Fresh Goods Friday 136

April 5, 2013

Hey, hey it’s the weekend (nearly), so before you clip in and slay some trails here’s the Fresh Goods…

Decade Virsa 2


Just in is this dinky little Decade Virsa 2, a classic and versatile hardtail. Up to date design means a 44mm headtube in the Tange Prestige double butted Cro Mo front triangle capable of taking taper steerer forks with 100mm – 130mm. The bike is designed for all day or endurance type riding.

Price: £1229.97

From: Upgrade

Magura MT8 brakes

Very black, very light.

More carbon than metal, thanks to Magura’s Carbotecture, in the MT8 makes for a 280g brake set up.  We’ll be seeing just how powerful and reliable they are in our upcoming brake test.

Price: £299

From: Zyro

Shimano XTR Race brakes

Shiny, shiny

Also in for test are these top end Shimano XTR Race brakes. Does shiny equate to good performance? Let’s find out…

Price: £194.99 for the brake. (Rotors are £49.99 and IS adaptors are £9.99)

From: Madison

Hope XX1/XD 11sp Cassette

Pure hope gold

Want to upgrade your hoops to the new SRAM sensation? Now you can…

Price: £63.00

From: Hope

The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland

Got wood?

Are you pining for more tree knowledge? Can’t see the wood for the trees? Or want to know where the good woods are?

Price: £24.99

From: All good bookshops.

Mt Zoom Dual sided/side pull cage

for lefties, and righties too

For choice in your bottle placement and removal, here’s a very light bit of carbon.

Price: £29.99

From: Mt Zoom

Rab Spark

He's like a model

Price: £130

Rab Microlight

Insulation for the lady

Price: £160

Rab Shadow Hoodie

Like a snorkel

Price: £130

Rab VR Lite Vest

Sim does explorer stance

Price: £75

All from: Rab

RaceFace Charge Arm armour

Minimalist padding. We like!

Price: £21.95

RaceFace Charge Leg armour

Kneewarmer meets kneepad

Price: £31.95

RaceFace Ambush Knee Armour

D30 padding to absorb those big hits

Price: £69.95

RaceFace Women’s Khyber Knee armour

Fashion sense model's own

Price: £54.95

RaceFace Podium Glove

Invisible man hard at work

Price: 26.95

RaceFace Ambush short

Ambushed in style

Price: £76.95

RaceFace Ambush Jersey

3/4 arm length

Price: £46.95

RaceFace Indy short

Indy ride short

Price: £54.95

RaceFace Canuck jersey

Canuck eh

Price: £46.95

RaceFace Piper women’s jersey


Price: £46.95

All from: Silverfish

That’s all folks! Saddle up. clip in and let’s all have a good one out there m’kay? See you Monday for the debrief….

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