They say once you ride titanium you'll be hooked for life and that certainly seems the case with today's reader Dave from Portland. His Merlin Works is the third titanium bike he's owned - will it be his forever bike?
A very varied collection of holiday gifts: Canyon Inflite AL SLX cross bike, Evoc handlebar and seat pack with BOA, BikeFlights Bike Box, Lintaman adjustable insoles, SafeSleeve phone cases, fizik Antares Versus Evo Adaptive 00 in black, Irwin Cycling AON GX 35 carbon gravel wheelset and Marque Tacky bar tape.
Our first 'Gift Guide' has a zippy scooter from TurboAnt, a new fizik saddle bag, LOOK's new 765 Gravel Range, the Giro Helios Spherical helmet, Osprey's Sustainable Multi-Sport Pack, Muc-Off 8 in 1 bicycle cleaning kit and Memory Pilot's special Black Friday/Cyber Monday sock deals.
Another varied collection of new equipment: The best shop chair you will ever sit on by Vyper Chair, Fulcrum E-Racing 4 wheels, Dynaplug new bar end tubeless repair kit, fizik redesigns power transfer with the Vento Stabilita Carbon shoe, Endura updated Windchill range and Campagnolo Ekar’s Rear Mech.
Lot's of new gear in the break: New gloves by Q36.5, HUNT 42 Limitless gravel disc wheels, fizik introduce the Vento Infinito Carbon 2 and Vento Infinito Knit Carbon 2 road shoes, wear the World champion's clothes by Alé, Scicon Sports scratch deal and new for your feet by SockGuy.
This week's selection of new cycling gear: SILCA Mattone seat pack, Fizik new mint coloured Vento Solocush tacky bar tape, new cycling kits from Santini, Wahoo & Rapha, and Muc-Off's new L.O.P.S pulley wheel system.
We love it when Readers' Rigs alumni come back to the column years after their first appearance on Pez so when David from New York got in contact it was easy to say 'yes' to another Readers' Rigs feature with him - especially when he sent us in some pics of his ride, a sweet, custom made titanium Seven Axiom SL fitted out with Sram etap.
It's Friday and time for another look at what's new on the cycling market: Pro Team Full Frame glasses by Rapha, fizik expands its Adaptive Line with two new options, Campagnolo new Shamal Carbon disk brake wheels, Specialized Sagan collection, the new KASK Mojito³ and Bernard Hinault Tour de France fanwear pack.