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Old Man Mountain Elkhorn Rack Preorders Open Now $148
Stable and secure with 3-pack mounts on the uprights for your favorite cargo cages, bottle cages, or bolt-on bags and more tie-down points on the solid deck than you could ever need. Front or rear compatible, the Elkhorn lets you feel the trail beneath you rather than the tail wag behind you. The design and name of the Elkhorn is inspired by the Elkhorn Ridge trail in Eastern Oregon. It’s a rocky and technical trail with plenty of exposure, requiring a light, stable setup, and a sure footing.
Old Man Mountain racks have carried everything from briefcases and beer to a month’s worth of provisions for unsupported adventure. They’re built to last and have a proven track record.
Trust us, the last thing we want is a call from a customer deep in the Peruvian Andes who needs a replacement rack! We’ve made it 25 years without that call and intend to keep it that way! Knock on wood *knock knock*.
Whether you’re headed out to do some birding and bringing a tripod and picnic along, going on a packrafting trip for a week, a quick overnight just out of town, or riding to work, The Elkhorn is the perfect companion.
It comes ready to mount, front or rear, if your bike has rack mounts. If your bike doesn’t have mounts we’ve got you covered.
We make a full line of Fit Kits to axle mount the rack. In addition to fitting nearly any bike with the Fit Kits, they also protect your bike from overloading your eyelets. The rack is confidently rated to carry 25lbs.
- The Elkhorn comes in two sizes; Short and Tall.
- The Short is designed for 27.5 and 700c wheels. Fits tires up to 27.5 x 2.8″ or 700c x 50mm.
- The Tall is designed for maximum mud clearance and bikes with 29″ tires. Fits tires up to 29 x 3.25″.
- Front or rear mountable.
- Made from 6061 aluminum the racks are lightweight, stiff, and strong. Constructed of from 1/2″ (13mm) diameter tubing.
- The solid deck measures 3.9″ x 10.5″ (100 mm x 266 mm), including slots for easily lashing gear in place and holes for mounting a light.
- Standard, eyelet mount ready with optional fit kits available for thru-axle or QR mounting.
- Load capacity of 25lbs/11.34kg.
- Powder-coated a sleek and refined shade of black.
- Made in Taiwan.
- Backed by a Lifetime Warranty
- MSRP: $148 USD
Preorders are open now. Racks start shipping on July 22nd.
Radavist Summer Drop Coming 7/12/22
We’ve got a bunch of new and re-upped gear rolling into our webshop at The Pro’s Closet next week, including a BIG surprise we hope y’all will be entertained by. Socks, bottles, shirts, and more coming right up!
New Fab’s Abs Handlebar Bag from Ron’s Bikes $106.66
What is the Fab’s Abs? Well, it’s a smaller muscle in Fabio’s verdant display of musculature, but important none the less. It’s the smallest bag in the Ron’s Bikes lineup, yet like all of our original roll top hard bodies, it’s EXPANDABLE! Fit anything from a hefty snack and tools for the day, or add a light jacket and two 32oz tubs of your favorite yogurt! the expandable roll-top and adjustable bungee bone closure w/ flap make it all possible… makes you think about your life and wonder “what else is possible?!??”
- Also mounts as a saddle bag if saddle has bag loops (brooks, etc)
- x50 version is 305g / waxed cordura weighs 375g
- 10″ wide X 5″ of clearance needed from top of handlebar to top o’ tire
- 99.89% water proof
- Cordura liner pulls out for cleaning
- Made in Connecticut by Ron’s Bikes at Nutmeg Needleworks Co.
- If you break it, send it back to us and we will fix it for free for as long as we exist
Check out more and swoop one of these in DOOM black at Ron’s Bikes.
Revelate Updates Its Gas Tank with a Welded Top $59
The Gas Tank is a high end, high volume top tube bag for carrying a ton of food and other gear. It offers substantial storage in an easy access case. New for 2022, the updated 3D welded top lid zips open on both sides for one-handed access while riding or open up both when stopped for full panel access to the contents. Great for snacks like greasy french fries, tools, drubs, navigation and whatever you want to have fast access too!
See more at Revelate!
44 Bikes Raffle
I’ve been contemplating lately what it means to have independence: Independence of mind and the ability to freely make decisions which I consider a basic human right. Our current direction has me deeply concerned, feeling a bit helpless, and I’d like to make a difference. In the spirit of wanting to help locally and to many in need across the U.S., I’m opening up a raffle at 44 Bikes and here’s what’s up for grabs:
Grand prize to be raffled: One steel bicycle frame with your choice of powder coat, which is a $3200 retail value. Runner up to be raffled: One custom Titanium Hammer and fun pack of 44 Bikes T-shirt, a pair of water bottles and back to school jammer pack! Raffle tickets are $25 each. Increase your chances of winning so there’s no limit on how many you can purchase!
All proceeds will be split equally amongst the Joan G. Lovering Health Center and The Brigid Alliance.
The Joan G Lovering Health Center provides reproductive and sexual health care serving NH, MA, and ME which includes abortion care, gynecology, contraception, STD/HIV testing, PrEP, gender affirming care and much more. The Brigid Alliance is a referral-based service that provides travel, food, lodging, child care and logistical support for people seeking abortions anywhere in the United States.
Raffle Tickets are available in at 44Bikes.com
Raffle begins July 4th, 2022 and ends midnight August 4th, 2022. Winner announced August 5th, 2022. The winner’s bicycle will be built soon after in the early Fall of 2022. Runner up will receive their Ti hammer in their choice of anodization, t-shirt size and goodie pack immediately.
Let’s make a difference together!
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