Suspension Testing with Cody Kelley and MotionIQ
Prior to EWS Northstar BikeCo Pro Rider Cody Kelley and Joe Binatena had a chance to work with our friends from Motion Instruments, a Suspension Data Analytics company.
We could write a thesis on it, but to keep it manageable we’re going to break it down into two semi-succinct parts… This section will cover some of the “why” then jump over to the “how”.
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2019 Sea Otter Classic with BikeCo.com
It was a fun week at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic with BikeCo.com Pro Riders Cody Kelley and Evan Geankoplis. Cody and Evan each competed in the Dual Slalom as well as downhill events. Continue reading 2019 Sea Otter Classic with BikeCo.com
Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setups
The Anatomic Differences:
The latest issue of [R]evolution MTB features this write-up on Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setups from BikeCo.com
This season BikeCo.com is supporting Enduro racing at all levels: Grassroot clients all over the world, the Ibis US Enduro Team captained by Brian Lopes, as well as Alchemy Factory Racing with Anneke Beerten and Cody Kelley.
Enduro’s multi-stage events with minimal, if any, in-race mechanical support have shifted the emphasis points on bike build and setup.
Unlike a one and done format (say a standard DH race) teams are asking equipment to take a ton of abuse across a wider range of terrain over a longer period of time.
Riders are faced with multiple, often quite long stages which one might “acclimatize” to through practice and footage review but are very hard to put every twist, turn and hole into the mental hard drive for race day. Continue reading Grassroot, Domestic & EWS Enduro Bike Setups
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 Enduro race in Eagle, Co. Continue reading Brian Lopes GoPro Games 2018 Prep
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. Continue reading Ibis US Enduro Team – Supported by BikeCo.com