Time claim their new Xpresso pedal system is the “fastest pedal system in the world”. Moving from their successful iClic pedals, the Xpresso uses the same pre-open clipless system for easier cleat engagement. Instead of metal springs they use a carbon flexion blade, which makes them extremely light.
Motorex are perhaps better known for lubricants for planes, trains and automobiles, but they also do bike lubes. Here we are showing you the spray versions of their chain lube in both wet and dry versions. The spray bottles hold 56ml but you can also purchase a 100ml dripper bottle.
It’s the middle of summer, boiling hot and so, time to treat yourself to a new T-shirt. Luckily, Apres Velo have a huge new range to choose from. The new designs shown here are the Flying Low (shown here in men’s and women’s), Cycling Nuts, Bunch Sprint, Bike Path and the Sisterhood of Spinners. These full cotton T-shirts retail for $49.95 and singlets are $29.95.
The JetBlack Commander Floor pump is one shiny piece of kit. Completely made from polished aluminium it has a double valve system and a large, easy read gauge. It also comes fitted with JetBlack mountain bike grips on the handle, which can be individually replaced should they wear out.
This computer mount bridge from Italian parts company 3T is designed for time trialling and triathlons. It connects to most brands of aero bars (via the ports in each end) and allows you to mount a bike computer between them. You can position the computer bridge anywhere along the bars although you will need to maintain an 80mm width. The mounting bridge is made from polymer and weighs just 22g.
Late in 2012, Babici released their country jerseys and the first run sold out within a week. The range includes the Giglio-Rosa (Italy), St Germain (France) and the St Hubert (Belgium). Each uses quality Italian fabrics and Babici detailing and finishing. Show your preference while looking cool in the bunch.
The Lumiere Jersey and Knicks combo are, according to Babici, “designed to withstand the harsh Australian summer”. The fabric is ultra light and ultra breathable to keep you dry and cool on the hottest of climbs. Available in Nero (black) and Bianco (white).
And if T-shirts aren’t your thing, you may be interested in coffee. These mugs from Apres Velo are huge and hold an enormous amount of coffee or tea. Just the thing to have at your side as you read your next copy of Bicycling Australia.
Melbourne clothing company Creux combine casual clothing with funky and original designs. There’s three tees here for you to look at. The Badger Tee pays homage to Bernard Hinault, five times Tour de France winner. All Creux T-shirts are made with repositioned side seams and longer hems, so they look good while on the bike. The standard tees use a dry release fabric rather than plain cotton, to help dispel moisture.
Tubeless road wheels are gradually gaining traction in the road market and American Classic have just released a new line. The Argent wheels are an aluminium rim that is 22mm wide and 30mm deep. The front wheel is an 18 hole radial while the rear is 24 hole. Both wheels have AC bladed spokes and alloy nipples and include A/C tubeless valves and rim tape. Available to suit Shimano/SRAM in 8, 9 and 10-speed they weigh 1,372g per pair.