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3 28 19 Ibis Ripmo with sram XX1 AXS Build

Ibis Ripmo with SRAM XX1 AXS

Enjoy some shots of a banging build. This Ibis Ripmo features SRAM XX1 AXS, as well as Chris King, Nox Composites and more! SRAM’s AXS provides clean wireless mounting as well as crisp shifting and easy adjustments. Never could quite figure out the barrel adjuster? Well, no more barrel adjusters… Ibis Ripmo with SRAM XX1 AXS The highlights of this build don’t stop at the SRAM XX1 AXS drivetrain. Purpose Built Wheels built in-house lace Chris King Matte Mango hubs to Nox Composites [...]

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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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New Wheels, New Personality – Handbuilt Wheels by BikeCo

We often talk to clients about where the “personality” of their bike comes from. Frame, of course. Suspension setup, yup. The right cockpit and brakes, definitely. Wheels. Wheels and tires will create and shift personality more than just about any other aspect (being on the wrong frame / suspension will kill riding personality as well). Let’s take a look at the advantage of Handbuilt Wheels by BikeCo. Even having worked at BikeCo for so many years I will admit I [...]

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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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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 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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Purpose Built Wheels by BikeCo.com

Improve trail tracking and performance with Purpose Built Wheels by BikeCo.com. It’s possible to calculate the performance of your mountain bike wheels. To start look at the sum of the major parts. Hubs, Spokes, Rims. Then factor in the builder’s skill in assembly as well as tuning. Yes, wheel tuning is a thing – more on that later. Purpose Built Wheels: YOUR Spec There are a variety of factors that help define your ideal spec. Riding style, rider weight, terrain, ideal service [...]

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