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Avid Speed Dial Ultimate Brake Lever

Product courtesy of Soon Watt & Co. Availability: Now Over the years, Avid has made a credible name for itself as a well respected brake specialist (amongst other specialisations). In the early years, it was the Speed Dial series of v-brakes, and recently the Juicy series of disc brakes. Those who seek an alternative to the big S brand commonly specced on many bikes often resort to Avid as a very competent alternative, and in some aspects, even superior than the competition. In the Speed Dial Ultimate, you can witness what is arguably the epitome of v-brake evolution. The...

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DT Swiss 240 Hubs and XR 4.1 Rims Review

Product courtesy of Soon Watt & Co. Availability: Now Introduction The DT Swiss brand needs no introduction to cycling enthusiasts in Singapore, as it has become synonymous in the market for a wide range of high quality and affordable wheel spokes for years. However, the company?s expertise and experience in the other components that comprise a wheel, arguably has yet to permeate Singapore as widely as its famous spokes. This refers to the spoke nipple, rim as well as the hub. All are integral to the make-up of a good wheel, and are well within the domain of DT...

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Maxxis Larsen TT (eXCeption) Tire

Maxxis have been around in the tire industry for some time, and they have at least been synonymous with quality and value for money bicycle tires in Singapore. What few people realize is that the Maxxis product range extends into stuff like tires for cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles. They even have a division for aftermarket car sports rims. With such a wide product range focusing on what cyclists commonly term as ?rubber?, it is no wonder that Maxxis product research has resulted in some interesting innovations being transplanted into useful tires that you and I rely upon on...

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U.S.E. Atom Stem Review

Hardly any stems exist in the market currently that utilizes a design similar to the Atom. Coupled with its stealthy matt black good looks, you would be excused for thinking that the component came straight from some top secret military project. The face plate uses a tried and tested 4 bolt (they are titanium, by the way) clamping system, that evenly distributes the clamping force over a bigger area of the handlebar. Such a clamping method provides less stress to one?s handlebar over a given area. Some of you may lament the fact that you now have extra allen...

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