We’ve been going with the Products: column for 26 weeks now. Can you believe it? I can’t. Either way, it’s Saturday again so as you can imagine we’re not about to go and screw up our record just yet. This week we’re going to take a closer look at Van Homan’s signature VH3 frame from FIT, the Fantastic Plastic peals from Colony, the Envy complete bike from Wethepeople, Profile Racing‘s 40 Stem and the Straight Pull cassette hub from Tree Bicycle Co.. Let’s get into this!
Looking to get yourself a new frame, but you want something that can take some abuse? The 3rd version of Van Homan’s signature frame might just be what you are looking for. This American made street machine made with butted True Temper Supertherm tubing is designed with a 74.5-degree head tube angle, 71-degree seat tube angle, an 8.5″ seat tube length, 11.6″ bottom bracket height and a 13.65″ – 14″ chainstay length. You can also find features like a straight gauge tapered seat tube and double bend chainstays, a gusset on the down tube, engraved Key logo head tube, a mid bottom bracket, 5mm thick 4Q baked drop outs, removable brake mounts and an integrated seat post clamp. You can pick the VH3 frame in 20.5″, 20.75″ and 21″ top tube lengths, colors of limited edition gold, translucent grey or translucent teal and Candy red with a weight of 4 lbs. 13 oz.
To find out more about Fit Bike Co. and their products, visit their website — FitBikeCo.com
Have you taken a look at Colony‘s popular Fantastic Plastic pedals? This lightweight plastic pedals are come in two different types; nylon / fiber mix and polycarbonate. The pedal features a looseball bearing 9/16th’s axle and comes in a bunch of color combinations; solid black, solid black with a blue, gold, purple or red axle, clear red, clear purple, clear blue, clear gold with a gold axle, nuclear orang and clear blue. The Fantastic Plastic pedals come in at 13.26 oz. (nylon/fiber) or 12.55 oz. (polycarbonate) for a weight.
Want to get a new stem but you can’t decide if you want a front load or a top load stem? What if you could do a little bit of both? The 40 stem from Profile Racing gets its name from the 40-degree angled cap. This CNC machined stem comes in three lengths, 53mm, 46mm and 60mm (which won’t be around much longer) with color options of green, white, blue, aqua, gold, purple, teal, black and polished.
Due for a new cassette hub? Want something that is unique and high quality? The Tree Bicycle Co. Straight Pull hub is just that. This 36-hole hub is made from a 7075-T6 aluminum hub shell with ceramic plain bearings, 14mm axle bolts with a 3/8″ square head and a 17mm heat-treated steel internal axle and a 1-pc chromoly driver with improved 3 pawl engagement that comes in right or left hand drive. This hub is designed to use Tree’s Twings N’ Berries straight pull spokes and uses a 5-cross pattern. You can pick one of these up in black, raw, gold, blue or red with a weight of 14 oz. (392 grams).
To find out more about Tree Bicycle Co. and their products, check out their website — TreeBicycleCo.com
If there’s one thing I know for sure about Wethepeople it’s that their 2013 complete bikes turned out phenomenal. The Envy complete features a frame made from 4130 Sanko chromoly tubing with heat-treated drop outs, head tube and bottom bracket with tapered and butted tubing, the full 4130 Sanko chromoly Envy fork with a 1-piece CNC machined steerer tube and post liquid heat-treating, full 4130 Sanko bars with post liquid heat-treating and the Supreme V12 7075-T6 alloy full-cnc machined stem. You can also find a ton of Eclat parts like the Ashley Charles grips, Sniper lever, Unit brakes, Onyx cranks, the Slash nylon/fiberglass pedals, Skylar sprocket, the OZ pivotal seat, Control and Escape tires and a Salt Warlock half-link chain. You can also find the Eclat Pulse front hub and Pulse Cassette hub with a 9 tooth left or right side drive driver and Berserk double wall rims. This decked out unit comes with a 21.25″ top tube length and a weight of 23.63 lbs.
This bike will be out soon, so have your local shop here in the U.S get ahold of Seattle Bike Supply to get you one ordered up today.
To find out more about Wethepeople and their products, check out their website — Wethepeople.de.
That wraps up another edition of Products! Don’t forget to check back next Saturday to see what we have picked out for you guys. Until then, hit up the front page for more Originals, the Daily Section for all the latest videos, news, products and more or hit up Bikeguide to see what’s going on in the forum!
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