Sedona MTB Fest had a variety of mountain bikes to trip, but in addition a ton of recent gear, elements, tires, baggage, and extra from manufacturers huge and small, together with Kenda and Continental. Plus a pair choices for refreshments, some a bit of extra production-ready than others.
Pit Viper was exhibiting off their new Brapstrap mountain bike goggles, which get moto goggle tech and all of the anticipated fashion…
Big vents on prime ought to hold airflow excessive, and swappable lenses with tear-off tabs allow you to alter to gentle circumstances and hold them clear within the mud. Look for clear lenses to come back inventory, with just a few darker ones obtainable individually.
A dual-density foam ought to hold them form-fitted to your face, and a foam-like ring on the within retains the lens solidly in place with no slipping or rattle. A hinged strap mount helps them match higher on full-face helmets. Goggles are $139.95 and alternative lenses are $20-$40 every.
Their sun shades now include “more”, which suggests extra choices. Like photochromic lenses that robotically darken and lighten relying on circumstances, and polarized choices. Because for those who’re sporting Pit Vipers, extra is barely higher. Check all of them out at PitViper.com.
Rogue Panda Frame Bags
Designed and made in Arizona, Rogue Panda does each customized and inventory body baggage for quite a lot of mountain bike frames. This Revel reveals simply how a lot of the wasted area inside and out of doors of that entrance triangle can be utilized to haul stuff.
Their newest invention is that this padded, sliding handlebar roll mount, which additionally will get a assist beam to stabilize the load.
A padded cushion sits in opposition to the headtube, strapped into place so it received’t slide and transfer and rub the paint off your body. A strap runs throughout the entrance of it, then a strap that wraps round your roll loops beneath it, permitting the bag’s strap to slip between the pad and the body strap.
The result’s a system that stabilizes the bag significantly better than one thing that’s solely hooked up to the handlebar, but received’t scratch your paint. A assist bar is offset out of your handlebar to create a bit more room between your bag and cockpit, too, which may mean you can run a wider bag.
Nuclear Sunrise body baggage
Another US-made bikepacking and body bag model was exhibiting off colourful choices for carrying gear, however Nuclear Sunrise took a special method to supporting an oversize handlebar roll bag…
The Superfortress harness makes use of a wrap-around burrito roll to seize no matter it’s you’re rolling up, with straps to cinch it tight. But, to maintain it from bouncing round, it runs the straps via a tube that’s reduce to relaxation completely in your fork crown and the straps wrap round it to carry all the things tight.
As you cinch down your roll, it cinches the fork helps tight, too. Small pads area issues off your bar, too. The design retains all the things off your body. Retail is $75 for now.
Athletic Brewing Lite Beer
Drink break! If non-alcoholic beers are your factor, however you’re attempting to maintain energy in examine, however you additionally actually wish to benefit from the candy, candy style of beer, then Athletic Brewing has simply the factor. Their new NA Lite Beer is brewed with natural grains and has simply 25 energy per 12oz can and 5 grams of carbs.
Outbound Lighting’s 3D printed flask
This one could not make it to “production”, but it surely’s probably he’ll print extra for himself. Outbound Lighting’s rep (whose nickname is “Danger”) 3D printed this flask to suit right into a steerer tube and relaxation on the One-Up EDC instrument insert’s prime cap. Unfortunately, he wants to make use of a special materials as this one swells a bit because it absorbs a few of the whiskey and will get caught in there.
Twisted Spoke CBD chamois cream & tinctures
Twisted Spoke is leveling up the CBD recreation for cyclists with a broad assortment of lotions, potions, and tinctures for all the things from pre-, throughout and post-ride…and even pre-sleep.
Above are the sports activities gel for earlier than using, chamois cream for throughout, and a restoration cream for after. Each one is made in Colorado from 100% Colorado hemp bought straight from the farmer, which they are saying lets them provide the next high quality product at extra reasonably priced costs.
Their tinctures provide each full-spectrum and isolate choices, together with one for pets. There’s additionally a nighttime one with CBN, which some analysis has proven that will help you go to sleep or keep asleep…they usually advocate taking it an hour earlier than mattress, then adjusting that timing primarily based on how straightforward it’s so that you can get up within the morning (take it earlier for those who’re nonetheless feeling sleepy).
The isolates are beneficial for individuals who don’t need any hint of THC in there, like for those who’re drug examined at work. Bottles vary from $49 to $89 and supply as much as 120 servings.
Thomson Ti Setback & Gravel Dropper Seatposts
Thomson was exhibiting off some gravel-ready choices. Their new 16mm setback titanium seatpost will are available a 27.2,m diameter solely and retail for $295. Not proven, a new-ish Masterpiece C (carbon, straight) seatpost will run you $275.
For rowdier riders, there’s a brand new brief 60mm journey gravel Covert Dropper seatpost. It’s solely obtainable in 27.2mm diameters, solely with stealth routing, and retails for $479.
That worth features a new distant that makes use of a 31.8mm clamp to connect to your handlebar simply subsequent to your stem. They received’t assure that it’ll work with third-party distant levers that mount on the drops or provide different positioning, however the dropper releases by pulling cable, so…perhaps?
Continental provides extra tan wall choices
Continental wasn’t giving up a lot aside from to say there are a pair extra tan-wall tread and dimension choices coming quickly, significantly for Race King. And that we must always count on extra new stuff in late Spring/early Summer.
Kenda Karma & Booster Pro MTB tires
The Kenda Booster Pro (left), which is one among our favorite XC tires, is getting a 29×2.4 dimension, and we’re fairly enthusiastic about that added traction and buoyancy on such a quick tire. The Karma2 Pro (proper) inches nearer to being obtainable, giving them a contemporary tackle one among their hottest XC/gentle path tires.
Check out extra protection on these and different new treads from their Eurobike booth.
If you ever see a tiny blue camper trailer with an extended line off to the facet, it’s probably Cardinal Coffee. Former (occasional, nonetheless) biking journalist Mark Gouge and his spouse bought the trailer as an homage to his late mom (and, as a result of espresso), and ports it round to pick occasions in and close to their Colorado dwelling. Worth grabbing a cuppa for those who see them on the market!