The identical boat that introduced the to start with of our 85th Anniversary Constrained Version tires also carried long-awaited shipments from Nitto, Honjo and Ostrich.

Lots of buyers have been patiently waiting around for our handlebars, which experienced been out of inventory due to substantial demand. As extra riders embark on very long-distance adventures, a lot of flip to Rene Herse handlebars. The generous and really ergonomic shapes give your hands home to roam, nevertheless aid them to reduce numbness (or worse). Riding long distances can (and need to) be enjoyment and ache-free of charge.

We&#8217ve received equally our Randonneur and Maes Parallel (above) versions back in inventory. Narrow bars for improved aerodynamics? We&#8217ve received you included, all the way down to 37 cm in our Randonneur model. Broader bars for riders with broad shoulders? Up to 50 cm, no challenge.

All Rene Herse handlebars are built by Nitto in Japan to our exceptional specs—superlight, but robust, many thanks to exceptional alloys that are heat-dealt with for strength. There aren&#8217t lots of sub-300 g handlebars that are strong plenty of for rough gravel, and that bend rather than split if your bike falls in excess of. Out there for 31.8 or 25.4 mm bar clamps.

Also back in inventory are all Rene Herse fenders, in black and polished aluminum. Superlight, super-potent, and with generous coverage to preserve your feet and drivetrain dry and clean, these fenders make riding in the rain not just tolerable, but pleasurable. The basic fact is that, until you&#8217re riding in a typhoon, the amount of drinking water slipping from the sky is a great deal significantly less than the spray thrown up by your bicycle&#8217s wheels. Do away with the spray, and the relaxation gets manageable.

We&#8217re also energized to incorporate a couple of solutions from Ostrich to our application. We&#8217ve extended been fascinated by Rinko, the Japanese art of packing fully outfitted bikes into modest baggage for coach travel, with small disassembly. Taking this notion just one stage further more is the new SL-100 Extremely Rinko bag. It&#8217s challenging to believe, but this small 150 g bag holds an entire bicycle.

Listed here is how it is effective for a cyclotouring bicycle with fenders, lights, racks, etcetera.: Remove the fork (with entrance wheel, fender and rack hooked up), handlebars, rear wheel and section of the rear fender. Now the bike is only as huge as the body by itself. Strap frame, fork and rear wheel collectively, drape the Rinko bag about it, and you&#8217ve got a modest, cost-free-standing package deal. There are a number of methods and pieces that assistance with making a bicycle suited for Rinko—we&#8217ve obtained them in our system, too.

The total course of action, from total bike to concluded package, will take significantly less than 12 minutes—at minimum if you are Natsuko, our resident expert on Japanese cyclotouring and Rinko. In a future publish, we&#8217ll clearly show how to pack a contemporary bike with disc brakes in 1 of these bags—without taking away the fork.

Also new from Ostrich is the Chain Address. The identify states it all: This is a straightforward protect that retains your chain from touching your other baggage or your dresses when you vacation or keep your bicycle. The include is eco-helpful: It&#8217s built from material left-around from the earning of cycling baggage. Gentle, straightforward, inexpensive—it&#8217s handy in lots of methods.

Also back again in stock are the Ostrich Disc Rotor / Cassette Protect (higher than) and the Disc Brake Pad Spacers. We&#8217re thrilled to have all these pieces in stock just as the racing and travel year commences.

Far more data:

  • Rene Herse handlebars
  • Bags and travel extras in the Rene Herse plan
  • Rene Herse fenders
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