Singletrack office broken into and four bikes stolen

Mountain bike magazines office in Todmorden was broken into last weekend

by David Arthur   September 24, 2012  

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The office of Singletrack mountain bike magazine in Todmorden, West Yorkshire was broken into over the weekend and four bikes were stolen. So keep your eyes peeled for a Cotic Rocket, Orange Five Pro, Santa Cruz Nickel and Lapierre XR 529.

Thanks to the speedy response of West Yorkshire Police the thieving scumbags scarpered mid-theft so only got away with four bikes, but those that belonged to staff of the magazine.

If you have any information then please contact Singletrack – newsdesk@singletrackworld.com or 01706 813344.

Alternatively you can get in touch with West Yorkshire Police directly by calling Halifax CID Office – 01422 337087. Any info to DC 4497 Drabble.

Here's details of the four bikes in questions:

Cotic Rocket
Medium, orange, £3,200

Rear shock: Fox Float RL
Fork: Fox 32 Float 150 FIT QR15
Front mech: Shimano XT
Rear mech: Shimano XT
Chainset: Shimano XT
Shifters: Shimano XT
Brakes: Shimano SLX
Wheelset: Hope Pro II Evo on Stan’s ZTR Flow, Maxxis Minion DHF 2.35in
Stem: Hope
Seatpost: Bontrager
Saddle: Cotic
Bars: Bontrager Rhythm
Orange Five Pro
17in, Apple Green, Maxle rear end, £3,000

Orange Five

Rear shock: Fox Evolution Series CTD
Fork: Fox Evolution Series CTD, white
Front mech: Shimano SLX
Rear mech: Shimano XT ShadowPlus
Chainset: Race Face Evolve XC
Bottom bracket: Race Face X-Type.
Brakes: Hope Tech Evo X2
Wheelset: Hope Pro 2 Evo on Mavic XM319, Maxxis Advantage 2.35in
Stem: Race Face Ride XC
Seatpost: Race Face Ride XC
Saddle: SDG Falcon, Orange Edition
Bars: Race Face Ride XC

Santa Cruz Nickel
Medium, Green, £2,550 in original spec, £3,500 approx with upgrades.

Rear shock: Fox Float RL
Fork: X-Fusion Velvet 140mm
Front mech: Shimano Deore 9 speed
Rear mech: Shimano Deore 9 speed
Chainset: Shimano Deore 9 speed
Brakes: Magura MT-8 Carbon
Wheelset: 650B from Just Riding Along, Pacenti Neo Moto 650B tyres
Stem: Easton 35mm clamp.
Bars: Easton 800mm, 35mm clamp, white grips
Seatpost: Crank Bros Kronolog

Lapierre XR 529
Medium, black/green/white, £2,700

Rear shock: Fox Evolution CTD Trail
Fork: RockShox Reba 29 RL 100mm, remote lockout
Front mech: Shimano XT
Rear mech: Shimano XT
Chainset: Shimano XT 2×10
Brakes: Formula RX
Tyres: Schwalbe Rocket Ron
Finishing kit: Lapierre, with non-standard RaceFace Turbine flat bar and pink Straitline flat pedals.