36.4 collars are shipping!
Saint Gobain made this video about our use of their bearing bushing in our new dropper post. It is a little inside baseball but you might enjoy.
Courtesy of the guys at SCV Imports, our Australian distributor. Really nice to see someone riding with a full Thomson cockpit!!
You may now purchase small parts and accessories from us using the shopping cart located in the “Small Parts” section of our website. Shipping is via US mail and is a flat rate of $4.95.
Here is a video that was first shown at Eurobike 2012. Besides being great racers Heiko and company at Team Hardattack are fantastic videographers. if this does not make you want to go ride, check yourself for a pulse.
A few bike companies are shipping new bikes with the “Overdrive” standard stem. This means a 1.250 inch steerer tube instead of the now standard 1.125 inch steerer. It also can mean a 35mm diameter handlebar clamp instead of 31.8mm. People have been asking us if we will build Overdrive stems and the answer is […]
Plans to start shipping the dropper in early April still look good. We have detailed specifications and user instructions already up on the dropper page of the website as well as some preliminary FAQ’s. I would like to cover one aspect of installation. The remote lever cable and housing will need to be cut to […]
By far the support question we get most often has to do with steerer tubes that have been cut too short. This happens for 3 main reasons: 1. Purchased a used fork. 2. Purchased a used bike. 3. Cut steerer too short for aesthetic reasons. The time to get a bike fit is before you […]
Given some of the recent discussions about steerer tube failures and stem compatibility we thought we would clarify what we see as proper stem installation. These are changes that will be incorporated in our instructions soon. First, the steerer tube should go all the way through the stem such that it requires a 5mm spacer […]
To avoid seatposts getting stuck in steel frames please note the following: 1. When new and then once yearly, apply frame saver to the inside of a steel frame. 2. Remove, clean and lightly regrease seatpost every 90 days. 30 days if you ride in snow/road salt.