Where are your bikes made?
We manufacture our frames and forks in Taiwan and our seat posts in China. We know we know, Taiwan/China. But the truth is that the majority of carbon, titanium, aluminum, and steel bikes are made there because of their large-scale manufacturing expertise. There are also many options for US-made bikes already in the market, but we wanted to provide a quality product at a price that is accessible to more people.
We do our best to work with US-based companies where we can. The folks at Cane Creek, Wolf Tooth, BBinfinite, and King Cage are amazing and we truly value our partnerships with them.
How are your bikes tested for safety?
We have visited our factories in Taiwan in person, employ a local quality control specialist there, and independently test our frames, forks, and seat posts to CSPC 1512 and ISO 4210 standards in Southern California to ensure they are built to the highest standards.
Because of this we offer a lifetime warranty on our frames, forks, and seat posts.
Do you sell complete bikes?
We currently offer complete builds made to order. Here are some example builds to start the discussion.
Do you have sales or offer discounts?
We don't have sales in order to ensure a consistent customer experience and offer customers the best price possible at all times.
We do offer a discount for active duty and retired military personnel – 10% off framesets / $275 off complete builds.
Are there mounting points on the frame or fork for bags?
We love bikepacking, but wanted to keep our clean free of pannier bosses. Frame mounted bags and innovations like the Tailfin Pannier Rack allow us to haul all the gear we need for a light adventure without looking like a cargo hauler during our weekly group ride.
The front fork does have fender mounts.
What is the max tire size?
All 700c x 38mm and 650b x 48mm tires should fit.
Some tires up to 700c x 40mm / 650b x 50mm tires will fit, but it depends on the tire make and model, tread pattern, rim width, and whether you're running tubes or tubeless.
What is the bottom bracket standard?
PF30 (46mm diameter, 68mm wide). We recommend BBinfinite bottom brackets as the one-piece, pressfit shell eliminates creaking.
What seatpost size do I need?
We offer a matched titanium seatpost, but if you'd like to use your own our frames accept 31.6mm diameter seatposts.
What size front derailleur clamp do I need?
What are the headset specs?
Integrated bearing type with 42mm upper and 52mm lower for 1 1/8" to 1 1/2" tapered fork.
What are the fork specs?
1 1/8" to 1 1/2" tapered steerer tube. 400mm axle to crown length. 48mm offset.
What are the thru axle specs?
Front: 12mm x 100mm spacing, 118.5mm length, 9mm thread length, M12 x 1.5 thread pitch