Eurobike 2015: Answer grips, new super short stems and enduro gloves

In the all mountain/enduro range, Answer has some nice new things to offer!

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The Tread Grips mimic RC car tire treads.

The Tread Grips mimic RC car tire treads.

Tread Grips

Inspired by the tire treads of RC cars, the Tread Grips offer a tacky grasp in addition to a little bit more cushioning from the vibration of the trail. Features: a wider grip of 143mm (standard length averages 130mm); a knurled tire inspired grip pattern; 32mm diameter; lock on; black, red or blue color options.

The Stein Grips are inspired from a classic beer stein.

The Stein Grips are inspired from a classic beer stein.

Stein Grips

Following the dimples of a classic beer stein (looking forward to Octoberfest), the low profile grip of the Stein Grips offers a perfect, minimalistic grip on your handlebar. Combine a good feel for the trail with a solid clutch on the bar. Features: a wider grip of 143mm (standard length averages 130mm); a beer stein inspired grip pattern; 29mm diameter; lock on; black, red or blue color options.

The ultra short 30mm Atac AME stem is 3D forged.

The ultra short 30mm Atac AME stem is 3D forged.

Atac XCM Stems for cross country/marathon use

The Atac XCM stems offer a customized position combined with lightweight stiffness and thus offering an ultimate steering precision. Features: 2D forged – post CNC machined, forged bar clamp retention straps; 41 mm strap width; 40 mm stack height with opposed clamp bolts; straight body forging from handle bar to steer tube, clamp tech deck machining; sizes: 80, 90, 100, 110mm lengths; +/- 6º rise.

Atac AME Stems for all mountain/enduro use

For enduro use, stems get shorter by the day. Answer offers lightweight stems with optimized geometry. They’re built for purpose. Special mention: the 30 mm stem is 3D forged! Features: 2D forged (3D for 30 mm) – post CNC machined, forged bar clamp retention straps; 51mm strap width; 40mm stack height with opposed clamp bolts; tapered body forging from handle bar to steer tube clamp; sizes: 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80mm lengths; 0º rise.

The Enduro Glove offers a direct trail feel and 100% connectivity with your touch screen devices.

The Enduro Glove offers a direct trail feel and 100% connectivity with your touch screen devices.

Enduro Glove

The trail roughens and you speed up. The Answer Enduro Glove offers you a thin palm material for a direct trail feel and is combined with AX Suede™ tech so you can keep operating your smartphone without taking off your gloves. The knuckle protection saves your hands from branches and brush you’ll be railing through. Features: anatomical pre-curved box fingers with tapered stitch and knuckle flex for a tight fit; double stitch palm, knuckle and cuff for superior durability; AX Suede™ connective material on first finger and thumb provides 100% touch screen compatibility.

For more details visit www.answerproducts.com.

This article is part of Mtbr’s coverage of the 2015 Eurobike trade show in Freidrichschafen, Germany. For more from Eurobike CLICK HERE.

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About the author: Jeroen Tiggelman

Jeroen is a contributor based in Belgium. He is expert in the field of photography and a fan of local beer.


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