Bike Rumor | Celebrate 4.20 with these cycling themed kits, tools, bar tape & more
Why let the day go up in smoke without bringing a little cycling fun to an otherwise potentially completely wasted day? Here’s a few 4.20 appropriate bits from bike brands and supporters. Some are new, some we’ve posted before, but all are sure to keep you riding high on the saddle…
The Radavist | Riding Fixed, Up Mountains, With Pros on Mt. Baldy
Mount Baldy, or Mount San Antonio, reaches 10,069′ and is the highest point in Los Angeles County. That’s almost twice as high as the highest point in the City of Los Angeles. You can ride up to the ski lifts at Baldy via Mount Baldy Road or via Glendora Ridge Road – which is usually closed to cars. In the latest Riding Fixed Up Mountains With Pros we get to ride with Justin Williams.
GQ | The Best Graduation Gifts for Guys Are The Ones They'll Actually Use
The best graduation gifts for guys—or anyone for that matter—are three things: well-made or special in some sentimental sort of way, useful to him in whatever phase comes next, and a little bit outside of his budget while still being reasonably within yours. Whether your grad is college-bound, finally entering the professional world, or maybe even wrapping up a later-in-life degree, he deserves the good stuff: an heirloom-worthy watch, a swanky new ride, the rockstar boots. Here are fifteen stylish ways to celebrate this hard-working student without going so far as to pay off his student loans. Of course, he’d probably appreciate that, too.
Gear Junkie | Best Commuter Bikes of 2019
When it comes to picking a commuter bike, there’s a surprising amount of options. Do you want a bike that will get you to and from the office looking fly as hell? Or do you prefer a ride you can use to train on the weekends in Lycra? Also, do you need it to store easily, or be easy to repair? With all of these considerations in mind — and with an eye toward a bargain — we rounded up a few fantastic commuter options.Whether you’re just embarking on a commuter lifestyle or looking for a new everyday ride, it’s possible to get a great bike from a well-known brand for just a few hundred bucks.
Business Insider | The best commuter bikes you can buy
The State Bicycle Deluxe 3 Speed City Bike comes with a rear rack, front basket with drink holder, fenders, and a chainguard. These features all help get you and your work gear from point A to point B while protecting you from debris and water your tires may kick up. Like our top pick the Franklin 3, this is a Dutch-style bike, which means you ride in a more upright position for greater comfort and visibility.
Bicycling | 15 Awesome Fixies for Racing or Riding Around Town
The fixed-gear bicycle is the grandfather of every bike you see today: Before derailleurs and freewheels, there was one ever-spinning gear. The Tour de France was a fixed-gear event up until WWI, and today’s fixed-gear enthusiasts use the bikes for track and criterium racing, time trials, and bike messenger use. Most riders, though, just enjoy the experience of mashing the pedals to go and pulling up on them to stop; it's the purest interference between you and the bike.
Cyclist | Now available in the UK: State Bicycle Co. Undefeated II Black Prism review
State Bicycle Co. - makers of the slickly produced Riding Fixed, Up Mountains, with Pros and of fixed gear, single speed, city, and off-road bikes - has just released its Black Prism edition Undefeated II frame for sale in the UK. It’s an update to the Undefeated - a track-inspired frame with aero tubing and a race geometry that was popular with track riders and commuters.
Bicycling Magazine | The State Keansburg Is the Best-Looking $570 Bike We’ve Ever Tested
A few years ago, when Detroit-based bike maker Shinola was just getting going and making a ton of really cool things, they released the Runwell bike. It was (and still is) a modern version of the French newsboy porteur bikes, with just the right amount of historical accuracy, practicality, and modern hipness to make it rise to the top of almost everyone’s most-wanted list. But the damn thing costs $2,950.State’s Keansburg is that bike, but at a price newsies might have actually afforded. It’s the best-looking $570 bike I’ve ever seen. It has a sweet vintage look, durable parts, a built-in front rack, and smooth ride that’s great for urban riding, commuting, or cruising along the beach.
The Radavist | Riding Fixed, Up Mountains, With Pros: Toms Skujins
In Episode 7, the Riding Fixed Up Mountains with Pros team met up with Toms Skujins only one week after his 2018 cycling season, which saw a King of the Mountains Jersey in Tour of California and the Tour De France, a national TT championship (Latvia), and multiple stages won around the world. They chat with Toms about his homeland Latvia, living in Colorado, bike racing, and of course his love of potatoes.
The Coolector | State Bicycle Co. 6061 Black Label v2 in Peach
For those of us that like cycling and want a trusty steed for day to day urban adventures, State Bicycle Co should always be one of your first ports of call when looking for a new ride, not least because they regularly release awesome new offerings to be enjoyed. The latest to have caught our eye is the State Bicycle Co 6061 Black Label V2 Bike in Peach that is a muted looking, top performing bike that will definitely tick the right boxes for anyone after a cool new bike in 2019.
Bike Radar | Fixies are dumb, but I love them — Jack's Hill Climb Fixie - Modifying a State Bicycle Co Undefeated for Hill Climbing
Over the past year, my State Undefeated has spent its life as a fixed gear TT wagon, a flat-bar street-skidin’ machine and now, it’s had the weight-weenie treatment and will be my choice for the remainder of the 2018 hill climb season.
