More early scoops on what to expect at the essential trade show in a month's time

Core Bike previews: Paligap, One Industries, Polaris

Fast Forward’s F4R DT180 Carbon Silver Tubular Wheelset is based on the F4R tubular rim and feature hubs developed exclusively with DT Swiss, with a full carbon hub shell. The total weight of the set is 1,145g for £2,175.

Paligap will be putting Selle San Marco’s DiMA Selector in front of dealers at Core. The DiMA Selector is available in authorised stores and you can set the various parameters to find the most suitable saddle, not stopping at physical characteristics but also taking into accounts factors like the set up of the bike and style of riding.

Back to product and Stan’s No Tubes ZTR Valor Wheelset features the first carbon rim with genuine NoTubes’ Bead Socket Technology for tubeless use. Available in 29er, 27.5 and 26-inch with multiple axle options, the Valor features 3.30Ti disc hubs, 24/28 spoke pattern and individually reinforced spoke holes. RRP is £1,800.
Tern’s Verge P9 is a light, fast, efficient and fully-equipped commuter bike. Retailing at £830, it uses Doubletruss tech which turns the rear part of the frame into a three dimensional truss, more resistant to torsional forces.

One Industries
There’s a raft of new product from One Industries, including the EVO AM which uses three individual shell sizes and the BOA FS360 fit system to distribute weight and increase comfort. The EVO AM uses the Fidlock magnetic closure – a new system that allows for one-handed attachment and release of the buckle strap. 

The Vapor XC Shorts are an update of One Industries’ most popular shorts. Retailing at £89.99, the engineered chassis with high grade polyester material is hard wearing, breathable and quick drying.

The firm is also bringing along Maxxis’ Mammoth Fat Tyre, the first of its type from the brand, with a centre tread that is relatively low to help keep the tyre rolling while the large side knobs aid cornering gip (RRP from £59.99). Core Bike will see the arrival of Spy Optic’s Happy Lens. None the wiser? Pitched as the only lens of its kind in the world, they, and we quote, “maximise the transmission of the sun’s good rays while blocking out the bad rays”. Find out for yourself at Whittlebury Hall.

Polaris Bikewear has doubled the size of its women’s line-up offering for next year. That expanded range will include a specific Women’s Trail Range and the Women’s Vela Road Range.

The new Women’s Vela Road Range (due Spring 2015) is a female designed collection for real female cyclists combining technical features and innovations tailored to women’s needs and shape. Designer Chantelle Matthews said of the new Vela range: “Whether you’re a leisurely weekend rider or a racer, this collection has been realised with you in mind. With sharp graphics and technical features, there’s no compromise between form and function. Foremost we focused on fit, considering a contoured design so you look and feel comfortable in the saddle.”

The collection is available in two full colourways, neatly refusing to come down on one side of the fence of the pink debate.

Dealers can speak to the Polaris team at Core Bike about the new ranges available to stock from 2015.

You can catch up with the first part of the Core Bike preview online and the second part online here. Alternatively download the December edition of BikeBiz magazine, or read it online, to get the whole lot in one go.

Finally, a reminder that for general and accommodation enquiries please contact the Max Bikes PR team on 0044 7891 951 055 or email

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