BSD dropped this guide to their new Spring 2014 product line which will be arriving worldwide next month. Worth noting the Raider Frame in Space Ghost Purple, Alex D Donnasqueak Tires and the new 14mm Back Street Pro Hubs…
David Grant’s signature BSD Raider frame will be available in the appropriately named “Space Ghost Purple” on the next delivery which lands in March. BSD always kill it on the colourways and this one looks amazing…
With lots of people struggling to size up to a full 20 inch wheeled bike, BSD decided to release an 18 inch version of their popular ‘Passenger‘ frame for those who want a nice modern feeling steed that’s just been scaled down for younger riders. Here are the all important specs;
Toptube length: 18.2″
Headtube angle: 75°
Seattube angle: 69°
Rear end length: 12.5″ – 12.925″
BB height: 10.5″
Standover height: 8.4″
Weight: 4.3 lbs
Colours: Trans Gold, Flat Red, BlackExternal DT and TT gussets.
Super wide rear end for fat tyres.
Internally relieved headtube.
Built in seatclamp.
Mid bottom bracket.
Removable brake hardware.
Here you can get a better idea of how an 18″ measures up to a 20″. Man, I wish I had one of these as a kid… The 18″ Passengers are out now so get your local bike shop to order one in for you.
Boom. Our friends at BSD just hit us up with an EXCLUSIVE first look at the new Alex Donnachie Tires that they have been working on and you might have seen pop up on some of the bike checks they have been doing with the team recently.
Get a closer look at the tires and find out more here.
David Grant has a bike check up on the BSD site where you can see what he’s riding at the moment. Be sure to check out the exclusive interview we did with David HERE a few months back about his signature Raider Frame and Bars that he rocking here. Also worth noting the prototype Alex D BSD Tires that David and a lot of the team are riding at the moment.
This is rad. To help them celebrate their 10 year anniversary, the Source BMX shop in the UK have been pumping out a line of limited edition collab products with some of their favourite brands. The latest addition is this BSD Race Top Load Stem which features a bottle opener built into the front (just like the old FBM Bottleneck Stem) and comes wrapped in a beer cozzie to seal the deal.
Strictly limited numbers of these have been made so hit up The Source today to grab your self something a little bit special and support one of the best BMX shops going.
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We got a sneak preview of this one at Interbike back in September, but it looks like the new “Whereizona” version of Tony Malouf’s signature Beverage Frame from BSD is out now.
This frame features Arizona Ice Tea themed graphics and a metallic orange color. You can check out more photos and all of the specs over on the BSD site or you can pick one up for $329.99 on Dan’s Comp or have your local shop in the U.S get a hold of QBMX or SNAP in the UK to get you one ordered up today!
Another week, another exclusive BSD interview up on The Merged. Kriss Kyle’s much anticipated new signature frame ‘The Passenger‘ from BSD is now available worldwide. To coincide with the release of this incredible promo video filmed and edited by Dave Sowerby, this week we hit up main man Grant Smith to find out what went into making Kriss’ new frame a reality. Put the kettle one, and take a seat.
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Back in September it was announced that BSD would also be distributed by Animal Bikes in the U.S along with their existing distributor, QBMX. Animal just received their first shipment of product, so if you’re on the east coast and are in need of some fresh BSD gear, go have your local shop give them a call.
David Grant has one of the most memorable and enjoyable riding styles around. After getting on the BSD pro team in 2011, David now has his own signature Frame and Bar which are both available now. Following up from his amazing Frame promo that just dropped, we decided to have a quick catch up with David and find out more about his signature Frame, and what went into designing it.
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In case you haven’t been paying attention as of recently, BSD have been straight up killing it. Originally born out of one rider designing his own Sprockets and machining a small run for a few friends, in a matter of years the Scottish based company has rapidly grown into one of the more productive and exciting brands in the sport.
BSD has an extensive product line which is designed and tested with the input of one of the most dialed teams in BMX. The brand’s founder and main man in charge Grant Smith, hit us up and sent over a selection of their latest products for us to have a closer look at. From rim tape to investment cast Forks, BSD have you covered for pretty much any part you could need for your bike, take a look at some of what’s new for this year.
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Dan Paley has a sweet bike check over on the BSD site. Go check out his WZA V3 which is sporting prototype BSD 2.4″ “Donnasqueak” tires and the street ready 14mm female cassette hub which we spotted at Interbike.
“I’ve been testing the prototype 14mm female hub and couldn’t be happier. It’s got a pre installed ratchet washer so the pawls in the driver don’t wobble out and cause your hub to skip when pedalling. It’s also got slightly larger bearings and a more oversized appearance than the backstreet hub, without going too OTT. It has aluminium cones for lightness with chromo centres so it keeps the hub as light as possible without sacrificing functionality, along with a new engraved logo this thing is looking fresh and ready for some hammers.”
We have an exclusive feature on this new hub dropping soon. Hit us up on Facebook with any direct questions and we’ll put it to Grant to drop the knowledge.
Spotted HERE over on their Instagram, it looks like BSD are adding Tires to their ever expanding product line up. The “Donnasqueaks’ will be tech shredder Alex Donnachie’s first signature part from te scottish brand and will feature a tough, all-round tread that measures up at a huge 2.4″. No word on colour options (interesting to see if they will come in the Gum colour option that the Cult tires do..), expect to see them on the both at Interbike in a couple of week’s time.
Tony Malouf’s signature Beverage Seat from BSD is now available. Fat Pivotal design with Embossed ‘Beverage’ graphics on an elimination Leather cover, the Beverage Seat is available in either Black or Red. Check out this sweet promo video Tony put together below.
Much to the delight of a lot of people, the guys at BSD have a few new products out just in time for the Summer. BSD have been on a roll this past year, producing some absolutely stunning web edits from all over the world so it’s great to see that they haven’t slowed down on the product development side of things.
Probably the most anticipated of these new products are David Grant’s signature Raider Bars which after a short wait are now available. The Raider Bars feature a massive 10″ rise and are made from multi-butted post weld heat treated 4130 for a maximum strength to weight ratio, making them much lighter than S&M’s Perfect 10′s, which weigh a massive 2.4lbs and have been the only Ten Inch Bar out until now. Bars seem to be getting bigger and bigger so it’s awesome to see another brand step up to the mammoth 10 Inch mark. If you’re a super tall guy and in need of a much larger Bar to suit you’re ridding, then the Raiders could be for you. Although saying that, I very much doubt that’s going to stop a lot of younger riders from going out and purchasing these things…
- Backsweep: 11°
- Brand: BSD
- Colour: Black, Chrome, Clear Coat Raw
- Rise: 10″
- Upsweep: 2°
- Weight: 1.75lbs
- Width: 29.5″
The guys in Scotland decided to give their Pivotal Seats a wee bit of an overhaul. The Slinger Fat Seat and the Stamp Slim Seat are now both available with this rather tasteful synthetic leather brown cover. Brown/Leather seats have definitely had a small resurgence as of late, and BSD’s offering are easily some of the nicest we’ve seen so far.
For 2013, Tony Malouf gets his very own signature Seat to run with his Beverage line of parts. The Beverage seat features an embossed Beverage logo and a larger profile making it perfect for Barpsins or just sitting down and chilling. The seat is available now in your choice of a tough synthetic red leather material or black vinyl.
All of these parts are available now (or very soon) worldwide, be sure to hit up the BSD website for more details on these products and the rest of their extensive range. Boom.