Chain Reaction Cycles have unleashed their third week of Black Friday mountain bike deals. They didn’t reveal all the best stuff last week either.
CRC Black Friday Deals Week 3
Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 seatpost –
£79.99 – £14.99
Save 81%! Even though everyone uses a dropper post these days on their main bike there is still occasion for a regular seatpost. And this is simply a stunning deal.
Nukeproof Warhead Riser Bars –
£44.99 – £19.99
Save 56%! The Warhead is a modern classic handlebar. Wide and with a sweep that suits plenty of riders. Available in a coupl eof widths and rise options.
Shimano XT M8000 Crankset –
£129.99 – £89.99
Save 31%! Even despite their bespoke BCD design, Shimano cranks are still the most in-demand crank there are. You can pick up Shimano BCD aftermarket chainrings now too.
Royal Drift 3/4 Sleeve Jersey –
£39.99 – £21.99
Save 45%! Full sleeve jerseys can be cumbersome and too warm. Short sleeve jerseys leave you vulnerable to undergrowth attacks. 3/4 sleeve jerseys are an excellent idea.
Royal Core Shorts –
£59.99 – £29.99
Save 50%! Royal’s entry level short is a cut above other more cheap and nasty offerings. Stretchy material, screened graphics, double snap waist poppers, external waist adjusters, non-rattly zip tags.
- Buy Now: Royal Core Shorts for only £29.99!
Royal Quantum Gloves –
£24.99 – £14.99
Save 40%! As well as being bargains the Quantum gloves have a unique seamless design that seems the palm material wrap up around the fingers sides to avoid chafing and bunching between your fingers.
- Buy Now: Royal Quantum Gloves for only £14.99!
Ghost Kato 3 –
£1,699.99 – £999.99
Save 41%! Although we don’t put complete bikes in our Deals round-ups very often (perhaps we should?) sometimes the deal is just so appealing that we can’t not include it. Here’s a capable 120mm full suspension bike for under a grand. Blimey.
- Buy Now: Ghost Kato 3 for only £999.99!
CRC Black Friday Deals Week 2
Nukeproof Sam Hill Series Riser –
£54.99 – £24.99
Save 55%! You are guaranteed to be as fast and skilled as Sam Hill when you slap these handlebars on to your bicycle. Oh yes indeed. Well, it might give you a tiny bit more inspiration anyway which is no bad thing. 780mm or 800mm widths. 10mm, 20mm or 38mm rises.
Funkier 3/4 Baggy Shorts –
£59.99 – £24.99
Save up to 58%! Keep your poor old knees a bit warmer with these 3/4 length baggy shorts from Funkier. PLenty of adjustments and pockets for your bits and your bobs. They will also fit over modern slim-fit knee pads.
Shimano SLX M7000 11 speed 11-40t cassette –
£74.99 – £39.99
Some may bemoan the lack of ultra big teeth on the SLX cassette but when paired with a 32T chainring up front the combo is all that a lot of folk need. Or if you want to run a 28T chainring (to improve your bike’s suspension anti-squat geekery) then this is a good option cassette as well.
Nukeproof Horizon CS CrMo Trail Pedals –
£99.99 – £64.99
Save 35%! Some sort of patent must have expired the other year as there are now seemingly loads more caged clipless pedals being brought out. These Nukeproof Horizons have proven to be popular options.
Funn Fatboy 35 Riser Bar –
£42.99 – £22.99
Save £47%! Black, blue, grey, orange or red. So plenty of colour options. Only one size option though but thankfully it’s a good ‘un: 785mm wide, 18mm rise. NB: these are for 35mm stem clamp diameters.
- Buy Now: Funn Fatboy 35 Riser Bar for only £22.99!
NS Bikes Eccentric Cromo 29″/27.5+ frame –
£519.99 – £299.99
Save 42%! 65° head angle. 74° seat angle. Tange steel tubes. Designed around 130-150mm forks. 30.9mm seat tube. Boost 148 at the back. Tapered up front. Dude, this could be built up into an awesome machine.
