Category: Seat

Stranger Native Seat

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For those of you who have been sweating Stranger‘s Native pivotal seat since they first released the sneak peek back in September, the wait is finally over and you should eb able to pick one up from stranger dealers worldwide around now.

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• Custom sublimated pattern
• Matching hat available
• Fat Pivotal base

Spotted – Fit Tripod Seat

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Its look’s like Fit have decided to join the masses and do their very own Tripod compatible seat. Spotted on Troy Blair’s new bike check is a look at their prototype which will be available on soem of their 2015 complete bikes as well as separately. Is it me or does it have a Tommy Dugan vibe to it hmmm?…

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Carson Leh Seats Promo

Damn this is rad. If you liked the look of Carson Leh’s custom leather seats we posted last week, you should make sure you check out this rad promo video he just released giving you an in depth look at what he does.

Carson Leh has been making custom leather bicycle seats and cycling accessories for 4 years. He started in 2010 recovering torn BMX saddles and in 2013 he founded Leh Seats. He not only manufactures leather bike saddles and handle bar tape, but has recently branched out with new leather goods such as Macbook cases. He produces small production run leather goods for contract in the USA. Filmer Brian Chace of www.chaceproductions.com visited his Austin based workshop this winter to speak with him about his work and inspiration from brogue wingtip dress shoe and boot making. This short film shows the process of one of his custom made BMX seats. Each BMX seat is guaranteed for life against tears. You can find him at www.lehseats.com or on Instagram @lehseats.

Carson Leh Custom Seats

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Carson Leh is a name I had been seeing pop up a lot this past year. I first saw his beautiful handcrafted leather covered seats a few years ago and was actually one of the first things I ever posted on the site. I’ve always been really excited by custom work, especially with things that take time and dedication to learn. Carson’s seats are of an incredibly high quality and are made to order and available directly off his website.

He recently got in touch and sent over some photos of his latest masterpieces. Click through to check out some of the best custom leatherwork BMX has ever seen.  Continue reading

Product Focus – Federal Spring 2014

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Ever since the very birth of the brand, the guys at Federal Bikes always manage to refine their product range with every season. From subtle colour changes, all the way through to brand new signature products, Federal never seem to disappoint when it comes to releasing a new season of products. This week the guys in Hastings are showing off their Spring/Summer drop of Frames and Parts which will be available worldwide at the beginning of next month including Stevie Churchill’s signature Bar.

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Exclusive – Kink Stealth Pivotal Seats

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Our friends at Kink Bikes just hit us up with an exclusive first look at their new Stealth Pivotal Seat system which they have been working on for a few years now.

I first saw the idea when they had it on show at Interbike two years ago and was intrigued as to how it works. With the pivotal bolt tightening from directly under the seatpost, it removes the need for a slit on the top of the seat giving it a much cleaner look. Matt from Kink got in touch and explained their new take on the Pivotal system.

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The Union Products: Vol. 96

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Getting close to the centenary edition now…. Kurt over at The Union shows us through the following components for the 96th ‘Products‘ section; the BTR cassette hub from The Shadow Conspiracy, the Stratos top load stem from Stolen Bikes, the Knox guard sprocket from Sunday, the Badge pivotal seat from Madera and finally Chase DeHart’s signature Butter frame from Cult.  Go on, go and have a good ol’ drool.

Spotted – Federal Tripod Seat

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I spotted this gem at weekend on the one and only Mad Jon‘s new ride. He was riding a sample of Federal‘s entry into the Tripod Seat market. Using the new updated Tripod seat base that a lot of brands are starting to use now, this seat will be available wordlwide this Summer. Just as I was about to post this, Stu from Seventies hit me up with some more info on what the production version will look like.

“At the moment it looks as if it’s going to be available in Camo (with Black embroidery) and Black with White embroidery. So in short; not the sample Royal version seen here. Both of these seats will be available late July/early August.”

Be sure to follow us on Instagram for more exclusive product sneak peeks like this…

Spotted – Stress Camo UBS Seat

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Russian brand Stress just posted up some photos of their new UBS Camo pivotal seat which will be available this Summer. Let’s be honest who doesn’t love camo these days? This thing uses a nice and fat piovtal base with a tough camo upper with Kevlar on the front and rear to prevent any tears or damage your seat may suffer when things get loose…

Get a closer a look after the jump…

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Custom Cult X Native Leather Seats

Is a cow’s ass beef? Not necessarily… Native Bike‘s James Covington has certainly been busy, he recently came through with these absolutely beautiful custom/limited edition, real leather ‘Dak’ and ‘Dehart’ seats for Cult which are now available through Cult’s Online Store while stocks last.  I think to say these will go quickly is a huge understatement…

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