Gear

Product launches and developments for all bikes and accessories

Canyon launches versatile Spectral 29

Canyon has launched its new Spectral 29 model. The bike’s carbon frame has been designed from the ground up and weighs 2.6kg. The geometry has also been reworked, Canyon said, meaning there’s more stability on the descents as well as greater efficiency on the climbs thanks to a slacker headtube …

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Sidi launches MTB Frost Gore 2 and Zero Gore 2 shoes

Sidi has launched the MTB Frost Gore 2 and Zero Gore 2 shoes. Both have an upper made of mesh and MicroTech Microfiber that ‘guarantees’ lightness and stability with the interior lined in Gore-Tex to prevent water from entering. The two models include the Techno 3 mechanism with a sturdy …

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Hiplok launches high-security DXF D-lock

Hiplok has launched the DXF, its ‘most practical high-security D-lock to date’. The DXF pairs the brand’s DX U-lock with the new speed-loading frame bracket for carrying your lock on your bike. This new rattle-free, reliable and sturdy mount uses Hiplok’s patented ‘Clip+Ride’ system to attach the lock to the …

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absoluteBLACK launches GRAPHENwax hot melt wax lubricant

absoluteBLACK has launched GRAPHENwax, a pliable hot melt wax lubricant. “Given the great success of our GRAPHENlube, we have learned that a portion of riders simply prefers hot waxing their chains to maintain the ‘clean look’ of a drivetrain,” said an absoluteBLACK statement. “However, regular paraffin waxing has plenty of …

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Blubrake partners with Stromer to develop S-Pedelec with integrated ABS

Blubrake has partnered with Stromer to develop the Stromer ST5 ABS, the first S-Pedelec with a frame integrated ABS, set to launch in June 2021. “We’re especially pleased with this partnership,” said Fabio Todeschini, Blubrake’s general manager, “because we believe there are huge strides to be made in terms of …

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ASI, Teznic collaborate on Sur-Ron e-bike upgrade

Accelerated Systems Inc (ASI) and Teznic have collaborated to bring the ‘fastest, longest range and highest torque’ Sur-Ron e-bike to the market. The collaboration brings Sur-Ron owners access to a ‘new level of performance’ that extends the range while increasing the power. “With a top speed of 60mph already, the …

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Lezyne expands e-bike lighting range

Lezyne has expanded its range of dedicated e-bike lighting and visibility solutions. Headlined by new high-performance, StVZO-compliant and high-voltage-compatible models, the lineup is designed to pair with most major e-bike powertrains. The coming months will also see the addition of new visibility features throughout the lineup, ranging from Alert Technology-enabled, …

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LOOK unveils 765 gravel range for 2021

LOOK has unveiled its 765 gravel collection for 2021. With a new lighter RS frame, a new non-RS model and new colourways and builds, the range “encapsulates the versatility that defines the gravel discipline”. “The 765 gravel family has been designed for the discerning gravel rider in pursuit of endless …

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Hayes introduces Sterling edition of Manitou Mezzer Pro

Hayes has introduced the Sterling edition of the Manitou Mezzer Pro. Utilising the same 37mm chassis and internal tech as the existing MezzerPro, each Sterling Edition fork receives an ‘extra level of detail and care’ before leaving the factory floor. To create an ‘ultra-smooth and crisp’ paint finish, each lower …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest chains, gears and cranks

This month, we take a look at the latest chains, gears and cranks from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Campagnolo, Sunrace, Quarq, Race Face, Elvedes, Miche, Shimano, Rotor Bike Components, Praxis, absoluteBLACK and Weldtite

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