Levi‚Äôs¬ģ Commuter x VSCO¬ģ ‚ÄĒ The Ride // New Preset Download

2014-07-30

Levi‚Äôs¬ģ Commuter x VSCO¬ģ ‚ÄĒ The Ride // New Preset Download

Levi‚Äôs¬ģ Commuter‚ĄĘ has teamed up with¬†VSCO¬ģ to present a new preset called the 'LV3'. The new preset is available for download for free on iPhone or Android. Plus, Levi's¬ģ and VSCO¬ģ are asking all of you photographers out there to share photos of your ride using the #commuter tag for a chance to be featured on the official VSCO Commuter grid. Definitely worth checking out and downloading (especially for free)! LEARN MORE¬†>> ¬†SHOP LEVI'S¬†>> Photo Credit (top to bottom): Tyler McPherron¬†& Gabriel Flores

NEW Arrival // BLB Frames & Wheels In Stock at City Grounds

2014-07-29

NEW Arrival // BLB Frames & Wheels In Stock at City Grounds

The popular BLB cycling brand from Brick Lane Bikes of London is available now at City Grounds! We've brought in the sleek and very popular carbon wheels including the Notorious 03 and Notorious 05 - both available in matte carbon or white. Along with the wheels, we've also brought in frames / framesets such as the London Lo-Pro Frameset, a double butted chromoly steel pursuit setup, available in green/gold or gunmetal/gold for only $399.00. If you're looking for something a little more modern and lightweight, we've brought in the BLB La Piovra Air Frame, constructed from 7005 T6 aluminum and featuring smooth welds....

State Bicycle Co. Undefeated 2015 Promo Video

2014-07-25

State Bicycle Co. Undefeated 2015 Promo Video

Our friends over at State Bicycle Co.just released a new promotional video and photos of the 2015 State Bicycle Co. Undefeated model, now in a sleek silver polish. For the video, State teamed up with urban cycling film legends, Macaframa, and team rider Hernan Montenegro. The sub-2 minute clip follows Hern through the streets of San Francisco as he bombs down hills and skids through packs of pigeons. Check out the video below along with a few select photos. Keep an eye out for the release of both the 2015 State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Complete Bike and Undefeated Frameset, coming soon! SHOP STATE...

NEW Arrival // State Bicycle Jamaica 2.0 Fixed Gear Bike

2014-07-23

NEW Arrival // State Bicycle Jamaica 2.0 Fixed Gear Bike

State Bicycle Co. has just dropped a new color option for their core fixed gear bike line, the Jamaica 2.0. Jah man, get your cool runnings on with this black, green and yellow build built with 4130 grade Cromoly steel; the lightest and strongest steel in cycling. The Jamaica 2.0 comes with black 43mm deep-v style wheels, a flip-flop hub (for fixed or freewheel riding), and quality, durable components. PLUS State Bicycle Co. complete bike is in stock now at City Grounds for $449.00 with free shipping. Plus, for a limited time use the coupon code 25BUCKS at checkout for an additional $25 off this product and get...

NEW Arrival // Crew Bike Co. Frames, Forks & Components

2014-07-21

NEW Arrival // Crew Bike Co. Frames, Forks & Components

New at City Grounds is Crew Bike Co., an urban cycling brand based out of Southern California. Although a relative newcomer to the scene, the team behind Crew Bike Co. has over 20 years combined experience in the cycling industry. Using that knowledge base, Crew has set out with the goal to create high quality, performance products at a very competitive price. Crew Bike Co. has come out strong with the District Track Frame, a classic style aluminum track frame made out of lightweight 6061 aluminum and designed with true track geometry. The District frame is available now for only $149.00 plus FREE...

2014 Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit // Photoset by The Radavist

2014-07-15

2014 Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit // Photoset by The Radavist

The Radavist just posted up an amazing set of photos from this weekend's 2014 Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit Race. City Grounds was glad to once again take part in this epic weekend and these photos definitely capture the vibe / success of the event. Check out some of our favorites and then click the link at the bottom of this post to see the full photoset. Congratulations to all of the dog tag winners and especially the Leader Bikes team for an impressive showing. Thanks as always to Don and the Wolfpack Hustle organization for including us in the...

