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
Project ‘SYD’ As part of my ongoing ‘Project SYD’ I’m putting a plus sized test mule together to try out a few things. The Sonder Transmitter I bought (see here for full review) is excellent value but does suffer from some rather chunky wheels. Hence my call to friend-of-the-blog, and long term titanium hardtail fan,
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?