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Under Test: Cirrus Cycles BodyFloat Seatpost

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Although suspension seatposts have been around for decades, they’ve fallen out of favor with performance-minded riders. While you can occasionally find them on low-end hybrids and on the backs of tandems, the basic design hasn’t really changed much. Cirrus Cycles aims to change all that with their BodyFloat seatpost. Using un-damped vertical motion, the BodyFloat post is designed to isolate the rider from the bicycle (and the accompanying bumps and vibration).

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Under Test: TomTom Bandit Camera

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POV action cameras make it easy to capture your adventures, but weeding out the less-than-epic footage is often a chore. That’s not the case with TomTom’s new Bandit camera. Built-in sensors automatically tag maximum speed, g-force, acceleration, deceleration, and vertical speed. A built-in media server makes sharing quick and easy, and the company’s mobile app features shake-to-edit functionality.

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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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