It'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
Transition are bringing two brand new, rowdy hardtails to the table in the form of the Throttle and the Vanquish, check them out here!
Time to let your inner tyre geek out - Schwalbe have a brand new set of compounds......
Cannondale have just updated their Jekyll and Trigger models meaning they are longer, slacker and with a revised suspension system, looks pretty good to us!
We can't imagine being without a dropper post now, check out what our tester thinks of the Fox Transfer Seatpost.
One Up Components have come up with an interesting innovation to quickly change chainrings. Looks like an easy way to save our legs on steeper or longer rides!
SDG launch a new lineup of saddles for 2017, there's one for every discipline.