Technical briefing: titanium hardtails, composite pedals, light grips, etc. – June 2022

Technical briefing is a feature for what’s new that we spot every month, but haven’t gotten our hands on yet. An eclectic serving of tech, from groundbreaking products to traditional new gear, with a few wacky stuff thrown in for good measure.


Ergon GXR Grips

€19.95 / $24.95USD

These German-made, lightweight mountain bike grips are the brand’s first sliding grips. (Learn more.)


Crust Bikes FTW Dirt Rider

$1,000

An exclusive collection of small dirt bikes designed by Crust and built by the legendary Frank the Welder. (Learn more.)


Crankbrothers Pump For Peace Limited Edition Shoe Collection

$139.99 – $159.99 USD

20% of proceeds from this shoe will be donated to support their mission to build pump tracks in underserved communities around the world. (Learn more.)


Reserve Tubeless Tire & Rim Tape Sealant

$9.99 – $24.99 USD

Tubeless products designed to complement Reserve’s carbon wheels. (Learn more.)


RAD Apparel Collection 2022

$30 – $55 USD

All jerseys are made with 100% Repreve recycled polyester. (Learn more.)


Esker Cycles Titanium range

Frames: $2,300 USD / Complete from $4,400 USD

2 new models from the Montana brand. (Learn more.)


Gorewear’s expanded Trail collection

Various

Gore has expanded its collection of trails. (Learn more.)


Tectonic Components Altar Pedal Made in USA

$199

With a large platform, light weight and unique pull pin system, we’re going to have to get a set of these to test as soon as possible. (Learn more.)


DyedBro Blue Lightning Total Protection Kit

69,99€

Limited to only 20 kits. (Learn more.)


Devinci E-Troy and E-Spartan

E-Troy: $7,599 / E-Spartan $7,799

The new E-Troy and E-Spartan will begin shipping to Devinci dealers in late June. (Learn more.)


Goodyear Newton tires

€59.40 / £53.90 – €71.50 / £64.90

Goodyear has launched two new tread patterns with the Newton MTF and Newton MTR. (Learn more.)


Dakine Thrillium Gravity Collection

$70 – $170 USD

New discussions from Vanderham, Aggy, Carson Storch, Vinny T and Hannah Bergemann. (Learn more.)


Sixpack composite pedals made in Germany

€89.95

Sixpack adds the Millenium CF and Kamikaze PA composite pedals to its range. (Learn more.)


Modern replica of Stevie Smith’s 2013 Devinci race bike

A legendary build for the Stevie Smith Legacy Foundation. (Learn more.)


Pit Viper High Speed ​​Off Road II Clothing

Various

New discussion threads and new edition of the IFHT. (Learn more.)


Dakine Carson Storch Signature Series Thrillium Jersey & Glove

US$50 + US$90

Carson says he was influenced by some of the early retro motorcycle jerseys for this project. (Learn more.)


NF DP4 Team Pants

$239 CAD $189 USD

New and improved pockets, a side-loading lumbar pocket, a new unisex 10-size fit system, and more. (Learn more.)


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