Reed Stark’s signature Safari Pedal from BSD is now available. Head over to the BSD site for more info on these super grippy badboys!
“Reed has been talking about this pedal idea for as long as he’s been on BSD. He noticed that when a bike falls to the ground, the corner pins on plastic pedals grind and break off. The Safari pedal is designed with extra pins in these high impact areas to ensure the pedal stays grippy after withstanding severe abuse. The optimal pin placement, hexagonal pin shape, and knurling all combine to make this one of the most durable, effective plastic pedals in the market.”
BSD dropped the all new version of Kriss Kyle’s signature Passenger pivotal seat and it looks to be in stock at all your favourite shops and distributors this week. The Passenger seat comes in a dark red, leather brown, grey and black leather-effect vinyl cover with an embossed BSD logo on all four colour options. Hit up your local BSD dealer or have your favourite shop call one of their worldwide distros and order you one of these perches for you.
More Tommy Dugan signature products coming soon from Odyssey. Seen here is a sneak peek at his signature tire which will be available in both 2.40 and 2.30. It also look’s like Tommy has given a topload stem a go, he’s running a one-off camo sample of Sean Sexton’s Stem that he must have found at the OTX design office in Austin…
Odyssey‘s very popular Chase Hawk Tires are now available in Grey with a Black reflective stripe making them not only stand out over a Black tire, but also reflective and safer at night, perfect for those late night street rides. Expect to see these available from Odyssey dealers worldwide pretty soon in 2.20″ and 2.40″.
Wear in, not wear out, the new Merritt SL1 leather seat is a super clean and strong pivotal seat with a genuine leather cover and simple branded leather center patch. If brown leather isn’t your thing, the black kevlar version will also be super durable and has the same clean leather patch. Head over to merrittbmx.com for more info.
Next month Mutiny are bringing out Grant Castelluzzo’s signature street steed dubbed the Obscura frame. This frame is built to move, with super short 13″ slammed seat stays, lofty 11.8″ high bottom bracket and a tight 75 degree head angle, you could turn this thing on a penny.
Despite the super responsive ‘new-age’ frame design, the Mutiny Obscura keeps it’s clean, simple stylings intact with a high 8.8″ standover height and 70 degree head tube. On top of that it comes with a whole world of features like ovalised tubes, investment-cast seat clamp, double head tube gussets, heat treated tubing where it counts and no brake hardware anywhere to keep it looking slick. Check out the full specs after the jump. Continue reading
The next coaster related news of the day comes from Stranger who posted this snap of their soon-to-be-released switchable freecoaster/cassette hub. From the name we can tell this is going to adopt the newer and lighter retention ring system (used by Kink, Vocal, etc) rather than KHE licenced internals. More info and mysterious instagram snaps as they come.
Bored of oil slick parts yet? Nah, I didn’t think so… Primo released this photo of the soon-to-be-dropped oil slick version of their already popular Freemix hub. If you need the low down on the Freemix’s internal workings and hub guard compatibility you can read more here on Primo’s site.
Here’s a look at Tommy Dugan ‘s signature Fang Sprocket from Odyssey which is shipping now. These badboys will be available in Black and Polished in 25, 28 and 30t sizes.
Spotted here on their Instagram page is a look at Cinema‘s new FX Freecoaster hub that Corey Martinez has been testing for a while. No word on the specs yet, but the hub will be available in both LHD and RHD both as a hub or laced up to their 777 rim. Look out for this thing dropping later this Summer.
Primo‘s Pro seat will be available soon in Camo. Whilst there are a few Camo seats out now, I’m really into the grippy side panels which are bound to help a bunch when throwing the bars. Look out for this and a bunch of other new Primo products dropping later this year.
The new Odyssey La Guardia sprocket will be hitting your local shop any day now. The successor of the popular Million Dollaer Sprocket, the La Guardia isn made from 7075 aluminium, will come in either 25t or 28t sizes, and will be available in black or silver.
Interesting to see if Odyssey bring out a socket-drive version of this one after the sneak peeks we’ve seen…
Cinema tweakers and movie fiends rejoice (I know my twisted ass is) here, my little droogs, we have lashings of ultra-rare Cult OS frames with decals inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s cult film A Clockwork Orange.
Only 20 of these are being made (10 in 20.75″ TT and 10 in 21″ TT lengths) and they are only available through Australian Cult dealers as well as 20Twenty BMX in Scotland. These frames also come with a sticker pack and a limited edition snapback hat to boot.
The original Demolition X Markit Seats has to be one of the most popular pivotals of all time, I swear I cant go a day without seeing someone riding one! Well the boys have done a new version which uses the same Denim cover as their Tripod version, as well as using an updated stronger pivotal base. These are available now from Demolition dealers worldwide, go cop one!
Wethepeople have been busy bees recently and the fruits of their labour are starting to come to… erm…. fruition. Here we have a sneak preview of the yet-to-be-released Helix freecoaster hub (yeah that’s right kids, oil slick hub shell…) as seen on their Facebook page;
‘We took the tried and tested features from the best freecoasters to date and then developed our very own patented clutch retention system making this thing the most durable and reliable freecoaster of it’s kind. Paired up with our new freecoaster hub guards, the Helix hub will take you backwards in style and hold up to any peg abuse that comes it’s way.’
Being a purist at heart, you’re unlikely to see me trading in my cassette for a freecoaster but if any coaster could sway me into riding backwards on the regular, I think it might be this one…. as long as it comes in black. No solid word on when this hub will hit the shops for Joe Public to buy but word on the streets says it’ll be soon. Watch this space.
Odyssey never fails to disappoint with their pedal colorways. These Crackled PC Pedals will be out soon in Black, Green and Orange. Kinda looks like molten glass or some wild Lord Of The Rings prop but will be available from your local Odyssey dealer real soon.
Check out the Cult Dehart 2.40″ Tires in both Gum, and the new colours White and Drak Gum which will be available in September on all of their Tires. This Dark Gum colour is a closer match to their grips and also the colour you will find on the gummy sole of a Vans shoe, which means you can expect to see the Vans tire get the same treatment…
MERRITT TRIFECTA TOOL from Merritt Bmx on Vimeo.
Merritt are the latest brand to join the war against carrying a back-breaking bag of tools with this tidy little offering; the Trifecta tool…
MERRITT TRIFECTA TOOL from Merritt Bmx on Vimeo.
‘The Trifecta multi-tool is a simple, pocket size, and inexpensive tool that is perfect for the most common fixes. Includes a 17mm socket, 6mm and 8mm allen keys in an assembled packaged, so there are no parts to lose. Includes velcro straps to attach to frame.’
The Merritt Trifecta tool is in stock now and looks to retail at around 35 dollars according to their Facebook page.
So it turns out that vegetables make awesome colours for bikes. Here is the new “carrot orange” colorway of JJ Palmere’s signature Frame from Fiend BMX that’ll be out soon. This thing looks amazing.
More wild Seat and Hat combos from the boys at Stranger. First Native, then Tomorow, now this crazy Tie Dye kit which will be available soon with both Pivotal and Tripod Seats and a 5 pannel cap.