Australian Mountain Bike
THE LATEST PRODUCTS TO HIT AUSTRALIAN SHORES, GET YOUR FIRST GLIMPSE HERE AS WE GIVE THE RUNDOWN ON THE LATEST GEAR.
AUSSIE GRIT 2 IN 1 SHORTS
Bibs, bike shorts or trail shorts? Aussie Grit reduce the need to choose with their men’s 2 in 1 Ignite bib short, and the women’s 2 in 1 Quartz shorts. Combining a high quality chamois with a lightweight and hard wearing outer, these products marry the best of both worlds, with the men’s bib shorts also packing extra storage capacity on the mesh upper.
RRP: Men’s Ignite: $270 RRP: Women’s Quartz: $199 aussiegritapparel.com
WAHOO ELEMNT ROAM
We loved the original Wahoo ELEMNT thanks to a large screen size, mapping, easy upload and simple setup via a smart phone. The new ELEMNT Roam has improved navigation with turn by turn directions, a colour display and compatibility with Strava Live Segments, so you know when you’re on. Stay tuned for a full review.
RRP: ELEMNT ROAM$599.95
RRP: ELEMNT ROAM Bundle$719.95 (Available September) au.wahoofitnes.com
LIMAR DELTA TRAIL HELMET
Limar have pulled out the stops with their Delta trail helmet. With extended temple and neck coverage the 310g (medium) helmet even complies with eMTB standards. 17 vents with two channels keeps your head cool, and Limar’s Airfit retention system keeps it in place. Thanks to a full microshell over the EPS foam, and replaceable antibacterial pads, the Delta looks set to be comfortable and safe. Expect to see these in September.
RRP: $189.95 apollobikes.com
SHIMANO DROPPER LEVER
The Shimano SL-MT800 I-spec II lever is perfectly matched with 12-speed XTR/Deore XT/SLX brakes for a tidy handlebar setup. With a smooth action, ergonomic lever and textured surface for grip it works with most cable actuated dropper posts.
RRP: $99 shimano.com