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Dialed Ride – Charlie Sponsel’s Santa Cruz V10

July 1, 2014

Charlie Sponsel and his v10 are deemed buzz-worthy by the folks at Chris King.  Check it out.  Custom graphics by Dan Swan at SPLAT-designs.com    

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Chamois Dropper – Ariel’s 2014 Custom Specialized S-Works Demo

February 6, 2014

Here’s how Ariel built his new 2014 Specialized S-Works Carbon Demo with Ohlins shock: *Fox Float 40 *DT Swiss FR600 laced to DT240s hubs *Put the 135mm rear end from his Team Replica on this one *Made a custom 11-23T, 7 gear cassette using the black plastic guide that came with the Replica *36T Renthal […]

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Chamois-Dropper (formerly Dialed Ride) – Rob’s Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc X01 ENVE

January 24, 2014

Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc X01 ENVE.  Sure, it’s a stock build, but shit there really isn’t much to balk at.  That, and it’s dark good looks make this a certified Chamois-dropper.

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Dialed Ride – Ariel’s Bronson

November 16, 2013

Check out Ariel’s new trail bike!  Santa Cruz Bronson with RockShox Pike fork, Industry Nine Torch Enduro wheelset , Chris King headset, SRAM XX1 drivetrain, RockShox Stealth Reverb, Truvativ cockpit, Deity Decoy pedals, and Maxxis High Roller II rubber.  It’s getting a RockShox Monarch Plus shock upgrade too!      

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Bike Love: Santa Cruz Solo

November 13, 2013

Working with bikes all day at the shop I see many Solos, many similar to mine, but I guess its like the Rifleman’s Creed: there are many like it, but this one is mine.  I can’t believe how quickly this little bike has grown on me and since I built it up its been nothing […]

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Dialed Ride – Your new Deity Cryptkeeper

November 1, 2013

Scott put this one together for the shop.  Deity Cryptkeeper frame, Manitou Circus fork, Spank Tweet rims on DMR hubs, Spank Spoon stem, Deity crank, sprocket, pedals, pivotal post and saddle, and Topsoil bars, and a Shimano Deore brake.  Smart build, keeping in light and tight for a reasonable $1699.  Weighs around 25lbs.

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New at the Farm! Custom Salsa El Mariachi Ti

October 12, 2013

This is the last of a breed–a USA made titanium Salsa.  They’re now made overseas, but this one was welded by Lynskey in Tennessee.  Built up with Rock Shox Reba, Shimano XT drivetrain, Avid Elixir XX brakes, Mavic Crossride wheels, and Ritchey WCS Trail bars, FSA stem, Race Face seatpost and WTB saddle.  Weighs in […]

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Dialed Ride – Becky’s Specialized S-Works Amira Di2

August 31, 2013

Yup, we do custom road builds too.  S-works Amira with the new Shimano Di2.

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Dialed Ride – Ed’s Santa Cruz V10c

August 12, 2013

2014 Santa Cruz V10 Carbon with Rock Shox Vivid Air and Fox Float 40.  Smart build with Shimano Zee drivetrain and brakes, Spank Spoon wheelset, SDG I-Fly saddle and carbon Microbeam post.  Deity Decoy pedals and CZ handlebar, Thomson DM Stem.  e13 SRS chainguide.  Maxxis Minion DHF and Highroller tires.  Bike weighs in at 35lbs!!!  […]

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Dialed Ride – Specialized Evo Carbon

August 9, 2013

This Monday we put together a rad Specialized Evo build for a customer. He narrowed it down to either full XT 2×10 with an E.13 double guide, or XX1. We had a full XX1 kit in stock, as well as a DT Swiss all-mountain wheelset with a new driver for the 10-42 11speed cassette. Match […]

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