Archive for November, 2011

2011 Mettle Games Urban Downhill Race!

Go down on a high!
Put your nerves to the ultimate test with downhill racing! A true test of bravado and one’s ability to control their bike under extreme conditions, the concept is to get down the levels as fast as possible. It’s time to go high on big jumps and drops over challenging turns and obstacles!

Event during the weekends and final! The team did us proud again!

Results for the team with the fastest recorded timing as listed below,

  • Position in Top 10: 08, Eric Hor 108 Sports 1:07.00
  • Position in Top 20: 16, Rex Ruan Rong Xian 38 Expert 1:06.117

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Final preview 2011 Mettle Games Urban Downhill Race!

Go down on a high!
Put your nerves to the ultimate test with downhill racing! A true test of bravado and one’s ability to control their bike under extreme conditions, the concept is to get down the levels as fast as possible. It’s time to go high on big jumps and drops over challenging turns and obstacles!

Update of the last drop section for the Expert Cat and obstacles along the Sport Cat! Event will start 8am this Saturday!


Riders that are ridding their Transition bikes for tomorrow Mettle Games!

Stay tuned for more coverage!

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Update 2011 Mettle Games Urban Downhill Race!

Go down on a high!
Put your nerves to the ultimate test with downhill racing! A true test of bravado and one’s ability to control their bike under extreme conditions, the concept is to get down the levels as fast as possible. It’s time to go high on big jumps and drops over challenging turns and obstacles!

Update of the last drop section for the Expert Cat!

Stay tune for more updates on the event ahead!

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Sneak peak of the 2011 Mettle Games Urban Downhill Race!

Go down on a high!
Put your nerves to the ultimate test with downhill racing! A true test of bravado and one’s ability to control their bike under extreme conditions, the concept is to get down the levels as fast as possible. It’s time to go high on big jumps and drops over challenging turns and obstacles!

Sneak preview of the last drop section for the Expert Cat!

Stay tune for more updates!

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Bike Checks: New Build on a Transition Covert!

We will be featuring bikes that are build at Tionghin from now and having a bike checks on the complete set up!

Bike Checks on a Transition Covert!
“There aren’t many bikes out there that you can take for an all-day cross-country tail hunt on Saturday and then race downhill on Sunday, but this is one of them. Scarily good. – MBUK”

We do provide Race Shield protections on your bikes with additional cost on the labour charges too!

Read on..


Complete look of the finish build!


Upfront of the complete build bike.


Front dork with Fox 36 Talas 160mm RLC Kashima.


Head badge of the Transition Covert.


Cockpit with Truvativ AKA 60mm stem, Kore Torsion Trail 740x35mm handlebar, Avid Elixr 7 brakes and Sram X7 shifters.


Truvativ S1400 GXP 175 38/24 Crankset, Sram X7 high clamp 2×10 38/36t front derailleur.


Rear drive train with Sram X7 Medium Cage Carbon 10SPD, Sram PG-1050 10SPD 11-36 cassette and KMC X10.93 chain.


Transition Revolution 28 Wheelset.


Details of the front derailleur.


Custom tuned Fox RP23 rear shock.


The Covert logo.


Truvativ STYLO seat post with Transition Park N Ride AM Split Logo Saddle.


FSA Gravity 1/DX Pro tapered headset.

Components List
Frame: Transition Covert Medium
Fork: 2012 FOX 36 Float 160mm RLC
Headset: FSA Gravity 1/DX Pro tapered headset
Wheels: Transition Revolution 28 Wheelset
Tires: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.35 Foldable Front and Rear
Saddle: Transition Park N Ride AM Split Logo Saddle
Bar: Kore Torsion Trail 740x35mm handlebar
Grip: ODI Cross Trainer X Lock-on Grips
Crank: Truvativ S1400 GXP 175 38/24 in 175mm
Brake: Avid Elixr 7 Brakes
Rotor: Avid Elixr 7 6 bolt Disc, 180mm(front) and Avid Elixr 7 6 bolt Disc, 180mm(rear)
Stem: Truvativ AKA 60mm length, 31.8mm clamp diameter stem
Seatpost: Truvativ STYLO seatpost
Pedal: Macneil plastic pedal
Cassette: Sram PG-1050 10SPD 11-36
Shifters: Sram X7 Shifter
Rear derailleur: Sram X7 Medium Cage Carbon 10SPD
Front derailleur: Sram X7 HIGH CLAMP 2×10 38/36t
Chain Guide Device: Nil
Chain: KMC X10.93

Stay tune for more upcoming new builds and bike checks!

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Bike Checks: New Build on a Pivot FireBird!

We will be featuring bikes that are build at Tionghin from now and having a bike checks on the complete set up!

Bike Checks on a Pivot FireBird!
With almost 6″ plus and with the DW-Link, the Firebird deliver plush travel and pedaling platform on any terrain it hits!

