Monthly Archives: October 2011

Whyte 829 revisited in a Summery October

Today I took out our Whyte 829 demo. I was keen to try this as we had tested both the medium and the large preproduction test bikes. These were the bikes that the magazines had had for their recent reviews. … Continue reading

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Perfect weather, perfect trails, perfect bike: Whyte 29er CS review

This morning’s ride was so good I really don’t know where to begin. It all started when Andy asked me if I could ride the new Whyte 29er CS. The bike arrived Friday and the excitement began to build. On … Continue reading

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Night ride and Scott Scale 29er Elite and Niterider Minewt 600 reviews

I don’t ride at night very often and so usually get it wrong. Last night, by 7:05pm I was ready to go with lights fully charged and bike ready. I hadn’t forgotten anything and the shop had only been closed … Continue reading

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Endless Summer – Enjoy!

After the last few days I thought that summer was over. But I was wrong. I always get out several options of clothing Saturday night as I never know what it’ll actually be like at seven Sunday morning. I dressed … Continue reading

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Who cares about wheel size in an Indian Summer

Saturday I originally wrote that my King Kahuna and the Riftzone were too sketchy to ride but changed that to read that I was now used to big wheel bikes. Sketchy would be wrong as they are both superbly balanced … Continue reading

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Am I wrong to worry about wheel size when the weather is so good?

Autumn has arrived with all of its fantastic colours, the trails are as dry as a bone and the temperature is in the high twenties. Could we be in heaven? Has my time come as a commuter and I’ve finally … Continue reading

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