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Day 2 Randoms from Core Bike 2022

Mar 21, 2022
by Ed Spratt  


We are back with more fresh tech from the 2022 Core Bike show just a stones throw away from the home of British Formula 1, Silverstone. You can check out the latest tech from day one here, but scroll down for some of the goods we spotted on day two.

Nukeproof

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Nukeproof didn't have too much to show at this year's Core but it had brought along a new bike carrying bag. The Nukeproof Horizon universal bike cover is designed to help protect your ride when it is being stored at home, in the car or potential while uplifting. Nukeproof developed the bag to fit most 26,27 and 29" bikes and costs £99.99.

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Alongside its new bike bag Nukeproof also had its new replacement jockey wheels that should cost around £19.99.



Forme

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UK brand Forme were at the show this weekend displaying its updated range of bikes including new eMTBs. Forme say its bikes are designed to handle UK conditions and each model is named after an area around its Derbyshire base. The frames feature a grid reference to their namesake hidden around the frame.

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Altura

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Altura launched its new recycled jerseys this weekend with a new range featuring 100% recycled polyester fabric. The material starts as plastic bottles and is then turned into a useable material to produce the new jerseys. Altura will have a long sleeve jersey for £45, a short sleeve priced at £35 and a Women's version for £40.



Pirelli

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We don't have any exact details but we spotted a new prototype enduro tire coming from Pirelli. The one we saw was carrying the message 'Not for Riding' but it appears like we won't have to wait too long for a final version as we were told a release is coming soon.

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Peatys

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Peatys were showing off some of its new products launched over the past few months including its new beechwood brushes that also come packaged in recycled cardboard and natural Jute string. The set of brushes costs £35 or they can be purchased separately for between £8.99 to £12.99. Alongside this they had the new cleaning cloths made from 100% organic bamboo, these cost £14.99 for a pack of three.



Rockstop

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Offering frame protection, Rockstop had its frame guard, tire insert and chainstay protector to take a closer look at. The downtube protector is made out of a high shock absorbing polymer with a built-in aluminium plate moulded inside for an added level of protection. Rockstop claims the weight is 90g for a protector designed for aluminum frames, 120 grams for carbon frames and 200 grams for the eMTB protector. A frame protectors costs from £45.

Rockstop also had its tire insert that is made from a polyurethane blown elastomer and it uses a low profile design with cutouts to allow sealant to flow better around the rim. Each insert weighs around 240 grams and costs £65. We also saw a new chainstay protector from Rockstop and while there are not many details we were told it will bid sold for between £30 and £40 when it is released.

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RRP

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While RRP had nothing new on display at the show this weekend we were able to get a glimpse at a future new product. Hiding behind the scenes was a new rear mudguard that offers increased coverage over the current ProGuard Rear, what we saw was a very rough 3D print of the final product but it shouldn't be too long before we see a final release version of the rear mudguard.



Thok

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No new eMTBs from Thok were at the show but to help combat the continuing parts shortage it now sells chassis builds with either Ohlins or DVO suspension for around £5399. The build also includes a very fancy wooden chest full of plenty of goodies to help with your new bike build.

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Forestal

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It's been nearly a year since Forestal gave us all of the details on its range of eMTBs but thanks to a new deal with UK distributor Silverfish we got to see the new bikes in person for the first time with some pretty fancy paintjobs. You can check out an in-depth look at the bikes here.

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DMR

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DMR had some fresh color options at Core with a new polished version of its Axe mountain bike cranks and a special edition liquid camo version of its Wingbar MK4 and Vault flat pedals. There was also a galaxy color options for its popular Deathgrips.

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89 Comments
  • 110 10
 1 - Pay premium for a carbon frame to save a few grams
2 - spend more cash to add a 120 gram frame protector
3 - ???
4 - PROFIT
  • 22 36
flag TylerG96 (Mar 21, 2022 at 8:05) (Below Threshold)
 i get carbon for the ride quality, not the weight.
  • 23 36
flag warmerdamj FL (Mar 21, 2022 at 8:20) (Below Threshold)
 1. Make poorly thought out comment about carbon on pb.
2. Realize that people put on fenders to stay dry regardless of the material their bike frame is made out of.
3.???
4. Im still thinking ???
  • 47 2
 @TylerG96: I got it for the sense of superiority
  • 36 2
 I get aluminum for the ride quality, not the weight.
  • 33 2
 I get steel for the ride quality, not the weight.
  • 28 0
 I get wood for the ride quality, not the weight.
  • 25 0
 I get Titanium because of Paypal credit, not the weight.
  • 17 11
 I get Bitches because I don't like dudes
  • 15 0
 @8tom8: I get wood for pretty much anything, including a stiff breeze.
  • 5 3
 Lol I see Pinkbike is heavily split on whether people use fenders to stay dry or not! How grams of water do you think that fender keeps off your clothes too? The carbon conspiracy grows deeper....
  • 3 0
 @warmerdamj: any closer to what you were thinking?

