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.

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Cody Kelley’s Alchemy Arktos 29

BikeCo is excited to start another year working with Alchemy Bicycles and Cody Kelley. This Arktos 29″ is headed to New Zealand for the first EWS round as well as Crankworx Rotorua! Keep an eye on Cody, Alchemy, TheBikeCompany and BikeCo owner Joe Binatena on Instagram and facebook for more on these adventures. Enjoy a few photos of Cody Kelley’s Alchemy Arktos 29 Build The Fox 36 Grip2 damper allows high and low speed tuning to both compression and rebound. Riders like [...]

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Ibis Mojo 3 with Chris King

This Ibis Mojo 3 XT build is set off with Mango Chris King hubs, bottom bracket and headset. The Mojo 3 is an all day capable trail to light enduro 27.5″ chassis. This frame features 130mm of rear travel paired with a 140mm fork. With the 35mm internal rims 2.3 to 2.8″ tires are at home on this setup. Custom Ibis Mojo 3 with Chris King The 11sp Shimano XT drivetrain provides great gearing range. With the Fox Factory Float DPS [...]

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Custom Ibis Ripmo Complete – King / Enve

Enjoy a few pics of this Custom Ibis Ripmo Complete by BikeCo.com. This no-holds-barred spec has industry leading components across the board. Custom Ibis Ripmo Complete Frame: Ibis Ripmo Tangerine Sky Ibis continues hitting the bright colors out of the park. As good as this frame looks in the shop, it looks 10x better in natural sunlight. Suspension: BikeCo Pro Tuned Fox Factory Float X2 Rear Shock. Pro Tuned Fox Factory 36 GRIP2 160mm Fork. Custom tuned suspension takes Fox’s unmatched out of the [...]

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Custom Yeti SB130 – King / Nox!

Enjoy some pics of this Custom Yeti SB130 that BikeCo recently sent home with it’s new owner. This build dials in performance from tip to tail. Like many of our favorite builds this custom Yeti SB130 has attention to Frame, Suspension, Wheels and then fills in the blanks based on rider disposition and budget. Custom Yeti SB130 Frame: Yeti SB130 Turq Series Matte Spruce colorway. Love this colorway when it’s built up. This Custom Yeti SB130 has an amazing balance with the matte [...]

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Custom Ibis Ripmo Build by BikeCo

Enjoy a couple images of this custom Ibis Ripmo build by BikeCo.com. All the details are dialed on this on. Ripmo Tangerine Sky frame and Fox Factory X2 shock paired to the 36 Float Grip2 fork. Matte Mango Chris King headset. Renthal Fatbar Carbon bars with Apex stem. Magura MT7 brakes. Chris King Matte Jet hubs laced to Nox Kitsuma carbon rims. Maxxis rubber. Whether you’re in the market for a full custom, semi-custom, factory build or frame swap BikeCo’s going [...]

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SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo

SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo

So, a handful of things all came together and I decided it was time for a new bike. Hopefully you’ve seen the FIRST RIDE REVIEW on the SB130 as well as the EXTENDED RIDE REVIEW. It was all I could do not to simply buy that bike… But in the long run I’m glad I didn’t because I ended up with this new Yeti SB130 Custom Build by BikeCo! Well, at least a bunch of parts are new. Let me [...]

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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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