Archive for June 2010

trick frame from se us versus them 300x250 SE x US Versus Them Fixed Freestyle FrameCurrently merging its resources and technologies is SE Bikes and Us Versus Them. The objective here was to come out with a state of the art fixed gear freestyle specific frame. The partnership was that of Todd Lyons (SE Brand Manger) and James Banuelos (Special Projects Manager for SE Bikes & CEO of Us Versus Them). After a thorough evaluation derived from creative brainstorming, exchange of ideas and research data gathered from riders and engineering experts, the frame is set to come release soon. /> /> The soon-to-be-released super prototype of the SE x Us Versus Them frame will feature a Full Cr-Mo Frame with a double Butted top tube and down tube. This frame was designed with maximum 50c clearance tires in mind. /> /> Although the frame is still in its evolutionary stage, the final blue print and geometric design is commendable. The new trick frame will be exhibited by team riders Chris…

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dc x se pk ripper fixed gear 2010 review DC x SE PK Ripper Fixed Gear 2010 Review

SE Bikes and DC Shoes have done an exceptional job over the years at meeting the demands of riders with its collaboration efforts. The two companies first collaborated in 2007 with ’30 Years of Radness’, a limited edition project to celebrate SE’s 30-year anniversary. Coming to the market in 2009 was the DC x SE PK Ripper Fixed Gear, which received mixed reviews. Today, DC and SE have teamed up once again to bring you a PK Ripper Fixed Gear for 2010. /> /> After 2 months of rigorously testing the 2010 model, we have reached a consensus on the latest PK Ripper: /> /> In 2009 the DC x SE fixed gear collaboration captivated the fixed gear world with its appeal – and this year’s revamp is turning out to be no different. Like its predecessor, the PK Ripper for 2010 is a fixed gear bike with…

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khs flite 100 KHS Flite 100 2010 Fixed Gear

For the past few years, the US MTB brand KHS have been wandering and observing the industry trying to see what they could do to have a bike that’s better than the rest. And you know, their patience really paid off. /> /> Introducing to the market, the KHS Flite 100 2010 Fixed Gear, a bike that’s so normal only a bit better than the ordinary at a not so pricey tag. The KHS Flite 100 is the newest invention with a Reynolds 520 double butted Chromoly frame, Wienmann Rims, a flip flop hub and stylish rack bars; this is one bike that can surely get attention. /> /> This ordinary looking bike can surprise its user since it has a surprisingly low weight. Casting off the fixed set up and rear brake, this bike can weigh at 20lbs overall together with its pedals. Combining everything else with a 44/17 crank set, this bike…

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cinelli mash sf 2010 histogram frameset 1 Cinelli x Mash SF 2010 Histogram Frameset

The Cinelli x Mash SF 2010 frameset has been issued a makeover, known as the Histogram which matches their new kits. Firstly, the Mash SF kits are specially made for the opening of Project Space Gallery and Tour of California, but a few frames were also available for sale on the MASH SF website. /> /> Only available in limited quantities, the Cinelli x Mash SF 2010 Histogram Frameset feature splashes of blue, green, black, purple, pink, and white, while produced with powder coat, matte clear coat, and fine die-cuts. Only three framesets released, and it looks like Mash is all out. If your lucky, you might spot one on eBay.

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shed messenger bag from mission workshop 300x300 Shed Messenger Bag from Mission Workshop /> Mission Workshop releases its latest messenger bag called the Shed. Constructed with weatherproof material, the Shed is an all-around utility bag suitable for daily rides. The Shed has five internal zip pockets that are ideal for transporting documents, folders and other materials. To add, the Shed has water-resistant qualities, including its urethane coated zippers. The strap is made from anodized aluminum so it’s light and you can adjust the strap single-handed. The cross-chest strap stabilizer can be detached. /> /> Other features of the Shed include a roll-top cargo compartment to keep your things dry and safe. It has two outboard pockets that are easy to reach while riding. For your valuables, the Shed has four individual pockets tucked inside the secondary compartment zipper. The center compartment can also accommodate most laptop sizes. /> /> The messenger bag measures 20” x 6” x 12”. Retailing at $179.00, the Shed is available in colors black, olive…

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artistic twist on chromes citizen bag 300x211 Artistic Twist on Chrome’s Citizen Bag

San Francisco based utility bag manufacturer Chrome and Krooked Skateboards partnered to come out with a limited edition of Chrome’s “Citizen” bag. The Citizen bag will feature graphic designs by Krooked’s founder Mark Gonzales. The Citizen bags with Gonzales’ artwork will hit stores on July 1st. /> /> Chrome’s marketing director Matt Sharkey shares how this collaboration came to be: “Mark’s instantly recognizable artistic style has graced everything from skateboard decks to works of art in boutiques and museums all over the world. We are truly honored to have the rare opportunity to work with such a legend and have his artwork on this line.” /> /> Chrome chose “Citizen” because it appeals mostly to cycling enthusiasts, both professional and recreational riders. Their collaboration bag has a 1,050 denier nylon outer shell with a weatherproof truck tarp liner. It also features a metal seatbelt latch that can be used as a bottle opener, a cross-chest load…

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tied together fixie 1 300x199 Tied Together Fixie

Nike and joined forces to create the charity project Tied Together. The project was in response to the alarming AIDS/HIV global crisis. The participating cities in this project were New York, London, Milan, Berlin and Paris. /> /> Teams of 10 were created in each city to map the route for the relay. Participants raced via running, skateboarding and cycling for an hour. The 24-hour relay race was to generate awareness and aid for AIDS/HIV, starting in Africa. /> /> For this event, Nike went all out and issued invitations to designers and artists to showcase their works. Tokyo Fixed Gear was invited to build a bike for the Tied Together show. The result was a design based on the manga, Akira with the frame built by Feather Cycles. /> /> The Tokyo Fixed Gear staff also took part by racing through rains at 2 a.m. together with Bycaboy and the Wilson Brothers, who…

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