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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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3 12 19 Joe Binatena builds wheels for Cody Kelley Alchemy EWS

What We Ride – BikeCo Staff Wheel Selections

We’ve put a lot of effort dialing in the new online wheel builders and options here at BikeCo.com. In this blog, What We Ride, we will take a look at some BikeCo Staff Wheel Selections! Read up and then check out BikeCo Favorite Wheel Builds, Featured Brands, Full Custom Builders and Wheel Specials to pick the best wheels to update your current bike or build a new one. Chris Fuller, BikeCo Sales King, Ibis 942 Carbon, 2 Cross DT Swiss Competition [...]

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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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