Ruckus Components – Remade in the USA

Bring the Ruckus! Of course that’s a Wu reference. At Ruckus Components the team is in their fourth year of designing, redesigning, repairing, and manufacturing carbon fiber products. The guys there have a strong belief in bicycles, sustainability, local manufacturing and with two robots and two degrees they tend to get “stuff” done. “Stuff” like repairing a crashed Colnago and painting an ENVE fork to match the original. “Stuff” like building a bike or two.  “Stuff” like fabricating cross bash guards. “Stuff” like adding fender mounts to your carbon fiber road bike. Just really cool “stuff”.

Entering Ruckus’ facilities in SE Portland, it’s hard to not crack a joke about a torture dungeon. You head down the sketchy staircase and suddenly, the space opens up to a sprawling 3,000 sq/ft warehouse, where in the back, Ruckus’ shop lies. At any given moment, there will be a dozen frames from all over the US in queue for repair and repaint.

I spent some time with the guys and shot some photos of their work space. Check them out in the gallery!

  • Cbeall25

    picture #4 is perfect. wonderful set.

  • Tom Rousculp

    I spy a Trimble MTB. Shawn and Graham are the best dudes. Stoked to see them up here. 

  • Enaz!

    Yeah, Shawn! I’ve known that guy since middle school!

  • cashmoneyvagrant

    Both these guys are rad dudes for sure. I was interning at Blaq Design Ltd. for a bit and got to meet these guys because they were our shop neighbors. Stoked to see them up on the site. Good works guys. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/jamesmckeon Jamie McKeon

    Love the tagline

  • http://twitter.com/seanmbryan Sean Bryan

    Graham!!!  BANGARANG!!!

  • BA

    Nice – but G, where are you argyles?

  • mswatson

    Graham & Shawn nerds till the very end. Nice work guys.