Kelli Samuelson & Her Cinelli Vigorosa

2014-07-09

Kelli Samuelson & Her Cinelli Vigorosa

The good people over at Cinelli Winged Store did a quick interview recently with Team Cinelli Chrome rider Kelli Samuelson about her Cinelli Vigorosa highlighting it's performance in the rugged conditions of the Red Hook Crit, check out the excerpt below and hit the link at the bottom to see the full article. "When I first got my Cinelli Vigorosa I was anxious to get it built and to see what it could do. I had been doing a lot of pursuit riding on the track so i was really excited to see that the Vigorosa could not only perform well...

God & Famous Photo Feature // Alonso Tal of More Track Bike

2014-07-09

God & Famous Photo Feature // Alonso Tal of More Track Bike

God & Famous continues to kill it with their photo features, this time profiling Alonso Tal of More Track Bike / Leader Bikes. The photoset follows Alonso in Downtown Los Angeles while riding his custom 2014 Leader EQNX build. Check out some of our favorites below and hit the link at the bottom of this post to check out the full set! READ ARTICLE >>  SHOP GOD & FAMOUS >>

NEW Arrivals // Cadence Collection Gear, Clothing & More

2014-07-03

NEW Arrivals // Cadence Collection Gear, Clothing & More

Just in time before the holiday weekend we have received a bunch of new product from one of our most popular brands, Cadence Collection. We are excited to offer a wide range of Cadence products with everything from technical cycling apparel to more casual accessories. For the first time we are also offering the Cadence Flow Collection which includes bibs, jerseys, gloves and cycling caps. Not only have we brought in the new gear, but we have also restocked on some of the more popular Cadence products such as bar tape, toe straps, gloves and more. Check out some of...

Levi's¬ģ Commuter 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook & Video

2014-07-02

Levi's¬ģ Commuter 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook & Video

Levi‚Äôs¬ģ Commuter has just released their 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook! Looking to a mix of technical and traditional fabrics in its repertoire, the collection includes the Packable Shell Jacket, Rib Inset Sweatshirt, and Denim Trucker which draws inspiration in its cut from classic trucker jackets, while classic denim jeans feature reflective and heat-sealed tape at the out seams of the pants. Coinciding with the launch of its 2014 Commuter Collection, Levi‚Äôs has announced its summer Commuter Workspace series taking place in London, New York and Los Angeles ‚ÄĒ a project which invites commuters to connect and share creative ideas over coffee,...

Cannondale CAAD10 Track 1 Bike // Sneak Peek

2014-07-01

Cannondale CAAD10 Track 1 Bike // Sneak Peek

Rumors have been floating around the interwebs about a possible Cannondale CAAD10 Track Bike. Unfortunately we can't confirm or deny anything but if there is a track bike from Cannondale you can expect City Grounds to get our hands on it! Check out the sneak peek of the bike below.. We are all pretty stoked on it over here at City Grounds, especially that trademark Cannondale green paint color. What do you guys think? Would you be excited if this bike was on the market? Let us know in the comments section and stay tuned for news and updates as we...

Engine 11 // City Grounds Long Beach to Stone Brewery Pasadena Ride

2014-06-30

Engine 11 // City Grounds Long Beach to Stone Brewery Pasadena Ride

City Grounds is a proud sponsor of the Engine 11 team who just uploaded a new video from a recent ride. The video follows the team from the start at our City Grounds Long Beach store all the way to Stone Brewery Pasadena for some much deserved brews and grub. Check it out below and keep an eye out for Engine 11 at the Wolfpack Crit on July 12th where they are sure to make a strong showing.

God & Famous Photo Feature // Brian Guzman in DTLA

2014-06-30

God & Famous Photo Feature // Brian Guzman in DTLA

We always enjoy the original content from God & Famous and were stoked to see Costa Mesa local and friend of the shop Brian Guzman featured in their latest photoset. Brian chose his pink LOW// custom build from his impressive bike stable and headed out to the 6th st. bridge in Downtown Los Angeles. I spy a City Grounds sticker on the rear of the seat tube! Check out the rest of the article and more photos over on the God & Famous blog by clicking the link below. READ ARTICLE >>  SHOP GOD & FAMOUS >>

Ari's Bike // Juliet Zulu (Video)

2014-06-25

Ari's Bike // Juliet Zulu (Video)

Renovatio, which translated into English means rebirth, is an extremely appropriate bike for Ari Sonnenberg to be riding. As an US Army Veteran of 15 years, Ari has gone through a difficult transition into civilian life including dealing with PTSD, the broken Veterans Affairs system and much more. Throughout all of this, Ari has embraced cycling as a constant source of therapy and joy. Check out the profile film by Juliet Zulu, a creative agency based out of Portland, Oregon below, and make sure to read the article by clicking the link at the bottom of this post. READ ARTICLE...

