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Gear Break: HED Wheels Upgrade, GCN Sale Continues, Fizik Winter Shoes, MOOTS Vamoots, Syncros Bikepacking Bags & MAAP x P.A.M. Collaboration

Gear for the New Year

Gear Break: HED: Upgrade your bike today, GCN: Our SALE continues, fizik: Ride along with Lachlan Morton on a wintry spin, The Vamoots CRD: Meet Moots new fully integrated road offering, NEW Syncros bikepacking bags and MAAP X P.A.M. present their new limited edition collaboration PAAM club ciclistico amatiorale.

HED: Upgrade Your Bike Today


GCN: Our SALE Continues!


fizik: Ride Along with Lachlan Morton on a Wintry Spin

Lachlan Morton’s Wintry Mix
Sometimes, even the pros struggle to navigate the challenges of cold-weather riding.
Come cold, sleet, or snow, if you struggle to ride in winter, know that you’re not alone. Head to the fizik blog now to learn how Lachlan Morton navigates the “necessary evil” of cold-weather training.


The Art of Charlotte Jarps
UK-based painter Charlotte Jarps, aka Jarpz, turns performance cycling shoes into unique pieces of wearable art, one brushstroke at a time. Recently, she applied her creativity to a pair of our Tempo Artica GTX shoes, and they could be yours. All proceeds from the project directly benefit World Bicycle Relief, and the shoes are now up for auction through the link below.

The Vamoots CRD
Meet Moots New Fully Integrated Road Offering


Smooth pavement, painted lines, swooping turns, and speed is what are at the core of road cycling. This modern-day road bike is built for enjoying the open road.


Pure pavement riding where the only varying surface is up, down, left, and right. Road riding is about speed, smoothness, and the feeling that you could ride all day. The NEW Vamoots CRD captures what lies at the heart of a dedicated road bike.



The Vamoots CRD (complete road design) is the new pinnacle of the Vamoots road line. The CRD screams performance with our legendary double-butted RSL tube set for a light, crisp ride. Followed by our latest and most refined 3D printed dropouts that save weight, add stiffness at the rear wheel, & perfect brake caliper alignment. Finished off with pencil-thin seat stays for the renowned Moots ride quality. By incorporating an all-NEW integrated cock-pit with a T47 bottom bracket into the build, we have been able to route all brake hose lines internally for our cleanest-looking road bike to date. ​ Built to perform best with your favorite 28-30c road tire, can clear up to 32mm.



The bottom line: Pavement, pass bagging, and grand touring are all in the realm of this pointed road performer. Road riding never goes out of style on a Moots.


Frame Spec:

  • 44mm head tube
  • Chris King Aero 3 headset
  • T47 bb // 86.5mm shell
  • 27.2 seat post diameter
  • 142 x 12 rear spacing
  • Max tire: 32mm
  • Electronic shifting only
  • MSRP: From $13,086.00
  • More info at: moots.com

NEW Syncros Bikepacking Bags

Freedom is everything riders wish for when they jump on their bike. Our range of bags now includes some new bikepacking products for riders who are looking for their next adventure trip. Different solutions to fit everything they need on their bike for an unlimited journey.


Bike adventures are a lot of fun, but there a few key preparations that can make or break a trip. Planning is essential but equally so is packing… And when it’s time to think about packing, bags quickly become a top priority. For 2023, Syncros has developed a completely new range of bikepacking bags for the consumer with multiple packing options and goals, each dependant on the adventure!


Syncros’ all-new bikepacking range offers four different solutions: saddle, handlebar, top-tube or frame bags. All of which are waterproof and are easily adjustable when it comes to mounting them on the bike.


The saddle and handlebar bags contain dry bags to keep the user’s gear safe and dry. External straps and multiple fixation points mean the bags are easy to remove from the fixation points which can be left on the bike for easy mounting and dismounting. So when it’s time to go into the tent or a wild bivvy spot, it’s a simple and quick process to remove the bags.


The two frame bags, on the top and under the top tube of the frame, are also “must-haves” for every bike adventurer. The top tube bag can be easily fixed on the bike with its direct mount system and the frame bag offers two separate zipped compartments for easy access. A light can be placed at the back with a secure attachment for a safe ride.


A Solution for Every Kind of Adventure


Saddle Bag
With its four-point fixation and advanced wrapping system, the saddle pack is completely ready for a long day on the bike. Easy to use, it’s waterproof and contains a dry bag for keeping all your gear safe.


Handlebar Bag
The handlebar bag makes your gear and accessories easy to access. As with the saddle bag, we offer a three point fixation system and a removable dry bag. The compression straps makes the installation super easy.


Frame Bag
With two separate zipped compartments, the frame bag is the perfect tool for a long bike trip. We offer two different sizes depending on the frame sizes and a light attachment at the back for a safer ride.


Top Tube Bag
The top tube bag offers a direct mount system or some straps to have it secured on the frame, and holes for cable routing. It’s easy to open when riding with a one-hand opening system.


MAAP X P.A.M. Present Their New Limited Edition Collaboration PAAM Club Ciclistico Amatiorale
MAAP x P.A.M. (Perks and Mini) present their third collaboration that combines P.A.M.’s freewheeling aesthetic and signature graphic language with MAAP’s technical engineering and alt-cycling ethos.

maap pam

The PAAM Club Ciclistico Amatiorale capsule is a celebration of psy-cycling and off-the-beaten track wild adventures. Inspired by rides across varied terrain mixed with beloved cannoli haunts and espresso stops, the cross discipline apparel features Perks and Mini’s psy-activated graphics, old school logos and friendly beavers for on-and-off bike antics.

Created for cyclocross, crits, track, or just turning it up for Skinsuit Sunday, the MAAP X P.A.M. Skin Suit will make sure riders stand out in the peloton. Made in Italy utilising premium breathable fabrics and the same 3D thermo moulded multi-density chamois as found in MAAP’s Team Bib Evo. To dial up the classic styling, pair with the MAAP X P.A.M. Skull Cap, a nostalgia infused piece for some extra riding stile.

Rounding out the capsule are Team Fit jerseys, a thermal long sleeve option, cargo bibs, a lightweight jacket and MTB tee. No ride into the wilderness would be complete without essential accessories including padded socks, bottles, cap, neck and arm warmers. The PAAM aesthetic continues off bike with graphic tees, hoodie and sticker pack.

PAAM – Club Ciclostico Amatiorale launches online December 15, in limited quantities at maap.cc and perksandmini.com. Also available in store at MAAP LaB Melbourne, P.A.M. Store Melbourne and Sydney.


MAAP x P.A.M PAAM Collaboration List –
MAAP x P.A.M. Team Jersey
MAAP X P.A.M. Cargo Bib Short
MAAP x P.A.M. Skin Suit
MAAP X P.A.M. Skull Cap
MAAP x P.A.M. Arm Warmers
MAAP X P.A.M. Neck Warmer
MAAP X P.A.M. Print Tee
MAAP X P.A.M. Print Hoodie
MAAP x P.A.M. Thermal LS Jersey
MAAP X P.A.M. Lightweight Jacket
MAAP X P.A.M. Socks
MAAP X P.A.M. Bottle
MAAP x P.A.M. Cycling Cap
MAAP X P.A.M. Sticker Pack

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