This is definitely one of the highlights of today - Morewood's brand new Jabula 170mm bike. Using Dave Weagle's Split Pivot suspension system, its clean lines and exquisite detailing make for a stunning bike.
Here are some more close-ups of the suspension. The big news is the concentric main pivot at the base of the shock, it's the the Iron Horse Sunday, used. It means they can mount the shock with less material, saving weight and the force from the shock all goes directly down into the frame and isn't deflect at different angles. To accommodate this they had to modify the shape of the seattube to fit around the shock.
Acros has two new pedals on display, the first was this, the SL, weighing in at 344g for the pair with a chromo axle.
Then there is it's bigger brother, the SL ti, the titanium axle shaves the weight down to just 286g for the pair (although the fake scales disagree with the catalogue information).
Reset Racing had this cool little gadget on display - the Air Port Pro. It screws on to the end of your shock pump to save you losing air when you take the pump off the valve.
Reset also had this, the simply named Pedal 3. It is definitely the most intricate pedal we've seen on display so far and the ti axle version weights 308g.
This is the Pedal 3's little brother, the Pedal 2. The regular Pedal 2 is only 288g, although they wouldn't tell us just how much lighter this carbon version was. Admittedly you probably wouldn't want to try smashing down a World Cup downhill track on these but the old school/new school combo of purple anodising and carbon kinda did it for us.
Gensis' first full suspension bike, the Grapil, looks like a fun little trail weapon. With relaxed angles, 120mm travel out back and 140mm up front, this looks like the perfect thing for ripping around UK trail centres on.
If you follow BMX racing, you'll appreciate how cool this is: Khalen Young's custom Troy Lee D3 that he wore to compete in the London Olympics this summer. It's even got the scuff marks on it from where smashed himself into the ground still on it.
Troy Lee were also showing off a replica of the kit Khalen usually races in, the SE Pro gear. Where it's different to a lot of their kit is that this is designed for bikes so, for example, it doesn't have the leather reinforcement on the knees.
New for 2013 from Troy Lee will also be these Ruckus shorts, which are aiming to be a well-priced trail short that comes with a good quality liner.
These SE Pro Gloves are focused on feel, there is no protection here as it would restrict the movement. On the palm is super supple Pittards Flex leather for the best feedback.
DT had this very sexy X313 shock on display. Sure, it's bit XC for our tastes, but how nice is the carbon fibre outer? it also only weighs a feather-light 149g.
SDG have gone big on colour for next year, livening their range up with the Shibuya, Anthem and Matrix colour schemes. The Shibuya is the neon colours, based on a fashionable district of Tokyo (and they got the surf board custom-painted to match), the Anthem is the patriotic stars and stripes affair and the Matrix (not pictured here) is a more subdued black and white pattern. Their circuit saddles have had some tweaks following feedback from top enduro racer, Remy Absalon. At the bottom is their World Champs edition for Specialized.