Fresh Goods Friday 140

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It’s Friday! And the bike ridin’, trail shreddin’, drop nailin’, sweet jump jumpin’ weekend is nearly here.

But first here’s the Freshest Goods to hit the ST Towers doormat this week…

Saracen Ariel 16x

Can you tell he wasn't allowed toy guns as a child?

We’re getting our Gnar! on and building up a Saracen Ariel 16x with Shimano Zee. The 16x features a bombproof 6061 frame and offers 160mm of Fox Float Factory Kashima CTD travel. All Chip Slot swappable dropouts give the option of running 135x9mm, 135 x 12mm, and 142x12mm back end.

Watch out for a ST staffer ripping it up on the ‘manslaughtered’ (ahem) out bling bling black and gold frameset on a trail near you…

Price: £1399.00

From: Madison

Bontrager XR4 and 29-4 tyres

Mo' rubber

More rubber for our all rounder tyre test this time from Bontrager.

Price: £39.99

From: Trek

 Geax Gato and Aka Tyres

and mo' rubber

And from Geax we have the 26″ Gato and 29″ Aka

Price: Gat0 £33.99 Aka £29.99

From: RJ Chicken

Fox F29 120 CTD fork

rack em up

The Fox F29  features 120mm of plush travel with  three levels of damping (climb, trail, descend) and a 15mm bolt thru axle. This pair’s destined for Chipps’ Orange Gyro.

Price: £759.99

From: Mojo

GoPro Hero3 Black

Watching me, watching you

A tiny camera capable of filming in a wide range of formats (4kps / 2.7kps / 1440p / 1080p / 960p / 720p / WVGA). The GoPro Hero3 Black edition features built in wifi which when linked to a smartphone app allows easy setting up of shots, a wifi remote is also included.

Price: £359.99

From: Madison

The Great British Mountain Bike Trail Guide

Trail knowledge in paper form

The Great British Mountain Bike Trail guide boasts ‘All the best trails to ride across the British Isles’. We’ll be reading up to check out that claim.

Price: £16.99

From: All good bookshops

Alpkit Gamma

Everyone should have a head torch

The tried and trusted Gamma has had a design tweak. With a Cree XPC main LED,green/red/white 5mm secondary LEDs and a red LED on the rear battery case it’s a top little bit of kit.

Price: £15.00

Alpkit Manta

We're loving the fisher price look

New from Alpkit is the Manta headtorch; a dimmable 100 lumen XP-C Cree LED and able to be tuned between flood and spot via the focussing ring. Secondary LEDs offer green, double red or blue lighting options.

Price: £15.00

Alpkit Glowe and Trinity

Camp lights

Dinky lanterns for all your campsite needs with the Glowe’s 170 lumens and Trinity’s 190 lumens. Both lanterns work as torches when compressed.

Price: £12.50 Glowe and £18.00 Trinity

Alpkit Numo

Blow up bed

An inflatable and lightweight sleeping mat offering 7cm of slumber comfort.

Price: £40.00

All From: Alpkit

That’s your lot for this week; we’re off to drink coffee and shred some trails. See you Monday for the Debrief.

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