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2015 Scapin Ivor GT and Race Editions

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We are happy to offer our customers some of the finest bikes in the world. Firmly in this super-bike category, and yet at a fairly reasonable price-point, is Scapin's venerable 2015 Ivor custom carbon road bike. Hand-built in Italy with a unique custom TT-Matrix technology, in a choice of two geometry styles, 7 colours, two cable routing options, with rider name inscribed on the top-tube or down-tube, all with a LIFETIME warranty from Scapin. Click below for hi-res photos of our first 2015 model, or see additional info, geometry options and colour choices by clicking past the gallery. [gallery link="file" ids="4128,4127,4129,4131,4130,4120,4125,4123,4122,4121,4119,4126"] For...

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Olympia is Now Available!!

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Blacksmith Cycle is proud to announce the official availability of a brand with over 120 years of stylish innovation and iconic design , Olympia Cicli from Italy!! Winners of Italy's ExpoBici Innovation Award for 2013, Olympia offers an incredible model range. See highlight from the 2015 road line-up using the links and pics below: Model: Leader Disc - 7 build options from $3,899 (105) to $8,199 (DA Di2) The take: Aerodynamics meet disc-braking in this Italian Innovation Award Winner Colours: White/Black (see below) or Ghost Black/Red Sizes: 4 sizes (S, M, L, XL) Model: Boost or Boost Disc - 16 build options from $3,925 (Force 22) to...

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Mike's Top-10 Tech Trends

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Mike's Top-10 2015 Tech Trends 1. Go disc brake – whether electric or mechanical, hydraulic braking is a simply revolutionary leap. If you don’t race, consider it for your next bike. Our disc options include custom offerings from Argonaut, Mosaic and Parlee, with Olympia, Storck and Van Dessel offering downright awesome value in carbon-disc race machines designed in Italy, Germany and the US, respectively. But really, any disc bike will blow your freaking mind. Don't believe me? Come ride our Mosaic GT-1 today. Oh, and I won't even consider electric shifting a trend this season, since that was so last year,...

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2015 Olympia Boost road - to disc, or not to disc?

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Disc or caliper? The choice is yours with the 2015 Olympia Boost... One bike, multiple configurations, pure performance. Go traditional, or get the added tire clearance and stopping power of disc. Available in various build options, including SRAM Red 22 Hydro disc... We are finalizing our Olympia order this month, with bikes arriving in December, so don't hesitate to speak to us or visit Olympia's website to see the entire model range, including our 849 Ultralight which you can visit and ogle in the shop anytime.

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Lots happening...

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Lots of quick updates as we head into the 2015 model year!! First, we are having our annual in-store wheel and frame blowout...come talk to us about killer deals of up to 40% off all remaining 2014 models including carbon wheels and in-stock frames and bikes, such as our Blacksmith Mosaic RT-1: Second, we are now up to date with all 2015 model launches, such as the incredible Storck Aerfast, so come plan your next dream bike today and stay on the bleeding edge: Finally, we are stoked to be introducing Ritte Cycles to Blacksmith!! Look out for more info...

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