Are you ready for the changing weather and riding conditions? Do you have the gear to make it the best riding of the year? Well, if you are thinking about it – you probably need a few items. We’ve picked out the most likely pieces that you could need to help make the transition from Summer to Fall seamless and fun. So check out the sales on jerseys, shoes, tires and everything in between to get this season underway.
Race Face Atlas Platform Pedals
Race Face Atlas pedal is an all-new lightweight aluminum body pedal with an ultra-thin double-concave wide platform. The new Altas pedals feature replaceable bottom loading hex-headed traction pins and a Chromoly spindle making them perfect for All Mountain trail riding but also strong enough to handle the abuse of Down Hill riding as well. Yet another solid product from Race Face with all the styling and performance expected from the Atlas line.
Mavic XA Pro Carbon 27.5 Boost Wheels
The Mavic Xa Pro Carbon 27.5 Boost Wheel is an amazing trail riding wheel that provides a simple and reliable construction thanks to the 24 double-butted spokes on both front and rear wheels. The tubeless set-up allows for much better traction, comfort and reduced risk of flats, allowing you to go faster without much slowing you down. Mavic’s ITS-4 (Instant Transfer System 4) uses 4 pawls that work in a 2 by 2 system providing you with a more dynamic ride thanks to the fast engagement.
Maxxis Rekon 29×2.6 Tire
The Maxxis Rekon is an aggressive trail tire inspired by the Ikon and works great on everything from hardpack, loose over hard, and medium terrain. Wide knobs down the middle provide control under braking and the L shaped side knobs assure support when carving loose turns. Available in either 3C or dual compound, the Rekon is sure to strike a good balance between speed, traction, and durability. With EXO protection you can ride with confidence knowing your tire has extra protection in the sidewalls. Tubeless-ready construction makes reaping the benefits of a tubeless setup a breeze. With confidence like this, you can race more and scout less with the Rekon.
Truvativ Descendant Troy Lee Handlebar
Can you imagine a collaboration more fitting for the bike industry than Troy Lee Designs and Truvativ? Neither can we. These bars feature the terrific performance of Truvativ bars with the eye-catching style of a Troy Lee Designs kit. These bars come in either carbon fiber or 7050 aluminum, with varying geometry and widths for each rider’s preference. The aluminum bars are slightly wider and have a more aggressive upsweep, while the carbon bars are slightly narrower, lower, and feature a more subtle upsweep. Whether you’re looking for a stealthy carbon bar for lightweight, low, and nimble handling, or a bold aluminum bar that boasts the geometry to handle even the most treacherous terrain, there’s a bar that will fit your needs.
Giro Empire VR90 MTB Shoes
Giro and the Empire V90 are steering high-performance off-road shoes down a fresh track. Gone are the hook and loop closures and plastic footbeds. Taking their place are lace-up, lightweight one-piece uppers and Easton EC90 carbon fiber outsoles with Vibram Mont molded rubber tread. The incredibly comfortable upper is constructed of stretch proof, breathable Evofiber synthetic upper Teijin. The SuperNatural fit footbeds get this shoe dialed by allowing adjustment of arch supports and fit for the highest pedal efficiency possible.
Chromag Backwoods Jersey
The Backwoods Long Sleeve Jersey is an example of this dedication to perfection. Backwoods Jersey features an antibacterial, moisture-wicking fabric that is not only comfortable but also helps keep you cool and dry. The full-length zipper design allows for easy on and off as well letting you adjust breathability. The semi-tailored fit hangs comfortably without filling restrictive, and the elastic band with silicone gripper at the waist help keep the jersey from riding up.
Scott SMU Road RC Shoes
The Scott SMU Road RC Shoes are primed for pure speed and produced with elite, racing-oriented riders in mind. They feature a matte finish with an asymmetric welded microfiber and mesh conforming upper for maximum comfort. Dial in the fit with the dual-zone Boa® IP1 lacing system, which allows fly adjustability in two separate segments. The ErgoLogic insole features adjustable arch support and metatarsal button for optimal support and everlasting comfort. With a stiffness index of 10, you’re more than set for maximum pedaling efficiency.
Giro Empire EC90 ACC
The Giro Empire shoes were developed specifically for Taylor Phinney to race at the Giro D’Italia and Olympic Games. The EC90 ACC outsole is stiff and generates maximum power per pedal stroke. The stack height is about 6.5mm, which produces a very close connection between your foot and shoe. The one-piece upper is comprised of a one-piece Premium Evofiber™, which is a breathable microfiber enhanced with perforation. The lace closure is lightweight and provides an unmatched ability to contour to your foot’s shape for a close comfortable fit. The SuperNatural Fit technology which is a cycling-specific footbed with an adjustable arch system, for enhanced power transfer. It’s light, comfortable, and ready to race.
This Jenson Exclusive Ibis Hakka comes with a Shimano 105 R7000 mixed drivetrain. The shifters, front derailleur, and cassette are all Shimano 105 and the rear derailleur is Shimano Ultegra R8000. This combination is perfect for all-day gravel grinding and reliable for racing cyclocross. DT Swiss C 1800 wheels are paired with Schwalbe G-One All-Around 700x38c tires. If you wanted to run 27.5″ wheels instead, the frame will accept up to a 2.1″ wide tire. If you could only have one bike, the Ibis Hakka R7000 Jenson Exclusive Bike would be that bike.
Revin R35 Wheels
All and all, the R35 is an excellent wheel for everyday riding. The rims are deep enough to offer aerodynamic efficiency and shallow enough to stay nimble. They ride comfortably enough to absorb shock, and still maintain a stiff, competitive edge. You can run any tire between 23 and 34mm, giving you options for every type of road and weather condition. And on top of it all, Revin backs up their product with a lifetime warranty. So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and conquer whatever crosses your path.
Giro Empire Women’s VR90
When it comes to your pedaling performance, nothing beats wearing a pair of cycling shoes and being clipped into your pedals. The Giro Empire Women’s VR90 Shoes are the lightest and most comfortable shoes in Giro’s lineup for women who want a high-performance shoe on the trail. They feature a lightweight laced one-piece upper that provides exceptional comfort and an Easton EC90 full carbon outsole with Vibram rubber tread on the bottom for increased grip on and off the pedals. The upper is made with a breathable Evofiber synthetic material.
Shimano C40 Clincher Wheelset
The Shimano WH-R9170-C40 Clincher Wheelset receives minor tweaks and improvements on this already reliable line of wheels. It features improved drive rigidity and responsive acceleration thanks to its offset rim and wide flange hubs. The C-60 weighs in at a respectable 1527g, with a semi-aero design that makes this wheelset an all-rounder that can take on just anything you throw at it. Shimano’s lust-worthy 9170 series hubs boast a buttery smooth spin quality based on Shimano’s cup and cone design. The cup and cone ball-bearing design is easy to maintain and offers some the best road hub performance around. The D2 rim has been given a new improved aero profile in the 60mm version to help negate the effects of crosswinds and keep your rolling straight toward the finish line. Descend with confidence knowing that these wheels offer superior braking performance thanks to the Centerlock disc brake system.
Michelin Power Competition Tire
At 195 grams, the Power Competition tire is Michelin’s lightest and fastest road tire. Delivering on low rolling resistance while maintaining exceptional grip and durability. No unnecessary drops this time. The Aramid Protek belt is under the tread for additional puncture protection to ward off the dreaded flats. The treadwear indicator will let you know, at a glance, that you have the right tool for the job.