by Dave Anderson
March 7, 2014
Another haul of sweet
schwag product that’s hit the St Towers doormat this week…
Troy Lee A1 Helmet
Bling and protection in the same package? Our Dan is liking that combo…
From: Fishers Outdoor
And while we’re on shiny helmets, ahem. Dave’s swapped out for a less is more, shiny uranium black POC Trabec to get his enduro on. We’ve not heard if he’s finished polishing it yet…
From: 2 Pure
Manitou Mattoc Pro 160mm 27.5 Fork
A 160mm hot new Manitou Mattoc Pro has just dropped in to spend some time hitting up the trails on. We’re looking forward to seeing how it measures up…
Blackspire Mono Veloce Narrow Wide Chainring
One ring for all mountain twiddling with plenty of chain retention too.
Bliss ARG Knee Pad
Armourgel pads to keep your knees sweet when you wipe out.
Bionicon c.guide eco
A tiny, light and economical solution to keeping your chain tight and on your ring.
Hope 40T-Rex Ratio Expander Sprocket
A decent climbing cog to help expand your hill repertoire. There’s Shimano and SRAM versions available.
Hope Retainer Ring
30t single ring solution with no need to track down new chain ring bolts. Tasty and with narrow/wide teeth to help with chain retention.
Hope AM 35mm Stem
Short and sweet steering solution for swift spinning.
From: Hope Technology
Panaracer Neo Moto 27.5
The original 27.5/650b tyre from Pacenti now available via Panaracer in 2.30 flavour.
And if you need something skinnier how about the Quasimoto 2.10?
Both from: Zyro
We ran the story about the Uptimizer and now we’ve got one in to test. Swiss made, air sprung and rather lovely.
Price: € 345,00 + shipping (~£287)
From: YEP Components
Universal Gear Hanger
Worth dropping in your pack to deal with everybody’s mechanical s or snappage issues.
Price: From £18.99
Lazer Cappuccino Lock
A twelve quid helmet lock for that quick coffee stop as featured in our IceBike coverage.
That’s it for this week folks. Shred it at the weekend and we’ll see you Monday for the debrief…