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I just Tanunda, a chase 40 seconds behind to go and then I wasas I could and it went in hot pursuit, now Australian Roe, the yelled ‘yes!’ as loud ‘yes’, ‘yes’ – like we 20-year-old South Around the anti- down the line – ‘yes’, last of the escapees. circuit taking in some And when the boys– clockwise nishing UN practiced in training. ‘ooh, we’re going…’ that included world-famous vineyards Valley Estate DOWN p.m. Sunday Shortly before 5.30 Rymill Park, lit it up, it was like, it was just so fast.” Yalumba Wines, Barossa had been afternoon in Adelaide’s Australia’s Champs Roe and Cockatoo Ridge, doing his utmost Rundle Road became made a stunning Sky caught and was now back. Élysées when Team ProTour race, Greg just to dangle on the entrance at their rst in , RadioShack, Sutton going 1-2 In the nal kilometresall tried their Henderson and Chris entrée. Before that, Sky Liquigas and Team of some sort, but the Tour Down Under than a handful Supporter hand at sprint trains however, after no more learned a lesson that 51 kilometre cri- HTC-Columbia had time taught their of laps into the 30-lap,member sporting drawn rst blood last Sunday and this k terium, a RadioShac in a ve-man move Team Sky may have Classic, but two right. at the Cancer Council 2008 champion rivals how to do it dossard #11 jumpedthan Lance Arm- – it was none other days later in Tanunda, red HTC-Columbia strong himself! three André Greipel of shot of the opening Lance’s big dig lasted right up till the rst real warning he was clearly the ProTour when he laps remaining and event of this year’s stage and ochre having shed two claimed the rst road strongest in the break, But against the of the original members. was leader’s jersey. it. Now we have the power of three “I think we deserved to try and win ravenous peloton and then, as if from lity simply not enough, came Team Sky. The to take the responsibi in the last two by German Lu- did every stage like we rather ominously, a In a town founded Greipel (HTC- the heavens above, down to the new therans in 1839, André furious nale came Team Sky, versus the years,” said Greipel by two bike lengths in Hahndorf he was comfortable winner (RadioShack) Columbia) showed after crashing out team on the block, of the 2009 season, best back to his 2008 besting Greg Hend- most successful team throughout last from Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma- and Jurgen Roelandts of last year’s TDU, HTC-Columbia, who to nearly 100 and Robbie McEwen erson (Team Sky) e year walked the walk Lotto). event to ProTour (Katusha) for his second consecutiv major wins. The elevation of the have coincided led out his to stage victory. As Sky’s Chris Sutton Henderson status in 2008 seems ys, and the day’s I didn’t get sick. with fruitless breakawa “I had a good winter, is New Zealand team-mate precision, one 26km in when support, my form and doomed escape came Biel Kadri (AG2R And with the team’sat the conclusion of with complete power overcome by an over- good,” Greipel said couldn’t help being Martin Kohler (BMC), etre leg. déjà-vu from the nal Timothy Roe (UniSA- Wednesday’s 133-kilom whelming sense of the La Mondiale) and a 2:45 lead in front Tour de France – Australia-AIS) held less than stage of last year’s Anglophones who go last time, two other of the peloton, which and Cavend- by the names of Renshaw same ish did exactly the Ch e alleng TM* took to begin with and I felt the altitude a few days though, I it really easy. After day rides out to the started to do some surrounding area. the many Gompas in biking, really mountain While it was not sealed, it was great to be as the roads were tly. The Gompas able explore independen washed buildings white were amazing old the top of hills. My fa- usually perched on Gompa, which houses vourite was Thiksey and has a striking hundreds of monks Potala Palace in Tibet. resemblance to the 8 it was time for my After a week or so day ride to Khardung a rst big challenge; which is claimed La (La means pass), the motorable road in heard to be ‘the highest (I have since world’ at 5,600 metres in fact, only 5,359m). of It in Nepal n a trekking holiday maps for rumours that it is, top with about 2,000m in 2001 I saw cycling was 40km to the gradient was gradual, Tibet, to a route from Lahsa, with a side elevation gain. The was the way to go, as Kathmandu in Nepal of Ever- and slow and steady leave you severely out side any bursts of energy of altitude. Including trip to the north it. It wasn’t sort to do of breath at this est. I instantly wanted however, that the seven hours to get later, until seven years to turn this dream into a