We wanted to consolidate all of the new product press releases as well as some of our eurobike coverage into one page so it’s a bit easier to navigate. Our European contributors are currently on the ground at Eurobike and they’ll be keeping us updated throughout the show.
Tubolito Mountain Bike tubes, an Austrian company that makes tubes which are freakishly light. Getting past the weight alone, the company also claimed that they are twice as robust and resistant to flatting. Full story at this link.
Spank just took their Vibrocore technology and adapted it from their handlebars into their Spike 350 DH rim. Lots going on in the DH wheel world – will foam dampen vibrations that much? More here.
Apparently, this is the year of the tire insert. We just got the scoop on ABS Roc, an Italian company with an interesting new option. Check the full article here.
Ride 100% just launched their 2018 catalog (linked below) with all new colorways in their helmets, goggles, glasses, apparel and more. The San Diego brand is quickly becoming a powerhouse in the apparel and protective wear world…Full scoop at this link.
Crankbrothers just introduced a new Klic floor pump as well as their updated Opium Dh wheels plus Candy 1,2 & 3 pedals. Full details in this post.
Enve just released the second generation of their M-Series wheels here. They have an updated and re-stratified the whole line, but the big news is a protective rim strip. Read more about the new wheels here.
Cane Creek is already dropping an update to their Helm fork – unsurprisingly, it’s a coil option. So far we’ve seen a new Push coil spring kit while Ohlins and MRP have also jumped on board. It seems to be all the rage for mid travel forks. Additionally, Cane Creek have launched a new brake and a super low stack height headset. Check out the full details here.
Want one of those rad orange FOX forks that the pros have been running? Now is your chance if you act fast. For a limited time, they are the same price as the standard 36. Details straight from Fox in this post.
Magura updates their MT6 and MT7 brakes, introduce a new rotor, improve their dropper post for faster actuation and more. Full scoop here.
DT Swiss renews the 1700 line with 6 models starting with one Cross Country model, passing through to three varying All Mountain models then into two different Enduro models. The 1700 line all features extruded aluminum rims. The new wheels retain the strong points of the previous series, such as the hubs with their patented Star Ratchet free wheel and straight pull, cold-forged spokes with spherical head Pro Lock nipples. The wheel sets have varying rim widths based on duty. More info here.
Kenda just announced some updates and re-works related to the 2018 range. The main novelties include a new casing dedicated to Trail and Enduro and a new compound, as well as an updated version of the Nevegal. Kenda has also increased the number of sizes and options across their entire range. Full story here.