Merritt just did a small run of these Oil Rubbed Bronze stems and they came out super good. There are only small amounts of these available for now, so go hit up your local Merritt dealer today if you want to get your hands on one.
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.
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.
Odyssey sent us a sneak peek at their new Galaxy seats which will be available pretty soon. Look’s like they’ve taken their Tripod seat and given it some out space flavour. Who’s betting they can put this on a pedal too?…
Tony Neyer has a bike check over on the Verde site where you can can a sneak peek at his upcoming signature Bars due out later this year. The Neyer Bar will be 9 Inches tall, and if Tony’s riding is anything to go by, will be darn near indestructible.
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
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 Conspiracy, Madera‘s Producer sunglasses and finally the Fly Bikes Manual brake lever. Head over to The Union for the full story on all these products.
Eclat‘s new Ridegstone Tires are now available with a Black sidewall and a bright Green or Blue tread. These are available now so go grab a set from your local Eclat dealer today before they are all gone!
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.
7075T6 alloy full CNC machined.
Spacing for half link chains
Black or Polished.
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Those burgundy and black T/A tires from Fit Bike Co. you may have seen on Brandon Begin’s bike earlier this year are out now! If you’re pick up a set act fast because they’re selling fast. Hit up your favorite shop or mail-order to get some. Available in 2.40″ and 2.30″.
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.
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
Back Sweep 11 °
Up Sweep 4 °
Cross Bar 0.75″
Weight 2.7 lbs (1.22 kg)
Eclat dropped a new promo featuring their Combo and Pivotal seats along with a few clips from Stevie Churchill. Check it out.
Charlie Crumlish is riding a prototype of his signature CharlieFU Frame coming soon from S&M Bikes. This US made beast features a super tall standover and comes in a heap of different top tube lengths including a long 21.4″ for giants like Charlie.
Stoked to hear that Mutiny are working on a re-issue of the Loosefer for the anniversary of Randy Taylor’s passing. The cool thing about this is that all profits will go to a suicide awareness charity which is awesome. Cant wait to see what it looks like!
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