by Dave Anderson
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.
Magura MT8 brakes
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.
Shimano XTR Race brakes
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)
Hope XX1/XD 11sp Cassette
Want to upgrade your hoops to the new SRAM sensation? Now you can…
The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland
Are you pining for more tree knowledge? Can’t see the wood for the trees? Or want to know where the good woods are?
From: All good bookshops.
Mt Zoom Dual sided/side pull cage
For choice in your bottle placement and removal, here’s a very light bit of carbon.
From: Mt Zoom
Rab Shadow Hoodie
Rab VR Lite Vest
All from: Rab
RaceFace Charge Arm armour
RaceFace Charge Leg armour
RaceFace Ambush Knee Armour
RaceFace Women’s Khyber Knee armour
RaceFace Podium Glove
RaceFace Ambush short
RaceFace Ambush Jersey
RaceFace Indy short
RaceFace Canuck jersey
RaceFace Piper women’s jersey
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….