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New Garmin gadgets; The “world’s fastest gravel bike”; Special Dauphine kit; Restrap’s new bags & more

New Garmin gadgets; The “world’s fastest gravel bike”; Special Dauphine kit; Restrap’s new bags & more

Catch up with all of this week’s big – and not so big – bike and equipment news, including new Garmin smartwatches, a suspension stem…

Saturday, Jun 11

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Catch up with all of this week’s big – and not so big – bike and equipment news, including new Garmin smartwatches, a suspension stem from Can Creek, new bas from Restrap, frame protection from Dyebro and what is being called the “world’s fastest gravel bike.” Garmin adds the 255 and the 955 to the Forerunner range

Forerunner 255

Garmin Forerunner 255 Available in two different sizes with a smaller 255S version for slimmer wrists, the Forerunner 255 features an always-on, full colour display that Garmin claims is easy to read in direct sunlight.

The Forerunner 255 has a host of features such as HRV status, suggested workouts and running power. There is also a range of wellness and smart features, and now offers multi-sport capability. Forerunner 955

Garmin is marketing the Forerunner 955 as “the ultimate cycling smartwatch.” The 955 offers plenty of training tools and features including Training Readiness, Stamina and Running Power. If you’re not the most delicate being when you’re exercising, you can switch between using buttons when training and then the touchscreen for everyday smartwatch features. Garmin has been steadily increasing its Solar range and the 955 is available with the tech to harness power from the sun. Garmin says that this results in up to 49 hours of charge in GPS Mode. Cane Creek’s “game-changer” eeSilk Stem offers 20mm of tunable suspension

Cane Creek ee Silk Stem Cane Creek produces a range of components and its eeSilk Stem is a “fatigue-reducing compliance stem that […]

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