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.

Ibis HD4 NX Eagle Complete Build

SRAM NX 12sp Eagle Ibis HD4

SRAM NX 12sp Eagle Ibis HD4 Check out the latest SRAM NX 12sp Eagle drivetrain on this Ibis HD4 build. This is a great time to buy a bike, even the “entry” level options feature 12sp drivetrains, Fox Suspension and top tier carbon frames. The 12sp eagle drivetrain’s were conceptualized here in Southern California. The local steep up for steep down terrain required a wide gear range. With a 10-50t cassette NX Eagle has that covered. Fast transitions from descent to climb [...]

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BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes Cockpit Setup

Pretty stoked when BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes reads through our blog and takes some time to send notes! Check out details on Brian’s bar width, layup, rise and stem below:   Width & Stiffness Currently I run Renthal Fatbar Lite 35mm diameter bars, uncut at 760mm. Last year I rode Fatbar Lite 31.8mm bars. These were 740mm wide, which was fine, but I wanted just a little more width. I could have run the standard Fatbar for the added width, however it is a [...]

Ibis Mojo 3 with upgrades

Trail Banger: Ibis Mojo 3 GX Complete with Upgrades

Ibis Mojo 3 GX Complete with Upgrades The Ibis Mojo 3 is one of the best received mountain bikes on the market for a variety of reasons. 130mm of rear wheel travel paired with the capacity to run either 27.5″ or 27.5+ wheels give this bike an incredible range of setup options. Whether you’re riding style leans towards trail or into enduro levels of terrain the Mojo 3 has you covered. This particular build is highlighted with upgrades in all the [...]

Alchemy Arktos 275 Custom Complete BikeCo

Custom Graphic Alchemy Arktos 27.5″ Build by

Custom Graphic Alchemy Arktos 27.5″ Build by Enjoy some Fourth of July shots of this custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 designed and built by This bike features a ton of US made components: King hubs and bottom bracket, Enve rims and cockpit, Wolf Tooth chain ring and remote – not to mention the frame is built here in the US by Alchemy! In the market for a custom? Factory Build? Frame Swap? BikeCo’s expert staff have you covered with the [...]

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Yeti SB5.5 XT Complete with X2

Yeti SB5.5 XT Complete with X2 Build by I can’t get enough of the lines of the Yeti SB5.5 frame. This is truly what a modern mountain bike is supposed to look like. Looking to get even more out of the 5.5″ 29er? Add a Fox X2. Even the lines look right on the X2… The Yeti SB5.5 was the 29 that insisted that the larger wheel had Enduro relevance. This is an EWS race winning chassis – built for [...]

BikeCo Custom Yeti SB45 MT Trail Brake 1

Custom Yeti SB4.5 by

Custom Yeti SB4.5 by, Magura MT Trail Brakes, Ibis 938 Wheels Our sales team works with clients day in and day out dialing in the ultimate spec, setup and tune. In this case we asked them to spec a bike for the floor and they came back with a banger Yeti SB4.5 at an incredible value! Yeti’s SB4.5 is a special bike. 4.5″ of Switch Infinity suspension is an efficient, XC Endurance as well as Trail ripping platform. Switch Infinity [...]

Custom Ibis Ripmo by BikeCo

Custom Ibis Ripmo Build by

Custom Ibis Ripmo Build by Enjoy some detail shots of a custom Ibis Ripmo 29er by This build is highlighted with FOX Suspension, Chris King Precision Components, and stands out with Hope Technology Ltd Tech 3 levers with E4 calipers. One of the crown jewels of the build is the titanium Cane Creek Cycling Components eeWings crank. Cane Creek publishes the eeWings weight at 400g, the same weight range as premium carbon offerings, but the titanium construction provides approximately 25% [...]

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Ibis Ripmo Tangerine Sky Frame Detail Pics

Ibis Ripmo Tangerine Sky Frame Pics Check out  the new Ibis Ripmo Tangerine Sky frame pics. The Tangerine Sky colorway continues Ibis’ commitment to bold, impressive and unique options. I’m not sure studio shots do this color justice. Check out our shots in natural sun light. Next level! When you’re in the market for everything from a full custom to a frame swap BikeCo’s expert staff has you covered. BikeCo offers the best spec, setup, tune and pricing. Check out Ripmo options here.   Ibis Ripmo [...]

BikeCo Custom Alchemy Arktos 275 Murdered Frame

Custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 US Build Frame Pictures

Custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 US Build Frame Pictures “Custom” doesn’t have to be synonymous with over the top. This US Built custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5″ takes a matte to gloss murdered out black theme to the next level. With graphics designed by and the owner this frame insists on being seen while screaming “there’s nothing to look at here!” In a nod to the US manufacturing we’ve placed a US flag on the top tube as well as stays. In the market [...]

BikeCo Custom Ibis HD4 Build Black Orange

Custom Ibis HD4 Build by

Custom Ibis HD4 Build with Chris King, Enve, Magura & More Enjoy some shots of this banger Ibis HD4. Highlights on this build include: BikeCo Pro Tune Suspension front and rear. BikeCo Purpose Built custom wheels, Chris King hubs, DT Swiss Spokes and Enve M735 rims. Magura MT7 4 piston brakes with Hope 2 piece rotors. Hope stem with Race Face SixC bars. The list goes on and on! In the market for a custom complete? Or a stock build? Or simply [...]