FIX IT STICKS TIRE LEVERS
Fix just about anything
Fix It Sticks have become a go-to item for Electric Bike Action test riders, especially on longer rides. Fix It Sticks now offers adapters for tire levers. These adapters are molded with a wide scoop to reach under tire beads. Retail is set at $10 and can be found at fixitsticks.com.
From the dudes at RedMonkey Sports RedMonkey Sports
RedMonkey Sports started out making silicone grips that cross-country riders have fallen in love with. The grip company is now producing their own line of tire sealant called Monkey Goo. This sealant is non-toxic and non- corrosive and suitable for various types of weather conditions. RedMonkey uses a built-in measuring reservoir to make sure riders get just the right amount. A 16-ounce bottle retails for $18 and is made in the USA. Check out www.redmonkeysports.com to order some.
TERRENE CHUNK 27.5X2.3 TIRES
Is it a sloth on the trail?
A burlier set of tires is every aggressive trail rider’s dream. The Terrene Chunk is an aggressive trail tire with a very stout tread pattern. Terrene makes these in 27.5- and 29-inch diameters, including a plus-size 3.0-inch width. These are available in both light and tough casings, depending on rider preference. Retail is set at $70, and they can be found online at www.terrenetires.com.
CRANKBROTHERS DOUBLE SHOT 3 PEDALS
One side to every story
There are some riders who aren’t willing to commit to riding clipped in but want to have the occasional option. The Double Shot 3 is a double-sided pedal with a sturdy platform on one side and a clip-in on the other. These pedals use an aluminum body with a chromoly steel spindle. Crankbrothers uses Enduro cartridge bearings and offers them in two different colors. Retail is $125, and they can be found at your local shop or online at www.crankbrothers.com.
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