Spotted – Sunday Radocaster Frame

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Bikeguide is stoked, Sunday have a new frame in the works. Seen here is a sample, trans red, 20.5″ TT Sunday Radocaster frame is shipping out to AM rider Sharrif for testing. The Radocaster has a 75 HT, 71 ST, 11.5″ BB and 13.25″ chainstays. The frame will be available in 20.5 or 20.75″ tob tubes and features a much taller, 9″ standover height. Expect the Radocaster to be available later this year.

The Union- Products: Vol. 113

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For the 113th week running Kurt from The Union brings you a look into 5 popular components of which you could do worse than running on your own bike.  This week we get a glimpse at the new Raptor freecoaster from The Shadow Conspiracy, the limited edition French flag colourway Mini and Elite hubs from Profile Racing, the Octave fork from Sunday Bikes, the plastic Butter pegs from Cult, then we will wrap things up with the bearingless Senec plastic pedals from Kink.  Head over to The Union for more on these great parts.

Shadow Raptor Freecoaster Available Now

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The Shadow Raptor freecoaster hub is now available! Shadow have taken the traditional KHE style hub and put their own spin on it with a needle bearing driver and a new set of cone nuts. Go hit up your local shadow dealer today and start going backwards!

“We’ve taken the best features of the KHE internals and put them into one hub, along with some updated features that we feel will make it more durable and run with less resistance as well as have a consistent engagement – – Raptor CNC 6061 alloy hub shell – 14mm solid cro-mo male axle with 8mm hex broach – Cro-mo cones and inserts for durability – 9T 1pc CNC cro-mo driver with needle and cartridge bearings – Angular Contact Bearing and oversized cartridge in hub shell – Thrust bearing behind the clutch reduces drag during rollbacks” – 36H left or right drive – Weight: 23.2 oz. – Colors: black, raw polish

The Union- Products: Vol. 112

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I think it was raining cats and dogs last time I posted a Products feature from The Union too so it’s definitely long overdue…. I’m such a slacker.  This week Kurt has a closer look at Kyle Hart signature 4- piece Party bars from Subrosa, the City front hub from The Daily Grind, the brand spanking new Corvus rim from The Shadow ConspiracyMadera‘s Producer sunglasses and finally the Fly Bikes Manual brake lever.  Head over to The Union for the full story on all these products.

Colony Menace Sprocket

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Colony just sent over some info on Jourdon Barba’s signature Menace guard sprocket that has been tested for a while now. Seen here are the final prototype which will be available the end of August/Early September for Australia and the USA. They seem real stoked on how they came out and I’m sure you will too.

Specs:
7075T6 alloy full CNC machined.
25t only.
Spacing for half link chains
Black or Polished.

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Pedal Driven Cycles- The Slab Frame

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The Union posted this Product feature on their site where they take a look at the latest Hand-crafted U.S. built frame from ex-FBM frame builder, Dave Harrison at Pedal Driven.   He’s designed and built a street orientated frame dubbed The Slab of which has apparently been in the works for quite some time. The Slab comes with a snappy 75-degree head tube angle, classic 71-degree seat tube angle, a 11.625″ bottom bracket height, 9″ standover height and a chain stay length of 13.375″. This frame also features raised chain stays for extra grind clearance, head tube gussets on the top and down tubes, wider stays for 2.4″ tyres and 3/16″ heat-treated dropouts. Hit up the Pedal Driven website to find out more.

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Fit Dan Conway Savage Bars

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Dan Conway’s new signature Savage Bars from Fit are available now. These huge 9.85″ US made bars are out now in a bunch of colours and are Fit’s tallest bar yet.

100% “4Q Baked”, Heat Treated 4130 CrMo
Big Box Design
Straight Gauge .065″ Wall 4130 CrMo Tubing
Dual Radius Bends w/ large top bend to increase strength
Available in Matte Black, Chrome, Gloss Clear,Trans Ice Blue,Trans Gold
American Made

Rise 9.85″
Width 29″
Back Sweep 11 °
Up Sweep 4 °
Cross Bar 0.75″
Weight 2.7 lbs (1.22 kg)

Profile Hub Guard Guide.

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When I was younger putting pegs on your Profile hubs was seen as pure heresy but times have certainly changed in favour of you rail slayers out there.  To help clear up and avoid any confusion with the compatibility of Profile Racing‘s many hub guards, they released to following Q&A to help you determine what hub guard is right for you and your shiney new Profile or Madera hubs;  Continue reading