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Bikes, Featured, Reviews

Tested: Fearless Vulture

A few weeks ago we published details about the new bike brand and their first bike frame – the Vulture. The Brighton based company had us quite excited as, on paper at least, the...

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All-City Macho Man

Unless you are an avid fan of Quality Bike Products (QBP) and are familiar with all their brands, chances are that you will never have heard of All-City.  Based in Minneapolis they are...

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Surly Midnight Special – Modern Classic

If you’ve read our report on the Cambridge Porkpie 200 you’ll have an inkling of how this review is going to go! When given the option of choosing which bike to tackle the ride...

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Salsa Cutthroat – ride impressions

ADVNTR Contributor, Cheshire Cat, shares his exquisite Salsa Cutthroat that he’s built up in preparation for the Dirty Reiver. Here, he reports on an icy shakedown ride in a very...

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First impressions: Surly Midnight Special

We reported the release of the Midnight Special only a month ago and not only did Surly have the bikes ready for immediate release, we would have one of the first on UK shores for a review!...

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Cannondale Slate: A riders long term view

No longer available in the UK, unless you can find old stock somewhere, the Cannondale Slate still has a loyal following. The Cheshire Cat shares his long-term experience of what is the...

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Travers Bat Fastard

Scott, our European correspondent has been riding a Travers Bat Fastard around his local, snow covered trails, in the Chamonix valley to see if a Ti frame really can handle being fat....

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Trek Emonda SL Frameset

A Trek Emonda (2018) – an adventure bike? Putting your head above the parapet can be a tricky business. In a recent post, I questioned the whole concept of ‘adventure’...

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Pinnacle Arkose 4

The gravel scene now has a firm hold worldwide. From its grassroots in the US, the gravel bike phenomenon has grown exponentially; this is reflected in the number of ‘gravel’...

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Mason Bokeh Adventure Bike

In thirty years of (more or less) competitive cycling, I have never owned a more versatile bike than the Mason Bokeh. Friends from my old road club have dismissed it as a beefed up hybrid,...

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