New for 2018

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At Blazing Saddles, we’re all mountain bikers at heart, and we’re proud to to be premier dealers for local mountain bike specialists Orange, who hail from just down the road in Halifax. Check out the new 2018 Stage models here. In hardtails, there are new version of the Clockwork to ride and something for everyone from classic to hardcore. New hardtails from Orange We have 2018 Orange Demo Bikes available for you to put through their paces, and if there is one of their awesome bikes you would like to demo that we don’t have in our fleet then give us a call or come into the shop, and we will do our best to get one direct from Orange for you to try.

Saracen Launches New Ariel

As part of its 2018 range the new full carbon Ariel and entry level full-sus are the standout bikes in the British brand’s 2018 stable.  The all new Saracen Ariel LT costs £4,999.99
With an alloy front triangle, the Ariel Elite offers a more affordable option at £3,299.99
The Kili Flyer has been lengthened and slackened for 2018. The Elite model retails for £3499.99
The women’s version of the Kili Flyer has the same frame geometry, but different contact points and paint job.

The alloy Kili Flyer has been brought in to satisfy the entry level market. It retails for £1,849.99
The Myst downhill bike remains unchanged for 2018, save for a fresh paint job. £5,699.99 gets you full Fox Factory suspension and Shimano Saint kit
The Myst Pro is designed for privateers wanting a solid dependable race rig, without spending mega bucks, at £3,699.99

The Zenith is a new 29inch wheeled addition to the range, retailing for £2,399.99
Saracen also have a new 29er trail bike, the Traverse, but this isn’t going to hit the shops until early 2018
The talking point of Saracen’s 2018 range is the firm’s all-new Ariel long travel enduro/all mountain machine. The bike might bear the same name as its predecessor, but it’s seen a complete overhaul, with a new suspension platform, increased travel and a full carbon frame.

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