Zen 2 on bikeradar.com

November 11th, 2009

The nice folks over at bikeradar have recently reviewed our brand new Zen 2. http://www.bikeradar.com/gear/category/bikes/mountain/product/zen-2-10-35408 While I'm not one to cry over spilt milk and take reviews with a pinch of salt, some of my thoughts... The fork might not be to their liking but the bike was £300 less than the others on test, and it features QR15. Too hea..
We've been working on 3 new platforms which we previewed first prototypes to the UK press  last week. Handbuilt in the UK Kili Flyer Cr-Mo 3D CAD files of Ariel I'll be posting some details of the new kit but until then check-out Dirt, Singletrack and Bikeradar. http://www.singletrackworld.com/2009/10/saracen-revive-the-kili-flyer/ http://dirtmountainbike.com/news/ex..

Cycle 09

October 14th, 2009

It's been a while since the last blog. We've been flat out running up to Cycle 09 and we think the results are worth it. Our booth looked fab for those who got to see it and our  “Top Secret” info was well received by the public!! My tattoo still hasn't washed off. Also check-out the new website with info on all the new bikes

Mantra details

August 18th, 2009

I've had a few emails regarding images of the bikes. Here's a snipet of one such mail: "Dude I dont know if its all the beer I've been drinking post ride but I cant find any of the new bikes on your website?!?" These will go live on our site by October to coincide with Cycle 09. Until then, here are a few detail shots of the Mantra Mantra Dude. Top shot - grips, bars, stem..

Mantra saddle and cool boxes!

August 10th, 2009

I just love getting packages from the Far East! The new Mantra saddle is no exception - check-out the cool packaging. Certainly makes a difference to the usual dull, brown boxes. Noodles anyone? Inside the box was the updated Mantra production saddle. Lighter shell, better foam, Kevlar corners... and before anyone comments about the missing rails.... I saw that too ;)  The..

Lights, Camera, Action!

July 30th, 2009

Had the pleasure of spending the day with renowned bike photographer Geoff Waugh shooting the new range of bikes. We headed over to New York   the Docklands to do the shoot at Geoff’s "loft style apartment." When we returned to reality at the not-so-exclusive location (Scout Hut in Hertford) we got a lot of good shots and had a blast to boot. Itâ€â..