Under Test: Silca Impero Ultimate Frame Pump

Silca’s $450 SuperPista Ultimate award-winning floor pump caused quite a stir when it was introduced last year. Not content to rest on their laurels, Silca has redefined the frame pump with their Impero Ultimate model. This ain’t your daddy’s Impero, either–the Ultimate features 100% metal construction and a 2-stage elastomer head that eliminates the need for fussy levers.

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Under Test: Paul Component Quick Release Skewers

While thru-axles may be all the rage, there are countless frames and forks that still utilize conventional quick-releases. For those frames and forks, Paul Component Engineering offers CNC-machined skewers that feature internal cams for smooth action, stainless steel rods, and 7075 aluminum ends. Paul skewers are available in 100 mm, 135 mm, 170 mm, and 190 mm sizes.

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