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Under Test: Cirrus Cycles BodyFloat Seatpost

GRAVELBIKE.com gravel grinder Cirrus BodyFloat suspension seatpost Ergon saddle

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: 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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Under Test: The Service Course B.Y.O.B. Wash Kit

GRAVELBIKE.com gravel grinder The Service Course BYOB B.Y.O.B.

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If you currently clean your bike with a ragtag assortment of kitchen or household brushes, you owe it to yourself to check out the B.Y.O.B. Wash Kit from The Service Course. The kit’s brushes feature natural, tampico bristles, which according to The Service Course hold more water than synthetic bristles, and shed dirt and grease more easily. Add your own bucket, some water, and degreaser-of-choice and you’re good to go.

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