Bombtrack bikes has a new part model named Seido debuting with a huge vary of gravel, bikepacking, and all-all around off-highway experience using in intellect. They’ve received reasonably priced wheels, cranks, cockpits & components on the way, moreover this adaptable MGV fork with all the mounts and dynamo routing you could ever want…
SEIDO gravel gear by Bombtrack & We Make Points
Seido Bicycle Elements is a task out of the minds of the designers powering Bombtrack Bikes, in get to build an best mix of capabilities you’d want on an journey-all set bike, devoid of going overboard on price tag or complexity. Easy sections with very well-considered-out information, dimensions & compatibility – at realistic selling prices.
Seido advancement supervisor Jonas Bandke claims, “we’re not trying to reinvent the wheel – our aims are to make components that suit a specific require with out in excess of-engineering them and make them as commonly offered as feasible.”
Bombtrack is currently a rather tiny all-surface adventure bike company, and part of a nevertheless compact We Make Matters collective that provides in a number of perfectly-known BMX models, too. But Bombtrack have been doing work with suppliers in Taiwan previously for a number of many years to produce and spec their bikes with their individual-branded alloy cockpit parts (stems, seatposts, handlebars). It is a tried & true tactic to hold entire bike prices down without having compromising on high-quality or overall performance.
With off-street gravel & experience bikepacking bikes, building their individual steel, alloy & carbon forks was also a way to give prospective buyers a large amount much more value than spec’ing current forks. Plus, thanks to their nicely-versed engineers & merchandise administrators that actually trip a great deal of gravel & do a good deal of bikepacking, Bombtrack forks swiftly turned desirable individual of their have entire bikes, for riders looking to up grade present bikes.
Now, Seido would make it official. Providing a complete suite of good journey-ready factors to construct up your very own bike, or to simply just add an additional wheelset to your flexible gravel bicycle.
Seido wheels, rims, tires, cranks, saddles, posts, bars, stems, pedals & more…
It type of feels like Seido has anything limited of a drivetrain & brakes to establish up your bike. That is basically the strategy, outfit any one who wants to develop up a venture bike, and give Bombtrack/WeMakeThings vendor bike shops a extensive selection of economical sections to offer you individuals.
4 forks, 8 unique wheelsets, 4 alloy rims, an all-new gravel tire tread, a few of T47 base brackets with adapters to function with any crankset, 9 saddles, 2 seatposts, 3 bars, 3 stems, 5 pedals, a baggage rack, something-cage-fashion mini racks, and many regular cages!
MGV carbon gravel bikepacking fork
The flagship of the Seido brand start, though is the new comprehensive-carbon $467 / 350€ Seido MGV gravel bikepacking fork. It’s an evolution of the EXT fork from the Bombtrack Hook EXT journey gravel bike, constructed for even more substantial adventure now. Its highlights are big 29 x 2.25” or big 27.5 x 2.5″ tire clearance, all the mounts you could desire, and inner cable routing.
All the mounts signifies 3-pack mounts (with a large 4.5kg load restrict per leg) and very low rider rack mounts (max 20kg for a 2-sided lo-rider rack) on every leg, a crown-mount for a headlight, furthermore fender compatibility. The internal routing lets you wire a front hub dynamo with all the wires inside, exiting at the crown for a fork or rack-mounted light, by means of the headtube into the body for an internally routed taillight, or out of the prime of the steerer tube cap for a bar-mounted light or a charging port as well. There is also a upcoming-evidence internal routing port in the steerer for modern day thoroughly inside concealed cable routing.
Geometry-sensible, the MGV is a little lengthier at 410mm axle-to-crown to suit people large tires in your gravel bike. But it also arrives with a more substantial 53mm offset fork which essentially claws back the excess Path you would get from swapping from a 400mm fork to maintain managing, even with a 1/2° slacker head angle. I dig this kind of focus to detail.
Hold an eye out for an MGV fork overview coming by the time you can buy one.
Seido Availability – When is this all coming?
Seido parts will start showing up in outlets starting off in early summer months – with the MGV fork very first in May possibly – and rolling out throughout the yr. Lightweight asymmetric carbon all-highway Acceleron wheels (in 650B or 700c), weighty-responsibility Magnon alloy rims (also 650B or 700c), tubeless-all set Spare tires (650×40, 650×47 & 700×40), TAB bar tape, and light-weight saddles will be the to start with to drop setting up in June. The Cargo just about anything cages and Phase porteur entrance rack will hold out until eventually afterwards in the drop.
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