Bike Design 101: Bicycle Stack and Reach (and ETT)

How do you compare one bicycle frame size to another? Geometry charts for bicycles can be quite confusing – there are so many numbers and measurements! And not every brand shares every measurement. Or they may list them differently. For example, some brands may tell you Bottom Bracket Drop while others will tell you Bottom […]

2024 Belgian Wafer Ride Race Recap

2 of our very own Frontier Team riders (Quoc Vo and John Lee) drove from SoCal to the high desert of Arizona to tackle the BWR AZ Wafer ride. The Wafer ride is a shorter version of the Waffle length ride, but keeps all of the fun stuff while dispensing with some of the more […]

Bike Design 101: Head Angle vs Fork Offset vs Trail

Designing bikes is not as simple as just picking a few tube lengths, selecting some angles and calling it a day. A bike design should be focused on creating a specific experience that will enable the rider to get the maximum enjoyment out of their adventure. While some numbers are specific to the fit of […]

Aloha, Barlow

Aloha¬†(/…ôňąlo äh…Ďňź/…ô-LOH-hah,¬†Hawaiian:¬†[…ôňąloh…ô]) is the¬†Hawaiian¬†word for¬†love,¬†affection,¬†peace,¬†compassion¬†and¬†mercy, that is commonly used as a greeting.[1][2]¬†It has a deeper cultural and spiritual significance to¬†native Hawaiians, for whom the term is used to define a force that holds together existence. (Carrol, Bret (2000).¬†The Routledge Historical Atlas of Religion in America.¬†Psychology Press. p.¬†19.¬†ISBN¬†9780415921312) It could be said that the Barlow is a […]

A Unique Build

Since its launch in 2019, the Storm King has developed into quite the versatile bike. Race bike, trail bike, adventure bike, or even bikepacking, the Storm King does it all. The list of customers who build up different variants of the bike is constantly changing as well. Some builds are more “raw” while others can […]

ÔŅľ3D Printing: What is it all about?

3D printing is not new as it has been around for quite some time. It conjures up images of science fiction characters miraculously creating fully formed objects out of thin air, while it used every day in real world applications for the automotive, aerospace, and medical communities. Even school children are utilizing 3D printing technology […]