X-Tools Pro T-L Handle Hex Set –
£34.99 – £22.99
Ball-end for awkward angles. T-handle for comfort and efficiency. Ditch using your trusty (rusty) old multitool for doing proper bike wrenching and invest in a set of proper Allen keys.
Cube Acid 27.5 –
£899.99 – £629.00
Save 30%! Nice aluminium frame. RockShox Recon air-sprung 100mm fork. Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. Wide-range drivetrain. Tidy cockpit and finishing kit. An ideal starter bike or a winter hack bike.
- Buy Now: Cube Acid 27.5 for only £629.00!
Lest we forget…
CRC Black Friday Deals Week 1
Here’s the stuff that got unleashed last week. No promises that it’ll still be in stock but worth a look…
Lapierre Zesty AM 527 –
£3,299.99 – £1,999.99
Save up to 39%! The Zesty is a classic model in the Lapierre range. It always has been really. The Zesty has always been a popular mountain bike for UK mountain bikers. Fus, fast, capable and well specced.
- Buy Now: Lapierre Zesty AM 527 from only £1999.99!
Five Ten Impact VXi –
£115.00 – £57.49
Save up to 50%! The new incarantion of the older, much clumpier Impact shoe from Five Ten makes for an ideal wet weather flat pedal shoe as it’s much more weather resistant than the Freerider but much less stiff and cumbersome than the old Impact.
- Buy Now: Five Ten Impact VXi from only £57.49!
RockShox Reverb Stealth –
£377.00 – £189.99
Save 50%! AKA these are flipping half price mate! And they aren’t the external routed version either. These are the proper internally routed Stealth Reverbs. You don’t need to know any more do you?
- Buy Now: RockShox Reverb Stealth for only £189.99!
Endura SingleTrack Waterproof Jacket –
£114.99 – £57.49
Save 50%! If your finger has been hovering over this garment – it has been in the sales at CRC for a few weeks now really – then now is the time to commit. You’ll not go wrong with a jacket from Endura. They’re based in Scotland so they know their dreich.
SRAM GX Eagle 12sp Groupset –
£425.00 – £299.99
Save 29%! Those of us who have been longingly gazing upon the bikes of other riders with their bling bling gold shiny Eagle bits can now get some of that big cogging 12 speeding action with this bargain bucket SRAM GX deal.
7 iDP M4 helmet –
£59.99 – £20.99
Save up to 50%! A helmet for a tad over twenty squid that doesn’t look naff. In fact, the M4 looks like a far more expensive lid even when it retails at full price. At this stunning offer it’s a no-brainer for your brain.
- Buy Now: 7 iDP M4 helmet from only £20.99!
Crank Brothers Mallet DH Race pedals –
£149.99 – £84.99
Save 43%! Flat pedals may be more fun and better for learning skills on but there’s no denying that clipless are faster. That’s why they ban them in certain BMX races. Get clipped in but retain the support and feel of flatties with the Mallets.
Chromag HiFi 35mm V2 Stem –
£76.99 – £39.99
Save up to 48%! 35mm refers to the clamp diameter size. Having said that, this stem is also available in 35mm length (and 50mm). As such it makes for a ideal bit of upgrading over the stem that came on you off the peg mountain bike. Bargain bling.
100% Airmatic Fast Times jersey –
£39.99 – £14.99
Save up to 63%! That is not a typo. you can get this jersey – well, while stocks last, if you’re quick – for a penny shy off fifteen pounds. Short sleeves may not see the light of day much in the UK but if you pair them with a long sleeve base layer they can be perfect.
Ghost Hybride Kato FS 4 AL E-Bike –
£3,599.99 – £2,199.99
Save 39%! 2017 will go down in MTB history as the year the electric mountain bike came of age. This 140mm travel e-bike from Ghost sports a Shimano STEPS motor, loads of Shimano XT stuff and the rest of it is filled out with no-nonsense, upgrade over time, own-brand Ghost stuff.