April 26, 2013
It’s Friday! Rejoice the weekend’s almost here. But first let’s get down with the Fresh Goods…
Dual eyewear feature a small magnifier lens section to aid reading bike computer readouts for the ‘sight challenged’. We’ll be testing to see if they augment reality too.
From: 2 Pure
Le Tour 100
Tour de France history in printed form. It’s a big book of bike racing facts sports fans.
From: Your high street independent bookshop
Knog Party Coil lock
The Party Coil is the ideal just popping into the newsagents lock, silicon coated and long enough to latch to an immovable object of your choice.
Small, USB chargeable front flashers to get you seen. That’s a good thing yeah?
Both from: Knog
Bike Shield Full Pack Oversize
Don’t ever worry about the state of your bike again. With this invisible 10 piece set of frame protection, you’ll no longer have to complain about scrapes.
Cane Creek Ergo Grip II
Hands will be kept steady with the grippy surface texture Cane Creek deliver. An ergonomic profile which fits your hands naturally will provide the steady control you want.
Topeak Panobike Speed & Cadence Sensor
Mount this to your bike, and then check out how you’ve been doing on your smart phone. It also stores data until it’s synchronized, so if you got the patience, there’s no need to bring the phone on the trip.
Topeak Panobike Heart Rate Monitor
As with the speed and cadence sensor, have everything under control on your phone with this compact heart rate monitor. Chest strap included.
Topeak T-Handle Duohex Set
Six steel hex wrenches ranging from 2-6mm. Comes with a ball end for difficult locations.
Topeak Combo Torq Wrench Set
Torque wrench set including 3/4/5/6mm Allen and T25 Torx. Fits with most common bolts.
Topeak Supersteel Tyre Levers
Remove tyres without scratching the rim because of the changeable plastic tip with these tyre levers.
Fizik Gobi XM
Everyone love fluorescent colours, right? These limited edition Gobi XM saddles comes out in green and orange, with WingFlex sides and a TailFlex rear section which makes it easier going on and off the saddle.
Fizik Cyrano Carbon Seatpost
Super light (200g) seatpost which is easy to fine-tune. To adjust the angle all you need is one finger on the wheel – the wheel on the actual seatpost that is. Available in lengths ranging from 270mm to 400mm.
The carbon seatpost’s little brother.
Go tubeless and feel like a proper racing driver, as the technology used for this set of tyres has been taken from Formula 1. The Toro is made for all kind of weather and is highly resistant to punctures. Available in 26″ and 29″.
All from: Extra
Panaracer Driver Pro 29er
The ideal use of these 2.20x29ers are apparently all-day, all-mountain, XC or race – in other words, virtually everything. The Japanese manufacturer have delivered 600g tyres who provide speed and reliability.
Panaracer CG All Condition 2.35
Big volume tubeless compatible, 26″ tyres coming with split side knobs which give you full control in the corners.
Both from: Zyro
Kenda K1080 Slant Six DTC
We’re not done with tyres just yet. This is Kenda’s hard packed terrain edition and is a mix between their Small Block 8 and Nevegal versions. 26×2.35″ provides speed, grip and cornering.
From: Moore Large & Co.
That’s it for this week, we’re off to slay some gnar trails and dp some sweet jumps. See you Monday for the debrief, laterz.