Archive for April, 2012

Bike Checks: New Build on a Transition Bottle Rocket!

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 Bottle Rocket!
From extreme all mountain to free ridding, the bottle rocket with 6″ of travel takes it all!

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.


Front fork with Marzocchi 55 TST2.


Tapered head tube for steering stiffness!


Cockpit with Renthal riser bar, Hope stem, Shimano SLX brakes and shifters.


Front drive train with Shimano SLX crank on Middle Burn chain ring with MRP G2 chain guide.


Rear transmission with Shimano SLX rear derailleur, Shimano SLX cassette and chain.


Wheels are on Hope Pro 2 hubs, Pillar spokes and Atomlab Pimplite rims.


Braking on Shimano SLX brakes.


Rear shox with Fox RC2.


FSA gravity sealed bearing headset.

Components List
Frame: 2012 Transition Bottle Rocket Small
Fork: 2011 Marzocchi 55 TST2 160mm
Headset: FSA gravity sealed bearing headset
Wheels: Hope Pro 2, Atomlab Pimplite rims and Pillar spokes
Tires: Kenda Excavator 2.35 Front and Rear
Saddle: WTB seat
Bar: Renthal Fatbar
Grip: Lock on grips
Crank: Shimano SLX crankset in 175mm with middle Burn 34T chain ring
Brake: Shimano SLX Disc Brakes
Rotor: Braking 6 bolt 203mm(front and rear)
Stem: Hope stem, 590mm length, 31.8mm clamp diameter stem
Seatpost: Specialized dropper seat post
Pedal: Spank platform pedal
Cassette: Shimano SLX 11t – 36t
Shifters: Shimano SLX Shifters
Rear derailleur: Shimano SLX Shadow
Front derailleur: Nil
Chain Guide Device: MRP G2 Steel chain guard
Chain: Shimano SLX 10speed chain

Stay tune for more upcoming new builds and bike checks!

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NS Bikes Soda released!

After a few years of waiting, the full suspension bikes and frames from NS Bikes are finally on the market.

Check out the video that tells the whole story of this project:


The Soda is available in two versions. One is a dedicated slopestyle / big air bike with 100mm of travel, the other is a more all-round freeride / enduro platform with 150 / 180 mm adjustable travel.


Soda Slope a dedicated slopestyle/big air bike with 100mm of travel.


Soda FR all-round freeride/enduro platform with 150/180mm adjustable travel.


The Soda features an adjustable chainstay, and is compatible with 10mm bolt hubs and 12mm thru-axle hubs.


Internal and traditional cable routing are available on the Soda.


Both frames have smooth double-pass welding in all critical areas. This is an expensive process that results in a much stronger joint. The frames come complete with a pair of headsets, one for standard steer tubes, one for tapered steertubes.


Super beefy linkage elements are designed to keep the frame torsionally stiff. This is especially important for all rotational tricks. Many full suspension frames can handle big drops, but not many are stable when landing not-so-perfect 360’s.


The concentric BB pivot on the Soda Slope will allow you to run a true single speed drivetrain…


….but you can still use a derailleur on the Soda Slope if you want.


NS Bikes team freerider – Jaws.

For more information about Soda frames and NS Bikes products visit their official website.

Arriving our shore soon!!! Stay tuned for it!

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