28th September2014
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Specialized Epic Marathon

Another edition of Sunday morning Race Bike Focus, and this time UKXCNews is pleased to showcase Rachel Sokal’s Specialized Epic Marathon. Linking in neatly to our build-up to the WEMBO 24hr World Championships, Rachel is the current UK National 24hr Champion, and will be hoping to make an impression at WEMBO. So as not to … Continue reading “Specialized Epic Marathon”

20th September2014
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Niner Jet 9 RDO Review Race Bike Focus – Scott Cornish’s

Second in our series of ‘Sunday morning with your coffee’ features on discipline / rider specific race bikes is Scott Cornish’s Niner Jet 9 RDO. Read on as Scott takes us on a tour of his bike! “The array of tech we get to chose from these days to make riding smoother, faster and more … Continue reading “Niner Jet 9 RDO Review Race Bike Focus – Scott Cornish’s”

13th September2014
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Mountain Trax Vauxhall Motors – Scott Team Bikes Race Bike Focus –

Here at UKXCNews.com we have to confess to being unapologetic bike geeks, and appreciate that it’s often those personal, specific touches in terms of equipment and components that make a particular bike ‘just right’ for a rider and their particular discipline. Even when riders have the same basic bike, it’s usually easy to tell whether … Continue reading “Mountain Trax Vauxhall Motors – Scott Team Bikes Race Bike Focus –”

10th August2014
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Review – Polaris Axial Pod

Our ethos here at UKXCNews in terms of testing is to make sure a product is testing in race conditions. So –   no ‘spins around carparks’ on bikes and no trying on of clothes in the warmth of the house. How can we comment on a product’s race-worthiness unless we’ve put it through its … Continue reading “Review – Polaris Axial Pod”

29th May2014
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MyProtein ENER:GEL Review – by Jason Miles

MyProtein ENER:GEL Review – by Jason Miles Endurance king, Jason Miles recently put some MyProtein ENER:GEL and Tri Carb to the test, here’s what he thought… “Sports nutrition” or even “race nutrition” is a bit of a tricky subject for some. There are hundreds of products out there, each with varying degrees of weird-tastiness, sweetness … Continue reading “MyProtein ENER:GEL Review – by Jason Miles”

18th March2014
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Featured Team: Haibike Greed team 29 review – By Ross Marriott

Haibike: Greed team 29 review – By Ross Marriott “Sabine Spitz won Silver at the Olympic Games in London with the Greed. Since then the Greed has become a firm member of the Sabine Spitz Haibike Pro Team. All three riders rely on our full carbon Cross Country Hardtail when racing. The Haibike Greed is … Continue reading “Featured Team: Haibike Greed team 29 review – By Ross Marriott”