Why We Race Professional Enduro
Well its late February so it’s time to start hitting the warm up races and qualifiers. This year we thought we’d share some insight on why we race professional enduro.
A lot of aspects to professional enduro racing that have direct correlation to consumer MTB. BikeCo owner Joe Binatena’s experiences’ working with the fastest in MTB is brought back and applied to help client’s get the most out of their riding. Suspension setup and tune. Tire combos and setup (as well as tire inserts these days). Cockpit position for a variety of terrain. Wheel setup, tuning and tension. In fact one of the cornerstones of BikeCo, our Frame Prep, has its origins keeping race bikes together!
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MotionIQ – the How of MTB Suspension Data Analytics
OK, you read the “why” about mountain bike suspension data acquisition (if you didn’t check out BikeCo Pro Rider Cody Kelley, Joe Binatena and Rob Pryzkucki from Motion Instruments discuss it here) let’s now look at the “how” of the Motion Instruments MotionIQ system.
Those who’ve read a lot of BikeCo’s content know I love formulas and data. Everything is just easier when you can minimize variables with facts. So suspension data acquisition would be right up my alley right? Well sort of. Continue reading MotionIQ – the How of MTB Suspension Data Analytics
Alchemy Nine7Five First Thoughts
BikeCo.com owner Joe Binatena is rocking a mullet. We went for a pedal to go through his Alchemy Nine7Five First thoughts.
“Mullet” bikes are 29″ front and 27.5″ rear setups. If you’ve looked closely on this year’s EWS photos you’ve seen them under a wide range of riders.
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Alchemy Racing Mechanic: A Day in the Life of Joe Binatena
Check out an awesome blog from Alchemy Bicycles about BikeCo’s Joe Binatena’s role as Factory Team Mechanic: Continue reading Alchemy Racing Mechanic: A Day in the Life of Joe Binatena