Reviews

ARBR Saker Tested

Straight out of Surrey comes a company utilising some of Britain’s finest skilled engineers, designers and manufacturing techniques. The new Saker (meaning a species of Falcon) is a bike fashioned by a collaboration of bike enthusiasts with a sizeable amount of knowledge behind the numbers.

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A Level of Detail and Craftsmanship Like No Other

The man behind the frame is Robert Barr, owner of one of a new wave of high-class, limited availability bike companies that are much, much more than the give-it-a go garage creators which although admirable never quite have the drive to make a brand not just a reality but flourish.

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Gesehen: Arbr Bikes – edle Kohle von der Insel

Das Bike-Mekka Finale Ligure zieht aktuell nicht nur die weltbesten Enduristen an, sondern auch Hersteller die ihre Produkte testen. Aus der Flut an Bikes sticht dieses Mal ein seltenes Exemplar an Bike hervor: Das 160-Millimeter Enduro-Bike Saker der Marke Arbor aus England.

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Bikes of the Enduro World Series at Finale Ligure

This radical beast is the Saker, a brand-new bike from a small UK firm called Arbr. The carbon machine uses an idler to eliminate pedal-kickback and chain tug. Combined with the hugely rearward axle path, this is claimed to provide a radically supple suspension action.

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World Exclusive Spy Shots – ARBR

There’s been plenty of wild ideas amongst a scattering of truly outstanding bikes since Issue 1 of Dirt Magazine. From now we will bring you all our bike tests and video’s online. To begin we recently spied that there’s something special from the UK about to be unveiled. And got a quick ride.

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First Look | Carbon Prototype Enduro Bike From ARBR

We spotted a couple of these striking looking carbon prototypes cruising around the EWS pits at Finale Ligure and had to find out more! We met designer Robert Barr and got the low down on the frame. ARBR is based in Surrey with the frame manufactured in West Sussex in the UK.

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