Just because I’m in Chicago at the Vitamin Invitational, doesn’t mean I’m going to skip out on our usual Saturday post. Going into our fourth volume of Products:, we have a closer look at five products from Hoffman, Profile, Division Brand, Eclat and Deluxe. So let’s get into this!
All right, let’s kick this edition off with a look at Eclat‘s Pulse hub. The 36-hole shell of the hub is made from 6061-T6 alloy with a 14mm hardened heat-treated and hollow bored chromoly axle and 2 high quality Japanese bearings inside. The hub features the SDS system which allows you to switch the direction of the hub to either right or left hand drive and a standard 9-tooth driver with a polymer bushing. The Pulse hub weighs in at 16.19 oz. (1.01 lbs. / 459 g) and comes in black, orange, Midnight teal and high polished for colors.
You can find out more about Eclat by visiting EclatBMX.com.
Next up, we have Ben Hennon’s signature “Lady Luck” frame from Hoffman Bikes. This 100% 4130 chromoly frame has a 75-degree head tube angle, 71.5-degree seat tube angle, 11.5″ bottom bracket height, a 13.7″ chain stay length and top tube lengths of 20.75″ and 21″. The Lady Luck features a gusset on the down tube at the head tube junction, 4mm thick heat-treated drop outs, removable brake mounts and guides, a mid bottom bracket and an integrated seat post clamp. The frame weighs in at 4 lbs. 14 oz. with colors of is available in gloss black, raw with a blue clear coat and chrome plated.
To find out more about Hoffman Bikes, check out HoffmanBikes.com.
Profile Racing and Jeff Klugiewicz spent the last few months working together on a drive side hub guard for their hubs. The recently released guard is made from 7075 aluminum and features a steel pressed piece that replaces the drive side jam nut and cone spacer and an integrated aluminum 14mm step that acts as a anti-rotation pin in your drop out. The guard is available in right or left hand drive and weighs in at 2.2 oz. (63 grams).
You can pick one of these up direct from Profile RIGHT HERE for $33.95 or have your local shop hit Profile Racing up to order you one up!
You can find out more about Profile by visiting their website at ProfileRacing.com.
Here’s a look at the Strong Hold cranks from Division Brand. These fully post weld heat-treated chromoly two piece cranks feature a 22mm 48-spline spindle, a brazed on logo plate and 175mm length. The Stronghold cranks weigh in at 1.70 lbs. (775 grams) and come in colors of black ED, clear raw and chrome.
You can pick the Stronghold cranks up here in the U.S through Sidewall Distribution.
Check out more from Division Brand on their website DivisionBrand.com.
I’ve said it a thousand times already and I’m sure I’ll say it a thousand more times. Complete bikes now days are so sick. Deluxe‘s 2012 Pro 2 Complete is a prime example. The fully 4130 chromoly frame features a 20.75″tt, 11.5″ bottom bracket height, 8.66″ stand over height and a 13.75″ chain stay length with features a like a down tube gusset, machined Spanish botttom bracket and 5mm drop outs. You will also find full chromoly forks for tapered and butted legs, two piece bars with a height of 8.25″ and 28.7″ width, a 6061-T6 top load stem with a 50mm reach, Deluxe’s Shovelhand grips, 36 spoke wheels with sealed hubs and a 9-tooth cassette in the rear, Odyssey Aitken and Path tires, 3-piece cranks, Wellgo pedals, 6061-T6 aluminum 25-tooth sprocket and Deluxe’s Superlight seat/post combo. The Pro2 comes in Casselberry red and weighs in at a light 24 lbs.
You can take a closer look at the bike here.
Deluxe should have a new U.S distributor lined up soon, so expect word of that sooner than later. These bikes are available everywhere else Deluxe is sold — Distributors List.
To find out more about Deluxe hit up DeluxeBMX.com
Check back next Saturday for the fith edition! Until then, check out the Daily Section for all the latest videos and products from all the brands in BMX.