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Cycling News, Reviews, Chat and Ride reports

Articles written during April 2013

Salsa Horsethief 3 review

The Salsa Horsethief 3 rewards careful set up with some serious performance and offers plenty of upgrade potential Read the rest…

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Ride report: Sunday 28 April – Still Sunny

Earlier in the week the weekend had looked like it could be a washout with hailstones forecast at one stage. Luckily the forecast changed as we got nearer the weekend and the sun stayed.

Answer ProTaper handlebars - Gentleman Collection

A Gentleman’s Friend – Paisley, Plaid or Herringbone?

Answer announce hard anodised ProTaper Downhill handlebars in a variety of wild patterns, for the Gentleman racer Read the rest…

Trek District belt drive review – urban style!

The Trek District belt drive singlespeed turns out to be a great urban ride as this review explains. Read the rest…

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Ride report: Sunday 21 April – Ranmore riding

A squirrel can easily lose his nuts in the woods, as Dandy demonstrates to the edification of us all Read the rest…

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The things we do for a new bike!

Dandy is getting a new bike. How to break the good news to La Dandina, who is of the opinion that he can’t possibly need one? Read the rest…

Salsa Horsethief 3 review – first impressions

Dave puts some miles on the Salsa Horsethief 3, a longer travel version of his regular Salsa Spearfish. Read the rest…

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Ride report: Sunday 7 April – Swinley Blue and Red

The moles try out the Red and Blue runs at Swinley which have only just opened, at Easter 2013 Read the rest…

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Weds night ride with two Moles and a Troll.

Riding up to the usual meeting point at Hylands garage on a freezing cold evening with the threat of snow in the wind and clad in 53 layers of finest Merino wool base layers, 3 buffs, 2 pairs of gloves and a pair of Roadie overshoes, I met with only a couple of other riders brave enough to venture out … Read the rest…

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Salsa Horsethief review

As rider of fine and select 29ers, one of my favourite bikes is my Salsa Spearfish. Time to saddle up and try the big brother, the Salsa Horsethief. Read the rest…