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Alchemy Nine7Five Ride Review

Alchemy Nine7Five First Thoughts

BikeCo.com owner Joe Binatena is rocking a mullet. We went for a pedal to go through his Alchemy Nine7Five First thoughts. “Mullet” bikes are 29″ front and 27.5″ rear setups. If you’ve looked closely on this year’s EWS photos you’ve seen them under a wide range of riders. Let’s take a quick look at the concept. Business in the Front The math of the business. 29″ wheels have a smaller angle of attack over obstacles. 29s are more likely to roll over rather than [...]

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Alchemy Arktos 29 First Ride Impressions

After the first two EWS rounds Joe came back to the shop with his fresh Alchemy. Which, of course, means I stole it from him for a couple days.  So here are my Alchemy Arktos 29 First Ride Impressions… The Important Non-Trail Issues, ie First, First Impressions Colors: Working with Cody Kelley we’ve had a ton of the Arktos 29’s in the shop since their launch. Still to this day, I’m not sure which color I would choose. Both the gray [...]

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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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Alchemy Arktos29 Frame Detail Pics

Enjoy some shots of the new Alchemy Arktos 29 Frame. 140mm of Sine Suspension paired with 160mm fork, this is an Enduro ready 29er. The Grey / Red / Silver color option really comes alive in person. The attention to detail is clear. Alchemy’s branding is crisp with great accent colors as well as proper amounts of accent colors for a clean look. The Arktos29 is designed to carry tires up to 2.5″. Superboost rear wheel spacing allows for stout wheel [...]

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[R]evolution MTB Tech Article by BikeCo

Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setups

The Anatomic Differences: Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setup The latest issue of [R]evolution MTB features this write-up on Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setups from BikeCo.com This season BikeCo.com is supporting Enduro racing at all levels: Grassroot clients all over the world, the Ibis US Enduro Team captained by Brian Lopes, as well as Alchemy Factory Racing with Anneke Beerten and Cody Kelley. Enduro’s multi-stage events with minimal, if any, in-race mechanical support have shifted the emphasis points on [...]

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Alchemy Arktos 275 Custom Complete BikeCo

Custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 Build by BikeCo.com

Custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 Build by BikeCo.com Enjoy some Fourth of July shots of this Custom Alchemy Arktos 27.5 Build designed and built by BikeCo.com. 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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BikeCo Custom Alchemy Arktos 275 Murdered Frame

Custom Alchemy Arktos Frame 27.5″ US Build With Pictures

Custom Alchemy Arktos Frame 27.5″ US Build With Pictures “Custom” doesn’t have to be synonymous with over the top. Undeniably, this US Built custom Alchemy Arktos frame 27.5″ takes a matte to gloss murdered out theme to the next level. With graphics designed by BikeCo.com 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 [...]

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Alchemy Racing Mechanic: A Day in the Life of Joe Binatena

Check out an awesome blog from Alchemy Bicycles about BikeCo’s Joe Binatena’s role as Factory Team Mechanic: Mountain bike racing requires a helluva lot more than just a bike and a rider, and Joe Binatena, who has been our friend (and dealer) for a long time here at Alchemy, may know that more than anyone. This guy is the staple that holds our bikes (and riders) together. He’s first to the scene when our riders have a mishap with their [...]

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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. Looking for something a bit different? This fits the bill. Custom Alchemy Arktos Updates: Check some pics of the finished frame here! Complete Build Images here! The USA made Alchemy Arktos can be produced with full or semi-custom graphics to dial in your style. Do you want to set yourself apart? Undeniably a custom frame graphic package gets that handled. Work together with BikeCo for the ultimate spec and design on [...]

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