Category Archives: Featured Bikes

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Open U.P ENVE Limited Edition Colab – Now Available

At OPEN, the motto is “working hard to stay small”. This approach affords OPEN a great deal of freedom and flexibility when designing specific bikes free of market pressures. It also means OPEN can collaborate with whomever, whenever. This latest collaboration, the OPEN U.P. ENVE Edition FRAMESET, is a limited run of just thirty framesets  – of which …

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Niner RLT 9 RDO

The Niner RLT 9 RDO and I went out for a few hours of gravel grinding on a few different occasions. I mostly took it out to some fire roads out near the Yacolt Burn area of SW Washington. First off the bike felt comfortable and its personality was also nimble, light on its feet. After taking …

Sarah Olsen On Her Race Run On Her Pivot

NW Cup #3 – Cyclepath Gravity Team

This past weekend was the third race in the NW Cup series for 2017. Race course was set at Mt. Hood Skibowl which is know for the steeps, speed and the infamous rock gardens. Most of the team camped out together and had a great weekend laying down some tracks in their respective classes. Here …

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The Pivot Switchblade

  I had the chance to test ride the new Pivot Switchblade and if you haven’t tried it out already what are you waiting for?? The weather has been great and you can demo one so there are no more excuses. Not going to lie, initially I already had a chip on my shoulder about the …

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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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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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Hands-On With Enve’s New SES Aero Handlebar

The latest offering from Enve’s SES program isn’t a rim, but a handlebar! Simon Smart joined forces with Enve once again to develop the most aerodynamic bar possible. A full blown race tool, the 44cm aero handlebar tapers from 42cm center to center at the hoods to 44mm at the drops for their size 44, …

Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Hydro Disc With Custom My Way Paint

Dogma 65.1 Hydro: Disc Road At Its Best

If you take just the right amount of 65 ton Torayca carbon and bolt on Shimano’s latest hydraulic disc & Dura Ace components, you end up with an unparallelled race machine. This is Pinarello’s latest iteration of their flagship Dogma roadbike. Here is the Dogma Hydro 65.1 Think 2. Pinarello is clearly ready for the …

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True Love Wheels: Chris King Turquoise + Custom Enve AM

Another day, another rare, custom wheel build. Chris King’s Turquoise components are hard enough to get as it is. Then add some custom colored decals to a set of Enve All Mountain rims and you get a colorful, top notch build. Here are a set of Chris King ISO hubs. The front is their small …

Moots Psychlo X RSL Dura Ace Di2 Hydraulic Disc

Di2 Hydraulic Disc Moots Psychlo X RSL: Another Dream Bike Rolls Out

Moots makes the finest titanium bicycle frames in the world. Enve produces the highest quality and most sought-after carbon components available. Shimano has absolutely done their homework on the flawless Dura Ace 9070 group. The bike featured here is the sum of its parts. The finishing touch is Shimano’s brand new Di2-hydraulic dual control road …