by Dave Anderson
August 15, 2014
What’s that it’s almost ride time? Let’s get a look see at this week’s Fresh Goods then head into the hills…
The Zaskar gets a full Shimano Deore drivetrain and Rockshox XC30 forks in it’s new 650b repositioning as a do it all hardtail. The trademark Triple Triangle frame is hydroformed alloy.
From: GT Bicycles
Fox 36 Float 160 FIT RC2
The new incarnation of Fox’s 36 Float embraces all the trail, freeride, all mountain and, of course, enduro big hitting riding you want to throw it down. Our Dan’s got this pair lined up for his new Bronson and another podium at the next of the PMBA Enduro Series.
From: Mojo Suspension
Burgtec Offset Bushings
Meanwhile James is ready to tweak his geometry by 1 – 1.5º with these little sweet titanium offset bushings. Fit in, off set, slack off – there’s a whole bunch of Pro’s out there doing it.
Fabric Scoop Saddles
One saddle, many profiles, to help get a better fit and performance. 143mm wide and with a three part construction.
Price: From £39.99
Shimano SLX M675 Brakes
Shimano’s mid range stoppers perfect for one fingered stoppies down the park or in’t woods.
Price: £74.99 per end
180mm rotors for a bit of big mountain stopping.
Price: £19.99 ea
Shimano XT Drivetrain
A 2×10 drivetrain that’ll work for adventuring, pass storming or XC death marches too. All you have to do is provide the motor.
Price: Chainset – £159.99/Cassette – £44.99/F.Mech – £26.99/Shifter – £79.99
XT Disk Brakes
For a bit more bling in the slowing down department Jenn’s opted for these XT brakes.
SLX 10 speedChain
10 speed chain.
Gamut Cillos 50mm Stem
Seriously sculpted stem for keeping your bars just where you need them. And a lifetime guarantee to boot.
Gamut Race Rings
Thick/Thin rings for your one by drivetrain. Now made in the USA and cheaper too.
Gamut Trail SXC
A bit of trail protection to keep that chain on your one by.
Gamut Trail S
Need more protection? The Trail S packs in downhill chain retention performance but at a lighter weight.
Thule Cougar 2 Child Trailer
A child trailer with suspension for a cushioned ride. Easily adapted for many different duties. Go on, get them out there, they’ll love it.
Price: £849.99 (jogging kit £84.99/strolling kit £74.99)
All From: Madison
D99 Beer Hanger
A universal emergency gear hanger that’ll double as a bottle opener for that post epic beer.
That’s it for this week. We’re off out on our bikes, like….