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Repente adds gravel-specific Artax GL to saddle range

Repente has added the gravel-specific Artax GL saddle to its range. The shaping of the support in the rear part of the saddle is designed to minimise high-pressure points on the ischial bones, said Repente, and pressure relief in the perineal area is guaranteed by the anatomical channel and the …

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Effetto Mariposa unveils biodegradable, plant-based tyre sealant Végétalex

Effetto Mariposa has launched Végétalex, a biodegradable, plant-based tyre sealant. Végétalex contains finely ground olive stones and cellulose fibers to deliver a “tremendous puncture clogging effect”. This mix, held together by xanthan gum, fixes punctures ranging from small tyre porosities to bigger cuts, said Effetto Mariposa. The sealant has been …

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TRP launches 12-speed shifter and derailleur

TRP is expanding its product line with a new 12-speed shifter and derailleur. The two TRP drivetrain systems, TR12 and DH7, are the results of a development relationship with five-time DH World Cup Overall Champion Aaron Gwin and his personal mechanic John Hall, along with the input given from Team …

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Trust Performance suspends operations

Trust Performance is suspending its operations, effective immediately. In a statement on its website, the brand said 2020 brought “a number of unexpected factors”, starting with the shut-down of key parts of its Asian supply chain following Chinese New Year due to COVID-19. “In February, demand slowed considerably as macro …

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Upgrade now offering dealers consumer-direct delivery

Upgrade is now offering dealers direct shipping to consumers as an option on B2B orders. This will allow any products to be sent directly to a consumer’s home address on behalf of the dealer who has placed the order with Upgrade. There is a £5 carriage fee for each order …

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Distributor round-up: Upgrade Bikes

As we begin the new year, BikeBiz catches up with five UK distributors to gauge their progress throughout 2019. Today, we hear from Matt Ryley, director, Upgrade Bikes

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