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This week in bike stuff: 15th July

Cyclist magazine
15 Jul 2016

New gear from Diamondback, Oakley, Rapha and Specialized.

Diamondback Haanjo Carbon

Diamondback's Haanjo series, which in its words is 'designed for discovery', has had a few higher-end models added to the range for even speedier gravel riding adventures. As well as the deal-breaking upgrade of three carbon frame options, the new Haanjo's also come with a revised endurance-orientated geometry, rear thru-axles, bar-end shifters and Hed Tomcat Disc wheels.

Oakley limited edition sunglasses

Oakley has launched a limited edition range of sunglasses, which combines the retro green colour of some of its first products with a more modern, clean, white. The trend for retro styles has been a big thing with sunglasses of late, and as well as the junction between old and new shapes, that hat tip can now be seen in the colourways.

Rapha Legends jerseys

When Rapha launched its three 'Legends' jerseys, the one pictured was to remember Chris Froome's victory on Mont Ventoux in 2013. Little did they know that the Briton's exploits that year would be surpassed in fame by his running up the mountain this year, but at least there's another two jerseys to accompany it - one in salute to Ian Stannard's 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad victory, the other Geraint Thomas' Paris-Nice win.

Specialized adventure bike and luggage

Specialized, not content with its pre-existing Diverge and Awol ranges, has added another range to its adventure division, with the Sequioa - a steel-framed bike that sits between the aforementioned two - making a timely appearance. As well as the bike though, Specialized have launched a complete bikepacking luggage set along with it, which its named Burra Burra. See our full run down here.

Cyclist issue 51

Hitting the stands next week is issue 51 of the magazine, which includes a ride above the clouds in Tenerife, a profile on Sir Chris Hoy as we near the Olympics, as well as lessons in how to become a better climber. Even if we do say so ourselves, it's an issue not to be missed.

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