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Enve Foundation AM30 vs Enve M730 Review

Mat recently did some riding and compared the new cheaper Enve AM30 wheels to the higher end M730 rims laced to i9 Hydra hubs.   He was doing a crazy January challenge to ride 1000km, which took him 65hrs and he climbed over 22,470m. Yikes. He was riding his SB150 but changed his wheels half way (as we sold his other set). So it was good opportunity to do some real world testing on how the wheels feel. Mat's SB150 Test Mule with the Enve 730 / Hyrdra hub wheels and below the new Enve Foundation series AM30's   Here are the spec's of both wheelsets ENVE M7/ HYDRA  ENVE AM30 Link to details on Wide Open Link to details onWide...

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OPEN WI.DE AXS 1x12 Complete Bikes

While we love seeing all the amazing custom builds on the OPEN frames we sell, it is quite time consuming and expensive to figure out all the options. So we recently got some really nice kits from OPEN with parts to complete a wireless 1x12 setup, with either 27.5 or 29 wheels.   The parts include :  headset Cane Creek 40fork OPEN U-Turnstem Easton handlebar Easton EC 70 SL handlebar grip Fizik Tempo Microtex blackseatpost Easton EC 70, 27,2, 350mmsaddle Fizik Antares R7brakes SRAM Force Etap AXS D1, Rotor 160f/160rshifters SRAM Force Etap AXS D1crank SRAM Force 1 D1 DUB BB SRAM DUB BB 386chainrings SRAM 40front and rear derailleur SRAM XX1 Eagle AXScassette SRAM CS 1275 Eagle 10-50chain SRAM EAGLE-NXwheel DT SWISS...

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Yeti 2021

The full 2021 Yeti range has just been announced, with some stunning new colours and build options. All models are available with a range of options and price points, from the C1 kit with no nonsense SLX drive chain to the full bling, no expense spared T3 XX1 AXS build kit. C-Series bikes now also offer the option to upgrade to Factory level suspension. And we have Enve wheel upgrade options on all builds. Bikes are landing by end of August and we will be on tour throughout September-November setting up popup shops and demo days throughout the country. See here for schedule  So come and join us, see, touch, feel and maybe get one of these beauties for yourself! A few highlights......

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To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Yeti Cycles, they have just released an ARC 35th Anniversary Edition!  It is a modern 29” hard tail painted in classic Yeti Turquoise and yellow and riddled with custom matching parts harkening it back to the iconic race days of the nineties. It’s a limited-edition bike and only 100 will be produced. First launched in 1991, the original ARC was a collaboration with Yeti and Easton to produce a lightweight race frame. Frames during that time were typically made of Chromoly steel and weighed 5-6 pounds, but the new Easton ProTaper tubing reduced the weight to 3.2 lbs. and the ARC went on to dominate the race circuit. The ARC defined what a competitive race bike...

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YETI SB115 - First Ride Impressions

A few weeks ago we got a special delivery of two pre-launch Yeti SB115 bikes from Yeti. So Mat and I decided to hit the trails to test the bikes out and get some shots before the bike launch today.   The bike builds off the success of the shorter travel SB100, but offers a few nice changes.  “We’re always tinkering with the bikes we have at the shop and started to see if we could “lunch ride” the SB100,” said Yeti Product Manager, Ryan Thornberry. “We kept pushing the boundaries of what the SB100 was capable of and we ended up with a bike that accentuates all of the great characteristics found in the SB100 with a touch more travel...

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