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Getting Amped for Sea Otter Dual Slalom!

Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom We’re getting pumped up for this weekend’s Dual Slalom event! The Sea Otter Dual Slalom race is truly a MTB spectacle and if you’re anywhere near the area it’s a must see. (even me, who can’t stand crowds, I have a great time at Slalom) I spoke with Alchemy Factory Racing’s Anneke Beerten about Slalom earlier this week: Q: Dual Slalom is always a fan favorite at Sea Otter. Is it as much fun to race as [...]

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Custom Alchemy Arktos Design Art

Custom Alchemy Arktos Design

Finished up the latest custom Alchemy Arktos design for a client earlier this week. The USA made Alchemy Arktos can be produced with full custom or semi-custom graphics to dial in your style. Work with BikeCo for the ultimate spec and design on your new Arktos! Check out the images below and read a quick blurb about the process on this particular chassis’ design.   This client gave us pretty clear direction to start the design, “Murder it out.” From there we provided a [...]

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4 14 18 Yeti Demo Day

Yeti Demo, Saturday April 14th

Yeti Demo Saturday April 14th Yeti is bringing the 27.5″ SB6 and SB5, the 29″ SB5.5 and SB4.5 as well as the 27.5 Plus SB5+ to The Bike Company. Contact our sales staff via phone 949-470-1099 or email CustomerService@BikeCo.com to reserve your demo ride! We love to see familiar clients and always enjoy new faces – come see what separates BikeCo from any competition. Demo bikes will be launched from BikeCo’s parking lot, located at 21098 Bake Parkway #112 Lake Forest 92630. Common ride [...]

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Ibis Ripmo Frame Detail Picture 1 72dpi

New Ibis Ripmo, 145mm travel, 29″ Enduro Slayer

Ibis Ripmo Ibis Ripmo Brian Lopes Complete 1 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Complete 2 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Complete 3 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Downtube 1 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Downtube 2 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Rear Triangle 1 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Rear Triangle 2 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Rear Triangle 3 72dpiIbis Ripmo Brian Lopes Top Tube 1 72dpiIbis Ripmo Complete Chris Fuller BikeCoIbis Ripmo Complete Ryan Taylor Chris Fuller BikeCo 2Ibis Ripmo Complete Ryan Taylor Chris Fuller [...]

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3 21 18 Maxxis Aggressor Tire Review BikeCo

Maxxis Aggressor 2.3 EXO Tire Review

First Ride Impressions Maxxis Aggressor 2.3 EXO Tire The Maxxis Aggressor is a tire that’s been really intriguing to me. This is a tire with a fast rolling center section as well as relatively tightly spaced cornering lugs. As I have been testing thicker sidewall options such as Maxxis DoubleDown and Onza EDC the lighter EXO sidewall was an exciting option. I pulled the trigger on the 27.5″ 2.3 EXO. Weight, wait, weight? At 230lb I seldom worry about weight on my [...]

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Cush Core Huck Norris Comparison

Tire Insert Comparison: CushCore & Huck Norris

MTB Tire Insert Comparison: CushCore & Huck Norris Tire inserts have grown in popularity over the past few seasons as riders find themselves in larger terrain at higher speeds. Inserts like the CushCore and Huck Norris are the most popular options providing riders protection as well as different benefits depending on needs. RIM & TIRE PROTECTION The top three images show tires at full compression. On the far left a standard tire folds completely over impacting the rim with the ground. This is [...]

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3 6 18 Enve M730 Rim Blog Image

Enve M730 Rim Detail Pics, Alchemy Factory Racing 2018

Enve M730 Rim Detail Pics, Alchemy Factory Racing 2018 3/6/2018 The new Chris King Enve M730 wheels for Alchemy team riders Anneke Beerten and Cody Kelley arrived today. Click through some photos to take a look at the latest technology – Enve’s Protective Rim Strip. 3 6 18 Enve Chris King M730 Wheels Alchemy Factory Racing BikeCo 13 6 18 Enve Chris King M730 Wheels Alchemy Factory Racing BikeCo 23 6 18 Enve Chris King M730 Wheels Alchemy Factory Racing BikeCo 23 6 [...]

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Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Build with Upgrades

Ibis HD4 Back in Black, GX Build with Upgrades 3 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 13 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 13 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 13 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 13 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 13 5 18 Ibis HD4 Back in Black GX Custom BikeCo 1   Sometimes custom is simply dialing [...]

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3 30 18 Trail Tips Ride with Friends

BikeCo Trail Tips – Good Practices and Techniques for MTB Riders

BikeCo Trail Tips – Good Practices and Techniques for MTB Riders Here at BikeCo.com we work with a wide variety of riders. From pro racers, seasoned experts all the way to first bike purchasers. We thought it would be useful for riders to have a singular place to reference for tips to take their trail experience to the next level. We plan about weekly updates to this blog so check back frequently! Jump to page 3/2/18 Putting Together a Line, Easy on the [...]

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What to look for on a MTB Demo Ride

MTB Demo Rides – why you’re unlikely to totally fall in love and what you can learn It’s time for a new mountain bike. You want to ensure you nail down the perfect bike – so you’re on a mission to demo them all and pull the trigger on your absolute favorite? Well, more times than not it doesn’t quite shake out that way. Take a quick read to find out more! Testing a Bike Versus Testing Systems Modern mountain bikes are [...]

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