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Dirt 100 2011: Effetto Caffe Latex Sealant

If you’re wondering what’s quite so special about a bottle of latex tyre sealant that warrants it a place in the Dirt 100 then the...

Dirt 100 2011: Effetto Caffe Latex Sealant
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Dirt 100 2011: Mavic Crossmax SX

These wheels have been a long time favourite of ours, and for good reason. They kind of sit in that welcome middle ground between a...

Dirt 100 2011: Mavic Crossmax SX
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Dirt 100 2011: DT XM 1550 Tricon

For a wheelset costing just a few pennies shy of nine hundred quid you’d expect something pretty special to say the least, but that’s exactly...

Dirt 100 2011: DT XM 1550 Tricon
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Dirt 100 2011: Easton Haven

Ever since we got hold of a pair of Easton’s Havoc wheels a few years back we’ve known that they’re capable of producing some of...

Dirt 100 2011: Easton Haven
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Dirt 100 2011: Mavic Deemax Ultimate

£850 might seem like a lot of money to spend on something that you’re going to thrash down a mountainside, but if you’re after the...

Dirt 100 2011: Mavic Deemax Ultimate
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Dirt 100 2011: Superstar Wheelsets

We would say that if money is tight and you’re after a new set of hoops then you should definitely consider getting some from Superstar,...

Dirt 100 2011: Superstar Wheelsets
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Dirt 100 2011: Mavic EX 823

This section of the Dirt 100 wouldn’t be complete without a rim from Mavic, and to be honest it’s hard to just pick one. The...

Dirt 100 2011: Mavic EX 823
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Dirt 100 2011: Sun Ringle MTX 29

We don’t know what it is about these rims that makes them quite so good, but the simple fact is that they are. Actually it’s...

Dirt 100 2011: Sun Ringle MTX 29
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Dirt 100 2011: Fox RP23

We are somewhat spoilt these days when it comes to lightweight air shocks for trail bikes because both this RP23 and the Monarch are so...

Dirt 100 2011: Fox RP23
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Dirt 100 2011: Rockshox Monarch Plus RC3

One of the best suspension set–ups we’ve ever ridden was the most basic and cheap Monarch fitted to an Orange 5, but as much as...

Dirt 100 2011: Rockshox Monarch Plus RC3
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Dirt 100 2011: Rockshox Vivid Air

We’ll be straight up with this one…some of the world’s top pro riders might be able to tell the difference between this air shock and...

Dirt 100 2011: Rockshox Vivid Air
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Dirt 100 2011: Cane Creek Double Barrel

It has the ability to transform a bike, it’s as simple as that. Admittedly we’ve come across a few suspension designs that don’t get on...

Dirt 100 2011: Cane Creek Double Barrel
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Dirt 100 2011: BOS Stoy

With relatively straightforward adjustments it’s not long before you can be extracting levels of performance from this shock that simply wouldn’t be possible with lesser...

Dirt 100 2011: BOS Stoy
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Dirt 100 2011: Fox 831

There was a time when dirt jump riders would settle for pretty much anything cheap and reliable when it came to forks, thinking that if...

Dirt 100 2011: Fox 831
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Dirt 100 2011: Marzocchi 44 RC3 TI

With 150mm of travel this fork may well be at the bottom of the RC3 Ti family in terms of travel, but that doesn’t stop...

Dirt 100 2011: Marzocchi 44 RC3 TI
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Dirt 100 2011: Fox 32 Float Fit RLC

If saving weight is your number one priority and you’re after a set of 140 or 150mm travel forks (these are available in both) then...

Dirt 100 2011: Fox 32 Float Fit RLC
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Dirt 100 2011:Marzocchi 55 RC3 TI

The addition of the titanium spring cured the only downside to the fork, which was weight, leaving us with a fork that offers almost unbelievable...

Dirt 100 2011:Marzocchi 55 RC3 TI
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Dirt 100 2011: BOS Deville

Just like the Idylle does, this fork undoubtedly offers a real performance step up when compared to other forks in its category. It’s not a...

Dirt 100 2011: BOS Deville
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Dirt 100 2011: Fox Float Fit RLC

Despite its new slippery Kashima coated legs the 36 Float still loses out to the Marzocchi in terms of ultimate buttery performance, but where it...

Dirt 100 2011: Fox Float Fit RLC
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Dirt 100 2011: BOS Idylle

Put simply, this fork is so good that we can’t even see the point in spending the extra wedge on the more expensive RaRe version....

Dirt 100 2011: BOS Idylle
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Dirt 100 2011: Marzocchi 888 RC3 EVO TI

This latest generation of the 888 is seriously impressive, and in so many ways. First of all it has the least amount of friction of...

Dirt 100 2011: Marzocchi 888 RC3 EVO TI
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Dirt 100 2011: DMR 898

When we got the news that DMR’s Transition was to be no longer we were a bit gutted, but when we heard that it would...

Dirt 100 2011: DMR 898
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Dirt 100 2011: NS Majesty

The Majesty first caught our attention purely because of its super clean lines and great finish, but as soon as we got one built up...

Dirt 100 2011: NS Majesty
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Dirt 100 2011: Cotic Soul

Many have tried to copy the Soul since it first appeared six years ago, but in our opinion nobody has managed to better it. With...

Dirt 100 2011: Cotic Soul
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