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BMC TrailFox SpeedFox AMP First Ride Review

BMC SpeedFox AMP E-Bike First Ride Review

BikeCo.com is excited to be working with BMC’s AMP e-bike lineup. While I have some parking lot experience I thought I’d share a trail based e-bike first ride review. But first, let’s look at the parking lot. Joe and I initially planned to take out the BMC’s totally stock. After all they have pretty nice spec’s from the factory and a lot of clients will be shopping them without any modifications. I was riding the SpeedFox AMP Two and Joe pedaled [...]

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BMC SpeedFox TrailFox AMP E Bikes

Introducing BMC AMP eMTB

We’re excited to introduce the BMC AMP eBike lineup to our clients. After an exhaustive market search we’ve decided to partner with BMC AMP for a variety of reasons. As always Performance is key here at BikeCo.com. The BMC Amp lineup features modern, intuitive, FUN geometry and suspension designs. Reliability. If you are shopping ebikes you’re aware that not all motors and batteries are equal. It’s true. The BMC AMP series features the class leading Shimano STEPS motor. These motors provide [...]

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Yeti SB165 Extended Review

BikeCo’s own Chris Fuller has happily owned a Yeti SB165 since their launch. I sat down with him to discuss the magic he’s found in a Yeti SB165 Extended Review. Yeti SB165 Extended Review  So we got the SB165 demos in and you took one out on trail and had to have it? Ah, no. In fact the SB165 is the first bike I’ve purchased without a trail demo now that I think about it. I saw Yeti’s pre-release teasers on the [...]

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Custom Yeti SB140 build Onyx Vesper Nox Farlow

Custom Yeti SB140 Build

Enjoy some photos of thie Custom Yeti SB140 build featuring Onyx Vesper hubs laced to Nox Farlow rims. This client wanted to build a bike that would look as good as it would ride. Using highlights of turquoise to set off the contrasting greys this bike is certainly a head turner. Some of the build highlights include SRAM X01 AXS cranks, Deity Skywire handlebar and Copperhead stem, Shimano RT M800 rotors as well as the handbuilt Nox on Onyx wheelset.   Chris King’s [...]

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Measure Your Mullet

More MTB Mullets – Comparing Travel, Headtube, Trail & Flop

An interesting question come across my email wondering about MTB Mullet setup. In particular headtube angles and performance. How did the headtube angle compare between the Yeti SB165 in a 27.5″ stock setup with a 180mm fork compared to the Mullet 29″ 170mm concept? What started as a quick email reply of concept turned into a more thorough review and I thought with more questions on MTB mullets these days we could put it up on a post for everyone. So, [...]

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CushCore XC vs PRO Comparison

CushCore PRO vs XC Comparison

CushCore products provide both rim protection as well as tire performance enhancement. With the new lighter CushCore XC release we wanted to drop a quick CushCore Pro vs XC Comparison review for you. The original CushCore, or CushCore PRO changed rim protection. Designed to not only keep your rims off rocks they also work as both a volume spacer for your tire PSI as well as changing the leverage point on the sidewall of your tire. Didn’t realize it did [...]

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PreCharging a Suspension Pump – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

 PreCharging a Suspension Pump Let us show you how to precharge a suspension pump for the most accurate air suspension setup. Many of our clients, and all of our racers, are looking to really dial in suspension. In order to accomplish this it is important to make minute adjustments to air pressure. This blog and video illustrate what’s happening in your air spring and why precharging a suspension pump is so important. PSI & Volume The reason you want to have a base [...]

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An introduction to Adaptive MTB with Jeremy McGhee

Recently I had a chance to hit the trails with Jeremy McGhee a rider on the cutting edge of the adaptive, or AMTB. Jeremy and TrailForks are working to identify which trails are friendly to adaptive riding. Recording rides on a GoPro Jeremy documents a wide range of trails across the country. Terrain that’s fun, challenging, or in some cases impassable. Providing this data on his YouTube channel and through TrailForks rating system allows other adaptive riders to plan fun [...]

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Install Fork Volume Spacers – BikeCo Tips & Tricks

 Install MTB Fork Volume Spacers Want to increase or decrease the ramp rate on your fork? You can easily modify the ramp rate with volume spacers. Disclaimer – If you doubt your mechanical ability utilize a professional resource. Suspension is critical to performance and your safety. This video assumes your fork is in good working condition. If you suspect any issues such as “suck down”, or an over pressurized negative air chamber, it is important you use a qualified resource. How To Install [...]

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BikeCo Service Evaluation

 BikeCo Service Evaluation When you bring your bike in for service BikeCo’s staff will go through your bike front to back. This pre-service evaluation provides an overview of basic maintenance your bike requires. Do you have addition concerns or hard to diagnose issues? No problem. Let our team know and they will note your issues for our mechanics. Some of the basics we assess include: Wheels. Check hub bearing feel, bearing adjustment, wheel true, spoke tension as well as tire condition. Fork. Review bushing feel as [...]

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