Posts written by Emiliano Jordan

2013

22

Jul

Interbike Sneak Peek: Tune / ENVE 8.9

I would have to say that these wheels turned out amazing. It’s hard to capture the effect of the spokes on camera but they’re a great effect once spun up.  The depth of the rim is going to be a contrast for the small tubed English aero road bike that they’re going on.  

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05

Jul

New from MCFK

We have few new products from MCFK coming on our next order. Here’s a quick sneak peak. Padded Saddle The new padded saddle takes their Carbon Saddle and adds about 21 grams of leather and padding making it one of the lightest padded saddles on the market. Expander Plug The MCFK Expander plug is an … Read More

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03

Jul

Absolute Black Chainrings

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be the sole North American distributor for Absolute Black. After months of test riding AbsoluteBlack has released two new mountain bike chainrings. Both are intended for single chainring use. The company says their new directional tooth profile will let you leave your chainguide at home, but more aggressive riding … Read More

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02

May

The final weight on our re-built hub was slightly under Alchemy's claimed weight.

Alchemy ORC-UL

Alchemy’s ORC-UL rear hub has been out on the market for a few weeks now and we, like a few other custom wheel builders, are completing our first builds with them.  Our initial impression was based on an early custom prototype made for a customer who’s extremely hard on wheels. We were impressed with how well it … Read More

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22

Apr

Parlee Z5, A Climber for the Colorado Rockies

Pearl Parlee Climber

The look of our latest Parlee Z5 custom bike builds reminds me of the classic bike builds I grew up lusting over, after it underwent a modern high performance evolution.  The clean traditional lines with classic box section rims accompanies components that I could only dream of as a kid.  Behind the EE brakes and Clavicula … Read More

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17

Apr

Worlds Lightest Bike, Interbike 2010

World’s Lightest Bike, Revisited

Over the last weekend CyclingNews reported on one of our old projects, the worlds lightest bike. This now seems like a good time for us to revisit this project as well.  It also seems like a good time to mention that this project is the inspiration for two of our upcoming Interbike projects.  No, we’re … Read More

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13

Apr

Wax Finish on the Parlee CX Frame

Wolf’s Parlee Cyclocross Bike

It’s April, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about ‘cross.  In fact we’re getting CX bikes ready for both those that are well prepared and those that can’t stay off of dirt roads no matter what time of year it is.  I believe this cross bike belongs to the later a … Read More

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03

Apr

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Mar

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