Category: Products

2015

12

Feb

TURN Cranksets By Praxis

Within the cycling industry, it’s somewhat rare to see manufacturers develop mid-­level “workhorse” components rather than expensive, attention-­grabbing products that few riders can truly afford. Most often, we see these over-­marketed high end pieces developed, tested, and released, then only years later does that technology “trickle down” to a more affordable bracket. Thankfully, the forging … Read More

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27

Jan

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Absolute Black Direct Mount Chainrings

Absolute Black’s direct mount chainrings are an excellent choice for replacing your chainring or converting your bike to a 1 x 9, 10, or 11 speed drive train. Precision machining of the tooth profiles gives extremely reliable chain retention without the use of chain tensioners or guides. This holds the chain on the chainring during … Read More

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20

Jan

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Race Face Cinch Cranksets

With their new Cinch lineup, Race Face embraces two modern developments in bottom bracket and crankset design, 30 mm diameter aluminum spindles and wide bearing stance, combining them into one sensible standard. The bicycle industry has generally embraced these two design principles as an evolution of BB30 with the BB386 EVO standard, though Race Face’s … Read More

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2013

05

Nov

Astute Skycarbon VT Saddle

Astute Italian Saddles

We are proud to announce that Fair Wheel will now be offering Astute saddles. Handmade entirely in Italy, Astute claims the saddle will set a new standard, and with our limited exposure so far we’re inclined to believe them. The saddles will be available in 2 shapes with 3 different models (levels) for each shape … Read More

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31

Oct

Tune's Mountain Bike Hubs for Fat Bikes

Tune Fat King / Fat Kong hubs

Tune will be releasing new offset mtb hubs next year specifically for fat bikes. The front is the Fat King, available in a 152 quick release or 15mm version with a weight of 130 grams. The rear is the Fat Kong.  Available in a 170mm quick release or 177mm 12mm thru axle with a weight … Read More

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18

Oct

New Ashima

Ashima Product Sneak Peek

We got our hands on a few upcoming products from Ashima back at Interbike. Namely, these floating rotors (white inner) which weigh in at a feathery 105 grams.   Check out this other set of rotors (gold inner) geared towards cyclocross, with a new mud shedding design. These come in at only 95grams per rotor. Keep … Read More

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01

Aug

ENVE 25 Clincher Wheelsets

We’ve received our first shipment of ENVE 25 clinchers. The rims weigh in slightly over 400 grams at an average of 406. The brake track and sidewall are thick and look up to the task of dissipating heat during long descents. The ERD is slightly smaller at 601mm and shows the ground up redesign ENVE … Read More

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03

Jul

Absolute Black Chainrings

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be the sole North American distributor for Absolute Black. After months of test riding AbsoluteBlack has released two new mountain bike chainrings. Both are intended for single chainring use. The company says their new directional tooth profile will let you leave your chainguide at home, but more aggressive riding … Read More

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12

Jun

Crank Review #5

Welcome back to the 5th installment of the crank shootout. We are not going to include all of the previously tested cranks in this review but will keep the most relevant/current ones. We’ll also be writing new descriptions as many of the cranks have changed over the years. You can see older cranks here: Perhaps … Read More

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