Category Archives: track bike
2014 NAHBS: Six-Eleven Track
2014 NAHBS: Six-Eleven Track

I know when I come to NAHBS, I can always count on Aaron at Six-Eleven to have a track bike on display. In years past, he’s had some of my favorite bikes at the show and out of his entire fleet (the dude brought like 12 bikes, seriously), this one was my favorite.

Built in Virginia, to be raced in Portland, this machine has some pretty jamming details. Personally, I love the color and the Chris King bits, but the seatpost topper and fork crown are next level!

See more in the Gallery!

Mar 15, 2014 18 comments
Winter Cycles OverKill Track Bike
Not at 2014 NAHBS: Winter Cycles OverKill Track Bike

When I found out Eric Estlund from Winter Cycles wasn’t going to be at NAHBS, I was pretty bummed out. His frames are always so good and he always has a track bike on display. Aaron and I wanted to get one of our limited edition Aamerican chainrings (maybe we should sell those?) on a track bike for the show but with Winter not being there, what would we do?

Fret not. It’s the internet. I can make up my own rules. Presenting a damn hot “Not at 2014 NAHBS” bike… Here’s a background on the project:

“This is the Winter Bicycles “OverKill”, a new iteration in the “Speed Metal” track bike series. Designed as a true blue track sprint frame. Built with a blend of fillet brazed and signature bilam construction from a blend of shaped True Temper, Columbus and Deda tubing. The long point Winter track stem holds customized bars with integrated grip over a Cane Creek headset. Custom Winter sprint wheels driven by a Campagnolo Pista crank and limited edition AARN/ PinP chain ring. This bike was powder coated by Custom Powderworks in Springfield, OR.”

All photos by Anthony Bareno of Velo Cult. See more in the Gallery!

Mar 14, 2014 4 comments
Mash and Eleven Inc

I love seeing local companies working together. Great job Mash!

“A few weeks ago Dylan, Cubby, Gabe and myself helped Eleven Inc move their  website. Here is the finished piece!”

Mar 10, 2014 7 comments
Affinity Cycles: Monster Track XV Shirts
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Man, I miss the shit out of NYC this time of year. Everyone is anxious about Monster Track! Scoop up one of these shirts at Affinity. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Monster Track events, parties and prize money. Sounds good to me!

Mar 7, 2014 1 comment
Oh God! Why Can’t My Boyfriend Skid!? Prints
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When the Foot Down first made this graphic, every skater turned track bike rider couldn’t help but crack a huge grin. Fast forward from 2010 to modern times and a lot has changed. Do you still own a track bike? Can you skid? Does your girlfriend even care anymore? Whatever your answer is, swoop up one of these prints, because nostalgia dies hard. Like the Aerospoke fad…

Pick up a print at The Foot Down!

Mar 6, 2014 9 comments
Bombtrack for Adidas: Street Crew Bags and Track Bike
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This is by no means the first time a sneaker and bicycle company have worked together on a project, although I do think this capsule collection looks cohesive and clean. Bombtrack was approached by Adidas to design and produce 50 track bikes to coincide with the forthcoming Adidas Street Crew bag line.

These bikes can only be seen in a selected 32 Adidas Flagship Stores throughout Europe and Asia.

Check out more below!

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Mar 5, 2014 8 comments
British Cycling: 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
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When it comes to the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, I know where to go for photos: British Cycling. Each year they offer up a selection of moments from the weekend’s event that are too good to pass up. See more at the British Cycling Flickr.

One day I’d love to shoot photos at this event.

Mar 3, 2014 Comments are OFF