Sometimes it’s fun to try things for the sake of it, especially if it winds other people up 😉 I spotted John doing just that over on the Singletrack forum so I decided to find out more… The inspiration: John was intrigued by the Mojo Nicolai Geometron and the latest idea of pushing frames even
The days are getting lighter, the trails dryer and cyclists are emerging from hibernation. Digging their creaky old bikes out of the shed they realise that maybe it’s time to work on that new bike project they’ve been planning all winter. The good news for us is their shiny new bikes mean lots of excellent blog posts
I’ve had a bit of a project in mind for a while now; a hardtail that takes advantage of the new 3″ size ‘half fat’ tyres we’re seeing. A semi fat 29’er is perhaps a step too far though, I still want the darned thing to go around corners! So how about a 27.5″ plus
It seems like the world has got over it’s love affair with fat bikes, but still has a bit of a lingering crush for the fuller figured tyre. We’re seeing a trend now to spec clearance for 2.8″ to 3″ tyres; the perfect compromise between grip, cushioning and drag, especially on a hardtail. But… The
It’s been a little while since I took a look at Stanton bikes which is surprising as they’re well known for their progressive UK designed hardtails. A picture of the latest Titanium Switchback MK II in a recent magazine was enough for me to want to take a closer look though – nu skool hardtail?