Fresh Goods Friday 221

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Santa may be busy with his elves but here in the pre-chrimbo idyll that is Todmorden life goes on. The delivery folk are all still turning up on our doorstep with plenty of test product to keep us going over the festival of beige food and endless TV repeats. It’s beginning to feel a lot like a riding holiday is here…

Specialized Camber EVO 29er


Mention it in your top ten and it will come, or at least that’s what Dave believes. With  120mm of travel front and rear for this ‘lightweight trail weapon’ (their words, not mine), the EVO has more travel, a wide handlebar, a short stem, and a large injection of GNAR compared to the regular Camber model. He can’t wait to get it muddy.

Front end
Front end looking fronty.

That’s a custom REBA RC on the front, fact fans. And the colour really is rather lovely.


Custom Fox CTD Evolution rear shock

2 by
2 by

The whole thing runs a 2×10 drivetrain based on SRAM’s X7 and X9 groupsets


…and that’s a very clean looking rear end. (not for long – BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA –  Ed)

Price: £2,000

From: Specialized

Vredestein Bobcat Tyres


Light and gnarly. These look just the ticket for ploughing over stuff in the winter months.

Price: £45

From: Saddleback

Castelli Rosso Corsa Support Bra

"Boobs are quite funny" - Grace
“Boobs are quite funny” – Grace

A cycling-specific sports bra for larger cup sizes (C and D cups).

Price: £55

From: Saddleback

Wildcat Gear Lioness bar bag


For adventure bikers everywhere, the Lioness adds a couple of litres of storage to the handlebars.

Price: £40

Wildcat Gear Helicopter tape

IMG_9994_23M tape to protect your loveliness from the ravages of time, dirt and abrasion

Price: from £17.50 for 600mm

Wildcat Gear Ocelot

Ocelot, and Ocelittle

Available in a range of sizes to suit your frame size, the Ocelot is a ‘partial frame bag’, designed so you can carry kit and still use waterbottles, should you so choose.

Price: £65 – £75 depending on size

All from: Wildcat Gear

The Ride Journal

We got ourselves a reader
We got ourselves a reader

The Diprose designed and edited, once-in-a-while journal of all things wondrously bicycular, in a lavishly packaged piece of awesomeness.

Price: £8 plus postage

From: The Ride Journal

Alpinestars Evolution Jacket

Isn't he a little small for a stormtrooper
Isn’t he a little small for a stormtrooper?

Protection and hydration in one package, the Evolution jacket is designed for enduro types who need to carry water, spares and food at the same time as trying not to fall off.


Price: £129.99

From: Alpinestars

7 Mesh Revelation Jacket

Benny Hill's let himself go
Benny Hill’s let himself go

Ultra-high end (think Arcteryx for bikers) biking jacket packed with bling and using Goretex Pro to ensure you could basically swim in it and remain dry*. It’s not out in the UK until next year though!

*possibly slight exaggeration

Price: £339 (eventually)

From: 7Mesh

Broken Riders Hoodie

Harry Potter has let himself go
Harry Potter has let himself go

Celebrate the fail and keep warm/get an ASBO/get hugged by Cameron. Also available in Green Marl

Price: £40

From: Broken Riders

Giro Empire shoes

Darth's favourite bike shoe
Darth’s favourite bike shoe

We’ve had some secret sauce orange ones in already, but these are the (much more tasteful – sorry, Chipps) production versions.

Price: £220

From: Zyro

That’s it for this week, we’re all off to nurse or post office party hangovers around some Hebden Gnar…

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