Looks Doable!!

January 13th, 2010

I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon with serene images of snow and bikes.... Here's Mantra out for a ride. Inspired by Nitro Circus and the dry ski slope bike jump... LOOKS DOABLE ©   Laters Wildman

On a Flyer!

January 7th, 2010

Seems we're getting almost as much coverage in print these days as some over-paid, over-hyped, skinny-model-type-idiot celebrity. Here's some more love, this time from the nice guy's at MBR. Mmmmm... Still love that aquamarine from way back when I-were-a-laaad. Bless... Wildman

Ariel in MBUK Hype Jan 2010

January 7th, 2010

This a cutting in MBUK I noticed over a coffee the other day. Skiny-latte, extra shot, single sugar. Nice to see it all coming together. One slight adjustment to the write-up. The Ariel frame is not made by “Asterix”. If I told you where, I’d have to send the boys round. lol Laters. Wildman  

Taiwan Bikeweek!!

January 6th, 2010

So just beefore Christmas we were out on a flying tour of Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. Love going out there, getting face-to-face with our suppliers and working on new stuff. This is Taoyuen at some hour of the day, the clock said AM, body clock said dunno - but love the sun coming up in Asia - always a nice morning. Tufftrax came with me on this trip so we had a few chances to see s..

Saracen Press Release

December 15th, 2009

So here it is folks, the biggest news of the year, Lance McDermott is coming on board. Saracen is proud to announce Lance McDermott as the first signing since the brand was acquired by Madison earlier this year. The 2008 Nissan QashQui winner has signed a 3 year deal underwriting the commitment of Madison to re-establish this brand as one of Britain’s finest. Lance will be ..

Ariel final prototype updates

November 26th, 2009

Just got the final 3D files through for the Ariel prior to my visit out to Taiwan next week. The final sample frame parts are being machined as we speak. Here's the updated tapered headtube complete with CNC machined Saracen logo. Updated swingarm CNC plate to increase stiffnes, save weight and allow easier access to the linkage bushings. The shock driver Y linkage is now a su..