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SYNCROS XR 1.0 SL SADDLE

Lightweight and comfy

A good saddle is priceless to many riders, and Syncros has been investing quite a bit of time in them. The XR 1.0 SL is Syncos’ lightest saddle, coming in at 155 grams in a width of 132 millimeters. The XR uses 7×9 carbon rails and a carbon fiber base with EVA foam. Syncros designed a central channel to allow for better blood flow and comfort. This saddle retails for $160 and can be found at your local Scott dealer. www.syncros.com

SLIME TUBELESS TOOL

Small and easy to carrySlime is known for its extensive experience in the auto industry and, of course, for its tubes featuring puncture- sealing goo. The tubeless tool is a small alloy cylinder that can hold two valve cores and has fittings on both ends to work with Presta or Schrader valves. shop.slime.com

GENUINE INNOVATIONS FULL METAL JACKET INFLATOR

Don’t freeze your hands offCO2 cartridges can get cold— really cold—when inflating a flat tire. The Full Metal Jacket is designed to prevent cartridges from sticking to your hands in colder temperatures. This inflator has an aluminum construction for durability and a trigger to control the airflow into the tire. Genuine Innovations designed it to work with threaded and threadless cartridges, along with Presta and Schrader valves. Retail is $40. shop.genuineinnovations.com


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