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Product launches and developments for all bikes and accessories

Hammerhead to remove some Shimano functions following SRAM takeover

Hammerhead has announced that riders utilising Di2 integration are to lose access to a small subset of features, at Shimano’s request. The update will remove on-screen battery status and shifter mode data, front and rear derailleur indications, and Karoo screen control via the Di2 hood buttons from Shimano Di2 drivetrains, …

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Walkers Cycles now stocking Mitas tyres and tubes

Walkers Cycles has announced that it is now stocking Mitas tyres and tubes. The company said it is proud to stock Mitas’ Hook and Flash Tyre in all major sizes, in all three different quality grades: – Classic (With no puncture protection) – Anti-Puncture (With 1mm layer of puncture protection) …

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RockShox 2023 suspension lineup launches

RockShox’s 2023 suspension lineup has now launched. The range includes the all new Pike, Lyrik, and ZEB forks and the all new Deluxe, Deluxe Coil, Super Deluxe, and Super Deluxe Coil shocks. “Our new suspension started from a blank sheet of paper,” said a statement. “We set everything aside and …

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MBUK, Cycling Plus, and BikeRadar announce their bikes of the year 2022

The consumer experts at Cycling Plus, MBUK, and BikeRadar have announced their bikes of the year for 2022, with Giant, Trek, and Nukeproof among the victors.  Brands under the Our Media cycling portfolio have been testing bikes from across nine categories to crown the best bikes for this season. ‘Bike …

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DyedBro’s gravel and all road frame protection kits now available

DyedBro has announced that its gravel and all road frame protection kits are now available. This new kit has been designed specifically for gravel and all road bikes, featuring a new shape and the inclusion of fork protectors. The brand said: “Gravel bikes can be subject to as much wear …

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Rondo presents new Ratt all-road bike

Rondo has launched the Ratt – the ‘next step’ in the all-road movement. Rondo has presented a model that it says raises the standard of all-road bikes to a ‘new level’ through an engineering solution. “A bike that does not need to hide in a duel with classic road bikes …

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Orbea launches new Kemen and Kemen SUV e-bikes

Orbea has launched the new Kemen and Kemen SUV, two e-bike models “to escape from everyday life”. Orbea designed both the Kemen and Kemen SUV around the Shimano EP8 motor, with 85Nm of torque. Unlike other e-bike models like Rise or Urrun, the brand has equipped Kemen with the standard …

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Garmin announces Varia RCT715 rearview radar with camera and tail light

Garmin has announced the Varia RCT715 rearview radar with camera and tail light, designed to provide cyclists with peace of mind during any ride, day or night. The Varia RCT715 continuously captures sharp, clear video during a ride, while still providing state-of-the-art radar technology, said the company. “For years, cyclists …

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Vel adds new offerings to wheel range for 2022

Bike components, clothing and accessories brand Vel has announced the addition of six new wheelsets to its range. By introducing new alloy options, including 23 GRL gravel-specific wheelsets and 28 RL lightweight road wheels, the brand says it offers both road and gravel cyclists an upgrade and performance boost at …

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Carbon Wasp unveils new 29er, hand built in Yorkshire 

Carbon Wasp has launched its new 29er trail bike, featuring 120mm rear travel and a carbon frame hand built in England. The Carbon Wasp Truffle is designed to be a combination XC/ trail bike, with a lightweight frame and modern geometry, to be strong on both the uphills and the …

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