Living in South London my nearest trails are 45 minutes away down the A3 and onto the Surrey hills. They’re low–lying and Leith Hill tower, the highest landmark, sits six metres shy of 300 above sea level. Most of the trails offer up to 150 metres of elevation gain, not the longest descents in the UK by a long stretch, but the quality of riding packed in is right up there with some of the best, keeping many weekend warriors well fed…
From Dirt Issue 121 – March 2012
Words: Jonathan Gregory. Photos: Grant Robinson.
Since moving back to London from Wales I have been interested in finding the perfect ‘Surrey Hills ripper’ a bike that could take on the local terrain yet also tackle excursions into less gravity starved areas – something that was light, fun and built for a hard life. Mid travel (145mm) with aggressive geometry and talk of an ability to climb without too much fuss this Devinci Dixon looked like it was up for the challenge. Here are my thoughts after six months in the saddle.>>CHASSIS
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