Third time lucky, Andalucia Bike Race
- Scott reflects on last years Andalucia bike race before attempting his nemesis race once again next year, and hopes it's a case of third time lucky
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Lezyne Zecto Light Set
- Neat, tidy and bright front and rear light set
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Velocite Geos 2.0
- Mile munching distance bike without the patronising sit up and beg geometry
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Scott reflects on last years Andalucia bike race before attempting his nemesis race once again next year, and hopes it's a case of third time lucky
GEAR: Velocite Geos 2.0
Mile munching distance bike without the patronising sit up and beg geometry
Light, strong, cheap, wide, brilliant bars!
Good value Race wheels, light, wide rims but maybe a touch flexy on full suspension bikes.
GEAR: Fox DOSS
Fox enters the dropper post with this solid, if a touch unrefined performer. Pricey though.
Scott has been increasingly bike-packing curious. But instead of trying it out in his local woods, he went to the inhospitable wilds of the Moroccan High Atlas mountains
Gary's been on his Orange Gyro Pro for 6 months and has racked up over 2,000km on it. In this report he explores the extreme ends of the Gyro's intended usage
Fantastic value All Mountain wheels, strong, light and (relatively) cheap
A group of brave hobbits ride out into Scotland's very own Mordor. Welcome to Torridon, home of Scotland's most dramamtic mountain scenery
Comfortable, basic but honest base layers that don't stink, literally.
FEATURES: Road Rags: a labour of love
Fi takes a behind the scenes look at this brave british company that juggles its time between renovating vintage fixies and producing gorgeous merino cycle gear
FEATURES: Stay motivated this winter
Tips from the Team on staying motivated and keeping productive this winter when it comes to your riding
Offers a glimpse of the ultimate trail 29er tyre but let down by basic compound
Gary's been on his Orange Gyro Pro for 3 months and has racked up over 1,200km on it, here's how he's getting on
FEATURES: Bristol Oktoberfest 2012
Cyclist No.1 teamed up with Velocite bikes and together brought home some silverware in this fast becoming October classic.
FEATURES: Trail Lights - Budget to Bling
We run over the pro's and con's off road lighting - high end or budget
FEATURES: Grace’s South Downs Double
Grace Henderson give us the lowdown on riding the the South Downs Way there and back again!
GEAR: WTB Wolverine 29"
Trail rubber that is both grippier and faster than it looks
Scott travelled to Marshbrook in Shropshire to ride the MTB marathon and road sportive back 2 back
BLOG: Margam Madness 2012
Huw Thomas give us the low down on the 2012 Margam Park MTB Enduro after winning in the 6hr Solo Male
BLOG: Let’s Go Dutch!
Fi popped over to Holland, via a 550km cycle trip, and found out what the UK is missing!
The Felt Edict LTD has been abused for the last 6 months - see how it has fared!
Scott was at the band spanking new Ritchey Trailmasters
Quite possibly the best MTB or multi-use waterproof you can buy
GEAR: Cratoni Titan
Alternative sizing and fit in an impressive, comfortable, lightweight helmet
Gary's gone all pro 29er over the last year, this time he wanted to try something a bit burlier. Introducing the Orange Gyro Pro
FEATURES: Iron Bike 2012
It's gaining a reputation for being the toughest mountain bike stage race in the world. Longtime CNo1 friend Jonathan ‘Bomba’ Harris went, he saw, and he finished, which is effectively conquering when it comes to this beast.
All round XC race tyres with 'Xtra' grip.
Fi Wilson had a great day out watching the Women's Olympic MTB race at Hadleigh Farm
FEATURES: Refitting / Renewing Gear Cables
Richard Fox takes us through replacing your MTB gear cables
Gary nipped over to Cannock Chase to check out Whyte's new 29er FS bikes, the T-129 and M-109
FEATURES: Black Mountains 3 Day 2012
Rich rode the epic 3 day MTB event in the Brecon Beacons
FEATURES: BeMC MTB race 2012
Scott traveled out to Belgium to take part in the 'The Hardest Mountain Bike Tour in the Benelux'
FEATURES: Titan Desert Race 2012
Scott traveled out to Morocco to race in searing heat in the 6 stage XC endurance event
Rich writes about his Greek biking summer getaway - Hot Hot Hot
FEATURES: Adidas Terrex Swift Adventure Race 2012
Fi Spotswood and her team completed the 2 day multidiscipline adventure race
FEATURES: Stilettos On Wheels MTB Race Series
Mud and sweat but no tears for Stilettos on Wheels riders
Fantastic value All Mountain wheels, strong, light and relatively cheap
FEATURES: LEJOG Off Road… mountain biking therapy
Fi Spotswood joined Julia Hobson at the beginning of her 23 day epic off road ride from Lands End to John O’Groats
FEATURES: Fitting Cross Top Brake Levers
Richard Fox takes us through fitting some cross top brake levers
GEAR: Cotic >X<
Gary delivers his final verdict on his longtermer Cotic >X<, a fun steel cross bike with allround usability
FEATURES: Fox Forks - Travel Reduction
Richard Fox shows us to how to easily reduce the travel on most 32mm Fox forks
FEATURES: Coast to Coast Wheelie
Joe Whitaker wheelied his way from Dunbarton to Edinburgh
FEATURES: CRC Marathon series 2012 - Builth Wells
Scott was back for the 2012 season opener of the ever popular CRC marathon series at Builth Wells
Rich has finally got his longtermer Felt Edict LTD in. It's built and he's been riding, Here's his first thoughts
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Cyclist No.1 is a not-for-profit, online magazine/website, written primarily for and by mountain bikers. Cyclist No.1 contains gear reviews and a range of features focusing on rides, racing/events, technique, bike maintenance and more. We also have a blog and commentary from our staff and contributors.
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