Forward Set // Forever Forward (Video)

2014-06-25

Forward Set // Forever Forward (Video)

Forward Set, a cycling culture website and growing brand (originally known as 904 Fixed) released a video this week highlighting a day in the life of owner/creator Kirk Tsonos. Set in Jacksonville, Florida the video follows Kirk in a documentary style for a look into his life as a full-time bike messenger, commuter and cycling event organizer/host. Filmed by Jesse Brantman (jessebrantman.com). Music: Blueprint - "Radio-Inactive" Source: Forward Set

City Grounds Lines Jersey & Bib // Limited Stock Release!

2014-06-25

City Grounds Lines Jersey & Bib // Limited Stock Release!

A while back we released out first ever City Grounds kit produced by Endo Customs in Los Angeles, CA. We sold out almost instantly, mostly to our employees, shop friends and a few select customers. Little did we know we weren't quite completely sold out. We discovered just the other day we had misplaced a few and found a run of size small jerseys and bibs! So, for the first time, the City Grounds Lines Jersey & Bib are on sale now at CityGrounds.com. We have extremely limited stock (size small only!) and these are sure to go quickly. Grab...

Cadence Collection Instagram Photo Contest // #cadncflowcontest

2014-06-24

Cadence Collection Instagram Photo Contest // #cadncflowcontest

The team over at Cadence Collection is launching an Instagram Photo Contest and giving away their new Club Flow jersey, Ritchey x Cadence stem and more! Check out the contest details below and visit the Cadence Instagram for more info! "Where do you ride? Who's in your crew? Are you a lone wolf or a Hobo Joe? Show us your best riding pics, tag them with #cadncflowcontest and the best photo will win a Club Flow jersey, Ritchey x Cadence stem and more! The winner and two runner-ups will be chosen on July 11th so get out there soon!" CHECK...

Because Bikes Rule // Video by LockedCog

2014-06-23

Because Bikes Rule // Video by LockedCog

Kris over at LockedCog just posted up this quick hitter, which was originally intended to help promote the Can't Fool the Youth 3 DVD but never saw the light of day. The 'Because Bikes Rule' video features all of the familiar faces in the fixed gear freestyle world including Santos, Boothby, Lawson, Reyes and more. Definitely a fun little clip and good vibes to start this week off right. Check out the video below and share it with everyone you know. Source: LockedCog

3rd Annual Ride4Water Summer Solstice 200/100 Ride

2014-06-23

3rd Annual Ride4Water Summer Solstice 200/100 Ride

This past weekend Ride4Water, an organization that promotes riding bikes to fund water projects, held the 3rd Annual Summer Solstice (200/100) ride. Starting at 4:30am in Ventura, CA riders made the trek down the coastline headed to Downtown San Diego finish line (raising over $3,000 for their efforts). The main man behind the popular Awarewolfs brand, Charlie, helped organize the event and hit us up about using City Grounds Long Beach as a checkpoint for the ride. We were more then happy to get involved and opened up a little early to let them tune up their rides and grab any last minute tools...

Brooks Cambium C15 Saddle // Sneak Peek from The Radavist

2014-06-20

Brooks Cambium C15 Saddle // Sneak Peek from The Radavist

John Prolly (or is it John Radavist now?) from The Radavist is out in England and stopped by Brooks England for a look at the upcoming Brooks Cambium C15 saddle. Based off the popularity of the C17 model, this new, more narrow profile saddle will be a big hit. You can expect to see this at a City Grounds shop and online in the near future, but for now enjoy the photos (c/o The Radavist)... Head over to The Radavist for more information on the Brooks Cambium C15 including more photographs and even information on how to win a saddle!...

