NOT REALLY NEWS

jonos-turnerIt's not really news but Spoke columnist Jono Baddiley just pimped this brand new Turner Spot into the ultimate lightweight all mountain machine. You can expect a long term review a few issues from now. Bling. • Turner 5.spot frame (large size), raw finish • Marzocchi 2009 55 ATA (with TST Micro and ATA). Between 120 and 165mm of travel • Chris King headset • Thompson X4 stem • Easton MonkeyLite CNT bars (680mm) • XTR Drivetrain (shifters, cranks (175mm), front and rear derailleur). Rear derailleur is shadow model. Shimano Durace chain • Thompson Elite seatpost • WTB Vigo Carbon SLT saddle • Hope Tech X2 brakes (with gold floating 180mm rotors on front and back) • Hope Pro2 hubs (front 20mm, rear 135mm spacing), with Mavic XC717 Disc rims, DT spokes (built by Oli at Roadworks). • Maxxis Ardent 2.25 folding tyres. • Polar HRM Speed sensor