Justin

Review: Cannondale FS-I Carbon 4

Review: Cannondale FS-I Carbon 4 JUSTIN | 30th Nov 2015 | PRODUCT REVIEW Cannondale’s new entry level XC race bike, FS-I Carbon 4 Three things I would never expect of myself as a mountain biker: – Pushing towards unatainable GPS records – Seeking out and hammering climbs for the sake of it – Wearing lycra I found myself recently in possesion of a 2016 Cannondale FS-I Carbon 4, a ride which, to be honest, would sugggest this rider is venturing into the above mentioned realms. Not to say that I don’t have any competitive spirit, & of course we...

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Crank Brothers Highline Dropper Post First Look & Review

Crank Brothers Highline Dropper Post First Look & Review JUSTIN | 28th July 2016 | PRODUCT REVIEW The biggest innovation in mountain bike technology in recent years? Forget plus size tyres, boost spacing and press fit bottom brackets, arguably the real game changer has been the dropper post. We have several options to consider these days when choosing a dropper post from all the big players, a component which many now consider essential. Allow me to make the decision that little bit harder and present you with the release of the Crank Brothers Highline. And while all the offerings...

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Intense Tracer T275 Pro Build first look, review and ride report

Intense Tracer T275 Pro Build first look, review and ride report JUSTIN LEVY | 25th Jun 2015 Togoparts takes time out to look at the Intense Tracer T275C, more Enduro than you will ever be. So, yesterday I had a really ordinary ride. You know the type, travelled all the way out to Ubin with a riding mate who is clearly faster than me, feeling a bit tired, misjudging all the lines through the rocks, just couldn’t get any flow happening, just one of those days. Needless to say I didn’t have a hope of keeping up with said...

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The 2015 Merida Big Seven Series

The 2015 Merida Big Seven Series JUSTIN LEVY | 1st Feb 2015 The 2015 Merida Big Seven Series – Hardtails Mountainbikes Now with 25 years bike manufacturing experience, with 77 dealership countries (and growing) under their belt, Merida releases its 2015 Big Seven range. The story goes that Merida founder and CEO, Ike Tseng, was so incensed by an American’s reference to the low quality of Taiwanese bicycles he took it upon himself to go into manufacturing and turn that perception around. Some 25 years later Merida is one of the largest and most respected bicycle manufacturers in the...

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