Featured Video // FOAD: Gang Signs

2014-06-18

Featured Video // FOAD: Gang Signs

The guys over at FOAD (foadfixed.com) just dropped their full length feature "Gang Signs", a near 40 minute edit combining fixed gear freestyle tricks, bombing hills and few crashes in between. FOAD is based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, but also features riders coming out of California, Washington and Berlin as well as some cameos from familiar Long Beach locals. It's good seeing a group of riders like this get creative and put a ton of effort in what turned out to be a great edit. Check it out below and look for more good things coming from the FOAD crew....

Chrome Industries // Forged Rubber: 70 Years in the Making (Video)

2014-06-17

Chrome Industries // Forged Rubber: 70 Years in the Making (Video)

Pretty amazing video from our friends over at Chrome Industries detailing the forged rubber shoe making process. Each shoe is made one-at-a-time using machines salvaged from a factory in Slovakia that they refurbished and moved them to Thailand. This unique method allows Chrome to produce 'bomb-proof' shoes and keeps with their tradition of high quality products. Check out the short film below which features an incredible behind the scenes look at the factory and overall process. SHOP CHROME >>

God & Famous Dig Deep Tee & Patch // In Stock at City Grounds

2014-06-13

God & Famous Dig Deep Tee & Patch // In Stock at City Grounds

New in stock at City Grounds is the God & Famous Dig Deep Tee ($23) and Dig Deep Patch ($4.50). The t-shirt features God & Famous' new motto 'Dig Deep' on the back with a small God & Famous logo hit on the front. For safety and style, the shirt also features a 3m reflective strip for maximum visibility while out riding. The Dig Deep Patch is fully embroidered with a merrowed border and iron-on backing with the new Dig Deep mantra front and center. This patch is perfect for you bag/backpack or anywhere else you can stick it / sew it....

Leader Bikes Track Season Special // 721 & 725 Framesets

2014-06-11

Leader Bikes Track Season Special // 721 & 725 Framesets

Leader Bikes is hooking it up for everyone who is gearing up for track season with a special offer / combo deal. The 'track season special' includes the tried and true 7-series frames paired up with the brand new, high end i803 carbon fiber fork and FSA ZS3 headset. Choose from either the 2014 721 frameset ($349) or 2014 725 frameset ($499) available in multiple colors. This deal is available on City Grounds for a limited time only and will definitely go fast at that price! Check out some of the color options below including black, gray, seafoam green, red,...

Chrome LTD Edition Yalta Backpack // Kuro Mu Black Fog by NOA-

2014-06-10

Chrome LTD Edition Yalta Backpack // Kuro Mu Black Fog by NOA-

The newest addition to Chrome's Artist Series, the Chrome LTD Edition Yalta¬†Backpack¬†features the original artwork of Japanese artist NOA-. Typically using oil and acrylic paint on canvas or wood, he's known for painting live with a style that emulates Japanese line-making. Each piece of art is influenced by the music he chooses to play as he paints. Most of his inspiration is deeply rooted in hip-hop and graffiti. NOA- created this artwork based on the Japanese phrase, ‚ÄúťĽíťúß‚ÄĚ that translates phonetically to Kuro Mu (sounds like Chrome!) and means Black Fog. These one-of-a-kind Yalta bags come from a 4¬ī x...

NEW Colors // State Bicycle 6061 Black Label Track Bikes

2014-06-10

NEW Colors // State Bicycle 6061 Black Label Track Bikes

The popular State Bicycle Co. 6061 Black Label Series Track Bikes are now available in 9 different color options at City Grounds! Since the introduction of these bikes in the original matte black, pearl white, roma red and laguna blue were such a hit, State added zombie green, seafoam, chartreuse, hot pink and another matte black option with galaxy crankset. Some key features of the new models include a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame, Essor carbon fiber fork with full carbon steer tube, SRAM S100 crankset, flip flop hub and pista race drop bars. [portfolio_slideshow id=9244] For a limited time only we are offering these State...

Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit 2 // Registration Opens Today

2014-06-05

Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit 2 // Registration Opens Today

The coveted dog tags are up for grabs again as registration has opened for the Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit 2 on July 12th, 2014 in Downtown Los Angeles. This event is a bicycle race criterium loop that will completely encircle City Hall Los Angeles. Riders in each category will qualify in group / team based sessions to compete individually in the Finale 24 lap race. Get more info on the event including course maps, location, registration information and more by clicking the link below! REGISTER NOW >>

Cadence Collection // SF to LA Photoset by John Daniel Reiss

2014-06-04

Cadence Collection // SF to LA Photoset by John Daniel Reiss

The Radavist just posted up a great photoset from photographer John Daniel Reiss featuring the main people behind the Cadence Collection on a ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The photoset features some beautiful photography and also introduces the new Flow kits from Cadence alongside other accessories / gear. "In true Cadence fashion, friends surrounded us when we met at Trouble Coffee & Coconut Club at a very reasonable 9AM on a Monday. Marc, Ramon and Chas had come to see us off on our Southern expedition and with the proper fuel and vices consumed, we began the first...

Restock // Aventon Mataro Complete Bikes Available Now!

2014-06-04

Restock // Aventon Mataro Complete Bikes Available Now!

The popular Aventon Mataro Complete Fixed Gear Bikes built by City Grounds have been restocked! The Mataro complete is quality and stylish yet reasonably priced for a fixed gear complete bike. Starting with the Aventon Mataro frameset as a base for the bike, we've added 45mm "Deep V" alloy rims, a 32mm flip flop hub, alloy riser AND bullhorn handlebars, 700 x 25C Kenda tires alongside other quality parts and components. Regularly priced at $700.00, we are offering this complete on sale for only $539.00. This bike comes available in matte black, gloss white, polish silver or pink and is also available...

Leader Bikes // EQNX: SF to SD Video

2014-06-03

Leader Bikes // EQNX: SF to SD Video

Leader Bikes has just released a new video edit featuring Emi Brown, Alonso Tal and Luke Binder pushing their Leader EQNX builds from the hills of San Francisco to the velodrome in San Diego. Really like the look and feel of this video, Leader always does it right when it comes to production, from their marketing media to their products themselves. SHOP LEADER >> Source: Leader Bikes Credits: Dylan Pfohl & Matt Lingo

NEW Arrival // Aventon Lite Carbon Fork w/ Alloy Steerer

2014-06-02

NEW Arrival // Aventon Lite Carbon Fork w/ Alloy Steerer

New in stock at City Grounds are the Aventon Lite Carbon Forks w/ Alloy Steerer. This is the first carbon fiber related product to be released from Aventon and it's looking sleek! This fork features a 3k carbon weave pattern, gloss finish with matte logos on the fork blades, 45mm rake, and an alloy 1-1/8" steerer. Grab one now before they are gone and upgrade your build today, these forks will move fast at only $109.00 (reg. $150.00)! SHOP NOW >>

NEW Arrival // God & Famous White Cycling Cap

2014-05-29

NEW Arrival // God & Famous White Cycling Cap

The God & Famous White Cycling Cap is now in stock at City Grounds! This new cap features 4-panel construction with a light breathable mesh rear panel and 100% moisture wicking polyester. Plus, it looks great with a minimal 'hill' pattern and God & Famous logo stamp on the front. Limited quantities available, grab one today for $25.00 before they are gone! SHOP NOW >> Photos c/o: God & Famous

Chrome Photobomb Messenger Bag // LTD Ricky Powell Edition

2014-05-29

Chrome Photobomb Messenger Bag // LTD Ricky Powell Edition

New in stock from our friends over at Chrome is a twist on their iconic Citizen Messenger Bag with an exclusive 'photobomb' print done by the legendary Ricky Powell. The Chrome Photobomb Messenger Bag is available now for $180.00 online or in store at City Grounds. Learn more about the bag, Ricky Powell, and how this collaboration came to light below. After quitting his job at the frozen lemonade stall back in 1985, Ricky Powell, the self-proclaimed ""Lazy Hustler"", took his Minolta AF down the path where celebrity and debauchery meet. From Cindy Crawford in the bathroom to Andy Warhol...

