Category Archives: frames
Kinoko Cycles: New Nagasawas
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London’s Kinoko Cycles has just received a couple of easy-on-the-eyes Nagasawa track frames in various colours (that’s British for “colors”) for your consumption. Now, whether you want to just look, or buy one, that’s up to you. Either way, check out more at Kinoko.

Feb 16, 2015 1 comment
Moots Routt Dirt Drop Expedition Bike
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For 2015, Moots introduces a rather interesting model to their extensive lineup. The Moots Routt is made for expedition-style, ultra-lightweight bikepacking and backcountry touring. With disc brakes, 450mm chainstays and a nice bottom-bracket drop, this bike will sail with ease down fire and frontage roads and rip up singletrack. With clearance for up to a 44mm tire, it’ll take whatever you throw at it on trail and tarmac.

Since the Routt is titanium, it’s bound to offer a smoother ride than other materials and since it’s a Moots, it’s backed by their lifetime warranty. Made in Colorado where they know a thing or two about the wilderness.

See more at Moots and head to your local dealer for ordering.

Feb 7, 2015 8 comments
Cueva Omnium Handmade Carbon Track Frame
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It’s not everyday that you come across a handmade, Italian, carbon fiber track frame. By today’s internet offerings, the pricepoint is anything but cheap, but see above descriptors for rationale and see more at Cueva.

Feb 4, 2015 3 comments
Colossi Introduces US Distribution
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Colossi Cycling, is located in Shenzhen, China where Jan Cole has been building frames since 2005. Everything from custom, to production and even frames from some of your favorite companies, Colossi is well-versed in the practice of frame building.

Now distributed by Sommerville Sports in the US, soon select frames will be available for ordering direct through Colossi US. Head over to the Colossi US frame shop to see these models.

Feb 1, 2015 5 comments
Twin Six: Standard Fat Now Available
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Just as at home in the snow as it is on a dry and hot summer’s day, Twin Six’s new Standard Fat MTB is one fatbike not to be overlooked. Available as a frameset ($2000) or a SRAM X1 build kit (starting at $3,200), these bikes have options for through-axle, or quick release and cable guides for 1x or 2x systems. With a 70.5º head tube angle and full titanium tubing, the Standard Fat is make for shredding and slogging…

In stock now at Twin Six.

Jan 27, 2015 3 comments
14 Bike Co Relaunches with New Models
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Known primarily for their track bikes, UK-based 14 Bike Co recently relaunched their website and along with it, a new lineup of frames. While staying true to their track roots with the 14R, the brand has dived into dirt with a new 29r hardtail and multiple cyclocross models.

I could go on about how great this lineup looks, but you should just go see the full UK-made range for yourself at the new 14 Bike Co.

Jan 26, 2015 Comments are OFF
Blue Lug: Another Custom Rew10 Works SSCX
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If there was an award each year for the best customized shop bikes, Blue Lug would win it. From Surly to Fairweather and now Rew10 Works, their shop bikes are so beautiful. Check out this blue Mondrian SSCX bike, complete with that disc front and canti rear setup… While we’re at it, check out these photos on the Blue Lug blog from what appears to be a Sim Works bike show / store opening of sorts.

Nov 21, 2014 1 comment