Category Archives: Road Bikes

Moots Routt 45 With ENVE-8

Moots Routt 45 – Next Level Tech

Brian knows what’s up. He contacted us a couple months ago looking to build the perfect “everything bike.” He explained that while the hills of southern California offer plenty of dirt trails to  play around on, he also wanted the ability to hang with the roadies.  We decided that a custom built Moots Routt 45 would …

PDW Full Metal Fenders 30mm All Black

Custom Matte Black PDW Full Metal Fenders – While Supplies Last!

Portland Design Works makes these amazing Full Metal Fenders, and everyone loves them! We love them! A few of us at the shop have been running these without issue since they were first introduced. The consensus is they’re simply the best! The only issue we have came across is the appearance… The stock color is a …

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First Impressions – Shimano’s New RS685 Hydraulic Disc Brake With Mechanical Shifting

About one year ago Shimano released their R785 hydraulic-Di2 controls, and everyone was excited – especially since Sram’s offering turned out to be a huge failure, leading to a full recall of their hydraulic road systems. Shimano’s hydraulic disc-road group has proven to be reliable and effective, but the Di2-specific format was a point of …

Moots Routt Commuter Build With Di2 Hydro Rear Quarter

Moots Routt – Another “Everything Bike” Rolls Out

Cyclocross racer, sporty commuter, gravel grinder, club rider and anything else that isn’t mountain biking – you name it, this bike can do it! We have been putting together some really cool Moots adventure bikes. The Routt and Routt 45 name was given to the Psychlo X when they massaged the cross geometry into more of a gravel grinder. We …

Moots Psychlo X RSL Decal Detail

Moots Psychlo X RSL – Loaded With Chris King’s New Sour Apple Flavor

Steve’s new Moots Psychlo X RSL looks killer! It’s one of the first bikes we have built with Chris King’s new limited edition Sour Apple and it came out great. Addind matching Salsa skewers and seatclamp really rounded out the build. Plus it’s running an Ultegra Di2/hydraulic braking drivetrain. What a dream bike. Some of the …

Moots Routt 45 All Balck Decal

The New Moots Adventure Bike – Routt & Routt 45

Since revising the Psychlo X geometry away from a traditional cyclocross bike to a more gravel and adventure-oriented design, Moots decided a change in model name was necessary. Moots is located in Steamboat, located in Routt County. The “45″ designation refers to the optional 450mm chainstay upgrade, and also happens to be a road passing through Steamboat, Route 45 – Routt …

Moots Vamoots Disc Road

Hydro-Electric: Moots Vamoots Disc Road

Moots. Disc. Di2. Need anything else? But seriously, unless you’re a fan of traditional rim brake caliper setups, there isn’t too much more you could ask for in a road bike. Plus, everything on this bike, from the Ti post to the 25c+ tires, is comfort oriented. Looking up front, the stock headtube on these …

Pinarello Kobh 60.1 Team Sky

Pinarello Kobh – Team Sky Edition And Chris King Turquoise

Pinarello, Team Sky and Chris King must have colluded to get the color right. Not really possible though, this Kobh was re-branded back in 2012. Pinatello realigned the this model, slotting it in with their flagship Dogma line, dubbed the Dogma K. This Kobh shares the same high modulus carbon and Dogma-level asymmetrical design, but …

Moots Vamoots RSL Full Featured

Moots Vamoots RSL – Why The Best Is The Best

The beaches of Oregon are ripe with titanium. Those black and gray ribbons across the beach are actually heavy metals, and in that mix you’ll find titanium. Lots of it, in fact. Sandvik has been extracting and alloying that titanium for quite some time, producing several industrial products including some of the highest quality titanium tubing …

Niner BSB Black Blue Full Front Quarter

Up Close With Niner’s New BSB – Blood, Sweat and Beers, Damnit!

First came the RLT, now it’s time for the BSB! Blood, sweat and beers, just in time for cross season. Niner’s new carbon 700c mud machine features proper cyclocross geometry, disc brakes and a 15mm front through axle. It’s set up for mechanical shifting, or Di2 and is compatible with hydraulic brakes, accepting 140mm rotors front …