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Exploring MTB Geometry

Exploring mtb geo rider reach and stack

Exploring MTB Geometry

We often talk about a bike’s cutting edge geometry. But what makes an ideal MTB geo? Well, if you’re listening to some of the “influencers” it’s reach, reach and reach… Except it’s not nearly that simple. Exploring MTB Geometry you’ll see that reach is far more malleable than you might have thought. I’d like to take a few posts and explore some of the various balancing acts that go on to produce a great fitting MTB geo.

Teaser: As we examine how variable some geo numbers can become I believe it will shed light on how critical suspension design and application really are.

In order to keep things readable, and the SEO robots happy we’re going to break this up. To understand why reach isn’t the “be all and end all” let’s examine variables that muddy the waters.

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Yeti SB150 Frame Pics

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Yeti SB150 Frame Pics

Enjoy the new long travel 29 Yeti SB150 Frame Pics. An absolute EWS trail crusher the SB150 Frame has 150mm of Switch Infinity rear suspension. Together with a 170mm fork this bike is just looking to get rowdy on your favorite big mountain adventure or park day.

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Alchemy Arktos29 Frame Detail Pics

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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. Continue reading Alchemy Arktos29 Frame Detail Pics

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BikeCo Frame Prep

BikeCo Frame Prep on Ibis

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BikeCo Frame Prep

Build integrity for your new mountain bike starts before you hang any bits on the frame. In fact, for the ultimate performance and longevity BikeCo developed specific MTB Frame Prep procedures.

Pivots, Bearings, Axles, , Hangers, Bottom Brackets and Headsets are addressed in BikeCo’s MTB Frame Prep services. BikeCo Frame Prep services ensure maximum service life, ultimate trail personality as well as quiet performance for your mountain bike.

Like the BikeCo Pro Tune Suspension originally Frame Prep service was only available for race bikes. Over the years BikeCo’s team developed mtb frame prep procedures to address issues that average riders encounter.

We stand behind our Frame Prep service for 1 year. Should your frame develop noise or issues from components associated with Frame Prep BikeCo will take care of you. Continue reading BikeCo Frame Prep