Category Archives: 29ers

Confusion, crashing and cramping…… Orbea Oiz M10-TR 19 mini review

Orbea lent us an Oiz M10-TR 19 to try, the TR, I presume, is the trail version of their XC racing machine. That TR badge means it comes with 120mm Fox 34 and a degree slacker head angle at 68°. … Continue reading

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Whyte S 120 C RS Review

Surpassing all expectations! Whyte, as you may or may not know, have been at the forefront of trail bike development over the last few years, in fact for over a decade. They have followed (or lead) the demands of UK … Continue reading

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When you feel that magic… Scott Spark RC 900 WC review

This was my second ride on my new Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup. The first was on a very wet and muddy trip following the South Downs Rough Ride route. I couldn’t really draw any conclusions from that other … Continue reading

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Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup review – first ride

We all expect everything immediately these days, next day delivery even same day delivery. Many a customer bleats about their wait. Of course you can get just about any bike that people don’t want delivered to your door next day. … Continue reading

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Sorting my own bike fit never stops

I have some new bikes and it is surprising how it has affected my set up. Just over a year ago I felt that I needed to go smaller to go faster. I had been riding a Whyte 29C medium … Continue reading

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Whyte T-130 SX – Pink bike -review by Grace Henderson

I got to ride the pink bike again at the weekend. That’s the Whyte T-130 SX full-suspension, hot pink, extra small mountain bike sitting in the window at Quest Adventure for anyone who might have noticed it when passing on … Continue reading

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Whyte T-130 RS – first impression

Tuesday night is roadie night – a murderous HIT session. But with the trails so good and the weather mild I was drawn into the night by my working buddies. I had arrived at work with road racing kit but … Continue reading

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