Fresh Goods Friday 178

Fresher than a Prince from Bel Air, it’s Friday so let’s deliver the goods.

Commencal Meta Hip Hop 2

Brighter than Kermit

Brighter than Kermit

The 26″ wheeled Hip Hop 2 is a 66° headangled 140mm/120mm trail bike with braaaaaap written all over it. Fox 34′s up front and a SRAM X5 2 x 10 drive train.

Linkage

Linkage

Price: £2699.99

From: Decade Europe

Devinci Dixon Carbon RXS

Like Leonardo

Like Leonardo

The carbon framed Dixon is a 160mm/145mm bike that features Dave Weagle’s Split Pivot suspension. With a SLX/XT drivetrain and SLX 180mm/160mm stoppers it’s a sensibly specced all mountain/enduro capable bike.

Linkage

Linkage

Price: £3999.99

From: Freeborn

Giro New Road Insulated Pack Vest

Office lolz

Office lolz

Primaloft gilets are the business, reckons our Dave. Either for a bit of insulation on cold rides or packed in your Camelbak for post ride schmoozing.

Price: TBC

Giro New Road Mechanic Jacket

Blue steal

Catalogue poser

Classic workwear looks for Giro’s 3-layer waterproof jacket. Embrace your inner hipster with the Mechanic.

Price: £199.99

From: Zyro

Gamut Trail  S Guide and Race Ring

Put a ring on it

Put a ring on it

A nice and light chain guide available in all the options you could possibly need BB/ISCG/ISCG 05 and will accommodate 28-40 teeth chain rings. The hard anodised race ring has now been re-profiled to allow better mud clearance and less bind on a geared system.

Price: Guide £89.99 / Race Ring £39.99

From: Madison

Avid Code

Code-d

Monster stoppers

Dan’s been tweaking his Demo and has opted for some 200mm rotored Codes to take care of downhill stopping duties.

Price: £179.99

Rockshox Vivid Air

Now that's an air can

Now that’s an air can

Probably the most supple and responsive shock we’ve felt in a while. Dan’s already got this strapped to his Demo and headed out to the hills.

Price: £499.99

Avid X0 Trail brakes

X ooh

X ooh

All mountain/enduro brakes that’ll cope with extended alpine descents? That’ll do nicely.

Price: £179.99

Truvativ Holzfeller 40mm and 50mm Stem

Short stems

Short stems

You can never have too many short stems for chucking on test bikes in our experience. The Holzfeller is short, steers where you want to go and holds onto bars just fine.

Price: £59.99

All From: Fisher Outdoor

Broken Riders Long Sleeve Contour Jersey

Not broken

Not broken

Everybody breaks sometime. Show your allegiance with a lovely jumper.

Price: £40.00

From: Broken Riders

 Mud Hugger 29er Front and Rear Pack

Mudder hugger

Mudder hugger

All the mudguard you need for 29ers and full suss 27.5 bikes.

Price: £42.00

From: Mudhugger

Apres Chocmalt Recovery Drink

Coco recovery

Coco recovery

Been battling the cold and wet? Put your feet up and start your recovery with a Chocomalt drink. Go on, you’ve earned it.

Price: Six sachets for £11.40

From: Racewinning.com

That’s it for this week. We’re all off to shred the gnar, while Dave heads out to the Alps for a bit of snow action.

See you Monday.