Tag Archives: Whyte 29er CS

Wilier 101 XN 29er quick test

I was asked to try out the Wilier 101 XN 29er to give my impressions of the bike. What an honour? There are worse jobs. I have a Wilier Cento Uno (101) road bike so you can imagine my fascination … Continue reading

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Kinesis FF29 revisted

I seem to have a nice routine. Road race Friday evening and then, mountain biking on Sunday. This is great as I usually spend Saturdays wondering what I’ll ride on my day off. The only problem is that my legs … Continue reading

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Kinesis FF29 ride and a stunning SDW triple

For some one that says that he’s road riding all the time I seem to be clocking up a lot of dirt miles. I rode off road last weekend despite having road raced in the morning. On Friday evening I … Continue reading

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Making the most of the conditions

There is usually plenty to write about and plenty of miles to record, however, there’s not much “proper” riding going on. Last week I knew that I couldn’t ride on the Sunday so rode as much as I could in … Continue reading

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For the sheer joy of riding

For me riding is always about trying to get faster, thinking that these miles will benefit me later, perfecting my cornering, trying always to get better. Now at my age that may be a pointless task but that is the … Continue reading

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It doesn’t get much better this……. and its January

I checked the temperature just after 7 expecting it to be freezing. It was 5 degrees and the sun wasn’t even up! I’d had an easy flat road ride on Wednesday and decided not to ride Friday so I was … Continue reading

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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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