (1) of World and European Tri-Cross rider David Bowkett. [caption id="attachment_12081"...