So why an
? Aside from the fantastic reviews, to me a large part of the appeal was the fact that this frame was handmade in Orange , and this also accounts for the Pace forks. The Hope kit was a must, as they make just about the most lovely Mtb hubs & brakes that money can buy. And like England Orange, they’re based in . England
It rides as nicely today as the day it was put together. It really is a lovely bike to ride, and I really can’t ever see it being replaced. It has soaked up everything I’ve ever thrown at it, from twisty technical singletrack to Lancastrian Fells, with Welsh Trail centres and Cannock Chase thrown in for good measure.
To my mind, it’s just about the perfect all round Mtb. Every collection should have one……