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EXEPT Allroad article - Italian Pro Team Bike Vs. Italian Handbuilt // TOUR 11.19

EXEPT Allroad article - Italian Pro Team Bike Vs. Italian Handbuilt // TOUR 11.19

Below we have selected an article published by TOUR Magazine where they pit Italian Pro Team Bike manufacturer  Basso, versus one of our custom Italian hand built bike brands Exept.   ENGLISH Translation:  Page 22: EXEPT paragraph:  Back in the niche of steel frame building - also this can be a way to have a future in the road bike market. Alessandro Giusto is believing though, that there is a different way. The 33 year old engineer is one of 3 co-founder of start-up Exept. He is formulating the goals confidently “Our framesets are the benchmark for what is possible...

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Gravel (sale) Season Is On

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Gravel (sale) Season Is On

  As we slowly edge closer to the winter months, we begin our migration indoors. Dusting off the turbo trainers, unpacking our ripped bibs, putting the finishing touches on our pain-cave, so that we aren't reminded of the pending hurt that occurs in that sweat box. Is that all we can hope for this winter? OBVIOUSLY NOT!!!! You can now discover the fantastic NEW world of gravel riding (insert orchestral music). Thats right, tucked between September and April is Shoulder-Season, the time in which where a normal road cyclist would be running for the hills in fear, the gravel rider is...

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Weekender Ride

Weekender Ride

Head to https://www.weekender-ride.com/ for the best Thanksgiving weekend you can imagine...

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Deanima Unblended Review - Road Bike Action May 2019 Issue

More over at Road Bike Action

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Wheels galore! Our round-up of wheel brands we love for 2019…

Wheels galore! Our round-up of wheel brands we love for 2019…

For those of you who have purchased big brand bikes, you’ll have noticed that the wheels included are usually… er… cheap boat anchors. Heavy, slow to accelerate, narrow internal width, most lacking tubeless compatibility, and everything else that hurts the performance of your new bike. That’s why we spec the best wheel options on all of our builds at Blacksmith Cycle, because outside of the frameset, wheels have the biggest impact on performance.  You may have some questions about where to start with a new wheel purchase. You may be wondering, "why are wider wheels in style?" or “do I need carbon rims?”.  So, let us quickly fill you in on some awesome wheel brands that...

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