Been a hectic weekend all round, it's 8.30 on Sunday night- and I haven't even got a ride in yet.
Disgusting isn't it?
Been sorting out my workshop- new flooring and other cool stuff- including fitting a few bits to my Enduro. We recently had the lights test, but I haven't ridden either of the Hope lights, so I nabbed the LED set off Guy for a while- damn they're bright.
I've also just fitted the Pace RC41 Fighter fork- their 6in travel All mountain fork. It's air sprung, has carbon fibre lower legs and a lock down feature to make climbing marginally more fun than 6in bikes normally allow... Oh, and did you know that DT Swiss have recently purchased Pace Cycles suspension division? It's great news for Pace, as the quality control and excellent production capabilites of DT will take their technology from strength to strength. And we may even see some OEM stuff going on- I hope it all works out as Adrian and the Pace crew work bloody hard and make some stunning products. I'll let you know how the Fighter's fare- I'm off to hit the windy and wet Bath trails after I've posted this...
There's also a new Charge bikes saddle I just fitted- Titanium rails and a super cool brown finish. This thing looks classy and will adorn any bike- especially those with cool 'earth toned' paint finishes. Check them out at www.chargebikes.com
Super clean lower legs- check that stealthy Carbon. Mmmmn.
Then there's the simple bolt-thru system- using a single 5mm Allen key- Ala Fox. Brilliant.
Up top there's the lock-out system and threshhold dials. Smart looking and simple to use. We'll soon find out how they handle on the trails...
Here's the mint looking Hope lights. I've also got a Hope stem on order so I can run the light on the face plate mount. Even this mount looks super clean though. Bloody brilliant little lights, and the battery weighs as much as a Hamster.
And here's the super nice looking Charge saddle. Stylish or what?