Gear Minded | A Gift For Every Type Of Cyclist In Your Life
“What gift do I get for a cyclist?” Well, these lists highlight essentials for anyone that rides on two wheels — guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any cyclist on your list. Finding a unique gift for a cyclist shouldn’t be hard. And we are here to make sure of it. Let the giving begin!
Bike Rumor | State will be seen on Halloween with Green Zombie Fixie, new Black Label Kit Basics
State Bicycle builds many no-nonsense city riding fixies & single speeds, and every so often drops a limited edition. To get in the spirit of the season – and add a bit more visibility this fall – the latest special run their top Black Label alloy fixed gear bike comes in Zombie Green. And to outfit you in style, State has also reworked their premium Black Label clothing line to create simple, solid color basic kit that won’t break the bank.
The Coolector | State Bicycle Co. 6061 Black Label V2 Zombie Green Bike
When it comes to delivering stand out steeds that are built to last the test of time, one of our first ports of call here at Coolector HQ is invariably that of State Bicycle Co and this is confirmed by the fact that they so consistently release awesome new offerings onto the market. The latest to have caught our eye (for obvious and vibrant reasons) is the stunning State Bicycle Co 6061 Black Label V2 Zombie Green Bike which really does turn heads with both its aesthetics and performance capabilities.
Gear Minded | The Rylee, From State Bicycle Company
Blending Timeless Charm with Modern City Bike PerformanceThe Rylee is the epitome of timeless old-world style and modern utility. Every design element captures the style that makes vintage road bikes so cherished, while bringing maximum utility and unrivaled comfort– the unmistakable State Bicycle Co. treatment.
Bicycling Magazine | The Best Bikes for College Students
Life is way too short to waste time looking for parking on campus this year. That’s why you should take a bike to college with you. Bikes are not only an awesome way to get around, but also an easy way to stay in shape. Chat with friends or make new ones as you roll along the bike path to class. Hop on your bike and head into town for a coffee or a late-night snack. Your bike is your ticket to freedom and fun. Plus it can save you some money compared to owning a car, money you can use for books or beer.
Bike Rumor | Cruise Campus in Style with Classically-Styled, Geared State Rylee Townie
State Bicycle Co’s new Rylee is as much a timeless classic, as it is a simple modern city bike. Working off a vintage bike aesthetic, this new townie cruiser mixes a simple step-through steel frame and lugged fork with a modern drivetrain and racks.
Cycle Boredom | State's Warhawk SSCX/Gravel Bikes Gets an Olive Makeover and Tubeless Option
$580 for a raceable single speed cyclocross bike is legit. And now State Bicycle Co. is offering the Warhawk with a tubeless option running on WTB Riddlers. They’ve also added an olive, smoke, and black colorway is muted is your favorite color. Looking to dip your toes in the deliciously murky waters of SSCX racing? Then this might be a worthwhile option to consider.
The Coolector | STATE BICYCLE CO WARHAWK GRAVEL BIKE
When it comes to finding a new bicycle, there are certainly no shortage of options for the consumer but you’ll want to find a quality brand with a reputation for excellence to ensure the quality of your steed. State Bicycle Co is one such brand and this fantastic looking Warhawk Gravel Bike is one such ride. If you’re after an unashamedly first rate contraption that ticks all your style and performance boxes, then look no further than this.
Men's Journal | The Coolest Pieces of Adventure Gear You Can Buy in July
Don’t get us wrong—we love a high-end carbon whip with electronic shifting and a wheel set lighter than a feather. But sometimes you just want to head to work or the coffee shop on a steel machine that will get you reliably from point A to point B. The State Bicycle Co. Pigeon Core-Line, with its single-speed flip-flop hub and 40mm wheels, is that bike—and it’s nearly as lust-worthy. Nearly.
stupidDOPE | Ride With Style! State Bicycles Ultra-Limited Pigeon Gray 6061 Black Label Bicycle
For years the good folks over at State Bicycle Co. have been creating some stunning ways to hit the road, the street and more. Today they are back in the news feed as we get a look at a new ultra-limited bicycle design. Today we get a look at the new 6061 Black Label bike, which comes in an ultra-limited Pigeon Gray colorway. The model pulls double duty in fixed mode for track use or single speed with riser bars for the streets.
Bicycling Magazine | These Cyclists Turned a Pair of Yeezys Into Cycling Shoes
What if bike shoes appealed to sneakerheads? That's the idea behind this State Bicycle Co. mashup.
Bike Rumor | The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 gets clipless with DZR Minna SPDNA
Apparently, if you consider yourself a sneakerhead the Yeezy 350 Boost V2 is very desirable sneaker. To the point that the idea of cutting one up, to turn it into a cycling shoe? Well, that would border on sacrilegious. Which is why when State Bicycle Co. had the idea to convert a pair of Yeezy 350s into SPD compatible cycling kicks, they had to get permission from the man himself. With Kanye’s blessing, they handed the shoes over to Jake Danklefs of Dank & Co. to start cutting & pasting…