Gear

Product launches and developments for all bikes and accessories

Wahoo revamps Tickr and Tickr X heart rate monitors

Wahoo has updated both the Tickr and Tickr X heart rate monitors. A new, slimmer shape and integrated strap design make the latest Tickr and Tickr X the “lightest heart rate monitors available” at only 48g (pod and strap together). Both the Tickr and Tickr X can now simultaneously pair …

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Shimano releases latest 12-speed MTB groupset

Shimano has released its latest 12-speed MTB groupset, the Shimano Deore M6100 series, alongside new 11-speed Shimano Deore M5100 and 10-speed Shimano Deore M4100 versions. The M6100 series is moulded from the same DNA the top tier XTR, Shimano Deore XT and SLX mountain biking groupsets and is fully compatible …

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Hill & Ellis launches new range of canvas cycle bags

Hill & Ellis has launched a new range of canvas bike bags. “Just like Hill & Ellis leather bike bags, the Canvas Collection is stylish and functional in equal measure – perfect for the discerning, design-conscious cyclist,” said a statement. “Whether you’re going for a daily spin round the park …

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Hutchinson launches new Touareg gravel tyre

Hutchinson has launched the new versatile Touareg gravel tyre. “Whether it is about racing or enjoying a wonderful adventure, Hutchinson’s goal was to develop a gravel tyre with maximum versatility,” said a statement. “Merging the best of its road and mountain bike expertise and experience, the brand created the Touareg: …

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Brand-X launches 200mm Ascend seatposts

Brand-X has launched the 200mm Ascend seatposts. “The 200mm option isn’t just a longer version of what’s come before though, it marks a change to the entire Ascend line up,” said a statement. For 2020, Ascend and Ascend XL posts all see the following updates: – Shaft diameter increased to …

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Ribble Cycles reveals “redesigned and reimagined” CGR Ti

Ribble Cycles has launched the new “redesigned and reimagined” titanium framed CGR Ti. “The CGR Ti is the flagship model in our highly versatile CGR range, and in this new version we have taken the specific material properties attributed to titanium together with a very contemporary approach to design and …

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Pro-Lite teases Prologue range in video for UK dealers

Pro-Lite has teased its new Prologue range of wheels in a video for UK dealers. In the video, CEO Steve Fenton said Clarks has invested over £500,000 to extend its warehouse facilities to ensure dealers can get a “very quick delivery”. In most cases, orders are going to be dispatched …

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Rapha launches Core Lightweight Jersey

Rapha has launched the Core Lightweight Jersey. “Our Core Jersey is the trusted choice of cyclists around the world for any kind of riding,” said a statement. “But for the hottest days, we’ve created a lighter, brighter cousin: the Core Lightweight Jersey. “With the fit and features of the original, …

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Modmo launches “first-ever” fully modular bike

Modmo has launched its flagship electric bike, the Saigon. Designed to be the bike what will replace a car, Saigon is the “first-ever” fully modular bike, adding a “whole new level of utility to your ride”. It has an 18.5Ah battery allowing up to 200km of pedal-assisted cycling per charge. …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest in workshop, tools and cleaning

This month we take a look at the latest in workshop, tools and cleaning from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Elvedes, Cyclo, Proper Cleaner by Guy Martin, WD40, Pro Gold, Birzman, Morgan Blue, Cyclon, Park Tool, Lifeline, XLC, Topeak, KMC, Fenwicks, Weldtite, Oxford, Jagwire, Pro Green …

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