Wow! It’s Huge! There’s a bumper crop of fresh goods awesomeness for you this week, so without further ado – Hey Ho, Let’s Go!
Short travel gnarly 29er from Banshee. This narrowly missed out on out grouptest last issue. Dan’s looking forward to giving it some beans around Calderdale.
Price: Frame only – £1529.99 plus Monarch shock
B Labs Oval Chain Ring
Bendy ring for removing flat spots and maximising POWER to the wheel…
Price: €49.90 – UK prices TBC
B Labs C.Guide Eco
Eco friendly, and a chain mount. So what it says on the tin.
Price: €27.90 – UK prices TBC
Both from: Bionicon
Syntace MX wheels
In for a wide rims grouptest, these aluminium wide-rimmed wheels are being hurtled by James. Relatively light, decent construction and no proprietary parts, so they’re easily repairable. Noice.
Syntace Number Nine Titan Pedals
Price: €268 – UK price TBC
All from: Syntace
Awesome tool stuff for fixing things an’ that, and picking cables out of frames and stuff.
Price – Pick set: £39.99 – Hex and Torq Wrench – £9.99
Nukeproof OKLO Seatpost
125mm of smooth dropping action from Nukeproof – only available in 31.6 with external cabling for now…
Stans Core Remover
If you like Black Flag and use one of these, you’ll just be Hard. Arf arf.
Stans Tyre Sealant
Not for cereal. Or milkshake. Remember, kids. (Eh? – Ed)
Price: Injector – £11, Stans sealant: £23
Stans Valor Wheels
Glorious roundness and carbonium for maximal rotational propulsitude. Awesome.
All from: Paligap
Rex 1.1 Crankset X1 and BB
Stiff, light and gnarly for making with the pedals go round and round.
Price: Crankset – £299. BB – £45
Lovely oval chainrings. These ones are narrow/wide and thoroughly murdered out. (Also known as black.)
All from Velotech Services
Santa Claus Tee
Festive yucks from the good people at 18 Bikes.
From: 18 Bikes
Mavic Notch Helmet
Mavic’s helmet has a speed fin at the back to go fastererer and an ergo-hold SL retention system. Also it has a ‘rugged trail specific design’. It almost makes Richard look hot. Almost.
Mavic Stratos H2O Jacket
White and glistening maximum waterproofage. It’s even got a little window you can look at your watch through!
Camelbak KUDU 18 Backpack
Dave’s using this as his guiding backpack. It’s got loads of lovely vents and a back protector.
Whew! With that, we’re going to disappear off into the sunset (sleet/rain/etc) and go riding. Have a great weekend!