I see David from Tempo wrapping or working on a design for a wrap daily. All sorts of eye catching wrapped bikes have gone out the shop doors in the past year. I patiently waited for the right time to say I want my Ti 509 Cycles Jabit wrapped and I want it loud. Here it is! … Continue reading Fresh TI Jabit graphics by Tempo Wraps!
I spent all summer on the Lauf Grit fork and really enjoyed it having it on my Necessary Evil. Lauf just started offering the Grit SL fork separate from the True Grit Frameset. I didn't know much about the fork, except that the carbon legs were straighter and that it was about 50g lighter, but … Continue reading Lauf Grit SL Review
Since the release of the Lauf Grit fork I was pretty skeptical about it. It looked a bit goofy, it couldn't be adjusted and I just wasn't sure how it would feel climbing while out of the saddle. However, it has been gaining more attention in the media so I decided to give it a … Continue reading Lauf Grit Fork Review
We are super happy to announce a new bike in the line up for us, The Necessary Evil. About two years of development and a few prototypes later, we got a bike that is fully capable from road racing to hitting single track and anything in between. Like our Jabit III frame, we wanted a … Continue reading 509 Necessary Evil
This year's Fat Bike Nationals was a totally different from last year. The biggest difference is that there was snow on the course! The only down fall is most of it was fresh new snow from the night before so it was soft un-groomed snow. This made for a tough but interesting race course. Cole … Continue reading Cole Wins Back 2 Back Fat Bike Nationals
906 Polar roll Race Write-up by : Mark Kransz 📷: Ryan Stephens :: Photographer/Videographer It is always fun to have the home course advantage being one of the hometown heroes, and being able to wake up in your own bed and casually ride to the start of the race. Rolled up to the start … Continue reading 906 Polar roll Race Write-up
We are Co- hosting two Fat Bike rides this winter with CW Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance. We will at Squilchuck State Park on January 28th. Also, we will be at Ski Hill in Leavenworth on February 4th. Check the links for more info!
There are two big contenders for 29+ forks. The Manitou Mattoc and the Fox 34 Plus fork, even though Fox does not advertise this fork as a 29+ there is plenty of clearance for it. Both forks have great features which we will go through below. Manitou Mattoc Pro Weight - 2012g Rotor - Post … Continue reading 29 Plus Forks: Manitou Mattoc Pro vs. Fox 34
A week before the race, our pro rider Pete Karinen said he wanted to race single speed on our Jabit III at nationals. We were all for it! So we ordered up the parts, which didn't show up on time. Then came plan B, we shipped the parts out to WV, where they almost didn't … Continue reading 509 Win’s Single Speed Nationals!
Good news all around! Tyler finished tour divide in 22 days. Thanks for everyone who supported Tyler in any way on this journey. All the proceeds are going to the boys and girls club. Tyler along with Palmer Johnson Power Systems help raise $40,000!!! Bikepacker.com also shared some great photos of the divide this year … Continue reading Tyler Finishes the Tour Divide!