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    Brammo Powercyles: Eco Conscious motor bikes!
    Tuesday, September 28, 2010 @ 12:05 am
    Posted by Yumi


    We are so excited to have Brammo Powercycles at the Expo this year! Brammo designs and sells 100% electric motorcycles. They have a timeless design with innovative technologies that make these bikes not only cool on the road, but good for your conscience! The newest model, the Empulse, can go over 100mph and 100 mile range! That is incredible.

    Check out Brammo’s booth at the Expo. They will have amazing bikes to show but also information on incentives for owning such a sleek, eco conscious vehicle.

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    NTP Bikes Returns for 2010!
    Monday, September 27, 2010 @ 11:45 pm
    Posted by Yumi


    NTP (Nelson Titanium Products) is returning to the SF Bike Expo this year, taking it over “one tube at a time.” This local custom frame builder can make quality frames for any rider. They are dedicated to customizing a frame, whether its road, mountain or commuter, to your body and desires. They understand the uniqueness of every individual in physicality but also your style and creativity!

    Dan, owner and frame builder, is a skilled welder and constructor, who has even built a plane. You will be “flying” in your next frame from NTP. You gotta check out their booth at the Expo!

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    Mission Bicycle Festival Sept 26th
    Saturday, September 25, 2010 @ 4:32 pm
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    Ladies, Giddy Up! Dude Girl is Joining the Expo!
    Sunday, September 19, 2010 @ 10:39 am
    Posted by Yumi


    SF Bike Expo and Pedal Savvy Fashion Show are ecstatic to have Dude Girl join the vendor list. Dude Girl is  an apparel company geared toward athletic souls who like to play hard, get dirty, laugh, and share the joy of sport. They offer lines in Yoga, Running, Cycling and Casual Wear rooted in the old west cowgirl spirit and but modernized for today’s active women.

    They will be struttin’ their stuff at the Pedal Savvy Fashion Show so check out their awesome gear on the runway!

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    Sierra Ski and Cycle Works
    Sunday, September 19, 2010 @ 10:25 am
    Posted by Yumi


    Sierra Ski and Cycle Works in South Lake Tahoe was created out of passion to be in the mountains. They are experts of the Lake Tahoe backcountry, ski resorts and trails and will set you up with the latest ski and mountain bike gear.

    As a full service bike shop, Sierra Ski and Cycle Works specializes in custom builds, bike tunes and bike repairs. They also carry a complete line of bike gear and accessories, trails maps of Lake Tahoe, and bike racks. They also have the largest fleet of consignment bikes in South Lake Tahoe to recycle toys for the mountains.

    We are excited to have these mountain experts at the SF Bike Expo! See what they have to offer at their booth!

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    West County Revolution Bike Shop at the Expo!
    Sunday, September 19, 2010 @ 10:09 am
    Posted by Yumi


    SF Bike Expo is thrilled to have West County Revolution Bike Shop join us this year. They are a full service bike shop in Sebastopol, CA serving the people of Sonoma County as well as Wine Country visitors. They are dedicated to their community by sharing their passion and pleasure of bike riding with everyone.

    Check out what they have to offer at the Expo!

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    Andrew Taylor’s Showdown 11.06.10
    Friday, September 17, 2010 @ 1:31 pm
    Posted by SFBikeExpo


    What do Evel Knievel, Metallica and Andrew Taylor have in common?

    They all threw down at the Cow Palace!

    Andrew Taylor a.k.a AT, in conjunction with rideSFO, bring back AT’s Showdown on November 6th at the infamous Cow Palace during the 3rd Annual San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Expo. Last year, we brought you the 1st ever mountain bike dirt jump competition to the SF Bay Area and ran it next to the monster cyclocross called the Cross Palace. From a single vantage point, you could see racers smack into a berm and watch a rider flip in the background. It produced a great visual.

    This year we will bring you a 360-degree view of action. The Cross Palace. returns. We’ve added a BMX Urban Competition called the Intersection and a Pump Track that will model the potential McLaren Bike Park. Then the Showdown will tie all the action together.

    AT’s Showdown is a rider vs. rider competition. It will be open for invited riders only. Riders will go though a two run qualifier, followed immediately by the finals. 38 riders will take their best run of two from qualifying to earn a spot in the final 12. The top 12 will battle in an hour-long jam. We will have additional features from last year’s Showdown such as a sea container, a ramp with an option to hip right, left or go straight into a quarter pipe with dirt landings.

    The roster is a who’s who in big air competitions. Led and hosted by Adidas and Marin Bikes rider Andrew Taylor, Greg Watts, Jamie Goldman, Tyler McCaul, Ryan Howard, Jacob Hyde, Jack Fogalquist, Mitch Chubey, Geoff Gulevich, Erick Lawrenuk, Cam Zink, Logan Peat, Kurt Sorge, Phil Sundbaum and more….

