The What’s Up Fortnightly – July 21 Edition

We are all soaked up in the Tour, so there’s no need to talk about Poggie and how he has lost his legs.
But Hey, I’ve got some good news for you! There’s actually a bunch of cool product updates that aren’t super dramatic, but still really interesting.

Wahoo Roam bike computer – great deal!

review to Wahoo Bolt here

Skratch – Nutrition Brand RETAIL shop!

Skratch Labs famous for Hydration and snack bars recently opened a retail and cafe store in Boulder Colorado. pretty cool if you live there. The menu looks great and has reasonable prices.

review links to some of their stuff here and here

Largest bike shop wholesaler takes over SIDI

Quality Bicycle Products which many bike shops use for ordering and supplying some of the best gear, has been named the new exclusive distributor of Sidi cycling shoes and accessories for the U.S. market. QBP said it will stock a broad assortment of Sidi cycling footwear and accessories at its four U.S. distribution centres starting in October. 

Will SIDI make a resurgence in the US?

VanMoof officially bankrupt

Cool-looking e-bikes from the Dutch manufacturer have gone belly up. Word is company assets are up for sale. shame to see this design icon go.

Chris King re-release limited edition tampers

Probably at this time of release they might all be gone, but it’s worth dropping them an e mail to see.

One Up Release Thick and Thin MTB Grips

$25 USD , well designed mtb grips with variable durometer materials for better performance.

The OneUp Thick Grips taper in girth from 35mm at their thickest, down to 32.5mm at their thinnest point. They’re designed with extra cushioning and a softer compound to give the rider and “fully locked ion feel” while maximizing grip and minimizing arm pump.

OneUp Thick Grips also include a subtle palm bulge and ridges on the underside of the grips to fit in the creases of the fingers.

Thick Grip Specs

  • Diameter: 35mm max/32.5mm min.
  • Length: 138mm
  • Durometer: 20A
  • Weight: 144g

The Thin Grips have no taper and are a straight 29mm diameter for the full length. OneUp says this design “maximizes bike feel and control… simple.”

Thin Grip Specs

  • Diameter: 29mm
  • Length: 138mm
  • Durometer: 25A
  • Weight: 106g

Until next time folks – ride safe

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