Gear

Product launches and developments for all bikes and accessories

Shimano unveils 105 Di2 groupset, featuring 12-speed wireless shifting 

Shimano has officially unveiled the new 105 Di2 groupset, which comes with 12-speed wireless shifting technology.  Previously only available in the Ultegra and Dura-Ace groupsets, Shimano has released its electronic shifting in the more entry-level componentry, to mark the 40th anniversary of the 105 groupset.  The full cost of the …

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Tern launches new NBD e-bike, designed for smaller or older riders 

E-bike and cargo-bike specialist Tern has just launched it’s newest model, a smaller and lighter model aimed at riders who may struggle with conventional e-bikes.  The NBD comes with some stand-out features like a low centre of gravity and longer wheelbase to improve handling, all in a compact bike with …

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Enve releases gravel-specific dropper post with drop-bar lever

US component brand Enve has unveiled its latest innovation, a gravel-specific dropper post complete with a drop-bar lever.  The new G Series Dropper Post from Enve, distributed in the UK by Bristol-based Saddleback, is a lightweight piece of kit (395 grams) and offers 40mm of drop, and is designed to …

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The hottest new products in the bike trade this June

BikeBiz takes a look at the latest products from across the cycling trade, this month featuring Colnago, Carbon Wasp, Raleigh, Ducati, Campagnolo, Goodyear, Muc-Off, Peaty’s, 7mesh, Red Bull Spect and Smith This guide first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Colnago C68 …

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Pirelli updates Scorpion MTB and e-MTB tyre range

Pirelli has announced the latest update to its Scorpion off-road range of tyres, focused on the enduro and e-MTB disciplines.  The Scorpion Enduro and Scorpion E-MTB lines currently include three different treads: S  (Soft Terrain), R (Rear Specific) and M (Mixed Terrain), for varying terrain.  M tread, designed for greater …

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Le Col unveils limited edition Fabian Cancellara collection

Performance cycling apparel brand Le Col has announced the launch of a limited edition Fabian Cancellara collection. Comprising two jerseys, two bib shorts, a cap and socks, the new range combines performance, style and history to celebrate the Le Col ambassador, said the brand. The men’s and women’s Pro Aero …

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Santini Cycling Wear and Unipublic present official leader jerseys for La Vuelta 22

Santini Cycling Wear and Unipublic have presented the official leader jerseys for La Vuelta 22. The jerseys were presented yesterday, 14th June, in the La Grupetta store at the Parque Comercial Rio Norte shopping mall in the Spanish capital. Also unveiled were the four kits designed and made by Santini …

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Marzocchi unveils new Bomber Air shock

Marzocchi has launched the new Bomber Air shock. Featuring a purpose-built asymmetrical shock reservoir, the Bomber Air gives a better fit in more frames and easy access to the compression adjuster. The large volume shock rezi increases oil flow and volume for consistent performance on the biggest hits and longest …

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Peaty’s launches Holeshot BioFibre tubeless tyre sealant

Peaty’s has launched the Holeshot BioFibre tubeless tyre sealant, following two years of development. “Sealant might not be the most exciting topic, but Peaty’s have been working super hard on a replacement formula for the past couple of years,” said a statement from the brand. “The result is a totally …

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Bikepacking innovator Tailfin releases new V-Mount system

Bristol-based bikepacking brand Tailfin has released its latest innovation, a bag system designed for bikes without dedicated mounts.  The V-Mount Packs, released on Thursday, 9th June, are aimed at riders looking for a hassle-free system, as the product fits directly onto the frame without damaging the paintwork.  Initially designed for …

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