Fresh Goods Friday 162

October 18, 2013

What’s that coming over the hill? Is it the weekend? Just before we head out to meet it, here’s the Freshest of this week’s Fresh Goods…

Saracen Ariel 16x

It's a ripper
It’s a ripper

Just for the 26″ fans here’s the Saracen 16x long termer in it’s current guise. It’s currently acting as a testbed for Mavic’s Crossmax Enduro WTS wheel set, Shimano Zee, KS Lev dropper post and E*Thirteen’s TRS Race crankset.

Price: £1399.99

From: Saracen

Singletrack Mug

It's a mugs game
It’s a mugs game

Ultimate drinking vessel for caffeination or rehydration for the nation.

Price: £8.99

From: Singletrack Shop

Singletrack tees


All the casual/bike office favourite bike mag branded smart wear you’ll ever need.

Price: £19.99

From: Singletrack Shop

Pacenti/Chris King 27.5 Wheels

Wheely good?
Wheely good?

31mm wide Pacenti rims? Don’t mind if we do. Ours are spoked up to a pair of Chris King hubs and weigh not a lot.

Simple measures
Simple measures

Price: £912.00

From: Evolution Imports

Osprey Pixel Port 14


It’s all about the commuting bag in the office at the moment. Here’s Osprey’s Pixel Port for all your laptop carrying needs.

Price: £80.00

From: Osprey

Met Parabellum


Here’s the enduro flavoured Parabellum; venty, peaky and light goodness.

Price: £140.00

From: MET Helmets

Mavic Crossmax SL Ti Pedals

Le pedel
Le pedal

Super light Carbon and Ti pedals for cross country and all mountain riding. We’ve also got the slightly heavier but £100 cheaper Crossmax SL’s in to test.

Price: £230.00

From: Mavic

Northwave Extreme Winter GTX Boots

Winter's coming?
Winter’s coming?

Anyone would think that summer’s over by the flow of winter product heading into the office right now, Northwave’s Extreme Winter boots promise warm and dry toes no matter how grim the weather turns out.

Price: £219.99

From: i – ride

 Truflo Airess Track Pump


A tasty track pump for ease of effort workshop tyre pumping.

Price: £59.99

From: Madison

Continental Trail Kings


The Rubber Queen (name)  is dead, long live the Trail King! Same tyre, same performance, here’s the tubeless ready 29er flavour option.

Price: £49.95

Continental Mountain King 27.5 2.4

Oh yeah 1
Mo’ mountain.

Griptastic tubeless ready middle way rubber for the new kids on the block, 27.5, riders.

Price: £49.95

Both From: Continental Tyres

Winter Gloves!

How many hands?

Next issue we’ll be testing winter gloves.

From: Everyone

Gore Bike Wear Universal Thermo Beany

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Thermo wear for under helmets or playing pirates.

Price: £21.99

Gore Bike Wear Universal SO Face Warmer

Silence of the Lames
Silence of the Lames

Depth of winter face protection, also works for ‘bank jobs’.

Price: £24.99

Gore Bike Wear Element GT Lady and Alp-X 2.0 GT AS Lady Jackets


Waterproofs for the biking Alp-X generation.

Price: £219 Alp-X / £149 Element

Gore Bike Wear Power 2.0 Thermo Lady Jersey and Power 2.0 SO Lady

Singletrack Sisterz
Singletrack Sisterz

Insulation for the lady.

Price: £79.99 Power Thermo / £139.99 Power 2.0

Gore Bike Wear Fusion Tool SO Jacket

Not a lady?

Depth of winter’s warmth in one jacket.

Price: £159.99

All From: Gore Bike Wear

That’s it for this week, we’re off out for the office ride to ease ourselves into the weekend.

See you Monday for the Debrief…