FGF 467 | Custom pants, Steel full-sus, German Rubber and e-Bikes

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Fresh Goods Friday 467 is full of steel, electric, rubber and new limited edition Singletrack hip flasks. Rejoice in the goodness!

Únic Custom MTB Clothing

  • Price: €79 – €198.01 logos are extra but colours and your name is free.
  • From: Únic
Unic clothing
Andi is going for the Power Ranger look.

Here’s just a small sample of the custom riding kit that Únic has sent over for us to try. Únic is a new company based in Andorra that specialises in making custom riding clothing that’s easily designed online through their unique Únic online tool. There are lots of designs to choose from, different materials too and you get to choose your colours, logos and even add a name on the back of jerseys.

Unic clothing
More photos coming once I have someone to shoot me.

Each item of clothing is made to order in Europe and each offers neat MTB specific features such as ratchet waist adjustment, zip pockets, padded and water-resistant phone pocket e.t.c.

As I don’t have anyone to hold the camera to shoot me wearing the kit these pics will have to do for now, but keep an eye out for our full review.

Production Privée Shan No5 29

Production Privée Shan No5 29
Steel is real!

The latest version of Production Privée Shan No5 full-suspension bike has entered the building! It’s a full steel full-suspension rig but updated to suit either 29in wheels or 27.5in x 2.5in (but you’ll need to change the shock link to convert it). In addition to the new wheel size option, the updated frame also has 2 new limited edition paint jobs and Andi has predictably gone for the Lancia inspired Martini bike. Full build coming soon, but if you want to know more about Production Privée read Andi’s story on Forestal here.

Singletrack Inspiration Hip Flask

Singletrack Inspiration Hip Flask
Singletrack Inspiration Hip Flask

New hip flasks have just dropped in at the office. The version above is our Inspiration model featuring some inspirational word shapes and a lovely STW logo. There’s another version listed further down with a slightly different message. Both are stainless steel, both come with a funnel for filling and both are cheaper if you register on the site before buying.

2020 Focus Jam² 6.7 Plus

  • Price: £3,999
  • From: Focus
2020 Focus Jam²
Bosch powered e-MTB

This 2020 version of the Focus Jam² has been ordered so we can compare it to the Shimano powered version of the bike listed below. Mark has a few Top Gear style challenges in store for this duo of battery-powered bikes so keep an eye out for updates.

As well as offering the new Bosch Gen 4 motor on the new Jam² Focus has also upped the battery size on this bike to 625Wh. This model has shipped with 27.5+ wheels but the frame and fork will accept 29in wheels if you prefer.

2019 Focus Jam² 6.9 Drifter

  • Price: 2019 model
  • From: Focus
2019 Focus Jam² Drifter
Shimano powered bike.

Focus has also sent us a Shimano powered version of the Jam to test, and although similar to the 2020 bike this is the Drifter model meaning it gets a 29in wheel on the front. Shimano powered Focus bikes are lighter weight due to a smaller battery, but we’ll be testing these two bikes and motor systems head to head to see which is best.

Endura MT500 Full Face Helmet

Endura MT500 Full Face Helmet
Endura MT500 full-face helmet.

This is Endura’s first full-face helmet which launched during this summer. The helmet promises to provide all the protection benefits of a downhill certified helmet, but at a lighter weight so it can be worn all day long. The MT500 features the same energy-absorbing Koroyd insert as the MT500 trail helmet Andi reviewed a few years ago.

Juice Lubes Frame Juice

Juice Lubes Frame Juice

Juice Lubes has formulated this blueberry scented liquid that promises to restore the matt finish of your frame back to new. The mixture works on paint, vinyl and plastic to give a ‘good-as-new’ finish. This sounds like just the stuff to use on your bike after those wet, gritty, winter rides which tend to wear your top-tube finish down. 

Wheels MFG Press Fit BB

Wheels MFG Press Fit BB

Because Andi’s Production Privée has a press-fit BB we’ve had to get hold of this U.S made jobby. Made to replace OEM BB86 products, this fully CNC machined bottom bracket promises better durability and better function. It’s also serviceable and boasts double lip sealed Enduro bearings.

Continental Trail King 2.8in Tyres

Continental Trail King 2.8in Tyres

Continental has jumped on the 2.8in tyre train for 2020 with this new super-wide version of the Trail King. This is the type of tyre many riders might want to pop on their e-Bikes, or on the rear of a 29er for a little reverse mullet action. These are the Black Chilli compound tyres offer more grip, higher mileage and reduced rolling resistance.

Singletrack Desperation Hip Flask

Singletrack Desperation Hip Flask
Singletrack Desperation Hip Flask

The same stunning, Singletrack, stainless steel hip flask but with a new message. This Desperation hip flask reads  “Drunks | Saddle Tramps | Stoners | Big Hitters | Bike Benders”. Order yours from. the Singletrack store today.

Andi Sykes

Singletrack Editorial Staff

Andi is a gadget guru and mountain biker who has lived and ridden bikes in China and Spain before settling down in the Peak District to become Singletrack's social media expert. He is definitely more big travel fun than XC sufferer but his bike collection does include some rare hardtails - He's a collector and curator as well as a rider. Theory and practice in perfect balance with his inner chi, or something. As well as living life based on what he last read in a fortune cookie Andi likes nothing better than riding big travel bikes.

Comments (7)

    Please, please use a different photo for the Production Privée frame. Seeing it clamped to the stand where the shock would sit is giving me a nervous twitch….. : /

    Love the Martini Livery Style paint job on the Shan Privee frame.

    Seeing “2.8” and “29er” written one after another almost made me choke on a sandwich. False hopes…

    False hopes indeed. The industry is still way behind consumers wanting “British Plus (and a bit)” 2.8. On the subject of PP, I emailed them asking why Pressfit and the response was they feel it’s the best standard. What a shame.

    I’d be all over the PP if it had a proper bottom bracket…

    I love my Shan No 5, but you should be aware that the main pivot also uses a PF92 (non GXP) BB as it’s bearing, so you have twice the fun! I swapped to a larger frame recently and the main pivot had seized close to solid…

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