As promised the video edit from the material we shot in Mons-en-Pévèle. Nice work from Bombtrack and congratulations to Marten Lucien!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Sunday, March 15, 2015
This years annually Singlespeed Cyclocross European Championship was held in Mons-en-Pévèle, in the North of France. Manuel from Bombtrack managed to put a little team together, including Stefan Vis to represent the Bombtrack Arise. Unfortunately I couldn't race due to a cold so it was all up to Stefan and Fabian who did very good. Stefan got second in his qualification heat and third in the finals. Manuel and me concentrated to get some material for a videoclip and to take some pictures. As always you can find the full set of pictures at our Flickr page, and watch out for the upcoming video edit from Bombtrack. Huge thanks to all the involved organisers who made this event happened and the restaurant crew from Chez Flavien.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Phil Wood webstore is back up. Not all their products are available yet as it still gets filled. By the way, we are placing a Phil Wood order at the end of next week. We can offer you the webstore prices without shipping costs and customs trouble.
Always wanted to try out the Red Bull minidrome? Now you have another opportunity. At the 28th of March the minidrome will be in Utrecht. Besides the minidrome you can also visit the wonderlijk CycleWorks shop or the Utrecht Fietskoeriers. If you want, you can join us into a group ride to Utrecht, just write a comment below.
The picture was stolen from Fixedsh#tUp. It shows the minidorme in Edinburgh during the ECMC 2012, where I was to busy drying my gear to take any pictures.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Over a week ago we used the good weather to get away from the Cologne carnival turmoil. On our way we managed to hit only four carnival parades who caused some breaks and provided us with sweets and cakes. A nice mixed group containing a fixed gear bike, a cyclocross bike, a vintage road bike, an aluminium and a carbon road bike made for a relaxed ride.
This Sunday we tried to ride a bit more gravel and mud. Good weather with a fair amount of sunshine gave us a taste of spring. This time I took the Bombtrack Arise cyclocrosser which I will use for the SSCXEC in March.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Like most courier bikes this bike has gone through some updates in the last two years. But lets start at the beginning with its first incarnation as a classic road bike with some modern twists. It is always hard to find really tall bike frames and for Mirco another two centimeters of frame height wouldn't be wrong, but when you are his size you have to take what you get. The frame came with classic Mafac centerpull brakes, which work fine if they are properly tuned and fitted with modern brake pads. A modern Mavic wheelset with cross tires, Shimano STIs and Lizzard Skin bartape complete the bike. Building a bike like this and combining old and new parts while maintaining functionality and a classic look is one of our favourite tasks in the shop.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
...when you can take the stairs. That's what our good friend Fish did when he entered the Transalp with the Bombtrack Hook cyclocross bike and raced 1200 mountain bike riders without even knowing if he or his bike would make it at all.