breaks it took nearly of the road was time seemed right to the top. While much towards the summit to dirt sealed, it turned where the road had reality. and working in Kanga- and in a few sections due to landslides. I I had been living of and riding up some broken up, probablythe top, taking photos roo Valley in NSW area. Shortly thereafter at the big hills in that spent 45 minutes of tea. Then came the race, the Scott 24 and drinking a cup 40km freewheel. There I rode my rst Enduro capable of such a Hour, and was feeling people of my plans descent; an amazing heading up the pass c journey. I started to tell was no motor traf and I was able to use I was planning on this late in the day views were incredible and began my research; to get the best a September 08 departure to the travel the whole road. The I was down in an and weather. In March I went in the fading light al! about ights, everything hour and a half—unre of exploring it agent and asked going to work out and it days seemed like it was than I’d expected. I told After a few more the bike and start up was even cheaper to book was time to load rst multi-day ride was later in the week the journey. The route from Leh them I’d be back way home I turned on the tickets. On the rst thing I heard was, the classic high altitude route that crosses the radio and the Bugger! to Manali—a 475km Tanglang La 5,360m “Riots in Lahsa”. though, with the four major passes; second highest mo- It was looking as (claimed to be the world), Lachalang the chances Olympics in China that year,area of Tibet torable road in the La 4,880m and restricted of getting into the I started to look at other La 5,065m, Baralacha is only open from It were very slim, so a route in the Himalayas Rohtang La 3,995m. snowed each year as it is high June to September so options. I wanted passes, large sec- time—the area is with high mountain and some Buddhist in the rest of the habitation at tions of unsealed road that there is no permanentup tent camps I found the perfect all. Some hardy locals set monasteries (Gompas). and sell food at Indian regions of made from old parachutes route in the Northern and Kinnaur. This the way during the Spiti various points along the Ladakh, Lahaul, for most of the year so I spent 13 days on area is snowed in July to make the most summer months. for 10. This part of the in ride but only rode I’d have to leave an earlier departure, rainfall as the Sahara, of the good weather— world has the same to have rain most even better! so I was a little unlucky on about four and took a domestic days with a full soaking I ew into Delhi at 3,500 metres descended the Tanglang ight to Leh, Ladakh, touristy but still a occasions—I even to be 75% storm! It is said is above sea level. Leh with the old palace La during a hail like less to me and very interesting place, a hill, overlooking tarmac but it seemed my knobby tyres up I was very grateful for was absolutely looming, half way was incredibly scenery the town. The landscape in sight. The val- in the mud. The rock formations, barren with barely a tree amazing, with interesting I didn’t see a tree from the Indus River ridges. canyons and sand for over a week until I ley oor was irrigated was brown and but out of the valley it haunting. or much greenery beautiful, it was bare. It was not the picture, with any dual suspension relying on quality squish at the back bike back in the granny the rider balanced to keep pedalling rhythm gear and can affect your iteration of I-Driveand in control. This new when some technical climbs climbing. I found The quite rearward is pretty hard to fault. easy in the middle that were relatively the high pivot helps axle path provided by makeable in the granny chainring, were barely to momentum, especially maintain forward problem for not-so-stee ring. This is not a impacts. Trail feedbackon square edged can stay in the middle p sections where you is sense of being connected excellent, with a at the back, although ring and a large cog under the wheels. to what is going situation is not ideal. the chain line in this GT on level of compressio have spec’d a very low where you simply For really steep which gives the Sensor n damping for this shock have to be in the terrain it does somewhat granny, sensitivity; it also good small bump detract from the feels quite plush otherwise excellent Sensor’s descents, and soaks on faster trails are rarely steep climbing ability. If up medium to large your without getting unsettled. hits easiest two or three enough to need your feels essentially linear The suspension something you won’t gears, this is probably or 2010 GT Bicycles through the rst ever notice. new ‘trail/marathon’ has added a of the travel with 80% If you ride a lot a line up. With 120mmmodel to their 8 end; setting around ramp up towards the Nevegals may not on sandy trails the Kenda Coming in at 12.9kg cockpit componen 25 to 30% sag should of rear wheel without pedals and ts see you using all spite gripping well be the tyre for you. De- travel, the Sensor frame and shock and this is all toppedare typically well made, of the bottoming. The shock travel without harsh framed Marathon replaces the alloy weight of 2,950g size), the Sensor 1.0 (medium a off by my favourite do not steer at all in most conditions they models (the Car- saddle; the WTB low leverage ratio operates off a fairly well in loose sand, bon Marathon still seems to be spec’d is not super light. It lot extra you could Rocket; there’s really so low pressure, which you can run relatively they’re de nitely not the fastest rollers and The Sensor features has 100mm of travel). more riding in mind, especiallywith aggressive trail ask for. not a helps both with small there either. out updated pivot hardware, a redesigned frame Hitting the trails bump complianc and when you consider revealed that despite e Previous versions all built around the relatively heavy some burly componen shock durability. and overall seal and of I-Drive have been the latest evolution of GT’s patented and 180mm front Kenda Nevegal tyres gives the bike a bit ts, the 100mm stem well under brakes The Sensor also behaves notorious for developing noise around Drive suspension I- interested in more brake rotor. For those of handling bias, trading a cross country with the main pivot, so three different spec design. It is available ping out a few key XC oriented riding, swap- off some descending suspension performan very little change to throughout the testit is worth noting that ing from $2,199 levels, with prices in items should comfort- security in order to emphasise climbing Trail bikes not only ce. a single squeak, creak, period there was not for the Suntour and rang- ably see a total weight ity. If you prefer have to soak up the abil- or chirp from the ISSN 1446-750X equipped Sensor 3.0 up Deore with almost 3kg in the low 12’s, but a might be better to more balanced trail feel it hits, but also have to the Sensor does not pedal effectively, and Sensor. In fact it is Fox and XT equipped to $3,899 for the in the to be a true featherwei frame it’s never going swap the stem for to ride, with very an incredibly quiet bike 04 bikes are hot off Sensor 1.0. As these ght. The frame itself 80mm version. a 90 or either. It displays disappoint in this regard compared to many little noise of any sort is nicely nished very the only model available production line, the with The Sensor proved pedalling, and surges little bob under seated other with previous versions bikes out there. As for testing was the thick paint and even hydroformed tubes, trail bike, thanks to be a very capable in response to your forward willingly of the suspension top level Sensor to see a frame looking welds. It’s refreshing in no small part sign it uses standard de- 1.0, hit the trails to put so we sucked it up and sorted geometry. The to its is a slight increase efforts. Whilst there big) in the pivots headset bearings this new beast through tional given the mass relatively tradi- angle strikes a good 69.5-degree head Propedal switched in ef ciency with the and can be serviced (think its paces. swoopy designs in proliferation of overly balance between regular bike tools. with steering response rapid quired. With the on, it is generally not re- For those who haven’t seen it before, GT’s also the downright the last few years, and for climbing or twisty singletrack, and stability do its job, the Sensor shock’s damper left I-Drive suspension weirdness of some on fast, rocky open to 8 is lier I-Drive models—t ear- descents. The relatively hugs the ground 771446 750002 pivot design, howeveressentially a high single aesthetically at least, his is a frame which, short chainstays baby koala hugs its like a For doing everything 9 the bottom bracket make it easy to get to minor pedal bob mum, and the small loss trail riding, the oats between the front and rear triangles, of time. Standover should stand the test steep descents or your weight back for is more than compensat freshly nished GT and moves rearward is also a reasonableheight is good and there when ping, and the Sensor manualling or hop- ed for by this increased - bike, and deserves Sensor is an excellent traction. The sion compresses. slightly as the suspen- height adjustmen amount (12cm) of seat air. Combined with feels nimble in the Propedal setting is probably suf