Category Archives: Featured Bikes

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Bill’s Yeti SB6c With XTR Di2

This bike is special. Very special. When was the last time you saw a new set of Chris King purple anything? And lacing those ISO Disc hubs up to 40 mm carbon hoops… And XTR Di2 routed internally… And Saint brakes… It’s getting hot in here. This is hands down the coolest Yeti SB6c build …

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Hal’s Yeti SB6c Custom Build

Many of our recent Yeti builds have featured turquoise (or teal depending on  components highlighting Yeti’s signature paint. So when Hal mentioned he was looking to add some red components because, well, he thought it would look good. And he was right! Custom Enve decals on the new M60 hoops, a red RaceFace bar and …

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Mitch’s Yeti SB5c Custom Build

Yeti’s new Switch Infinity platform has been getting lots of attention. As it should, because it’s amazing! It climbs great, provides plenty of anti-squat and is as plush as you can get. Pictured here is the 5″ variant – the SB5c. Built from a hand-picked list of some of the best components around, including the shock, …

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Dave’s Custom Moots Mooto X RSL Singlespeed

Dave’s new bike is just ridiculous! Set up as a single speed 29er with a lightweight RaceFace/XTR build kit and purple Industry Nine wheels, this bike is a jaw dropper. Every bike we build is custom, but this was a tremendously fun project to work on. Dave shared his concept – a bike that keeps his …

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First Impressions – Shimano’s New RS685 Hydraulic Disc Brake With Mechanical Shifting

About one year ago Shimano released their R785 hydraulic-Di2 controls, and everyone was excited – especially since Sram’s offering turned out to be a huge failure, leading to a full recall of their hydraulic road systems. Shimano’s hydraulic disc-road group has proven to be reliable and effective, but the Di2-specific format was a point of …

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Get Pumped – Silca Super Pista Ultimate Made In The USA

Silca has been revived, and production is shifting to the USA! There isn’t a single tool a cyclist uses more than their floor pump. Some are simply inflating their tires to get to work, others are trying to get that perfect pressure for their tubeless cyclocross tires. Whatever the application, this is the smoothest and most …

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Moots Vamoots RSL – Why The Best Is The Best

The beaches of Oregon are ripe with titanium. Those black and gray ribbons across the beach are actually heavy metals, and in that mix you’ll find titanium. Lots of it, in fact. Sandvik has been extracting and alloying that titanium for quite some time, producing several industrial products including some of the highest quality titanium tubing …

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Mach 6 Gets Ink’d

Our friend Gannon knows it’s not a secret that Pivot’s Mach 6 is the bike to have… We already posted about how phenomenal this bike is here, but this build really took it to the next level. Sram XX1 and a Rock Shox Pike are top of the line components. Add some Enve All Mountain …

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Up Close With Niner’s New BSB – Blood, Sweat and Beers, Damnit!

First came the RLT, now it’s time for the BSB! Blood, sweat and beers, just in time for cross season. Niner’s new carbon 700c mud machine features proper cyclocross geometry, disc brakes and a 15mm front through axle. It’s set up for mechanical shifting, or Di2 and is compatible with hydraulic brakes, accepting 140mm rotors front …

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Cervelo R3: An Amazing Bike With A Matching Price Tag

You might be familiar with Cervelo’s R5, their flagship light-weight road race machine, but what about the R3? They both have highly tuned ride characteristics. They both ride smoothly and they’re both highly capable of translating leg muscle into massive amounts of speed. These R Series frames even share the same molds, producing identical external frame …