Our Radar Roundup compiles products and videos from the ‘net in an easy-to-digest format. Read on below for today’s findings…
Panasonic Classic Road Bike $1,267/$2,591
Panasonic is still making classic steel road bikes with a steel fork and a geometry inspired by 90s race bikes. These classic bikes are available as a frameset ($1,267) or Ultegra ($2,591) complete, are made in Japan, and although the ordering process appears to be convoluted, are still available today. If anyone has ordered one, please share your experience in the comments. Check out more at Panasonic.
Knob Tech Tee $80
Knob is a fun side project from Canada. The brand makes jerseys and bottles, with the Tech Tee being the premiere product in their first drop. These black and white patterned jerseys feature a teeshirt fit, with high breathability, and are made from 91% recycled polyester and 9% elastane performance wicking fabric with mesh upper back. Check out more at Knob.
Bike Friday All-Packa Folding Bike
Yep. It’s what you think it is. The world’s first bikepacking bike with all the necessary braze-ons for touring that quickfolds in 30 seconds for easy transport to the trailhead. It’s built for 2.4″ tire clearance and has geometry tweaks for better loaded off-road handling. The All-Packa is the best Bike Friday for expeditions far beyond the pavement. Custom built to your size and color choice in Oregon USA.
See more at Bike Friday!
WTB’s Ranger 29×3 and 27.5×2.8 Tires Are Back!
While WTB doesn’t have them in stock on their website, the new batch of plus tires have hit retailers, including your local bike shop. John just got a box in from WTB to freshen up his 29+ tourer. Roll on over to your LBS to order!
Twin Six Standard Rando in Fog Grey $2100
When it comes to affordable gravel bikes, it’s hard to beat the Twin Six Standard Rando. With completes starting at $2100, carbon or steel fork, and a reliable 1x groupset, you can get rolling on dirt roads or load it up for a S24O straight out of the box. The new color for this season is Fog grey. Roll on over to Twin Six to see more!
Black Hole Sound
Is this a black hole or the latest single from SUNN 0)))?
Black Hole Sound
Akrigg on the Rocks: Mix one part MTB Trials legend with equal parts rolling geological formations for the perfect blend of style and creativity. Akrigg on the Rocks always goes down smooth. Enjoy!
Stuff we see on the ‘net that causes pause…
Illustration by @artofshralp
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