A stem under 100 Grams by 77designz

. 77 Designz has launched their new short enduro stem for handlebars with a 35mm clamp. During the development phase, the German brand, has intensively optimized FEM and tested it in the EFBE laboratory for downhill. At only 96 grams it is one of the lightest stems for 35mm clamps you can buy. FEATURES: -EFBE Tri Test MTB Gravity Approved -Requires only a T25 key -Sandwich construction -Torx 25 Titanium screws -Low Stack -Carbon friendlySPECS: Headtube: 1 1/8 ” Handlebar: 35 mm Stack: 33 mm Length: 37 mm Material: AL…

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Product Feature – DC Court Graffik Shoes

Having a good grip on the pedals is essential. Skate shoes are always spot on, in combination with good platform pedals. There are a number of options out there in the market these days, available in all sorts of designs and prices. DC shoes have been around for a while and are now available in India through TATA CLiQ and Reliance Brands. We recently got our feet into the new Court Graffik pair of sneakers. These BMX/Skate shoes are good enough for dirt play too! Sole Though it’s not typically…

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Product Feature: 100% Status Composite Helmet

. Words: Cephas Joseph \\ Photo: Vinay Menon A full face helmet is the best safety gear you can invest in. With the trails getting gnarlier and speeds only gaining, it’s wise to tighten them chin straps well. Build Having used the helmet for a couple of months now and with a few nasty crashes, I can confidently say that the build quality is really good. The helmet feels pretty close to their higher end model, the Aircraft. Though the Status has lesser padding compared to the Aircraft, don’t be deceived!…

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Video: Loose Riders | Antoine Boulard introducing the C/S Goggles

. Loose Riders brings you the C/S Goggles, a collaboration with X-Force: Tested and approved by LRGA pro team rider Antoine Boulard!  Introducing the C/S Goggles: -World’s Best Anti-Fog Lenses (Ipso Award ® Gold winner 2017-18) -Ultra wide field of vision – Frame-less look – Interchangeable Strap System – Proven technology, an X-Force ® collaboration product The C/S Goggles start at 69.90/- USD Available at selected stores and on: https://www.switchbladeonline.com/ind… In India, connect with LOOSE RIDERS INDIA to place an order. Video: Arthur Chambre. Visit: http://www.loose-riders.com Follow : https://www.facebook.com/looseriders | https://www.instagram.com/looseriders for more daily…

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Propain Rage Carbon 2019 available in 29″ and 27.5″

The Rage Carbon in 29” has already been tested diligently this season in the Downhill World Cup. British racer Phil Atwill and the newly crowned Austrian national champion David Trummer switched immediately to the big wheels after the first test ride. The Rage Carbon is now available with big wheels to all ambitious downhill racers. The Carbon frame didn’t need to be adapted for the conversion to 29”. The only things to change are the upper and lower rocker arms to optimize the height of the bottom bracket to 29”…

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Product Feature: Dirtlej – Dirtsuit Light Edition

What is the most tiring task after a good mucky day on the trails? It is the cleaning part! Well, here’s an interesting new product from Germany to keep the rider feeling like a clean baby while the sky pours!  Our team recently got their hands on the new Dirtsuit Light Edition. A lighter version of the rowdy “Dirtsuit Classic Edition”. Built for light trail riding, hiking and casual usage, the light edition packs in some efficient protection from the rain/dirt/wind while being low on the weighing scale, at…

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Coming soon to India: Polygon Siskiu

Polygon Siskiu N series is an aluminum full suspension enduro bike with a combination of parts and technology design to be ready to be ridden in the most demanding of conditions. An aggressive, agile, and fast bike for the rider who wants to defeat their personal limitations all-day in the mountains to the local trails.  Wheelsports India, distributor/dealers of Polygon bike in India has recently announced “the new Siskiu range will be coming soon in their inventory”. All models of Siskiu N are built around a lightweight aluminum frame…

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Bikes that won Congressional Medal of Ugly

We love and respect bicycles in general. We appreciate the hard work executed by the design and R-n-D team  to create this simple machine. However there are few bicycles available in market for all the wrong reasons. These bikes also deserve the “Congressional Medal of Ugly”. Here are top 5 ugly bikes in our list: #5 Many hate them, Many love them. E-mountain bikes are one of the hottest product in the market today. However this one starts our list of ugly. We are not sure if the manufacturer wants…

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Product Feature: Loose Riders Global Alliance – C/S Pants and Second Skin Gloves

We got our hands on… and legs in some new Loose Riders gear. Our team bomber, Vinay Menon put the new LRGA C/S Pants and the Second Skin Gloves through some dirty times. May it be hauling your bike up the hill or pedaling around on trails, the LRGA C/S Pants keep the pistons cool. With sufficient vents and comfortable stretchable layers, the C/S Pants work well in Indian temperatures. The durable fabric and stitches on the pants are strong enough for those rough spills and slams.  Sure the designers behind the…

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Some of the “Best Value for Money” bikes in India and Nepal for the next season – Part 1

Check out the prime 5 mountain bikes that deserve your attention!   2018 is here. Another year with new plans, new destinations and new equipment. Here’s a short list of what could be some of the “Best Value for Money” bikes that you can consider for yourself for coming year / years. 1: “The Best Value for Money” Enduro Bike | Commencal Meta AM V4.2 Race (Brushed) Enduro mountain biking is now the most popular style globally and is pretty big in Nepal too. India will also be hosting “Himalayan…

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