Photos & Write Ups

Check out pics and write ups on some of our favorite builds, components and adventures. Since 1999 BikeCo has been the ultimate resource for spec, setup, tune and pricing.

Yeti SB150 Custom Build BikeCo 1s

Yeti SB150 Custom Build

Enjoy a couple pictures of this Yeti SB150 Custom Build by BikeCo.com. Whether you’re in the market for a frame, factory complete or a complete custom spec banger BikeCo has you covered. The SB150 is Yeti’s no-holds-barred EWS machine. The 150mm rear travel is controlled with a Fox DHX2 coil shock with SLS spring. (The Yeti SB150 and SB130 are currently the only bikes utilizing a shock extender approved for coil shocks)     Up front the Yeti SB150 features 170mm of travel. [...]

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Custom Ibis Ripmo Build Enve Race Face King

Custom Ibis Ripmo by BikeCo.com

Enjoy some shots of this custom Ibis Ripmo build by BikeCo.com. The heart of this build Ripmo’s frame. 145mm of DW Suspension with a Fox Factory X2 damper provide a competent, confident and fast chassis. Ibis continues to advance carbon fiber MTB technology with great flow of stress designs as well as incredible carbon building techniques.   Doesn’t this bike just look menacing? I love it. You know a big part of me digs the Tangerine Sky sparkle -BUT I think [...]

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Brian Lopes Ibis Hakka MX

Enjoy some detail shots of BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes Ibis Hakka MX build. The Hakka MX is designed are a capable gravel, road, cross, and adventure platform. It’s confident geometry will feel familiar to MTB riders. Sometimes you want mean looking skinwall tires… The Hakka MX is capable of carrying up to a 2.1″ tire. It is designed around 700c as well as 27.5″ wheels depending on your application. A wide variety of gravel and fire road friendly tires are available from [...]

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SRAM 12sp Eagle Cassettes

SRAM 12sp Eagle Cassette Comparison

SRAM 12sp Eagle Cassette Comparison. SRAM’s Eagle 12 speed systems are the most popular drivetrain option in MTB today. Launched in 2016 the XX1 and X01 Eagle technology trickled down to GX and finally NX options. So no matter what your budget there’s a 12 speed system for you. Along with the four price points a 10-50t gear range the Eagle system really has made 1x inclusive for almost every rider. Here are details and images continuing our SRAM 12sp Eagle [...]

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Ibis Hakka MX Build Shots

Enjoy detail shots of an Ibis Hakka MX build from BikeCo.com. The Ibis Hakka MX is designed as a gravel bike. However Ibis’ progressive geometry creates a confident road riding platform familiar to mountain bike riders. Ibis’ attention to detail as well as impressive carbon technology provide a strong, stout chassis ready for just about anything you want to throw at it. With a 1000g frame weight the Hakka is lightweight enough for century days while strong enough to rip your [...]

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9 24 18 Yeti SB150 Frame Pics Pano BikeCo Full

Yeti SB150 Frame Pics

Enjoy the new long travel 29 Yeti SB150 Frame Pics. An absolute EWS trail crusher the SB150 Frame has 150mm of Switch Infinity rear suspension. Together with a 170mm fork this bike is just looking to get rowdy on your favorite big mountain adventure or park day. Yeti SB150 Frame Pics     Long, low and mean. Yeti has knocked it out of the park with the lines on the latest SB150, SB130 and SB100 29ers. The SB150 is designed around the Fox [...]

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s Ibis Ripmo Tangerine Sky Custom Build by BikeCo Chris King 1

Custom Ibis Ripmo Build by BikeCo.com

Enjoy some detail shots of the latest Custom Ibis Ripmo Build by BikeCo.com. 9/23/18 Update: this Ibis Ripmo by BikeCo is Vital’s Bike of the Day! Shown in the Tangerine Sky blue this is a bike that comes alive under natural light. Just the right amount of sparkle highlighted with contrasting orange as well as subtle light blue – this one is next level.   Featuring hand built Chris King Precision Components hubs with Ibis 942 rims, Race Face Performance Products cranks, [...]

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s Yeti SB130 X01 Complete BikeCo Demo 1

SB130 Build Pics

Enjoy these SB130 build pics of our newest Yeti X01 Demo Bike.   The Switch Infinity is the heart of Yeti’s performance. Designed to offer great pedaling without any compromise downhill this is an industry leading suspension system. The SB130 is mid travel 29er from Yeti between the SB100 and SB150.     For 2019 Yeti’s feature sophisticated accent colors on a variety of frame color options. This bike is the classic Yeti Turquoise.     A shock extender approved by Fox to carry coil springs as [...]

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s Yeti SB130 X01 Complete BikeCo Demo 1

Yeti SB130 Review, First Ride

Oh. Man. Not every new bike really stops me, but seeing the Yeti SB130 in the stand did. Deciding I would need to quickly get a Yeti SB130 Review posted I commandeered the first ride. The first thing I noted about the SB130 was how long it looks. The low, extended lines of the frame have the bike visually seem much longer than it measures out. Especially if you see it without a seatpost in it. The new Yeti shapes [...]

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9 7 18 Giro Riddance Shoe First Ride Review 1

Giro Riddance Shoe First Ride Review

Riding flats I needed some fresh shoes – and the new Riddance from Giro jumped out at me. What do I think so far? Check out the Giro Riddance Shoe First Ride Review. Ok, first few rides if we’re being honest… Why Giro Riddance The Riddance is a notably light shoe and features a Vibram sole. This is my first MTB shoe with Vibram but many of my hiking shoes were built around this rubber. I’ve found Vibram absorbs impact well comparatively [...]

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