New 2017 Gear

Pedal Magazine - - Contents - by Mike Sar­necki


Vi­sion Metron 5D han­dle­bars mix aero­dy­nam­ics and er­gonomics to cre­ate a stiff, aero in­te­grated bar and stem sys­tem. The AeroErgo flat-top riser cen­tral sec­tion fol­lows the nat­u­ral arc of the arms with a 10° for­ward bend ac­com­mo­dat­ing the nat­u­ral po­si­tion of your arms for more comfort and eas­ier breathing, while the wing-like shape of the bar top aids aero­dy­nam­ics. Re­in­forced car­bon-fi­bre con­struc­tion gives a great strength-to-weight ra­tio, and the in­ter­nal cable rout­ing and guides that ac­com­mo­date wiring for elec­tronic shift­ing keep the bar clean. The han­dle­bars have a com­pact 125mm drop, 80mm reach and weigh 395g (420mm). The SRP is $943.


The Salamander from Wike is the world’s “first” and “only” bi­cy­cle that in­stantly con­verts into a stroller or de­liv­ery cart with­out stop­ping! It’s easy for par­ents to load and un­load all from the front, with­out hav­ing to bend to the back or open side doors, and with mea­sure­ments of less than 32 inches wide, the Salamander can eas­ily pass through any com­mer­cial door­way and on tran­sit ve­hi­cles. It also folds down for trans­port in vans and SUVs. The frames are black, but Wike al­lows you to cus­tom de­sign the Salamander by choos­ing your own colours. The Salamander re­tails for $4,900, and now there’s an elec­tric op­tion avail­able for an ad­di­tional $1,600.


The ath­letes and food­ies in the Clif kitchen have crafted an en­tirely new kind of bar. Clif Nut But­ter Filled En­ergy Bar brings to­gether two great en­ergy foods – de­li­cious nut but­ter in­side an or­ganic Clif Bar. Or­ganic, nonGMO and made in Canada, for the first time each bar of­fers a creamy nut-but­ter fill­ing in­side a nu­tri­tious en­ergy bar. De­signed for ath­letes and ad­ven­tur­ers, Clif Nut But­ter

Filled En­ergy Bar com­bines the fat from nut but­ters and car­bo­hy­drates from mul­ti­ple sources. Flavours in­clude chocolate peanut but­ter, chocolate hazel­nut but­ter, peanut but­ter and coconut almond but­ter. The SRP is $1.99 per bar or $6.99-$7.99 for a multi-pack.

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