What Fire Cannot Burn (Soledad ORoark, #2) by John RidleyLAPDS top mutant-hunter, Soledad ORoark has outfought telepaths, human flamethrowers, men with steel skin, and every other kind of freakish super-powered thing. But her high-tech firepower is no match for teammate-- and rival--Eddi Aokis attempts at friendship, which endlessly solitary Soledad.
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2014 Ridley X-Fire Shimano 105 & Ultegra model review
Ridley X-Fire 1202C review
This article originally published on BikeRadar. A fixture on the North American cyclo-cross scene since its introduction in , the carbon fiber Ridley X-Fire gets updated yet again for the season, with optional disc brake tabs and mm rear hub spacing. It isn't the lightest, stiffest, or most comfortable machine we've tested but it's a faithful workhorse well suited to nasty conditions. Given Ridley's Belgian roots, it's perhaps no surprise that the X-Fire Disc is brilliant through deep sand and, presumably, mud, although Colorado's atypically mild winter kept us from testing in those conditions. The bottom bracket on our 52cm sample drops just 59mm relative to the hub axles — more than 10mm taller than the Specialized CruX, for example — and provides more pedal clearance when your tires and rims are buried in the ground. Moreover, the front end's incredible stability helps you hold your line as you're charging out of the sand and back towards terra firma. The downside of that tall center of gravity, though, is a somewhat 'tippy' feel plus some reluctance to change direction through successive corners.
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For , Ridley have four cyclo-cross platforms: X-Night, X-Fire, X-Ride and X- Bow. This is the X-Fire Ultegra Disc Ben Delaney/BikeRadar.
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Ridley X-FIRE 1202C 2013
This model is being superseded by the A in , which will be available in canti and mechanical disc brake versions. HIGHS: Handles typical cyclocross duties with assurance, and has great tyres LOWS: We had some problems with the brakes that reduced their effectiveness BUY IF… You want a sorted, race-ready 'cross bike The Ridley stands tall — our 54cm centre-to-centre frame measured 58cm to the top — and although the head tube length is a reasonable , By Ben Delaney. Joining the swell of bike companies offering disc brakes on cyclocross bikes, Ridley choose to spec four of their six cyclo-cross bikes with mechanical discs.
Actually, we were pretty happy with this choice as we liked this paint scheme better than the red and white. The black paint job accents the over built down tube and seat stays of the X-Fire. The next thing that really popped for us was the fork! This is a pretty cool fork as it has Plenty of room for mud and has been built to take on the added stress of a disc brake. The bike came with a nice complement of shimano ultegra shifters and deraiileurs.