PEZ Holiday Gift Guide’15 #6
It’s last chance saloon for holiday presents and here is Gift Guide #6 to help you with the last minute purchase. Another collection contributed by: Ritchey pedals, BBB, Bianchi, Health Warrior, Danny Shane, Northwave, Zipp, Gore Bike Wear, Blaze, Quarq, Cyclepassion, 3T, Primalwear and Rokform. Happy holidays!
RITCHEY WCS ECHELON PEDALS
Given the success of our WCS Echelon, we redefined the body of our classic road pedal with a full carbon body. With a wider platform for better power transfer, and tighter retention spring, the WCS Carbon Echelon is Ritchey’s lightest, strongest road pedal yet.
The BBB brand is huge in Europe, and is finally landing on US shores very soon. We liked what we saw at Eurobike so much, we asked BBB for a submission of what’s on the way in the weeks ahead.- Pez.
The most unique feature of the all new Summit* sports glasses of BBB is the unique system for changing lenses. Thanks to the Quick-Snap system it’s quick and easy. Slide the nosepiece down and pop a lens in and out. This way the Summit is easily adaptable to your personal style or changing conditions. Water slides off the polycarbonate lenses as a result of the hydrophobic coating and on the inside is an anti-fog coating for better performance in humid weather conditions. The frame is extremely flexible and strong thanks to the use of Grilamid.
Comes with 3 sets of lenses: MLC, Clear and Yellow lens
Available in 9 color options
Retail price: $99.95 USD
*BBB is currently lining up dealers for full 2016 distribution – so check with your local shop on availability.
At 780gr*, Bianchi’s Specialissima frame changes the game in the ultralight frame category thanks to the use of MSC’s patented Countervail® integrated vibration cancelling system for cycling, developed for NASA by Materials Sciences Corporation. The new Bianchi’s Countervail® ultralight carbon formula is specifically tuned to smooth out the inherent nervousness of ultralight frames. Excellent traction and stability at high speeds makes Bianchi’s Specialissima ideal tackling different types of surfaces during fast accelerations and super high-speed corners when maximum power and control are essential Countervail® cancels vibrations that affect performance and transfers your full energy into power. A super fast and reactive climbing machine with unparalleled control and precision in the descents. Specialissima perfectly combines the historic Bianchi name together with the future of cutting-edge Countervail® technology.
Models: Specialissima Super Record EPS – $13,999.99, Speciaissima Dura Ace Di2 – $12,499.99
Health Warrior taps ancient wisdom to fuel the doer, the achiever, the conqueror inside of you. Our Chia Bar is the only bar with nutrient dense chia as the main ingredient. Ounce-for-ounce chia has more omega-3 than salmon, more fiber than oatmeal, and more protein than tofu.
• 100 Calories
• 1,000mg Omega-3
• 16% Daily Value of Fiber
• 4g Sugar
• 3g Protein
The Ultralight Down Jacket by Danny Shane is perfect for post-ride comfort and warmth and features a 100% Nylon outer shell , 90% down and 10% feather insulation. It is produced with a new direct injection technique, allowing the injection of the down directly into the fabric baffles without inner bag – for reduced weight and tailored fit. The jacket can be easily rolled and packed way in included bag. – retail price $219 USD
• DannyShane is pleased to offer a special discount for PEZ-Fans of $60 off the regular price of jacket.
Pez readers will get it for $159. USE the Code PEZFRND15
Built around a light and stiff carbon sole, using Northwave’s exclusive Biomap technology and a reinforced heal, the Extreme Winter GTX Road shoe offers exceptional cold weather protection without sacrificing on-road performance or features. A Gore-Tex® Sierra membrane and double shield construction keeps the warmth in and the elements out, while a dual SLW2 ratchet combined with a Velcro ankle closure ensure a comfortable and reliable fit for long winter base miles. $319.99 MSRP
• See more at the Northwave website.
Fresh water bottles and cages are always a welcome gift. Get your Zipp fan some Zipp water bottles and a pair of carbon Zipp SLSpeed or Zipp Alumina bottle cages to match their Zipp Firecrest wheels. New color options just added.
An integral piece in extending the effective temperate range of your existing riding kit, this windproof long sleeve base layer is perfect for windy and cold days, or under your skinsuit in cold cyclocross races. The thermal material and Windstopper® protection helps keep you warm and provides quick moisture management. Protects from cooling in breast, shoulder and kidney area. MSRP: $89.99
Blaze, a pioneering brand committed to safer urban cycling, is excited to unveil the next addition to their range of innovative visibility products – the Blaze Burner, an exceptionally innovative back light. It has a bank of 24 LEDs, emitting an impressive 100 lumens, with more than a 180-degree spread of red light, ensuring you can be seen from every angle.
