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Smith launches new full-face Mainline MTB helmet

Smith Optics has launched the new full-face Mainline MTB helmet. Designed for the elite level user, Smith’s team of product designers and engineers spent two years developing the product with informed insights from notable Rocky Mountain Enduro athletes Remi Gauvin, Andreane Lanthier Nadeau, and Jesse Melamed. The Smith-sponsored team was …

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Gore introduces C7 Women Long Distance Bib Shorts+

Gore has introduced the C7 Women Long Distance Bib Shorts+, having worked closely with GRL:PCK riders. “Made of a highly abrasion-resistant, four-way stretch knit fabric, these bib shorts are ideal for spending hours in the saddle, whether on solo ride excursions or riding indoors,” said a statement. “The straps are …

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Hayes introduces new XC collection

Hayes has introduced the all-new XC collection. New products include the Manitou R7 Pro and Expert, Mara shock, the SUNringle Duroc 30 Pro with new Super Bubba X Hub, the ProTaper Hyperlite bar, ATAC stem, and Forty seatpost. The new R7 is available in both a Pro and Expert level …

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Cuda introduces 2021 range

Cuda has introduced its newest range of ATB and balance bikes. Combining the affordability of its previous leisure range with the weight and quality of its performance range, the result is a “lightweight bike at a great price”, the brand has said. “This year the range has seen some big …

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absoluteBLACK announces “world’s first” hydrocarbon-based chain lubricant containing graphene

absoluteBLACK has announced the GRAPHENlube, the “world’s first” hydrocarbon-based lubricant containing graphene. The company is also announcing a strategic partnership with UAE Team Emirates to become its official lubricant supplier, as well as deals to supply several additional Pro Tour teams (under non-disclosure agreements). The partnerships have been “vital” in …

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New smart helmet raises over £1 million on Kickstarter

Lumos’ new smart LED helmet, Ultra, has raised over £1 million on Kickstarter, with more than 11,000 backers. The LED lights on Ultra come with ‘chips on board’ (COB) technology that delivers a high intensity of light. The helmet has three LED modules to provide 360-degree coverage and also comes …

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Updated Le Col by Wiggins collection now available

The updated Le Col by Wiggins spring/summer 20 collection is now available. It features all-new pro and sport jerseys, designed by Sir Bradley Wiggins. Since 2018, Le Col and Wiggins have combined on a collection of technical jerseys and bib shorts. Le Col by Wiggins Pro Jersey “The New Le …

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my Boo launches e-MTB with bamboo frame

my Boo has launched the my Atakora e-MTB, with a bamboo frame, and the premium version my Arakora pro. The my Atakora is the first e-mountain bike of the German brand and comes on the market as an e-hardtail with Shimano Steps E8000 drive. It is equipped with a Rock …

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SRAM introduces new Eagle Expansion drivetrains

SRAM has introduced the new Eagle Expansion drivetrains. The GX Eagle is “your partner for all rides, all the time, all day”. With the all-new 520% range, all-new colourways and seamless compatibility with the rest of the ecosystem, GX Eagle is there to “maximize the potential of your ride experience”. …

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Nukeproof introduces new Horizon and Neutron wheel range

Nukeproof has overhauled its Horizon and Neutron wheel ranges. Both models get new hubs, new rims and are now available as separate front and rear SKUs. The Neutron with 36 points of engagement while the Horizon has 102 for near-instant pickup. The Horizon also benefits from improved seals and new …

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