Leader Bikes Lookbook // Issue 04

2014-05-28

Leader Bikes Lookbook // Issue 04

Leader Bikes has just released issue #04 of their lookbook series with photography contributions from familiar names Alonso Tal, Robert Sanchez and Matt Lingo. Leader has been all over the place since the last time they dropped a lookbook (Issue #03) including San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Fijate event, Long Beach, CA for the Wolfpack Hustle Shortline Crit and San Francisco to test out the EQNX frameset. VIEW LOOKBOOK >> SHOP LEADER >> Source: Leader Bikes

Levi's Commuter Series New Arrivals & Restock at City Grounds

2014-05-27

Levi's Commuter Series New Arrivals & Restock at City Grounds

We have recently restocked and brought in a number of new styles¬†of the Levi‚Äôs¬ģ Commuter Series! Since the original launch of the commuter series we have felt¬†that it¬†is a perfect fit for our core customer since the clothing is designed and optimized specifically for the needs of the urban commuter cyclist. Key features include water resistant and dirt repellant Nanosphere¬ģ Technology, 3M reflectivity, and Sanitized Brand Technology which protects against odors. Levi‚Äôs¬ģ also made sure to take the everyday cyclist into consideration when constructing these products with important additions such as the u-lock holding Utility Waistband on all bottoms, reinforced...

Leader Bikes // Luke Binder Renovatio Custom Build

2014-05-23

Leader Bikes // Luke Binder Renovatio Custom Build

Leader Bikes recently posted up photos of team rider Luke Binder's Renovatio custom build. The Renovatio frameset, which was born out of a collaboration with Patrick Thames of Pedal Consumption, is seen here built up with some great components including a prototype carbon handlebar, thomson stem, H Plus Son rims and much more. Check out what Leader had to say and enjoy the photos below. "This week we take an up close and personal look at Luke Binder's Renovatio, which was ridden to victory in the Wolfpack Hustle Shortline Crit earlier this month. The Renovatio is a more recent addition...

Throwback Thursday // God & Famous 'Fresh & Minty' Photo Feature

2014-05-22

Throwback Thursday // God & Famous 'Fresh & Minty' Photo Feature

Most likely you know God & Famous because they produce some of the most popular cycling gear and clothing available, but what you may not know is they have been continuously coming out with some great original content. One of our favorites was this photo feature on photographer Connor McKenzie and his 'minty' Bianchi Super Pista. Shot in Brooklyn, NY during this year's Red Hook Crit the photo feature shows off Connos's proper Bianchi build and some great gear / accessories from popular brands such as Chrome, God & Famous and Ass Savers. Make sure to check out the photo feature over on...

Unknown Combat Track Frame // Available Now for Pre-Order

2014-05-19

Unknown Combat Track Frame // Available Now for Pre-Order

A few weeks ago, we showed you a sneak peek of the new Unknown Combat Track Frame, and now we are excited to announce it is available for pre-order at City Grounds! This new track frame is constructed with triple butted 6061 alloy tubing making it lightweight yet stable and stiff. Definitely strong enough for the streets and nimble enough for the velodrome. This is the ultimate solution for all of your riding needs! Check out the photos below, and make sure to pre-order today for only $185.00. Key features of the frame include T-6 heat tempered 6061 alloy tubing, double-sided dropouts,...

2014 Red Bull Ride + Style // Video

2014-05-16

2014 Red Bull Ride + Style // Video

New video coverage of the 2014 Red Bull Ride + Style event in San Francisco from Wheel Talk & Chop Em Down Films: "With more than 30 riders from all over the world competing in the freestyle event, things were bound to get wild as everybody geared up for the 2014 Red Bull Ride & Style. Each year they mix up the course and this year they really out did themselves creating one of the best flowing layouts to date. Everyone brought their A-game that day as they stepped up to the plate to empty out their bag of tricks. Elliott...

Unknown Bike Company 5-Panel Hats // In Stock at City Grounds

2014-05-15

Unknown Bike Company 5-Panel Hats // In Stock at City Grounds

Unknown Bike Company 5-panel hats are now in stock at City Grounds! Choose from four colorways including floral print, polka dot, black, and black/gray. These hats feature the Unknown 'UBC' circle logo on the front and a strap closure on the back. Available now for $25.00 in extremely limited quantities only! Click here to shop now >> SHOP NOW >>

2014 Red Bull Ride + Style: Event Recap

2014-05-13

2014 Red Bull Ride + Style: Event Recap

Top fixed gear cyclists from around the world descended on San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza on May 10 for the fourth annual Red Bull Ride + Style showdown. The blend of fixed freestyle, track racing and street art drew riders from as far away as Korea and Thailand to battle for the top spots. Two-time champs Matt Reyes (freestyle) and Jason Clary (race) had their work cut out for them to defend their 2013 titles. The day started off on the track course with dozens of guys pushing hard for the number one spot. Despite stellar riding from young and...

