Schwalbe Nobby Nic Evolution
Schwalbe’s distributors should now have stock of the new Nobby Nic Evolution folding Snakeskin TL-easy Pacestar.
Priced at £49.99 it is in keeping with the Nobby Nic’s versatile characteristics. The new SnakeSkin sidewall is standard on TL Easy versions. A good choice for tubeless conversion.
Endura waterproof legwear
Direct to retail: 01506 497749
Everybody knows Endura has plenty of options when it comes to waterproof jackets, but there’s also a strong catalogue of legwear that’ll protect from the elements.
The Autumn/Winter 2014 catalogue, now in stock, includes shorts, 3/4s, full length pants, over trousers and biblongs.
For the mountain biker, the new flagship trouser is the MT500 full length. Fully seam sealed against the worst the UK can throw at a rider, they’re packable to the size of a can of Irn Bru, so will easily stow until required.
Windwave: 02392 505320
A universal bike mount has arrived from BBB this month. Capable of housing any device measuring up to 140mm by 70mm, the mount retains full touch screen capability while protecting from the elements. There’s a rigid inner board to keep it secure, with padding supplied to achieve a tighter fit on smaller phones. The viewing angle is adjustable too.
via Fisher Outdoor: 01727 798345
The Velov features snap on/off ventilation panels that can be added or removed dependent on the temperature. Snapped on, the panels also provide protection against the elements. The design recently earned the coveted International Forum Product Design Award.
Merida Carbon Speeder 3000
viaMerida UK: 0115 9817788
New to the 2015 Merida catalogue is the striking full carbon Speeder 3000 at £1,400.
Adorned to a rather clean looking, internally routed frameset, you’ve a pair of Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, a Merida own brand carbon stem and Maxxis tyres, among other bits.