Equipped with an onboard light sensor, the Burner is capable of operating automatically for seamless integration into your daily commute. Built to withstand the rigors of everyday use, the Burner is encased in a fully waterproof, diamond-cut aluminum housing.
Key Attributes of the Burner include:
● Intelligent Light Sensor
● 24 LEDs for a safe spread of light
● > 180 degree visibility
● 100 lumen output in Bright mode
● I nnovative magnetic snap bracket for security and ease
● Bracket allows for multiple-plane adjustability
● Diamond-cut finish
● Aluminium casing
● Waterproof IP7
● Weighs 100g
● Month of battery life in standard urban usage
The Burner is available now on Kickstarter starting at $59 and will begin shipping to backers in April
• Learn more about Blaze and the Laserlight at blaze.cc.
Quarq Colored Battery Cover – The details are what separate an average bike from an exceptional bike. Put that finishing touch on your loved one’s Quarq power meter equipped bike with the Quarq Colored Battery Cover. Not sure what color to get? Fret not; the kit comes with the full rainbow of colors for your recipient to choose from.
• Buy ’em at the Quarq store HERE.
For more than 10 years Cyclepassion was internationally known as the bike calendar with professional female cyclists. Featuring the top league of bikers like mountain bike queen Gunn-Rita Dahle-Flesja or Sabine Spitz, who won the gold medal at the Olympics in Beijing. It’s hard work to keep up a high level for this kind of photography. Sexy without looking cheap – innovative and not like all other girl calendars. We managed to do our best and we always got the feedback that we do a great job. Times are changing, so we stoke a new path and strengthened the art part of our work.
“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso
Our new photographer: Kai Stuht is a very international famous photographer. His list of clients includes FC Bayern München, Jan Ullrich, Team T-Mobile as well as international celebrities like Paris Hilton, Lady Gaga, Prince Charles, LinkinPark or international fashion companies like New Yorker & JAB. He is listed as one of the photographers of the world leading photo gallery Lumas! For more information: https://kai-stuht.net/.
For our 2016 shooting we committed ourselves to the future. Combining outstanding architecture with unique concept bikes and future girls we reduced to the max to highlight innovation. We composed a wide range of unique bikes of paper, carbon, wood and 3-D moulding prototypes. Most of the 14 featured bikes are just models and will never manage production standards. Others are ridable and available in a limited edition.
The cover shows a €150.000 bike study of the world’s largest chemical company BASF. The high-wheeler was built in line with the 100 years anniversary of BASF. Other bikes we featured are: Cannondale, Canyon, vanRafael, PG-Bike, Milan/Raederwerk, Waldmeister Bike, Audi, Smart, Opel, Paul Timmer, Moritz Menacher, ncycle und Sada Bike.
We kept our tradition to make photos of bikes and girls. But the arrangement is different and dedicated to art. The outcome is new and stunning.
For more information and photos, pls. visit our relaunched webshop: www.CYCLEPASSION.com
The 3T TORQUE WRENCH is a professional-standard torque wrench for cycle mechanics. It is an essential and useful object for every cyclist. It is specifically designed to measure the torque of the main bike screws and bolts.
Some of us need a little more positive reinforcement than others. The RideOn jersey reminds us to never stop pedaling and have fun! Featuring Primal’s Sport Fit and SpeedPro Technical Fabric, the RideOn Jersey blends style and performance. $70.00
Your Uncle Gary’s go to beach shirt has been transformed into an intricate, modern and stylish print you’ll be proud to sport. The Maui Wowi Jersey features Primal’s Sport Fit and SpeedPro Technical Fabric, keeping you looking and feeling cool on your ride. $70.00
Don’t risk having your phone fall out of your pocket on the road or trails. The Rokform Pro Series iPhone 6/6 Plus, 5/5s/5c, 4/4s Bike Mount features a dual retention lock system that encompasses both our quarter turn RokLock mounting technology, as well as our guaranteed RokSafe magnet mountability.
CNC Machined from 6061 T-6 aircraft grade aluminum, the Pro Series iPhone Bike Mount by Rokform is feather-light, weighing in at less than one ounce.
Colors: Black or Gun Metal
• Available online HERE.
Known for a superior level of protection that is the result of high-impact polycarbonate construction, the Rokform Slim Case for iPhone 6/6S and 6/6S Plus is the perfect choice when shopping for an ultra-protective case for the iPhone. Specially designed for the active lifestyle, the Slim Case encompasses multiple layers of defense against drops, utilizing a shock absorbing soft inner liner and a tough outer clear polycarbonate shell.
Sporting both the patented Rokform Mounting System (RMS) and integrated magnet, the mounting options for this case are seemingly endless and fully compatible with the full suite of Rokform v3 accessories.
MSRP: iPhone 6/6S – $39.99 | iPhone 6/6S Plus – $49.99
Colors: Clear, Gunmetal or Orange (iP6 Only)
• Available AT ROKFORM HERE.