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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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Specialized Sequoia Elite

When Specialized announced their new Adventure Bike, the Sequoia, on the market back in the Summer of 2016, the cycling media went into a flurry of excitement. I read all the launch reviews...

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