Welcome to the fourth edition of CTT. What is cheap? What does cheap mean? Our Google overlords define it as “low in price, especially in relation to similar items or services.” Which seems a fair enough explanation.
A thing that costs a lot of money can still be cheap if it is of a lower price than a comparable thing.
So yeah. Forty five quid for a bike tyre is a lot of money. But compared to a similar quality bike tyre that costs seventy three(!) quid, it’s cheap. But still expensive.
‘See Deal’ links
There are button links below each item summary with ‘See Deal at…’ written on them. These buttons – and the header links and linked pics – click-through to retailers. Should you end up buying from these retailers then Singletrack may earn a small bit of commission. This does not alter the amount you pay by the way.
Schwalbe Magic Mary Ultra Soft 29 x 2.4in
was £55.99, now £45.00
“Strong shoulder studs and aggressive, open tread design provide maximum braking traction and cornering grip even in extremely muddy terrain.”
Schwalbe Big Betty Soft Soft 29 x 2..5in
was £73.00, now £45.00
“Long supported braking edges for maximum braking traction. Extremely stable shoulder blocks for outstanding cornering grip. Open and aggressive tread for excellent grip and self-cleaning.”
Halfords Advanced 6 Drawer Tool Chest
was £240.00, now £192.00
“With a 30kg load rating per drawer, it will hold plenty of tools. Inside, the non-slip/scratch drawer liners help keep everything in place and undamaged. This chest has an Advanced Locking Mechanism.”
Elite Fly MTB Lightweight Water Bottle 550ml With Cap
was £6.49, now £4.78
“Fly-specific valve cap protect the drinking valve and the area around it from contamination by dirt and any less… savoury substances you may have ridden through.”
IXS Carve AW All Weather Pant
was £129.99, now £71.49
“X-stretch, multi-directional stretch (4-way) material. Waterproof & breathable (WP 10K / MVP 10K). Quick-wicking, fast-drying. Internal waist adjuster. Silicone anti-slip waist print. 2 zippered hand pockets.”
Madison Isoler Merino Thermal Glove
was £14.99, now £5.99
“The special blend of Merino wool and polyester ensure a durable warm glove. Silver thread on the tips of middle finger, index finger and thumb allow for use of touch screen devices.”
Lizard Skins Danny MacAskill Lock-On
was £30.00, now £15.00
“Ddesigned and ridden by Danny MacAskill. The ergonomics of this grip provide more control and better cushioning. Weight: 88 grams. Length: 136mm. Diameter: Small (29.5 mm).”
was £32.99, now £17.00
“The grip has a slim overall shape for maximum feedback, yet still provides an extremely high level of damping through the ribbed section under the palm. High-strength alloy clamps on the inside.”
SRAM GX Eagle AXS Upgrade Kit
was £554.00, now £424.99
“Rear Derailleur with Battery. Controller with Clamp. Charger/Cord. Chain Gap Tool. Battery capable of 20-hours shifting time. It won’t be long before you wonder how you ever got by without electronic shifting!”
Specialized Camber MIPS
was £70.00, now £47.00
“This helmet has received the highest 5-Star Virginia Tech® Helmet Rating from the internationally renowned Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.”
Fox Clothing Dropframe Pro
was £179.99, now £119.99
“Proven MIPS impact protection system reduces rotational forces in a crash. Dual-density Varizorb EPS liner is meant to provide improved impact protection. 8 Big Bore vents and 7 exhaust vents keep you cool.”
Decathlon 30° Light Cycling Saddle for only £24.99
“We designed this ergonomic saddle for riding regularly at a 30° torso angle and moderate intensity for more than 3 hours.”
Polygon Siskiu D6 Full Suspension
was £1,200, now £850
“The Polygon Siskiu D6 is an all-round XC trail-full suspension bike engineered to take on the trail from local stomping grounds to all-day mountain adventures further afield.”
Exposure Diablo MK12
was £240.00, now £179.99
“1800 lumen output. Includes helmet and handlebar mounts. USB rechargeable. Rugged anodised aluminium unit construction. Intelligent thermal management system. High water resistance. TAP technology.”
NB: Cheap Things expire!
Deals do not last forever. Stuff sells out. Retailers end promotions. Deals just… end. With that in mind, please check the date when this edition of Cheap Things Tuesday was published (it’s up at the top near the headline). If this edition was published a few days/weeks/monts ago, chances are not every deal is going to still be live.
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