Finally some shirt sleeve riding weather… it’s been a bit like living in a cloud for the past four weeks here, so I can’t blame all of the riding that I’ve been doing for the lack of content here. I had to drive all the way to Virginia to ride in the sun at The Ballers Ride V2.
We’ve been crazy busy… in a really good way. For those of you lamenting the lack of frequent bike porn here, please tune in to our Facebook page, since we regularly post pictures there. Yeah, they’re not as nice as our studio pics, but hey, we’ve got to get bikes out the door.
The next few weeks are going to get even busier around here since we have a couple of great events lined up. One week from today is the inaugural RAID Rockingham, put on by Loco Sports and brought to you by us. If you can make it to our neck of the woods, please sign up and join us for some good riding followed by great food, beer and company in our mill courtyard. Did I say beer?
On the bike front, we’ve been shipping some beauties, and have a new, limited edition MTB launching in a few weeks that we are really excited about.
Here are a few recent builds that made it into the studio before they left us:
First up is a steel Crown Jewel for a local customer. Intense Blue Pearl and White with a painted Enve fork to match.
Next up is a familiar paint scheme, pulled from the Steel Factory Lightweight featured in the ’08 catalog, a bike that I rode for awhile. This one is a steel Crown Jewel with a Yellow to Red Candy fade and wrapped IF crowns. The customer was on the brink of buying a Trek when a good friend suggested that he come see us instead. Friends don’t let friends ride boring bikes.
It wouldn’t be Summer without a fresh batch of t-shirts. To celebrate the upcoming launch of the Deluxe Redux, we’ve brought back a couple of iconic images from our past; the IF Race Puppy, and the IF Trike.
We also have a new bright green on black classic logo. Up and down box on the front, big IF crown logo on the back.
Ride safe and hope to see you at the RAID Rockingham or the Rapha Cycle Club visit.