Only a few short years ago nobody could get their hands on a carbon ‘cross bike apart from an Alan for love nor money. It’s now rare to see anything but carbon on most high profile start lines. Forme are a number of brands starting to tip the balance slightly.
The 1 x setup has taken almost no time to become hugely popular (again… many of us used to run single rings in the 80s and 90s along with dual guards to keep the chain on the right part of the bike). A single front ring, when it works, is fast becoming the racer’s setup of choice. We’re about to see more pros using it over on the continent after only 3 or 4 in 13/14, then about a ...[Read More]
Fluent in Cross Coaching Days are heading our way again for the 2015-16 season. Mark and Alan at Fluent in Cross have had nothing other than praise for their days ranging from beginner basics to (soon to come) seminars for the 3 peaks obsessives.
Launched but not yet available, the new Addict looks like being a big contender for bike of 2015 already; clever internal routing, bolt-through, full custom tube profiling, and even internal cabling for a dropper-post – a mega light but beautifully designed ‘cross bike coming to a very rich rider near you soon. More here over on the Scott website.