Tool integration has been fashionable for a while now. Manufacturers offer a variety of different ways to carry all the necessary tools without ruining the looks of your bike too much. Topeak’s answer to this is their Ninja -tools. Currently available there is a micro pump that fits into your seat post, a chain tool that hides inside your handlebar like bar end plugs, and two different bottle cages with included tools. In this review, we’ll be focusing on the road specific bottle cage.
Camelbak Classic has been on the market for a long time. For a good reason, since it comes with anything you could ask for in a small package. Despite the packs’ overall size, it comes with 2,5 liter Camelbak Crux-hydration bladder and a half a liter pocket for the bare essentials.
Narrow-Wide chainrings are the hot stuff right now, and everyone seems to be moving onto 1 by setups. With the arrival of 11-speed and 12-speed wide range cassettes, a single front chainring setup makes sense. Nowadays you can even get wide range 10-speed cassettes which mean you don’t necessarily need to upgrade to a newer drivetrain. Manufacturers like RaceFace offer quality Narrow-Wide chainrings for a decent price, but what if you want to go cheaper? Like a lot cheaper.
Thanks to advances in manufacturing technologies the price of Carbon fiber bikes and components has gone down rapidly. In fact, today you can get a full Carbon fiber saddle online for less than 20$. Sounds good right? That’s why we’re reviewing two different models today.