LESS RAIN, MORE SUN, DRY ROAD, NEW KIT, AND A SPRING CLEAN OF THE MACHINE.
Condor staff have picked their latest must have essentials for Spring 2010. Here's a run down of what is being ridden and rated at the moment.
What? Garmin Edge 500
Who's got it? Ben (Designer) and Greg (Store Manager)
Why? Compact size, most of the functions of a Garmin Edge 705, but in a smaller unit. Simple and better twist on mount. Updated software, plenty of training and ride data at your finger tips.
Price? £249.99 - This bundle includes heart rate monitor, cadence and speed sensors, and UK mapping. Bundles are available without the additional sensors.
What? Condor Track Grips
Who's got it? Sammy (Sales Team) and Fish (Head Mechanic)
Why? Foul weather is over chance to spruce up the bike ready for sunny commutes to work or a spin round the track.
Price? £5.99 - Available in black, blue, purple, red, green, white, orange, brown.
What? Sidi Dragon Ergo 2
Who's got it? Er, no one, because they are quite pricey, but everyone wants them!
Why? The ultimate in commuter comfort. Fantastic looks and lightweight shoe. The perfect cyclo-cross, towpath and mountain bike shoe. Best for chilling out in the beer garden after work and not having to worry about landing flat on your face thanks to recessed cleats.
Price? £249.99 - In stock from sizes 39 to 45 (Euro)
What? Coloured tyres from Michelin (Pro 3) and Continental (GP4000)
Who's got it? Rachel P has blue (Rapha Condor Women's Team), Claire has red (Communications), Ben has white (Designer).
Why? Less tread, more speed, and a splash of colour adds some personality!
Price? From £31.99 - In stock in every colour imaginable
What? Rapha Women's Stowaway Jacket
Who's got it? Claire (Communications), Belinda (Customer Relations)
Why? Okay, even though it's spring, it can still be a bit cool in the mornings, and there is a chance of an April shower. Rapha have taken the classic Stowaway and changed the cut and the fit to make the garment women's specific.
Price? £165.00 - In stock in store, available in red or cream