MTB Finds Day 3: Brake Lever Grips, Pink Tires, and a Repair Stand with Lift Assist

Cush Core Bead Bro

The new Bead Bro is a straightforwardly simple and useful tire installation tool that can be used with or without Cush Core. By clipping it into the bead, it frees up both hands to finish installing the tire while holding it in place like an extra hand.

New We Are One rim shape

The new shape is designed to help with spoke tension and reduce the crown height on the rim to give it more damping for less fatigue. It is said to be 30% more impact resistant.

Kenda Karma 2 Pro

“The upside of down country tire,” this newly launched Karma 2 is most suited for bikes with 120-130mm travel. The Karma 2 comes with a protective SCT or a TR casing. 2.2, 2.4, and 2.6-inch widths will be available.

Kenda Rush

Kenda claims their new XC tire is the fastest and lightest in its class. Offered in 2.2 and 2.4-inch widths. 

Kom Cycling bags and mounts

Kom Cycling showed off a Sea Otter exclusive preview of products in late stages of development.

KOM Radar mount

This seat post mount will offer ATOP closure technology and securely fasten garmin style accessories. 

KOM Repair Tool Pro

The new repair tool is an all in one CO2 inflator, tire plug tool, and 8 repair strips in a 30 gram CNC aluminum casing. 

Lizard Skins DSP Lever grip

The new Lizard Skins Lever Grip gives grip to your fingertips for a more optimized riding experience. These easy to install lever grips come two sets per pack and are available in 3 colors: Jet Black, Crimson Red, and Platinum Gray. 

Louis Garneau lightweight XC shoes

New lightweight Louis Garneau XC clip shoes will be available later this year.

Park Tool PRS-26 Team Issue Repair Stand

The new PRS-26 brings in the well-known features from past stands in a new lightweight yet sturdy design. The integrated channels in the clamp allow for positioning the bike over one leg or two legs for more stability.  It easily folds and unfolds with a removable head for easy storage.

  • Price: $409.95

Park Tool Disc Brake Pad Spreader

This tool will assist in servicing hydraulic brakes with a tapered edge to wiggle in between brake pads and spread them apart, as the head of the tool mimics a disc brake rotor. The Brake Pad Spreader tool can also be used to exercise the pistons and invigorate the seals so brake pads can work better.

  • Price: $11.94

Park Tool Tubeless Tire Plug Tool

This compact tool can be carried easily for repairing small punctures while out on the trails. The nifty feature is a sliding pusher that helps slide down and keep the bacon strip inside the tire. 

Park Tool Bottom Bracket Tool – kit to be released

Rev Grips stem

A more affordable RevGrips mountain bike stem will be available soon.

Versus Bicycle Tires

New pink tires to be released later this year.

New Sombrio apparel

Newly released threads from Sombrio.

Topeak Prepstand eUP

Topeak’s latest bike stand features a foot-press with a hydraulic-actuated stand that offers lift assist oriented for heavier bikes such as e-bikes with a maximum load of 35kg or 77lbs.