Product Showcase: Bikes, Parts, Gear – January 2009

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Product Showcase: a quick glimpse at some featured bikes, parts, & gear for January 2008 – mostly new, but definitely all hot products.
marinwolfridge
Marin Wolf Ridge 6.8


Frame: 6061 Aluminum, Fully Hydroformed Mainframe and Swingarm, Quad-Link 2.0 140mm Suspension System
Front Suspension: RockShox Pike 426 U-Turn Air, 110mm-140mm with External Rebound Adjustment, Motion Control, and 20mm Maxle
Rear Suspension: Fox Float RP23 with Rebound Adjustment, Dual Position ProPedal with 3 Position ProPedal Lever Adjustment

http://www.marinbikes.com

MSRP: $3465.00
michelinmountainatMichelin Mountain A/T

AN EXPERT’S ALL-AROUND TIRE
Excellent traction and cornering grip, especially in rough terrain.
Just right for a wide range of conditions.

http://www.michelinbicycletire.com/michelinbicycle/

MSRP: $60.00

rockshoxrevelation
Rock Shox Revelation 426


-DualAir spring system
-Internally adjustable travel
-Updated MotionControl oil damping
-1-1/8″ threadless aluminum steerer
-Dropout: 20x110mm Maxle-Lite or Quick Release

http://www.rockshox.com/

MSRP: $661.00

LightandMotionSecaRace
Light and Motion Seca Race Light


Read the Pro Review>>
The Light and Motion Seca 700 Race features a wide light head.

http://www.bikelights.com/

MSRP: $549.00

Chrome Metropolis Messenger Bag
Chrome Metropolis Messenger Bag


Designed for the long haul…ten hours a day in the rain, mud, snow, and grit. For years Chrome messenger bags have been crashed, smashed, and trashed by couriers worldwide for several simple reasons: -Built to last a lifetime Guaranteed, -Weatherproof, -Comfortable, -Functional

http://www.chromebags.com/

MSRP: $160.00


Surly Travelers Check commuter/touring bike


Like a lot of our stuff, the motivation for producing a frame suited for travel sprung from our own experiences and desires. We’ve traveled with our bikes plenty and have wanted something easier to haul around in planes, trains, and automobiles. We dig the folders but wanted a normal bike, something ready for whatever terrain is beneath the wheels.

http://www.surlybikes.com/

MSRP: $1100.00 (frame only)
GoPro Wide Helmet Cam
GoPro Helmet Hero Wide Video Camera


Read the Pro Review Here>>

170 degree wide angle lens – 5 megapixel wearable and gear mountable camera for non-motorsports activities like biking, kayaking, climbing, skiing…

http://www.goprocamera.com/

MSRP: $189.99

Cycle-Ops Fluid 2
Cycle-Ops Fluid 2 Trainer


If it’s important to you to make every workout count, the Fluid2 trainer is the most valuable weapon you can add to your indoor training arsenal.

Our engineers designed the Fluid 2 to capture real road feel through the use of a 2.75 lb individually precision–balanced flywheel for more momentum and stability of your rear wheel.

http://www.cycle-ops.com

MSRP: $329.99

-THE LIST! Index of Bikes, Parts, & Gear with Pro Reviews-
  Bikes:
-Bionicon Edison LTD
-Cannondale Moto 2
-Fuji Reveal 1.0
-Giant Yukon FX
-GT Sanction 2.0
   
-Look 986
-Marin Wolf Ridge 6.7
-Moots Mooto-XZ
-Motobecane Fantom Pro Titanium
-Mountain Cycle Fury
   
-Ritchey_Ti_Breakaway                   
-Rocky Mountain Altitude 50
-Specialized Enduro SL Expert
-Trek Remedy 9
-Trek Top Fuel 9.9
   

  Parts:
-Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Brake
-Continental Mountain King 2.4 29er Tire
-Ergon GP1 Grip
   
-Fox Talas 140 RLC QR15
-Hope Pro II Hub Set
-Kenda ExCavator (Eric Carter) 2.5 Tire
   
-Look Quartz Pedal
-Maxxis Ardent 29er Tire
-Point One Racing Split-Second DM Stem
   

  Gear:
-Dainese 3X Arm Guards and 3X Knee Guards
-Dainese Carbon Core Gloves
-Dainese Impact Race Jacket
   
-Fox Flux Helmet Pro Review
-GoPro Helmet HERO Wide Video Camera
-Hoss Ponderosa Shorts and Rustler Jersey
   
-Hydrapak Laguna Hydration Pack
-Sidi Dragon 2 SRS Carbon Shoes
  
   

  Kids:
-Glide Bikes Mini Glider Balance Bike -Ibert Safe-T-Seat Child Carrier
About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 12 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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