New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

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New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by Escape Goat » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:37 am

I don't know if there's a post for all new stuff out and coming out so you can let this fizzle out if we have...


Slate have a wide 1 x range

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Mechanical too, so will tick a lot of peoples boxes.

I really want a Sram 1 x 12 drop bar groupset that isn't sram AXS with the same cassette as the NX (Shimano fitment)

Anyone got any other items they'd like to see, or know about and want to share?

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by Owen » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:31 am

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Decathlon drop-bar bikepacking bike, complete with USB charging hub. Looks pretty interesting, not sure if the bags come with it too but I'd imagine they'll sell them separately anyway.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by Owen » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:32 am

Sorry about the huge image!

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by faustus » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:38 am

I don't need it, but the decathlon bike looks pretty good. Not sure what the geo is like, but the spec is well thought out (although not heard many good things about DUB BBs) and it's ready to go on a wide variety of trips. Great value too for all that.

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Post by UnderTheRadars » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:42 am

It looks pretty good

https://youtu.be/ei2rj7hfWZk
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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by RIP » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:53 am

I recently had loads of video adverts popping up for the "Babymaker"(!) electric "street" bike, so went and had a virtual look at it:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the- ... QAvD_BwE#/

On the face of it looks rather jolly - belt drive, battery sleekly hidden in downtube - but not everyone is impressed it seems :smile: :

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by sean_iow » Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:00 pm

I'm surprised this hasn't been mentioned on here, unless I've missed it

http://stoogecycles.co.uk/2020/05/30/co ... scrambler/

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by voodoo_simon » Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:24 pm

Surprised that decathlon can call it the 920 like the Trek, same colour and same type of bike!

Stooge looks fantastic, Andy is keen to get me on one of them :grin: colours are ace, love that yellow/mustard colour

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by faustus » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:11 pm

Agreed, the Scrambler looks really cool, the colours are brilliant too. When I first saw it I was tempted to go for it, but I have a cool bike in a really nice colour, with fairly similar geo, so there's no real need for me...and no time either with a little 'un.

The riverside 920 is going all in with the bottle boss warfare - 22 bolts! Bit like the new marin mountain...

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by ScotRoutes » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:13 pm

Decathlon use that numbering system across all of their products. 9xx is higher function than 7xx, then 5xx etc.

TBH when I saw that image I assumed it was a Trek too.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by K1100T » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:31 pm

Owen wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:31 am
Decathlon drop-bar bikepacking bike, complete with USB charging hub. Looks pretty interesting, not sure if the bags come with it too but I'd imagine they'll sell them separately anyway.
Intrigued to find out where you saw that...? I signed up to the Riverside Touring newsletter and everything and have been checking their website, but have seen and heard nowt. Nice to finally get an idea of cost...
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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by Owen » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:54 pm

Intrigued to find out where you saw that...? I signed up to the Riverside Touring newsletter and everything and have been checking their website, but have seen and heard nowt. Nice to finally get an idea of cost...
popped up on the Riverside Instagram today, in the stories bit (click on Bikes above the images) https://www.instagram.com/riverside_decathlon/, I've been waiting to see how they look.

Details of the cheaper touring bikes too.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by K1100T » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:58 pm

Owen wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:54 pm
popped up on the Riverside Instagram today, in the stories bit (click on Bikes above the images) https://www.instagram.com/riverside_decathlon/, I've been waiting to see how they look.

Details of the cheaper touring bikes too.
Typical, you need a login to see that and since Instagram are owned by evil incarnate, that ain't happening...
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Post by voodoo_simon » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:11 pm

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Post by voodoo_simon » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:12 pm

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by voodoo_simon » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:13 pm

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by voodoo_simon » Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:14 pm

Geo here
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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by firestarter » Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:26 pm

That 920 look nice shame it didn't have the option of a double or triple like the cheaper one

Stooge looks ace too

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by K1100T » Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:40 am

Shame that Decathlon wont do a frameset option. Which just leaves buying one, stripping it and flogging all the bits...
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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by PaulB2 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:51 pm

Shimano one-upped SRAM with Microspline and 10-51 cassettes and now SRAM have fired back with Eagle 520 and a 10-52 cassette.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by Lazarus » Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:13 pm

its just getting stupid now - rings on the back so large we would never have dreamed of putting them on the front

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by PaulB2 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:16 pm

It’s an expensive upgrade too since it’s not backward compatible with the older Eagle derailleurs and the cheapest version of the cassette is 200 quid!

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by jameso » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:42 pm

Looks useful for that extra bit of kit that you don't always take but when you do want to, it doesn't fit in the compactly-packed set up you have for most rides-

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https://bikerumor.com/2020/06/23/apidur ... -any-bike/

Need convincing it'll stay put and will need some frame tape as it looks like a paint-eater. And I wish they'd make plain black options. Not a big fan of the grey-yellow branding tbh. Still, I like it. Sean's mini DT bag was smart, this is like a bigger version.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by ScotRoutes » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:56 pm

One for Shafs new FS.

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Re: New Bike Gear Out And Due Out...

Post by PaulE » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:45 pm

ScotRoutes wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:56 pm
One for Shafs new FS.
Precisely my first thought too
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