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Ibis Mojo linkage service kit
Price: Lopes Link (upper) £64.99, Lower Link £64,99

Upper ‘Lopes’ link and lower link. No special tools required, remove your cranks, rear wheel and front mech then just unbolt the old ones and replace. The linkages come with cartridge bearings fitted so it couldn’t be much simpler.

Charge Surface Shorts
RRP: £49.99

“Want to be warm, dry and comfortable without creating a fuss? These double woven, four way stretch shorts and trousers fit like your favourites but feature the full functionality of sweat wicking, quick drying and shower proof properties.” They also seem to sit a bit higher than Mountain Bike baggies.

Fox Altitude Shorts

Light weight4-way stretch fabric. Detachable inner liner with Evo-M chamois. Mesh venting on front and back panels. Zip side pocket with detachable sunglasses wipe. Side waist adjusters

Bontrager Rhythm Shorts
Price: £59.99

Rhythm Short features a detachable, micro-mesh liner with Bontrager’s Race inForm chamois. Race chamois has multi-density padding. On the outside, the Rhythm includes two external web belt waistband adjusters, a zippered storage pocket, and velcro-closure “phone pocket”.

Vertebrate Graphics Guides: Cotswolds and Dark Peak
From: V-Graphics

Guide books innit.

Keen SPD Sandals
From: Keen

Modeled by Jake The Peg it seems.

Gaerne Carbon G.Ara Shoes
Price: £169.99
From: Hotlines UK

Composed of Carbon Texal the sole offers “stiffness and lightweight with a tread that is highly resistant to abrasion and wear”. Two removable front studs included. Darth Vader’s cycling shoes.

Oddies Wholemeal Loaf
Price: £1.25
From: Oddies Todmorden

Bargain of the week. Good for toast, sandwiches and even dunking in soup.

Blackstar Liner  by Fred Locks (re-release)
From: Jah Mik Musik


Competition Entry
From: A Singletrack Reader

The entries for the current issue’s Transition Bikes comp are flooding in.

Comments (12)

    Nice bit of padding out after last weeks criticism :D

    Whats different in the new VG Peaks book?

    Bought my cotswold book before it came out so got it straight away! But have yet to ride any of them… oops

    Andituk: Big thing is we’ve put OS maps in. Some of the routes are new, some are updated to make them better or to reflect changes and some are the same. A couple of routes that were technically in the White peak have gone too. No fewer routes though! Extra info like route times n stuff. All new photos too to get you psyched!

    should I worry that I quite like the Keen SPD Sandals?
    (bought my 1st pair of [normal] sandles last your @ age 37, and really like them….)

    Ya, i have pair of KEENS almost 8 years old and still going strong, live in them all summer

    STW limited edition white towelling cycling socks to go with the sandals then anyone?

    Ho Ya, there is a little label on the side of the KEEN sandal that says “Waterproof”!!!!!

    Just think how cool those sandles will look, especially with white socks!!!!!

    Lopes links – what do you get for your £130? are these replacements(for broken ones), upgrades(work better) or just shiny and say lopes on them(for tarts)?

    The Lopes links are apparently stiffer than the original links. Presumably you can get replacement bearings without buying new links if you want to.

    The Lopes Link is the upper linkage and bearing. It’s stiffer than the old 2 piece linkage that the Mojo had. Lopes link is now standard on Mojos. Along with the lower linkage, they are replacements for the linkages with worn out bearings on the ’07 Mojo. These are the 3rd set for this frame, including the ones originally fitted when new. The idea is that you replace linkage and bearings as one unit.

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