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April showers

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 10/04/2012 08:49am

In true British style the amazing weather that was with us a couple of weeks ago has turned. Right before the bank holiday and we’re back to the more traditional gusty, wet, dry, warm and cold weather bursts- often in the same day…

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29er video round-up

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 02/04/2012 08:31am

In MBUK 276, we suggest five reasons why you should give 29ers a go.

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Video: Whyte 146X

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 07/02/2012 10:36am

If you’ve not seen the Whyte 146X, then you should make a point of checking it out…

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Big wheels, check.

Weekend shredding

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 23/01/2012 11:50am

I’ve been really enjoying the Norco Shinobi lately, as it feels far more like the sort of bike I’d use to shuttle steep and technical trails- not a million miles off my Ragley. So at the weekend I headed out to a local spot to hit a trail I worked on over the summer, specifically with my Ragley in mind. It’s steep, a lot of it off camber and you need a lot of Trials style stoppie turns to get round some of the steeper drop away turns. If ridden right, it’s got great flow, but I imagine it would be quite off putting for some to ride.

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MBUK’s best things of 2011! Plus our new year resolutions #2

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 21/12/2011 08:54am

Building his own trail made Doddy’s year…

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Video: Ibis Mojo HD 160

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 13/12/2011 09:12am

Doddy talks you through the Ibis Mojo 160 HD.

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Fox up front, Rockshox out back. Whatever next?

Testing with SRAM

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 21/11/2011 16:52pm

At the end of last week we went product testing with the suspension technicians from SRAM.

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Bike shredding in Bootleg Canyon

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 13/09/2011 20:15pm

It’s that time of year again for us when the big trade shows take place, unveiling lots of cool stuff.Ric was at Eurobike recently, and currently Rob and myself are at the Dirt Demo in Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, Nevada.It’s a few mental days for us- 5am we’re out in the desert getting the sun rise, and shooting bikes all day through until 7.30 at night when the sun sets. It’s a chaotic few days, but a great chance to ride some of 2012′s best offerings.

Here’s a gallery of the shenanigans so far. Keep watch on the MBUK Facebook page and our Twitter feed for updates. Follow our hashtag on Twitter too… #vivalasMBUK

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Says old on the tin, but goes flat out...

Doddy’s new 29er…

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 26/07/2011 16:35pm

Yep, that’s right. I’ve gone and done it. I’m now part of the wagon wheel, circus stunting, heavy cyclocross monstercross and not-a-proper-mountain-bike crowd. Or at least that’s what they say.

But what do they know?

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Although not wider, the fore and aft support is noticeable...

The postman’s been knocking…

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 08/11/2010 12:21pm

We love it when the postie shows up at MBUK towers, as the poor guy is always laiden with bags of shiny new kit for us to test out.

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