Last week, Bombtrack announced their yearly Bilderbuch, a compilation of what to expect from the brand’s dense catalog of bicycles. Naturally, as a brand, they have diversified their line up to meet just about any preference. There are road bikes, disc road bikes, rigid MTB, hardtails, gravel bikes, and classic tourers. Check out preferences and why we have gravitated to them below.
Bombtrack’s latest video features 7-year-old Lubin and his father Clem Shovel as they take to the woods for an overnighter.
The newest bike to hit the Bombtrack lineup is their Cale hardtail, a 27.5+ or 29er frameset with extra cargo mounts, a geometry tuned for all-mountain riding and bikepacking.
-MRP Ribbon SL 120 mm travel suspension fork with Boost spacing and 35mm stanchions.
-Bombtrack Illusion 35 mm oversized handlebar, 800 mm wide and Bombtrack Chase stem with 40 mm extension.
-WTB STi4 TCS 2.0” tubeless ready front rim, WTB STi40 TCS 2.0 tubeless ready rear rim.
-WTB Vigilante 2.8” TCS tubeless ready tires, tough and high grip front, tough and fast rolling rear.
-Sram GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain with 10 – 50t cassette, GX Eagle Boost crank, Sram Dub bottom bracket and 30t direct mount chainring.
-Magura Trail Sport hydraulic disc brake with four front pistons and two at the rear for maximum power and control.
-Magura Storm SL.2 180 mm rotors.
-KS E30i 30.9mm dropper post with 150mm travel.
Frameset: 649,99 € // 729,99 U$ // 595,00 £ // 799,00 CA$
Complete: 3.399,00 € // 3.749,99 U$ // 3.300,00 £ // 4.999,99 AU$
See more information at Bombtrack.
Bombtrack accompanied their pro racer Gosse van der Meer to the UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Bern to gain insight into the grits and guts it takes to compete at this level.
With the Dolomites as the backdrop, the Veneto Trail is equal parts hard, as it is stunning. This year’s route – which changes each year – totals 450km of distance with over 10,000 meters of elevation. Mark your calendars for June 27th, 2020!
Bombtrack takes us inside the NRW Cross-Cup for some European ‘cross racing vibes.
Bombtrack’s 2020 catalog is impressive, with a broad range of complete bikes and framesets, ready to take on any terrain. Filled with large, swooping landscapes, and hyperlinks to individual bike videos, you can spend a great deal of time virtually browsing their entire product line. Check it out on Yumpu. If you’re interested in Bombtrack in the US, email NA Cycless.
The world of bikepacking forks, cargo accessories, and bags is at an all-time high. As many have noted, we really are in the golden era of bikepacking and cyclo-touring products. Bombtrack has had a large role in pushing the envelope in terms of production frames, forks, and other accessories. Their latest release are two forks, the BPC and BPS forks, designed for a 27.5 – 29″ x 3.0″ tires, cargo mounts, and dynamo routing. These two forks can make your 100mm hardtail a capable bikepacking rig. Head to Bombtrack for more information and feel free to email them directly to order. Tell them we sent ya!
Bombtrack takes us on the trip to the NRW Cross-Cup.
Bombtrack just posted their 2020 catalog with their complete lineup donning new paint schemes and component selections. We took a look at the Hook EXT C the other morning, now let’s drool over the new HOOK ADV‘s paint scheme.
Bombtrack announced the Hook EXT C model last year. It was the flagship lightweight carbon gravel bike with a bit more versatility added in for the long haul, with the needed bosses for fenders, racks, and other touring essentials. The 2020 Hook EXT C now features a T47 bottom bracket, SRAM Rival, and 650b Hunt Adventure Sport wheels with 2.0″ gumwall WTB Venture tires.
The Dirty Reiver returned this year and Bombtrack was there, documenting the madness. What a crazy looking race! Were you there? How was it?
Watch as soon-to-be architect Gaëlle Bojko and her Bombtrack Arise spend the year soaking up cycling culture across Europe.
Bombtrack takes us to the infamous 3 Peaks Cyclocross race in the in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This event has been going on since 1961 and has gained worldwide recognition as one of the hardest ‘cross races in the world.
“After traveling around the world by bicycle for almost four years, Jona from “Tales on Tyres” decided to take his passion to another level by signing up to his first self-supported bikepacking race across Switzerland, the Navad 1000. Although confident to be experienced enough to deal with the challenges of such a race, he soon finds himself tested beyond his own expectations and confronted with a question, he never had to ask himself before.”
Don’t miss our story from Lael Wilcox at the Navad 1000!