Monday Motivation // MASH SF: Dylan Buffington Video

2014-05-12

Monday Motivation // MASH SF: Dylan Buffington Video

Here is a little extra motivation for your Monday from the MASH SF crew with this new video edit featuring Dylan Buffington on California St. in San Francisco. Enjoy.. Source: Mash SF Vimeo

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Unknown Combat Frame

2014-05-09

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Unknown Combat Frame

The Unknown Bikes team just sent over some exclusive sneak peek photos of their newest frame, the Unknown Combat. We only have a few details so far but what we can tell you is some of the key features of the Unknown Combat include: triple butted 6061 t-6 tubing, a slightly more aggresive geometry compared to the LV1, shorter wheelbase, hydroformed downtube, double-sided dropouts and smooth polished welds. The Combat frame weighs in at only 3lbs 6oz and will be showing up at our shops and online store in about two weeks! We will be sure to update everyone whenever...

Unknown LV1 Complete Fixed Gear Bikes // Now Only $499

2014-05-07

Unknown LV1 Complete Fixed Gear Bikes // Now Only $499

For a limited time only, we are now offering the Unknown LV1 Complete Bikes for ONLY $499.00 (reg. $899.00)! This includes the matte black Unknown LV1 track frame, carbon fork with alloy steer tube, two handlebar options (bullhorn and riser) and matching blacked out components. This deal will be available for a very limited time only so make sure to grab one while they are still in stock! Check out some photos below that we shot recently of the Unknown LV1 Complete built up straight out of the box. [portfolio_slideshow id=9037] SHOP NOW >>

Wolfpack Hustle Shoreline Crit Recap Video // Long Beach, CA

2014-05-06

Wolfpack Hustle Shoreline Crit Recap Video // Long Beach, CA

Here is the first video we've seen from this past weekend and the Wolfpack Hustle Shoreline Crit Race. Filmed and edited by Samuel Arechiga, the video showcases the long day of racing, behind the scenes shots in the athlete zone and the unfortunate crash of State Bicycle Co. rider Craig Streit. Check out the full video below. Filmed & Edited by Samuel Arechiga (Link)

Red Bull + Josh Boothby // Fixed Perspective 3D Bike Course Video

2014-05-05

Red Bull + Josh Boothby // Fixed Perspective 3D Bike Course Video

Red Bull and FGFS rider Josh Boothby have teamed up to present a video that combines 3-D, nostalgic video game references and fixed gear freestyle riding. Watch Boothby as he rides into an alternate dimension, and where his fixed gear skills are put to the test on a highly technical bike course. With the boss looming around every corner, Josh must navigate his way through the bike maze and survive the challenging levels to make it back to his own world in time to ride another day! Definitely a great way to promote the upcoming 2014 Red Bull Ride +...

NEW State Bicycle Co. Volt & Cardinal Complete Bikes In Stock

2014-05-02

NEW State Bicycle Co. Volt & Cardinal Complete Bikes In Stock

State Bicycle Co. has just dropped two new color options for their fixed gear bike line, the Volt and Cardinal. The Volt features a bright volt frame and matching hubs with all other components completely blacked out. The Cardinal features a cardinal red frame and fork with white and silver components. Each State Bicycle Co. complete bike is in stock now at City Grounds for $429.00 with FREE shipping. Plus, for a limited time use the coupon code 25BUCKS at checkout for an additional $25 off this product! [portfolio_slideshow id=8995] SHOP VOLT >> SHOP CARDINAL >>

Unknown LV1 Fixed Gear Complete Bikes // In Stock Now!

2014-05-01

Unknown LV1 Fixed Gear Complete Bikes // In Stock Now!

We've built up one of our most popular frames, the Unknown LV1, into a complete fixed gear bike. The build features the matte black Unknown LV1 aluminum track frame, carbon/alloy fork, two options for handlebars (bullhorn and riser) and matching black components. The best part? This Unknown LV1 Fixed Gear Complete Bike is available now for $569.00 (reg. $880.00) and for a limited time only it ships for FREE! These bikes are available for a limited time only and you don't want to miss out on this great deal. With the carbon fork, this build is one of the best values available...