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Titanium Axle Guides

August 15th, 2020 by / In Tech

They say “there is more than one way to skin a cat”. Maybe not the prettiest example, but the point is that for any element of a bike, different designers will see all sorts of ways to accomplish their goal. That said, quite frequently you see most designers doing certain things the same way. And […]

Carbon Fiber Sucks at Threads

January 25th, 2020 by / In Tech

Obviously we love carbon fiber. After all, it’s the material we chose to make our bikes. Carbon fiber has many characteristics that make it ideal for bikes; lightweight, strong, and highly “tunable”. But there are some things it’s not so good at, and one of those things is threads. And in the case of the […]

King Show Bike For Sale

October 1st, 2019 by / In Updates

SOLD – Chris King Show Bike We built this bike for the King show and want to sell it as quickly as possible. If you happen to be lucky enough to be the right size, you won’t find a better deal. We can’t show you the entire bike until the show, but here are some […]

Gravel Road

October 1st, 2019 by / In Updates

Gravel Road Gravel-Grinder, All-Road, etc. We all know these country-road style bikes are the rage. Fortunately, Carl and Erik have been making Strong Frames and Alliance Bicycles gravel bikes for decades, so it’s nothing new to us. We have thousands of them under our belt and have experimented with just about every variation you can imagine. The balance between […]

Chris King Open House Show

September 4th, 2019 by / In Experience

From Chris King Cycle Group: It’s time! The Chris King Open House is on October 12th! We’ll have 18 framebuilders here with bikes made just for the show. We’ll have tours of the shop floor that we don’t offer any other time. We’ll have brands like Fox, Sram, Santa Cruz, Juliana, Surly, All City and […]

Enve Open House

September 1st, 2019 by / In Experience

What and exciting weekend! I’ve been a big fan of Enve Composites for a long time. So when they invited us to a curated show and open house you can bet I was on board. This year was their first and they plan to make it an annual event. If you are a bike nerd […]

New Options Now Available

August 6th, 2019 by / In Updates

Some of the new options Custom sizing and more stock sizes 3 layup options plus custom Unlimited color options New branding package New paint scheme options More build kit options plus full custom build kits Full bike pricing starting at $7985 Sizing and Geometry We have increased our size range to 54-58. We are offering […]

2019 NAHBS is in the bag

March 28th, 2019 by / In Experience

NAHBS was a huge success this year. We had a great time and won the Best Carbon Layup award. It’s always very rewarding to have our work recognized. This particular award is one of the more technical in that it focuses on construction quality and is based on an unpainted frame. No hiding behind paint. […]

2019 Pre-NAHBS Open House

February 22nd, 2019 by / In Experience

The 2019 North American Handmade Bicycle show is just around the corner. For the weekend of March 15-17 we’ll be in Sacramento exhibiting our 2019 bike the LeadOut. In our efforts to prepare for the show, we are going to setup our exhibit to make sure everything fits and works as expected. We thought it would be a […]

Introducing the LeadOut

December 28th, 2018 by / In Updates

After selling out of the Mark I, our first run of limited-edition U.S.-made bicycles, Pursuit is currently taking orders for next year’s model. An evolution of the MARK I, the LeadOut combines cutting-edge technology and materials with a clean, timeless aesthetic informed by our team’s combined 10-plus decades in the industry.