Fresh Goods Friday 148

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As workers across the UK start to wind down for the weekend we’ve been putting together this week’s sweet, sweet, serving of Fresh Goods. So before we all head out the door, let’s hit it …


Worth your last working kidney
Worth your last working kidney

There aren’t many of us who’ll visit the local bike shop and end up one £8000 bike richer. Fortunately you can score a complete Solo for less than half the price of our test bike. First impressions are that it’s the perfect blend of up, down and along thrills.

Price: £2600 (Frame). Complete bike as tested approx £7985

Craft Bike Featherlight Vest

Almost like a ninja
Almost like a ninja

An extra layer that packs to nearly nothing. Warm and with a strong ninja look, what more could you want?

Price: TBC

Craft Bike Featherlight Jacket

All white?
All white?

Featherlight and tiny packet jacket that’s perfect for that summer deluge.

Price: TBC

Craft Performance Featherlight Vest

Claw camping
Claw camping

An anti SMIDSY packable vest. Small, light and easy to stuff in a pocket ‘just in case’…

Price: TBC

All from: Craft

 Altura Women’s Ascent Baggy Short


The Altura Women’s Ascent short matches a lightweight shell to a removable inner short with Coolmax insert. The shorts feature two hand pockets, two zipped cargo pockets, waist popper and zipped fly

Price: £39.99

Altura Men’s Summit Baggy Short

Mo' baggy
Mo’ baggy

The Summit features a hard wearing outer baggy with stretch panels with a removable inner short. The shorts feature zipped mesh vents,   waist poppers and a zipped fly.

Price: £59.99

Altura Women’s Quantum X Baggy Short

It's there in black and white
It’s there in black and white

Aimed at all day comfort with a hard wearing durable outer short which features stretch seat and rear panels, zipped mesh vents and triple waist poppers and a zipped fly. The removable 6 panel inner short has a multi density stretch insert.

Price: £69.99

Altura Men’s Mayhem Baggy Short

Blue shorts thinking
Blue shorts thinking

Altura’s Mayhem has a long baggy cut with plenty of space for pads. Hardwearing fabric and zipped mesh vents combine with a multi density stretch insert for in the saddle comfort.

Price: £44.99

All from: Altura

Trail 42 Tech Tees

Tech Tees
Tech Tees

Ethically made technical riding t shirts made from soft bamboo fabric, which is anti bacterial and wicking, for when you’re keen to rock the casual look. Nice and long to ensure coverage when riding.

Price: £35.00

From: Trail42


How's yours sagging?
How’s yours sagging?

Get your suspension dialled with a Saggle. It’s a neat way to measure sag as a percentage of travel, with scales for most lengths of travel and shaped neatly to fit against your fork stanchion.

Price: £7.99


Drift Ghost HD

Let's make movies
Let’s make movies

1080p HD videocam for all your movie making needs; waterproof to 3m, wifi enabled with downloadable app and a 2″ LCD screen.

Price: £299.99

From: Ison Distribution

IXS Trail RS Enduro Helmet

He's in IXS
He’s in IXS

Developed in cooperation with freeride legend Richie Schley, the Trail RS has 22 vents and offers extended rear coverage. The peak has a quick release mechanism so it does not break in a crash and it weighs in at 320g.

Price: £84.99

From: Hotlines

Duck Smart Earthmover and Smart’n’Eezee

Clean up your act
Clean up your act

Magic liquids to keep your moving parts clean and free from filth.

Price: Smart’n’eezee £6.44 / Earthmover £6.96

Duck Smart Helmet Cleaner and Kit Cleaner Kits

Ducking smart
Ducking smart

Everything you need to keep your kit and, erm, helmet clean in handy kit form.

Price: £9.99

All from: Duck Smart

Lezyne Classic Dirt Floor Pump

Pump it baby
Pump it baby

A high volume floor pump with a steel barrel and ergo wooden handle. Features an oversized barrel, piston and hose for double air flow per stroke and a 2.5″ gauge to make reading pressures easy.

Price: £54.99

From: Upgrade Bikes

Caffelatex Tubeless Conversion Kits

For all your tubeless needs
For all your tubeless needs

Kits to help you lose your tubes. Available in heavy duty and race flavours for all your riding needs.

To hep with that carbo diet

A special saw for special carbon and kevlar cutting duties. Trim your bars without damaging them.

Price: TBC

From: Effetto Mariposa

Scosche BOOMbottle

BOOM box
BOOM box

A bottle cage mountable wireless bluetooth sound system for all your boy racer dubstep needs. Hear me now!

Price: $149.99

From: Scosche

Ginger and French Greeting Cards


Greetings cards with a bikey design, blank inside so you can let the love poetry flow.

Price: £2.50/ 5 for £10

Ginger and French Prints

Bill Posters

A4 190gsm satin matt laminated prints to brighten up that empty wall.

Price: £8

All from: Ginger and French


That’s it for this week, we’re off to shred some sunbleached gnar and roost some sweet loam dust. Check in on Monday for the debrief….

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