We’ve just come back from a trip to Andorra where we had the chance to ride the new Commencal Meta 2014 range. During the 2 days of shredding the local’s secret trails around the bike park Vallnord we’ve put 3 different wheel sizes to the test. Here come some impressions from the past days:

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Good morning helicopter. This morning the excitement of getting up the mountain in the fastest way possible made us more awake than any dark coffee could do.

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The bikes getting prepared for the shuttle. Due to the fast “alpine” trail characters that would expect us on the peak I chose the Meta AM 29 that excels with its secure performance at high speed.

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Let’s fly high! Next stop: Casamanya at 2740 meters of elevation.

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On the top of the mountain we felt like in paradise. Wild horses, snowy mountains, amazing views and good fellows to hammer down. Could we ask for more? No!

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“I am faster than you” – PEF is riding first in front of all the journos.

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3 bikes, 3 wheel sizes and more than 3 different opinions …

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Having a beer and discussion with legendary Commencal founder Max Commencal.

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Commencal has its own “Sport’s Bar” in La Massana, a good place to hang out, drink beers and have a good time. Commencal offers a huge range of kids bikes for badass young guns that want to ride freeride, dirt jump bikes or any other fun discipline on the bike with their cool daddy. This night not only the kids would ride this mini bike around the bar …

So what’s new at Commencal for 2014? Find out here soon!

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About the author

Robin Schmitt

Robin is one of the two founders of 41 Publishing, a visionary and go-getter. While he now enjoys every second on the bike – whenever his busy schedule allows – he used to race against the clock at enduro events and a few Downhill World Cups. Besides that, Robin practises kung fu and Zen meditation, plays the cello or with his dog (which actually belongs to his girlfriend), travels abroad and still reviews numerous bikes himself. Progressive ideas, new projects and major challenges – Robin loves exploring undiscovered potential and getting to the bottom of new trends.