Phase 1: buy carbon and fenders
Phase 2: steal all the underwear
Phase 3: ????
Phase 4: profit
  • 5 0
 @Dem628: there's only 3 steps to the underwear gnomes plan, you're over complicating it.
  • 1 1
 5- One year later your plastic water bottle wears a hole through your frame due to friction
  • 5 1
 lmao carbon ride quality I found the roadie you guys.
  • 60 3
 If you put your bike in a bag for the uplift, you shouldn't be on an uplift.
  • 22 1
 I'm sure the driver and all the other customers will be more than happy to stand there while you piss around getting your bike ready. It should only cost them about 3 runs over the course of a day, can't see any objections to that.
  • 4 0
 At least you know where to find a bunch that have been used only once... At the top of the uplift! Start charging a few to have them sent back down the lift!
  • 15 0
 @justinfoil: or simply leave them installed all the time, saving time cleaning the bike & replace every ride...
  • 4 0
 I'm going to use the bag in whistler for clout
  • 1 0
 I've just seen a picture of the downtube on the 2022 carbon Mega in the Tech Briefing post and now fully understand why they'd want to cover it.
  • 43 0
 THOK WANT PARTS
  • 18 1
 THOK NO LIKEY PEDAL PEDAL BIG HILLS
  • 10 0
 Big Thok Energy
  • 39 0
 Are the Altura jerseys for Star Trek Fans?
  • 3 0
 @hambobet: thank you for this
  • 4 0
 If it makes a chiseled mannequin look like it has man boobs, what hope is there for the rest of us normal dad bods?!

@hambobet thank you for letting us know that if we wear red, we will be dead within the first moments of the episode. RIP red Jersey wearers
  • 1 0
 Underrated comment
  • 22 0
 Still can't abide the Bike Cleaning Scam that companies are engaging in. OK, maybe not scam, but certainly preying on people's ignorance. You can't do better than the various size/shapes of basic natural Tampico bristled brushes that Home Depot has, along with a cheap Tampico bristle spoke/cone brush. Then a bottle of the cheapo carnauba wash/wax from the auto section at Walmart. Under $20 for a full kit and you won't run out of wash for easily 2 seasons, if not many more.
  • 3 1
 I hate to break it to you but WalMart car waxes barely have any carnauba in them. Try P21S if you want some good wax. Meg's spray detailer works really well on glossy bikes if you're not one to overpay on Bike Lust.
  • 4 2
 Not saying this is always the case, but I was recently blown away when I got a matte spray cleaner from a major bike/moto brand. I was using basic soap and water to occasionally get the dirt off and there must have been a lot of residue left over. One spray and a wipe with microfiber and my 5 yr old matte frame looked brand new. Sometimes, probably not always, but sometimes companies know what they're talking about.
  • 2 0
 A ceramic coating left over from my cars makes my bikes stay amazingly clean. I’ve even had major success using rain x as a protectant.
  • 2 0
 @GTscoob: Yea, I know, but it's just a little more than simply using Dawn, which honestly works great too.
  • 4 0
 Ah but it says peaty on it so has to be held above reproach and promoted how ever over priced it is
  • 2 0
 @kubikeman: Maxima SC-1 is the best matte bike detailer I've found. It's suspension lube first and foremost but also makes matte bikes look great.
  • 1 0
 @CM999: muc-off 2.0
  • 2 0
 @GTscoob: this is the way
  • 21 0
 Great mix of underexposed and overexposed photos, great job!
  • 4 3
 @motdrawde The photo OCD in me was triggered too. How's it so hard to get it right with phones basically taking all the skill out of it? Heck, fix in post, if nothing else!
  • 4 1
 pretty soon you will have to subscribe in order to get half decent photos.
  • 15 2
 "Mike, do you want to buy an e-bike?"
Tyson: "I'm thcared of an electric Thok!"
  • 3 0
 "Your Thor? I can hardly thtand up!"
  • 2 0
 * you're
  • 14 0
 Nukeproof bag doesn't even fit on their own bike!
  • 5 0
 Got excited bc I'm in the market for a bike bag to fly with. Then I saw more pics and read on. It's less of a "bag" and more of two large pads velcro-ed together. Seems pretty pointless.
  • 1 0
 I just wrap my bike in a blanket
  • 11 0
 Nukeproof - How did you know I'm in the market for jocky wheels? I mean, some that don't cost 45 - 400 dollars, yesssss!!
  • 14 4
 What happened to e bike filter . E bikes are great for commuting. meat power for me. Not into motor bikes .
  • 6 1
 on the Forestal is there any way for mud and stones to escape from the gap between teh linkage/swingarm and the frame? all i can see is a perfect pocket for a stone and mud to chomp/grind its way through that lovely shiney carbon.
  • 31 4
 Forestal are not for riding. You park it on your Yacht next to your Peleton.
  • 1 1
 Have a look at the details in the linked story from last year. It's open on the non drive side.
  • 2 2
 It has a small fender that prevents mud from getting in there. I tell you because I have one and the mud does not give me problems.
  • 2 0
 @JamesR2026: the story with dark bikes on black backgrounds? And one closeup with a white background but with such a short focus the only thing not blurry is the featureless shock shaft? Not really useful.
  • 1 0
 @JamesR2026: not on the animations on their website its not. the shock in open on the non driveside but hte swingarm and linkage acts as a pocket for crud
  • 4 0
 Apropos to nothing, with the placement of the article subtitle and the bikes' dark toned paint and graphics, I thought the name might be "FORESKIN." And then I saw the air shock placement relative to the top tube and was certain it was.
  • 7 0
 Öhlins OEM everywhere, seem to be the only ones still able to deliver something somewhat quick.

