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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16

Jul

2014 Campagnolo Details

For the last couple months rumors have been floating around the internet about what changes will take place for Campag in 2014, most of these are true but have lacked details.  Finally we are able to show some pictures and give some details. Internal EPS Battery: The new EPS internal battery (available in both Record … Read More

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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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12

Jun

Crank Review #5

Welcome back to the 5th installment of the crank shootout. We are not going to include all of the previously tested cranks in this review but will keep the most relevant/current ones. We’ll also be writing new descriptions as many of the cranks have changed over the years. You can see older cranks here: Perhaps … Read More

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06

Jun

Bohemian Custom Track Bike

Frame / Fork: Bohemian Custom blended tubes Wheelset: Campagnolo Shama Tyres: Dugast Chainset: Campag Record Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record Levers: None Bars: Deda Pista Handlebar Tape: Soyo Stem: Bohm Headset Spacers: None Saddle: Flite Seatpost: C-Record Round Seatpost Clamp: Campagnolo Front Mech: None Rear Mech: None Chain: KMC Cassette: Campagnolo Brakes: None Bottle Cages: None Cable Sets: Shifter: None Brake: None … Read More

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20

May

Crumpton SL Red Candy

Crumpton SL with custom finishes on the bar, stem, seatpost and crank along with the frame and fork. Crumpton SL Build List (12.9 lbs) Frame / Fork: Crumpton SL Wheelset: Fairwheel Hand Built Rims: Enve 1.25 carbon Tubulars Hubs: Extralite Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray Skewers: Extralite Aliens3 Tyres: Conti GP4000 Chainset: Sram Red Bottom Bracket: PF30 Ceramic Upgrade Levers: DA Di2 Bars: Enve  Handlebar Tape: Lizard … 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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