More winter worthy gear arriving at the off-road HQ this week with top dollar waterproofs from Gore and snazzy cold weather boots from Bontrager. There is also another set of reasonably priced wheels and that tool you weren't sure you needed.....
Specialized Women's Power saddle with MIMIC technology
Rachael has aready been getting to grips with a new saddle from the big S, the Women's Power saddle with MIMIC tech is billed as the best thing women can sit on - to ride a bike...
All the information is here in our first look.
- Comp - Hollow Chromoly rails with a nylon/carbon base - £80
- Expert - Hollow Ti rails with a nylon/carbon base - £100
- Pro - Hollow Ti rails with carbon base - £175
- S-Works - Carbon rails with a carbon base - £220
Gore C5 Women Gore-Tex Active Trail Hooded Jacket
With all the bells and whistles this bright trail jacket is built for long days in the saddle. A little looser fit than some other Gore jackets, this is going to see some mud this winter, that's for sure. Check back for a review where it may or may not be orange still!
Bontrager Foray MTB and gravel shoe
Just in, we check out the Bontrager Foray MTB and gravel shoe. This still little number has just had a makeover and whilst it retains the Boa dial, it now looks more weather worthy than this model has in the past.
Hunt Trail Wide MTB wheelset
We've got a number of similarly priced wheelsets in for test the moment, all around the £300-400 mark. The Hunt Trail Wide MTB wheelset is the latest to be tested, at a 30mm internal width and with a £349 price tag, they fit the bill perfectly.
A problem we truthfully hadn't realised existed until we saw the launch of this product, the Rehook is a tool that is designed solely to refit your chain when it drops off the crankset. Now we have one in the office so we can say once and for all if this is really necessary! You can read more here in this news piece.
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