- Prime
- Raaw
- Scor
- YT
- Commencal
- that Ebike above
- ?
  • 2 0
 Privateer too
  • 2 0
 @melonhead1145: and canfield
  • 9 0
 £9-13 for a brush? Go home Peatys, you're drunk.
  • 9 0
 My favorite color is ham
  • 4 0
 I've been using the Rockstop tyre inserts for over two years now (had them in both 27.5 and 29) and they are absolutely great! No issue with soaking up sealant like some inserts and not a single rim ding this whole time. Would definitely recommend, and they are a reasonable price too!
  • 2 0
 Are they pretty firm? Looks like they have a nice supportive bead (in a good way). Curious how they install compared to cushcore, as well.
  • 4 0
 @iduckett: I run the Rockstop inserts and they are dead easy to install. They feel predictable so you can almost forget they are there . I really like them .
  • 2 0
 @iduckett: I've never installed Cushcore, so I can't compare... but I've always found installing Rockstop insert super easy. Always successfully inflated the tire with a track stand pump too, no compressor required... I think the insert helps seat the bead. They have installation guidance viedos online like all the others too.
  • 3 0
 so how does THOK work? You order an EMtb and then get a frame and a wooden box with loads of parts (not to forget the kickstand), in order to source the missing stuff yourself? A bit like Lego, but much more hassle?
  • 5 0
 How overbuilt is that Forme that a Zeb looks like a Sektor noodle
  • 1 0
 But yet, still looks like it would crack on the first big drop you hit.
  • 1 0
 Hey this Forme bike is exactly the same as Decathlon (French sporting goods retailer) e-bike called Stilus E-AM v2. The same chineese manufacturer but different logo? WTF ? In Poland this decathlon bike costs arround 3600 euro..
  • 4 1
 As a guy who is always keen on new tyres I quite like the look of those Pirellis
  • 1 0
 The pirelli scorpion s emtb tyres I'm currently running are good pretty much everywhere, and very very good in the typical UK winter conditions of Lancashire.
  • 1 0
 I haven't tried their enduro tyres, but their XC tyres have been excellent. I couldn't get Maxxis because of supply issues about two years ago and the shop suggested Pirellis. Rolling, grip, puncture resistance, everything. I've very rarely been so stoked about a product. Will try their enduro tyres when my all the Minions I bought die.
  • 1 0
 The Nukeproof narrow-wide jockey wheels interest me the most. Lol. Good price and have bearings rather than bushings. The aluminum jockey wheels make noise and cause inconsistent shifting because there is too much play.
  • 1 0
 What are you meant to with the Nike proof bag thing when you get to the top of the uplift? I don’t suppose it packs down smaller enough for your oh so trendy frame strap or hip pack
  • 3 0
 looks like somebody's been riding those tires that are not for riding...
  • 4 0
 That Ho On Krack?
  • 3 0
 Wait, is that peatys toilet brush?
  • 2 0
 Not much real info out there on Forestal, other than their marketing. Would be nice to get some real unbiased reviews.
  • 2 0
 It´s an awesome bike, but I´m biased because I own one.
  • 3 0
 Those pirelli tires look like they have some heavy smoke/dart influence.
  • 2 0
 love smokin darts
  • 1 0
 Nukeproof's bike bag for storage seems perfect for anyone living in a uptight Vancouver apartment/condo with "no bikes inside/on elevators" policy.
  • 2 0
 Great to see the new forme range of bikes named after the area. The forme Grey sky and forme Mud puddle will be awesome
  • 1 0
 Plot twist; RRP were showing the finished product in a new to mtb print-your-own distribution model.
  • 2 0
 Anyone know what that rear tire is on the grey double crown fork Forestal?
  • 1 0
 Hm, maybe a HR2?
  • 1 0
 Panaracer Romero







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