the latest cyclocross products
Focus bikes has re-organized their bike lines to give a clearer understanding of models. The number system for models is gone, replaced by the more descriptive group name.
Hot on the heels of the 650B 47mm Horizon introduced at NAHBS last month in the new Road Plus category, WTB has added to their drop-bar tire lineup.
We spotted Fuji’s first ever gravel bike yesterday afternoon at Sea Otter, the new Jari, which comes in three models, the Jari 1.1, 1.3 and 1.5. We took a look at the mid-range Jari 1.3.
Shimano has a new Deore Di2 mountain bike group out offering greater options for drop bar riders as well as improved connectivity for all Di2 groups with Bluetooth capabilities.
Blue Competition Bicycles offers a full range of bikes, including their EX cyclocross series, comprised of three carbon models, an aluminum offering and even a kids ‘cross bike. We’re currently testing the flagship Blue Norcorss Ex Di2 model.
The Clement BOS tubeless tire is in our hands and should prove a good option for those riding mud, loose surfaces and mixed terrain.
Zipp Speed Weaponry has a bevy of new products and some updates to existing models aimed at least in part at the all-road crowd.
Kidz Karbon is planning high-end carbon balance and 20” wheel cyclocross offerings, each constructed using the most up-to-date construction methods and following the industry’s leading trends.
Kenda’s Flintridge Pro is a tubeless ready gravel tire that offers a smooth, fast feel and is available in two widths.
Boyd Cycling first offered frames, wheels and more, but decided a focused approach on wheels was going to be better in the long run. Thus far, they’ve been proven correct.
Campagnolo also showed off prototype road disc brakes recently. The hydraulic brakes do not bear any groupset branding, and instead feature the “Campy Tech Lab” designation.
Storied Italian component maker released a new groupo yesterday, a wider rimmed Shamal and showed off what may ultimately become their road disc brake offering.
The Alan Super Gravel Carbon features handmade carbon lugged construction, thru axle compatibility and massive tire clearance with room for up to 52c rubber.
Velosport Imports has an array of new product offerings, some of which we saw at NAHBS this year, and all of which are likely to appeal to the gravel riding and racing crowd.
Darrel Williams, the man behind Thrive Cycles of Savanah, Missouri, is self-taught and has only been building for a year and half, but is already making waves with his simple, understated aesthetic.
Spring showers are or will be upon most of us soon. If you’re out riding in wet, cool weather regulating your body temperature is a must, and that means having the right clothes.
Hunter Cycles had this 650b gravel bike at NAHBS and to say it drew a lot of attention is an understatement.
The Slate is a fun bike. It’s the bike you want when you’re not sure where your ride will take you. It’s quick on the road, and more than just capable on the trail.
Lov, which stands for “love our valley,” has been in producing bikes for three years. They manufacture titanium and steel frames in-house, and amongst their small collection of colorful examples at NAHBS was a steel cross bike.
Shinya Tanaka has built a small empire with his Sim Works brand in Japan. He has 20 employees, and brought 12 of them to the States to see NAHBS, San Francisco, California, and the company’s Portland, Oregon offices. And now the company exports its products into the States.
Ritchey Logic showed off great Heritage Paint schemes on a number of bikes at NAHBS and is now offering complete bikes as well as framesets.
NAHBS 2016 was full of new items. New innovations from Calfee Design, new wheel maker Knight Composites and new Centerlock hub offerings from Industry Nine, were among the eye-catching things we spotted.
As we walked the NAHBS floor it called to us. Sandwiched between a rowdy looking full suspension rig and a rotund fat bike sat Matter Cycles’ WolfBeard all-road bike.