Northwave Aero Extreme
i-ride: 01444 243000
Designed for the track, Northwave’s new flagship Extreme Aero shoe looks the part with a dimpled effect that minimises drag. Built around a full carbon sole, the shoe takes either Speedplay or SPD cleats and features a quickly adjustable Boa dial that makes sliding on and off a doddle.
Triton imports: 02085080682
Bombtrack has added the Hook, set to retail at £1,399.99. Developed with Olaf Wit and made from Columbus steel, there’s a carbon fork up front, as well as Continental Cyclo Cross Race 35c tyres and Mavic’s Crossone disc hubs. The WeMakethings produced range is found with Triton Imports.
Direct to retail: 01905 798692
Having linked with backpack specialist Deuter, you can be sure that Cube’s new backpack lines pack in the features. There are two ranges for 2015 – the smaller Pure line and a larger capacity AMS Series where you’ll really start to notice the subtle details.
Direct to retail: 01827 382800
A product of note from Eurobike is the new M2, Clarks’ first mineral oil unit carrying a dual 22mm piston. The lightweight nylon lever provides firm two-finger action, capable of 112 NM stopping power. IS and post mount fittings will be included.
Ceepo Mamushi XC
Velotech Services: 01789295470
Ceepo’s first MTB has arrived, having originally been built for the label's sponsored talent Guy Crawford as a training rig. The XC bike concept has now become a production model rolling on 27.5 wheels and built to an XT spec, with finishing kit from Deda and Rock Shox.
Direct to retail: +33 603 803810
With designer Philippe Starck, Moustache Bikes has added the M.A.S.S line – short for mud, asphalt, sand and snow. The snow, pictured here, has a mono arm fork to reduce snow build up.
CSG UK: 01202 732288
WeThePeople has tweaked plenty of its frames for 2015, including subtle touches like the taller head tube on the Sterling. Dan Foley’s signature Cadence frame is the only fresh addition and will land with CSG during November, with a retail price of £289.
Giro Alpine Duro
Zyro: 01325 741200
One of the new shoes drawing interest on the Giro stand was the new £149 AlpineDuro, a weatherproofed shoe sporting a Vibram IceTrek sole that is bound to add plenty of traction underfoot. There’s subtle reflective detailing and a waterproof liner clad with PrimaLoft insulation. Scuff guards add toe and heel longevity.
SRAM Guide RSC
Fisher: 01727 798345
The new Guide brake line is made up of three tiers – the R, RS and RSC. Described as a brake capable of all applications, even downhill, the key thing about the series is the level of reliability and modulation SRAM has built into a highly detailed brake lever.
Direct to retail: 01449 711632
The Ordu platform is an eye-catching prospect for dealers with a large triathlon customer base for 2015, with builds starting at £1,699 for the 11-speed 105 clad M30, and at the top of the pile, the £7,999 Ordu M-LTDi.
Moore Large: 01332 274200
Once again Knog’s first to the party with a nifty little idea for the film enthusiasts among us.
Introducing the 400-lumen Qudos to the Eurobike crowds, the firm has come up with a rechargeable unit tailored to the lighting requirements of not only helmet cameras like the GoPro, (whose dimensions it matches) but DSLRs and many others. A Sony helmet cam specific mount is also in the works.