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Brian Lopes New Ibis Ripley

Check out some shots of BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes’ newest build – the fresh Ibis Ripley! Ibis’ latest edition of the Ripley stays true to the original’s 29″ wheels, fast acceleration, quick handling as well as a trail slaying personality. Ibis Ripley Along with updates to the DW Suspension system Ibis paid close attention to the modern geometry design. This Ripley features longer reach, slacker head tube and steeper seat tube as well as the smaller 44mm fork offset compared to [...]

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Brian Lopes Ibis Ripmo XTR 12sp

Enjoy some shots of BikeCo Pro Rider Brian Lopes Ibis Ripmo XTR 12sp setup. Working with riders like Brian gives us first hand knowledge of setup and tune options used by the top pros. This build features Ibis 935 carbon rims laced to Industry Nine Hydra hubs. The 29mm internal pairs well with a variety of tire widths while providing quick handling characteristics. Handbuilt by BikeCo these wheels are ready to attack the trails at pro racer speeds. Want to have [...]

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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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Brian Lopes Cockpit Setup

Brian Lopes Cockpit Setup Details 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, [...]

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Brian Lopes GoPro Games 2018 Prep

Brian Lopes GoPro Games 2018 – enjoy some photos and text as Brian and BikeCo’s Joe Binatena prep for this year’s event in Vail, Colorado. One of the more fun events over the past few years has been the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail. There’s always something going on. Competitive dog long jump / races, slackline, a IFSC Climbing World Cup Qualifer, a variety of Kayak events, yoga, music, as well as beer. However the real gem for us is the [...]

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Ibis US Enduro Team Announcement

Ibis US Enduro Team – Supported by BikeCo.com

BikeCo.com is extremely excited to be an official supporter of the Ibis US Enduro Team. The Ibis US Enduro team features talented riders Evan Geankoplis, Essence Barton, Paul Serra and Lili Heim. Brian Lopes will captain the Ibis US team as it contests CES events through the summer. 2018 CES Events include: Round 1: May 26 – Toro Enduro Round 2: June 16 – Mammoth Bar Enduro Round 3: June 30 – China Peak Enduro Round 4: July 28-29 – Crafts and Cranks Enduro Round 5: August 25-26 – Northstar Enduro Round [...]

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2008 Crankworx Whistler Photo Gallery

Check out a variety of photos from BikeCo’s 2008 Crankworx Whistler. Always a must see event the 2008 Crankworx festival saw some of the fastest racers in MTB. Photos include Brian, Sam Hill, Cedric Garcia, Sven Martin, Lee Donavan, Gee Atherton and many more faces from the race scene at the time! In particular, there are some awesome Dual Slalom photos. While building the new BikeCo.com website we’ve found some amazing photo stashes of builds, events, and adventures. Check out some images shot by [...]

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