2012 Merida Big Nine Carbon 29″ 3000 review

The official photo by Merida, it's pretty.

As we speculated two years ago, twenty-niners are here to stay and we are glad that they are. We had the opportunity to test ride some new Merida bikes coming to the market this year, one of them was the best non-team model 29″ Big Nine Carbon 3000-DĀ from the 2012 range and four hours in… Continue reading 2012 Merida Big Nine Carbon 29″ 3000 review

Cyclocross on a budget: Focus Mares Rush Ltd

Ritchey and Shimano parts - the basics

Cyclocross (or CX for short) bikes are very trendy at this moment – even my ultimate commuter will be built on a cyclocross frame, but what’s all the fuss with them? We take a look at German manufacturer Focus and their Mares Rush model, the kind of bike people will buy. But to understand what… Continue reading Cyclocross on a budget: Focus Mares Rush Ltd