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2017 NAHBS Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

2017 NAHBS Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

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It's hard to even begin to display how it works, but when you sit on the bike and compress the shock, the rack, with or without weight, keeps its normal ...

[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

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[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

As impressive as the frame is this suspension rack design. “I made this rack two nights ago; it was an all-nighter.” As the multi-phase elastomer shock ...

First up is the Silk Ti XC bike with 1.75in rear travel. Steve has been building Castellano suspension bikes for fifteen years at a rate of about ten to ...

[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

... and Pass and Stow Racks. It's also paired up with a new Type II plus fork, designed with straight 1-1/8in and tapered 1-1/8 to 1-1/2in steerers.

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[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

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“With the unified travel rear triangle, you don't activate the suspension unless you're on the saddle… so this is a super duper suspension bike.

[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

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[show thumbnails]. 2017 NAHBS: Steve Potts Silk Ti Soft Tail MTB with Suspension Rack

But that's not all that was in Steve's booth. Check in later this week for a really neat interview with Steve on my personal favorite bike of the show ...

In the meantime enjoy this ti collage of the best bike I've owned. Castellano Silk ti 29 by Steve Potts.

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To accomplish this build, Steve made a Mini Type II fork around it. Many builders or manufacturers just use really stiff and heavy steel blades to ...

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That's not Steve's style. To help keep the fork supple while allowing it to resist braking forces, Steve designed and implemented this ultra long disc brake ...

Why no di2 ? Not there yet I guess. I know its the choice of many but here's what I am hoping for. A Campy wireless electronic group WITH hydro brakes.

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“With the unified travel rear triangle, you don't activate the suspension unless you're on the saddle… so this is a super duper suspension bike.

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Steve found himself having to move the shock inside of the front triangle due to space contraints between the seat cluster and the tire to accommodate 3.3in ...

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A few more pictures from the Fall in the Carolinas Road Trip.

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... the shock inside of the front triangle due to space contraints between the seat cluster and the tire to accommodate 3.3in of travel for the Silk Ti LT.

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To accomplish this build, Steve made a Mini Type II fork around it. Many builders or manufacturers just use really stiff and heavy steel blades to ...

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Beyond titanium, the booth also featured several more affordable steel bike options. Why build these affordable, steel versions? “I love building bikes and ...

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