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first ride: GT Avalanche 1.0 Disc £700

8th February 2011 The GT mountain bike brand has been through the wars of late. Jamie Darlow rides its most famous model to see if the old magic is back.

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first ride: Beone Karma £1,600

7th February 2011 Matt Lamy is a road rider who hasn't mounted a mountain bike in seventeen years: where to start? Will an off-roader with no suspension make him feel…

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head to head: Apex Twins

29th January 2011 We were keen to try SRAM's new Apex groupset, mostly to try out the new wide-ratio gears but it was also a good excuse to see it…

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head to head: Condor Italia £999

29th January 2011 Condor's Italian-made frame has pretensions to a sophisticated lifestyle, according to Simon Smythe. Does that make it a bad buy against the Dolan?

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head to head: Dolan Preffisio £895

29th January 2011 "There’s no messing about with the Preffisio — it’s a basic aluminium frame made capably in the Far East to keep costs down, available in any colour…

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head to head: Apex Twins verdict

29th January 2011 The same SRAM Apex components on two somewhat similar aluminium frames show up how little differences can make a bike perfect for your needs.

Cannondale Quick 3

first ride: Cannondale Quick 3 £800

26th January 2011 Matt Levett thinks the Cannondale Quick 3 "certainly looks like an evolution for the hybrid." Let's see how it works out on the road.

Specialized Sirrus vs Vitus Nucleus

head to head: cross country commuters

24th January 2011 We recommend taking the back doubles, canal paths and rough roads for a quieter commute if you can manage it. Which is better for the job; hybrid…