cientlightest tion if you’re out very serious considera- This shopping for something pedal feedback and helps to eliminate t be suf cient for allavailable, which should which makes it easy a 73-degree seat angle all but totally smooth for conditions, although new. It looks classy, sion stiffening without chain-induced suspen- trail riding situations. pedal mashing out a quality build and and backs up with adversely effecting I also liked the full-length during seated climbs to keep weight forward in some increase of the saddle will result totally bump absorption which keeps the shifter housing capable of riding you end up with to unwanted suspen- geometry. The suspension dialled frame capabilities. Don’t mud through, over, or a bike sion movement. One system strikes an if it seems a little cables run smoother out and lets the gear impressive balance confusing, GT haveworry just about anything around point to note is that using this system ness is about as goodfor longer. Frame stiff- cally encounter. It a 120mm bike will typi- activating the Propedal line ef ciency and between sprint for the for quite a few yearsbeen made the Sensor and the fact that now, this category, with as anything else in really singletrack situations, excels in owing noticeably higher in ride plushness, nding scream through the rocks it for its effectivene is still around vouches probably help keep its travel, which will a where it con dently great middle ground ss. the addition of a the front end helped by the bike from corner where you can throw ing on smooth but the front wheel track- the bars are comfortab thru-axle fork. At to corner and pump rain your vision of handles whatever ter- 660mm ly wide, the Ritchey for extra speed in between. it stepped, technical steep climbs. For rocky, Although it could an epic ride requires. Of course dialled climbs the best perform- easily be made lighter geometry is only ance is again with you like endurance if half of the shock left wide open. distance, the stock races and covering long 8 will be spot on for aggressive trail setup Whilst the Sensor is generally a great ing to hit the trails most riders just want- performer, there this equation outstandin and have a blast. is one Add to tioning. The I-Drive thing worth men- across the range g value for money 'chain growth' than system produces more and that GT has come it’s not hard to sense the axle-to-bottom many other systems; the up with a winner. bracket extends as the suspension measurement This leads to some is compressed. noticable pedal feed- bikes with matching stem, seatpost, rims white handlebars, time but the overall and hubs for example. This colour pretty slow—until uptake has been continues for 2010 co-ordination Orbea, Merida and now. For 2010 Scott, whole new level. and gets taken to a Norco all have BB30 equipped bikes within The lightest mass-prod Manufacturers have uced road bike paid special attention models. Both SRAM their high-end frames hover around entire bikes, right to colour coding expanded their range and FSA have mark and have done the 750-850g down to having colour so now. Some rigid MTB for a few years matched tyres in some cases. support the increasingof BB30 cranks to A few major componen popularity of this relatively new standard. dipped down towards frames have t makers have It looks like the the until now, no commonly 1kg mark but facilitated this trend BB30 snowball is in an assortment of by offering their parts nally off and rolling. mountain bikes have manufactured gone coloured hues. With anodised or gloss For 2010 two manufactu below. remaining structurallmany components Again far from being are aware of claim rers that we to have sub-1kg adding a splash of y identical to 2009, a new concept, mountain bike frames; colour has allowed tapered fork steerer the Cannondale old parts to become much wider usage tubes are seeing Flash and Merida’s 0.Nine. Both are ome years we see extensive over- again for the 2010 distinctive and ‘new’ in and MTB markets 2010. Both road standard production hauls in the parts season. appear to have advertise a rider weight models and neither offered by the embraced the idea. limit or similar major componen standard 1 1/8 inch Most feature a restrictions—they while others remain t manufacturers are and suitable for real meant to be strong relatively quiet. The BB30 style of bottom bracket was dimension tapering upper headset off-road use. SRAM may have launched an all-new launched by Cannonda le 1 1/4 or 1 1/2 inch up to a larger This is a clear sign of what is possible and pretty revolution to address the problems some years ago larger lower bearing lower tting. The with good carbon the