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Finished!

The SB5C, aptly named “Jean”, is finally finished.  Shawn and Dan at Fresh Bike Service finished her up yesterday and it looks amazing. People are calling it Orange Crush, Dreamsicle, and just damn awesome!  The various orange components actually match up very good, especially the orange stickers on the Fox 36 fork. Continue Reading

Straitline and King Components

I stopped by Fresh Bike Service today to see what new parts came in and order the SRAM XX1 1×11 drive train. Had some good bike porn to lust over, shown below.                                       These Straitline AMP pedals… Continue Reading

SRAM Guide Brakes Bike Review

I was pleased to see Bike Magazine made SRAM’s Guide Brakes a featured pick today. They rode them for nine months and used a sample size of 15 with no failures and no bleeding required.  I decided to use these on my SB5C build after a recommendation by my friend TJ Kearns, owner of Timothy James Photography.  Using a… Continue Reading

A New Tale

Hello World! In this first post I’ll tell you about my Yeti SB5C custom build to get the blog jump started. I am working with Shawn Brunner, owner of Fresh Bike Service, in Roswell, GA to bring this trail bomber to life. You can read more about Shawn here to see his impressive credentials and history with Yeti Cycles.… Continue Reading