The Fox Transfer dropper post is one of the most popular out there. Since Fox and Raceface are now under the same ownership, Raceface took the Fox transfer to rebrand under the Turbine R.This solved the issues that Raceface was having with other models of there dropper posts. But there are a few differences between … Continue reading Review – Raceface Turbine R Dropper and Lever
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
Our friends at Broken Spoke took some time to get some info out about the New Manitou Mastodon Fork. It’s been a long time coming for another big contender to come out with a suspension fat bike fork that can compete with the Bluto. While the Bluto was a good introduction, it is still pretty … Continue reading Manitou Mastodon Fork
We had the privilege to be on the Midwest Cycling Pod Cast. We got to share a some background information about 509, about our bikes and just have a great time with Mark and Sean. Click here to listen to our podcast and to check out all the other great stuff that these guys have … Continue reading Midwest Cycling Pod Cast
The Jabit III was the name of a B-29 plane that was flown in the 509 composite in WWII. The Boeing B-29 plane was one of the largest, most expensive and state of the art plane that was flying at that time. While our bike isn’t the most expensive on the market, it does follow … Continue reading The Jabit III