Tag - enduro

Ibis Ripley XT Build

Ibis Ripley XT Build with i9 Enduro 310C Wheels

Enjoy a couple pictures of this Ibis Ripley XT Build with i9 Enduro 310C Wheels before it heads to its new home. The latest Ibis Ripley combines updates to geometry as well as carbon layup. Improving on the Ripley’s previous editions Ibis slackened the headtube and spec’d a 44mm offset fork.  This improves the Ripley’s handling at speed without compromising its’ surefooted climbing. Learn more about 44mm versus 51mm fork offset Here. This XT Build features the latest 12sp Shimano drivetrain. Requiring the [...]

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Enduro 29ers Geometry Comparison

There were many questions after my comments about cockpit setup in the Alchemy Arktos 29 First Impression Blog. Let’s disclaim this a couple ways: bike geometry DEFINITELY matters. There are small windows that work well for a particular type of riding. At BikeCo we work with the very best in MTB. The bikes we position are class leaders. These bikes have varied geometry for particular riding styles / conditions as well as in pairing with suspension personality. I find some [...]

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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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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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