    Also, there will be a chance to meet all the riders at the Pre-party at the Marin Bikes SF Store located on 1090 Folsom St., San Francisco CA 94103 starting at 6 PM on November 5th.

    Schedule – November 6th
    9AM – 11 AM Practice * Doors open to the public @ 10 AM.
    1 PM – 3 PM Qualifying
    3 PM – 4 PM Finals

    This year’s prize purse is at $6500! Plus a $1000 for Best Trick sponsored by GoPro Camera! $7500 in total prize money!

    Many Thanks to our Sponsors for making this possible!

    Adidas, Marin Bikes rider, Adrenlin Industries, X-Fusion, GoPro Camera, The Hive, Gravity, SDG Components, Decline, Skullcandy, Formula Brakes, Geax, and PinkBike.

    Follow the progress of AT’s Showdown on FaceBook and Twitter.

    See the full roster, details, photos and video at AT’s Showdown. Site design by Ginormous

    See the video of the 2009 SF Bike Expo HERE.

    Looking for a place to stay? We partnered up with the Good Hotel for a special rate. Click HERE for more info.

    Don’t miss the action this year!


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    Leaving their Mark: Dirty Dog is Back at the Expo!
    Tuesday, September 14, 2010 @ 8:51 pm
    Posted by Yumi

    Dirty Dog MTB, a local and rider owned company, is back again at the SF Bike Expo! Dirty Dog makes rotors, cable guides and stems from the highest quality materials. These products are not only made from cutting edge technology, but they have some serious attitude and style. Check out their Reaper Stems on Facebook! Pick one up for Halloween, the weekend before the Expo and then rep it their too!

    Check out Dirty Dog’s booth to see some truly original bike components. We are excited to have them back again!

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    Andrew Taylor’s Showdown Printable Flyer
    Sunday, September 12, 2010 @ 9:05 pm
    Posted by SFBikeExpo


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    The Hive announces release of the highly anticipated e*thirteen XCX.ST
    Saturday, September 11, 2010 @ 4:10 pm
    Posted by SFBikeExpo

    Petaluma, California

    The Hive announces the release of the XCX.ST, the most recent incarnation of the popular XCX chain retention system. The XCX.ST is a seat tube mounted variation of the XCX that mounts to frames via a clamping device similar to those found on most front derailleurs. This XCX.ST version solves the mounting issues common to frames utilizing BB30 and other press-fit BB designs.

    The XCX.ST retention system is also a highly adaptable product. It incorporates the adjustable upper wearplate of the World Cup winning LG1+ guide, is available in a “high-mount” or “low-mount” clamp design, utilizes a trick seat tube clamp cam to allow for chainline adjustment, and can be mounted to frames with 28.6, 31.8 or 34.9 seat tube diameters.
    “The need for a lightweight, reliable single ring retention system designed specifically for cross country riders and racers was originally recognized by e*thirteen more than 8 years ago,” said International Distributor and OEM Coordinator Jonas Mikolayunas, “and while we were set to charge forth with the product back then, it became apparent that the drivetrain technologies at the time were not quite equipped to handle the change. With the advent of the 10 speed MTB drivetrain and the 11/36 cassette, the XCX has finally found its place. When coupled with any of our odd tooth sized e*thirteen Guidering options, the XCX becomes a highly precise drivetrain tuning tool.”

    The initial prototype of the XCX.ST first debuted on the race bike of Orbea cross-country rider Julien Absalon in late 2009. Since its first appearance and second place podium at the World Championship XC race, the XCX.ST has garnered much attention – enough attention to catch the eye of Specialized Bicycles.

    “Specialized Bicycles was one of the first companies to understand the value this product possesses in our off-road cycling community, especially among the 29er crowd” added Jonas. “I give Specialized a lot of credit for recognizing the potential of this product and specing it on their Stumpjumper Expert Carbon 29 Evo. This spec goes a long way in legitimizing the 1×10 generation of riders who have been home-brewing “1-by” solutions in their garages for years now.”

    tech specs:
    backplate material: 6061-T6
    frame mounting style: seat tube clamp – high or low
    clamp diameter: 28.6/31.8/34.9
    wearplate adjustment: adjustable
    wearplate hardware: captive gold alloy
    chainring range: 32-44t
    chainline adjustment: 50 to 53mm
    weight: 71-75 g
    msrp: $99.95
    global availability: fall/winter 2010

    More information can be found at and and see it at the SF Bike Expo.





    SJ Expert Carbon 29 Evo (XCX.ST)

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