This month we’re eating up the trail thanks to plus size tyres and muck repellency from a household name in cleaning. Read on for more on some key fresh goods landing this month…

New products: TRP, Hamax, Muc-Off and Charge

TRP carbon Gravel fork
Upgrade Bikes: 01403 711611

Fresh to Upgrade Bikes’ stocks this month is the TRP full carbon CX/Gravel fork, retailing at £379.99.

Having had great success with its road/CX brakes SPYRE and HY-RD, TRP has now expanded into forks.Using its in-depth knowledge in braking and how such forces affect a fork or frame, these are specifically built around the disc brake.

Features include internal cable routing, a brake leg specific lay-up, a lower post mount for one-piece alloy to axle, 40mm tyre clearance and a low 450g weight. Furthermore, a 15mm DT Swiss Thru-Axle is included.

Hamax Zenith child seat
Zyro: 01325 741200

Sharing many features with the top-of-the-line Caress model, Hamax’s new Zenith range prioritises ease of use for parents, as well as safety for the child.

Now with Zyro, the Zenith carriers are designed lightweight with a one-hand operated harness, buckle and footrests, removable padding for easy washing or replacing and a reflector in the back for extra visibility. The Zenith Relax model also offers up to 20 degrees of full seat recline for extra comfort.

The unique seat tube brackets used by Hamax allow for fitment around cable guides and alternative bar fitments are available to fit all sizes of bike. 

Charge Cooker 27.5+ line
Cycling Sports Group: 01202 732288

For 2016 charge has made a bold move on the Cooker front, introducing the 27.5+ wheel standard to its range, now spanning £699.99 to £2,999.99.

At the bottom of the line you have a fully rigid singlespeed Cooker 0. For £100 more, gears are introduced on the Cooker 1, which opts for 1x drivetrain up front. A further £100 sees the addition of a suspension fork.

Top of the line is the stunning Cooker 5. This titanium framed build is again 1×11 spec, with Rock Shox up front. All of the builds are specced with WTB’s 27.5 specific tyres.

The entire line will be in stock with CSG by September.

Muc-Off fabric protect
Fisher Outdoors: 01727 798345

Customer moaning that their gear isn’t keeping out the elements? 

Muc-Off may have the answer with its new Fabric Protect, which quickly and safely restores a fabric’s waterproofing with a durable, hydrophobic coating that bonds at an atomic level. 

Forming an invisible barrier around fibres, the solution is safe for everything from leather to suede and dries leaving a colourless seal. To boot, it’ll even repel certain grime, including repelling oil, as well as allowing the fabric to retain its all-important breathability qualities.

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