KENDA HAVOK PRO 2.6 TIRES
2.6 is the new 2.3 Wide-tread tires have grown in popularity, and Kenda is entering the game with their new Havok Pro 29×2.6 tires. The Havok was designed for all types of trail riding, including more technical all-mountain shredding. Kenda uses a wide-open tread pattern to shed mud and still offer riders plenty of speed and grip. There are two casings available, with one designed specifically for e-bikes. Retail price on the Havok is $80 for the tubeless-ready version, and they can be found at your local bike shop. shop.kendatire.com
WOLF TOOTH LIGHTWEIGHT AXLE
These guys make everything
Wolf Tooth has been drastically expanding their line of products, now offering their own aftermarket lightweight thru-axles for just about every type of fork out there. These axles are available for Fox, RockShox, road bike and even fat bike forks. Wolf Tooth makes these axles in their Minnesota facility out of 7075 T6 aluminum and offers them in several different colors, along with standard and Boost spacing for mountain forks. Retail price is $40, and they can be found at www.wolftoothcomponents.com.
RACE FACE GRIPPLER GRIPS
Everyone needs grips
Race Face has a broad range of products—from wheels to grips to cranks and even power meters. The Grippler is their newest grip, boasting a new moisture-shedding design. These grips range from cross-country to downhill and come in 30-and 33-millimeter diameters with 10 different color options. Race Face uses their dual lock-on design for riders who like to get ham-fisted on the trail. Retail price is $30 for the 33-millimeter size (pictured). Check out your local bike shop to grab a pair. www.raceface.com
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