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We love getting new toys to try out - this time Dave from Orange Mountain Bikes kindly came up to the Tweed Valley with the new Gyro to put it through its paces - turns out it's a bit of a trail weapon!

We asked Jake Hood from Alpine Bikes Glentress to show Dave around some classic trails and some cheeky off piste to show you what it can do in capable hands!

Don't take our word for it though - we have a demo bike at Glentress which you can ride any time (pre booking advised) or come down to our massive demo day this weekend!
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Fantastic write up from Ian Linton. Thanks to all the riders who took part and big thanks to Innerleithen MTB Racing for an amazing first round of the Alpine Winter Series!
The first round of the Alpine Winter Series took place over the weekend with a new format for 2012 – a XC Multi-Stage Enduro. The event, organised by Innerleithen MTB Racing, was completely sold out a...
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Inners car park is full for the Alpine Winter Series Round One Enduro today!
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New Reverb's just arrived into stock today! Pop in-store this weekend and check them out!
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Summer is here and so is the first episode of the Alpine Bikes 2012 video series!

In Episode One we introduce three of our sponsored riders who we will supporting in 2012.

Rab Wardell is an elite level mountain bike racer living in Glasgow, Scotland. Rab will be competing in events including the British Cross Country Series with the aim of competing in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in 2012. Rab will be riding Trek Superfly and Superfly 100 29ers.

You can keep up to date with all the latest news from Rab at alpinebikesracing.com

Next up is Calum Magowan who is our youngest sponsored rider at only 14! He has already enjoyed success in the 2011 British Championship and British NPS Series and will take the step up to National Youth level in 2012 riding a Trek Elite 9.8

Neil Wilson is a long established rider who will race for Alpine Bikes in the SDA Series, European Masters Championships and enduro events in 2012 on his Trek Session 88.

We've got some great videos in the pipeline this year including some exclusive new bike test rides, mountain adventures and road epics so stay tuned to facebook.com/alpinebikes for the latest updates!
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In case you missed it, check out this great coverage of the Strathpuffer 24hr race earlier this year on the BBC Adventure Show.

Watch out for an interview with our quad team who rode to a fantastic second place!
The Strathpuffer 24 hour marathon and how to carry your kit on a long distance bike ride.
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Lots of nice new bikes coming through for 2012 just now - we just took delivery of some lovely new Carb-Os from Orange in our Edinburgh, Innerleithen and Inverness stores!

With a fantastic spec, including a sweet Easton wheelset, these are great value @ £1899. We have 54 + 56cm in stock so get them while you can!
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Ever wonder what Santa does for the rest of the year? He SHREDS!

Check out out this awesome new film for TweedLove by Calum Darling our resident videographer!
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‎*Stolen Bikes Update* Our Fort William Store had a call from a member of the public with some valuable info but didn't leave a contact number - if you are this person or know who it is please call us back as the police have some strong leads and would like to talk to him to clarify some details. Please call the shop back on 01397 704 008 or email fort_william@alpinebikes.co.uk

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Stolen Bikes (Nevis Range Hire centre) • Alpine Bikes: Posted by Alpine Bikes on 31 Oct 2011. Last night 30/10/11 several bikes were stolen from our Nevis Range hire centre. The bikes were a mix of cu...
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Alpine Bikes is Scotland's largest independently owned bike chain with 9 stores ranging from Fort William and Inverness to Glentress in the Scottish Borders.

Stocking high quality brands like Trek, Santa Cruz, Orange, Gore, Endura, Fox, Royal and Hope, we provide exceptional choice and service to our customers.