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BOTW: Baum Corretto

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O.K, we’re cheating a bit this week and our Bike Of The Week is actually a frame set. But Derek just took these sweet shots of one of the Baum Corretto’s from our latest batch and I couldn’t wait for the bike to be built up! So, what you are looking at here is a Baum Corretto in a GTR Paint Scheme with Viper Blue base, Satin Pearl White and Chris King Red. The Baum Corretto comes with custom geometry, custom butted tubing based on rider preferences and riding style, heavily manipulated tubing for the chain stays, custom paint, Chris...

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Traveler's Delight: The Mosaic TT-1

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Traveler's Delight: The Mosaic TT-1

We returned from an especially painful transatlantic travel experience to find Mosaic's titanium travel dreambike waiting. Paired with SRAM's new Red eTap wireless group, it might be the aspirin for airport-induced headaches.

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Mosaic Cycles: American Framebuilding, Reinvented

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Mosaic Cycles: American Framebuilding, Reinvented

"We don't make fucking show bikes," Aaron chided, taking another sip of bourbon. Aaron Barcheck is the founder and head welder at Mosaic Cycles, one of America's ever-burgeoning group of custom bicycle framebuilders. Since his start at Dean and UBI education in the early 2000s, Aaron has approached building bikes with not just the passion necessary for success in this far-flung corner of the bike industry, but an entrepreneurial one as well. Welding race frames exclusively out of titanium and steel, he knows this is an uphill battle in a world of carbon wunderbikes and culturally besotted "Show Bikes", often...

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Pegoretti Marcelo and Pegoretti Love #3

Two more Pegoretti's out on the road... A Marcelo for Jim D. in San Rafael, CA. Jim opted for the Fulcrum Racing 1 wheels and full campy Record (making the big switch from Shimano, which he's been using for years). The WR seatpost is one of very few options that do not require a shim in Pegoretti's seat tubes. And this Love #3 is for Arthur R. in New York City. Arthur is just getting into racing and is looking forward to stomping all over Central Park on his new Love.

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