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Mountain Biking UK - - WRECKED & RATED -

ONE LESS COG The Vi­tus’s 2x9 trans­mis­sion means there’s less chain whip­ping around than on a 3x bike, and a neo­prene chain­stay pro­tec­tor helps it stop sound­ing like its back end is com­ing apart BURLY BUILD With its tapered head tube, big tubes and re­in­forc­ing gus­sets, this is a tough frame. That does mean you’ll have to tough out rougher sec­tions your­self though BIG­GER IS BET­TER You’ve got a choice of wheel sizes – 650b or 29in. We’d go big­ger, for ex­tra speed sus­tain and a slightly smoother ride

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