We do provide Race Shield protections on your bikes with additional cost on the labour charges too!

Read on..


Complete look of the finish build!


Upfront of the complete build bike!


Front fork with 2012 FOX 36 Float RLC at 160mm.


The Pivot head badge.


Cockpit with Thomson stem, Renthal Fatbar Medium rise handlebar, Shimano XT brakes and shifters. Troy Lee Design ODI grips.


Front drive train with Shimano XT Triple Crankset, Shimano XT direct mount front derailleur.


Rear drive train with Shimano XT shadow rear derailleur, Shimano XT cassette 11T – 36T, Shimano XT Dyna-Sys chain.


Wheelset on Hope Pro 2 EVO, Wheelsmith DB14 spokes and ZTR Flow Rims.


Shimano XT brake caliper with cooling fins.


Hard anodize DW-Link for durability.


Fox DHX 5.0 Air.


Syncros Headset with Enduro needle bearings.


KS Remote for the adjustable seatpost.


KS I950 with Fizik Gobi XM seat.

Components List
Frame: Pivot FireBird Small
Fork: 2012 FOX 36 Float 160mm RLC
Headset: Syncros Cups with Enduro Needle bearings Headset
Wheels: Hope Pro 2 EVO 20mm Front and 135mm x 9mmQR Rear hubs with ZTR Flow rims and Wheelsmith DB14 spokes
Tires: Kenda Nevegal 2.35 Front and Rear
Saddle: Fizik Gobi XM seat
Bar: Renthal Fat bar Medium rise Handlebar
Grip: Troy Lee Design ODI lock on grips
Crank: Shimano XT Triple ring crankset in 175mm
Brake: Shimano XT Disc Brakes
Rotor: Shimano Ice 6 bolt Disc, 180mm(front) and Shimano Ice 6 bolt Disc, 160mm(rear)
Stem: Thomson X4 stem, 50mm length, 31.8mm clamp diameter stem
Seatpost: KS I950-R adjustable seatpost
Pedal: Crank Brother 50/50 pedal
Cassette: Shimano XT cassette 11T – 36T
Shifters: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys Shifter
Rear derailleur: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys shadow
Front derailleur: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys Direct Mount
Chain Guide Device: Nil
Chain: Shimano XT 10 speed chain

Stay tune for more upcoming new builds and bike checks!

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Bike Checks: New Build on a Pivot FireBird!

We will be featuring bikes that are build at Tionghin from now and having a bike checks on the complete set up!

Bike Checks on a Pivot FireBird!
From 5″ of travel Pivot Mach 5 to almost 6″ plus and with the DW-Link, the Firebird deliver plush travel and pedaling platform on any terrain it hits!

We do provide Race Shield protections on your bikes with additional cost on the labour charges too!

Read on..


Complete look of the finish build!


Upfront of the complete build bike!


Front fork with Rock Shox Lyrik.


The Pivot headbage! Headset on Chris King 1.5 headset.


Cockpit with Controltech Venom low rise bar and Raceface D2 stem.


Controls on Shimano Saint brake and Shimano XT Dyna-Sys shifters.


Front drive train with Shimano SLX crankset and Custom bash ring, Shimano XT Dyns-Sys direct mount front derailleur.


Rear transmission with Shimano XT shadow rear derailleur and Shimano XT cassette.


Wheels on Hope Pro 2, Wheelsmith DB14 spokes and ZTR Flow rims.


Anodized DW-Link for protection.


Custom tuned Fox RP23 rear shox.


Firebird equipped with 167mm of rear travel.

Components List
Frame: Pivot FireBird Small
Fork: Rock Shox Lyrik Mission Control with 1.5 steerer tube in 20mm
Headset: Chris King 1.5 Headset
Wheels: Hope Pro 2 20mm Front and 135mm x 10mm bolt on type Rear hubs with ZTR Flow rims and Wheelsmith DB14 spokes
Tires: Panaracer Cinder 2.25 Front and Rear
Saddle: Yeti rail seat
Bar: Control Tech Venom low riser Handlebar
Grip: Answer Rove DH lock on grips
Crank: Shimano SLX Double ring crankset in 175mm
Brake: Shimano Saint Disc Brakes
Rotor: Hayes V7 Disc, 180mm(front) and Hayes V6 Disc, 160mm(rear)
Stem: Race Face D2 1.5 steerer stem, 50mm length, 31.8mm clamp diameter stem
Seatpost: KS I950-R adjustable seatpost
Pedal: Wellgo pedal
Cassette: Shimano XT cassette 11T – 36T
Shifters: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys Shifter
Rear derailleur: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys shadow
Front derailleur: Shimano XT Dyna-Sys Direct Mount
Chain Guide Device: Nil
Chain: Shimano XT 10 speed chain

Stay tune for more upcoming new builds and bike checks!

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