mountain bike ary group-set on by crank and bottom encountered is better able to frame and has led to complete construction front manage the high from that 2010 appears (XX), but aside manufacturers. At bracket loads seen in that around the 8kg mark bike weights to be a year of the location while the (or less) with a ‘trickle-down’. That means the new con- bracket spindles were time, bottom fatter reduces ex. Additiona fork steerer front suspension fork tted! cepts and design getting fatter to ideas increase stiffness, diameter of the head lly, the larger hit upon a mutually top-end 2009 groups launched with the but diameter remained the outer bearing standard’ for these agreeable ‘industry simply constrained by the more ‘meat’ at the tube provides the line to more affordable move down dimensions of a standard crucial head tube/ More and more manufactu new FSA has two different chainring sizes. price points. down tube junction Shimano’s new Ultegra bottom bracket of rers are patterns within their chainring bolt shell. ‘External type’ instance, fatter doesn’t the frame. In this producing cross country group from Campagno and the Athena solved the bearing cranks in part mountain range and SRAM lo are examples of size heavier; with approprianecessarily mean bike cranks with two chainrings rather has another completely this on the road, while out the width of the issue but pushed and construction, te materials than three. Rather on their new XX different format parts and some new the updated Deore a wider pedal stance cranks, creating tapered steerers can than the smallest chainring just removing cranks. Shimano double chainring SRAM items do the actually be lighter (granny gear) to same on the dirt. many riders found (Q-factor) which as well (although the oversized as stiffer leave a 32/44 cog combination, most releasing a new XTR is rumoured to be Beyond the updated undesirable. The lower bearing offer reduced chainring double crank set system relies on a BB30 tends to for 2011 and I’d found on new model components much bracket shell to house fatter bottom put the weight straight back on). seems to be a fairly sizes—28/42 using yet another bet my money on it bikes, 2010 sees the common example. broader uptake of a few industry trends. and a 30mm diameter bigger bearings When combined with a wide range chainring mounting pattern. It just means Let’s take a look bearings are tted spindle. The fat cassette, a double rear that you’ll be at limited for choice themes as we see the most noteworthy internally which in While steerer tubes chainring system when it them. turn allows for a narrower pedal stance. brackets are getting and bottom provide a good spread can of usable gears for replacing your chainrings comes to Using a large 30mm that more bikes are bigger, it seems trail riding as well as . increases stiffness diameter spindle extremely thin seat coming out with The main bene t XC racing. In the past few years and composite constructi makes alloy or tune some ‘give’ in stays. The idea is to chainrings comes of having two Many said that it component with the reduced manufacturers have for weight reduction.on a viable option to the little vertical complianc seat stays. A chain angle when never succeed but was a fad and would parts that are linked taken to producing From the outset BB30 e in this area gears’—the largest using the ‘cross over that big wheels are it is pretty clear now longer contact patch with the ground enhance the ride distinctive colour aesthetically via a an ‘open standard’ was created as comfort with little can with the biggest cog chainring combined number of 29-inch here to stay. The for improved traction. scheme. Gloss white that any loss in ef ciency. or This trend materialiseno on side they are heavier On the negative has been popular was free to use. Specialized manufacturer on the road for example. Limiting the rear cassette wheeled bikes has grown substantia mountain and you’d often see and but many d the angle that the rolling inertia can and their increased Cannondale have used BB30 for some mountain bike frames ‘new generation’ chain is forced to run almost every major lly with less manoeuvrable. make them sightly stays too. are using thin seat chain ef ciency and on improves drive few ‘wagon wheels’ brand featuring a There’s now even reduces chain wear. in 650B wheel size that a Unfortunately, no one seems to have Why use big wheels? their line-ups. between 26-inch splits the difference They at rolling over obstacles are better and and provide a While it is still pretty 29-inch wheels. can say what the uncommon, who future holds? 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