Do Bike Designers and Bike Testers Actually Get On?


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This week we’re continuing the mountain bike testing theme. I recently got invited to a ride with MBUK and BikeRadar Tech Editor, Rob Weaver, and owner and designer of Cotic Bikes, Cy Turner. Cy wanted to spend some time with Rob to get his thoughts on the review of their bike in the recent Bike of the Year test. So I thought it would be a good opportunity to sit down and find out if mountain bike designers and testers actually get on.

We chat about how the Bike of the Year test works. Then we find out what it’s like as a designer when your bike goes on test, and how Cy deals with the positive and negatives that come with it. This was a fascinating insight into the relationship between a bike brand and a journalist and I hope you enjoy listening. So sit back, hit play and give this episode with Rob Weaver and Cy Turner a listen.

You can check out Rob’s work on and in MBUK magazine here.

You can find Cotic at, on Instagram @coticbikes and on YouTube here.

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