Tech Briefing: Enduro Bikes, Steerer Tube Tools, Bike Protection & More – May 2021

by | May 7, 2021

Tech Briefing is a feature for the new stuff that we spot every month, but haven’t gotten our hands on yet. An eclectic serving of tech, from revolutionary products to traditional novel gear, with some wacky stuff thrown in for good measure.

NS Bikes Define AL 170

€3 299 – €4 499

NS Bikes introduces a more aggressive version of the Define. (Learn more.)

Cascade Components 2019-2020 Commencal Meta AM and 2018-2020 Transition Scout Links

$319 – $369USD

Tune the suspension characteristics of the 2019-2020 Commencal Meta AM and 2018-2020 Transition Scout with these new links. (Learn more.)

OneUp Threadless Carrier & V2 EDC Tool

$40 – $59.50 USD

The new V2 EDC Tool has an improved chain breaker and spoke keys and includes a small secondary storage capsule for tubeless plugs and jabber. (Learn more.)

GRAX Chain Lubricant


GRAX is formulated to shed moisture, mud, slop, and goo in extreme conditions and do it for a ridiculously long time. (Learn more.)

TSG Knee Pads

€109.95 – €124.95

TSG updates its Tahoe knee pads with two new options added to the range. (Learn more.)

Polygon Mt Bromo N8 eMTB


Polygon’s new e-bike uses a 6-bar suspension layout, and Dan Wolfe goes over the details. (Learn more.)

Burgtec 50mm Rise Josh Bryceland Signature Ride High Handlebar


Bryceland’s signature bars grow to 50mm rise. (Learn more.)

Slicy 2021 Line of Frame Protection & Tubeless Products

14,90€ – 44,90€

Fun colours and a tubeless sealant that smells like bananas. (Learn more.)

Magura Limited Yellow Edition of MT8 & MT7 Raceline Series Brakes

479,80 € – 599,80 €

This colour was previously reserved for officially sponsored athletes. (Learn more.)

Revel Bikes Rascal

$5,499 – $9,999

After revealing a custom-painted purple Rascal for Revel’s LoveYourBrain fundraiser, you can now select this color for your own bike. (Learn more.)

Pole Evolink Version 1.4


The 1.4 retains a head angle of 64.5° but sees the seat tube angle steepen to 77.6°. (Learn more.)

Living This Bike Life Releases New Frame Protection Range


Living This Bike Life adds protection and graphics to your ride. (Learn more.)

Race Face 2021 Soft Goods Line


Check out some of the highlights of the North Vancouver brand’s 2021 line. (Learn more.)

100% Spring 2021 Bike Collection


The Spring 2021 Collection features new products and designs for the complete range. (Learn more.)

Fox Factory 2021 Soft Goods


Fox has expanded its line of clothing and accessories with flannels, sweaters and tees. Learn more.)

Pole Stamina

From €4,850

Plenty of reinforcements and coloured CNC frames for the Finnish brand. (Learn more.)