We’re humbled beyond words to be working with Giro on helmets. Giro graciously gave us their time and resources to work with us on making helmets for our race team and we couldn’t be more excited about how they came out.
Giro has been innovating and changing the cycling industry for the past 32 years, constantly pushing the boundaries and developing lighter, faster and safer helmets. We chose the Synthe because of its phenomenal ability to have top-tier ventilation and aerodynamics without compromising on weight.
Things weren’t looking good when the normal race promoter announced he wasn’t going to throw state championships this year. So naturally, Mark stepped in for the community and threw the race himself! After countless stressful hours working out a two-day schedule, working on funding, hiring EMTs and officials, everything worked out.
The Deluxe boys went out to represent and slay at states this year. Mark himself not only threw states, but won the sprint omnium! Day 1 was all sprints. Mark, won the Keirin final, had the fastest Kilo time with an impressive time (for Kissena) of 1:13.46, and took fourth in the match sprints.
Nick and Jesse raced in the endurance omnium, but didn’t manage to place well after a long successful season. Mark, Nick, Jesse, and Billy from Star Track Elite all competed together as teammates in the team pursuit and managed to snag home the gold by just 0.2 seconds!
A big thank you to Mark for not only making states a reality, but especially for being one of the best team players we know. This season was long, brutal, and hard, but we all came out of it having met or exceeded goals, having had a lot of fun, and making new friends, and that’s what it’s all about.
Fresh off the stand is another beautiful Legor Cicli. We built it up as a true gravel grinder with full Ultegra hydro disc, with a sub-compact drivetrain just in case you need the extra gears. We set it up with some 45mm Deluxe carbon disc wheels, and a clutch Enve Gravel fork with their sleek integrated front fender. This bike is built to shred!
Legor has a renowned history of using only premium quality Columbus steel tubing, while working closely with Chris King and Enve for their headsets and forks in order to match the level of craftsmanship. Even at a glance, it is apparent the amount of passion put into the production of this frame. With seamless welds and an incredibly trippy hydro dip paint job, this bike is ready to wow others on the trails.
Mark and Jesse made it out to the Kissena Labor Day Track Meet for some good racing! The field was tough and fast. Mark and Jesse shook the races up working together and Mark ended up taking 3rd overall in the omnium after a clutch break in the points race. Congrats to Lester for taking 2nd, and Justin for dominating the field and taking gold!
Thanks to shop friends Egor and Miki for taking some shots of the boys! And congrats to Egor for winning his first track omnium!
Paula just got a sweet new city ripper! Check out this No. 22 Little Wing, built up with Sram Omniums, Cinelli MASH bullhorns, and H+S Archetypes laced up to our own Deluxe track hubs with a single speed freewheel one one side, and fixed cog on the other and front brake. Thanks for coming by the shop Paula, you’re always welcome back!
Amir just got a No.22 Little Wing and couldn’t be more stoked. Built to spec with a Sugino 75 crankset, 3T AeroNova handlebars, and Deluxe carbon track wheels. This bike is ready to hit the track! Amir’s been killing it this year at Kissena and is ready to flaunt his new race machine!
Peep the custom hits with a brass anodization and a “2C” name tag.
Shannon just got two new bikes! First his gravel grinding Drifter, which we featured on the blog last week, and now a No.22 Reactor set up with electronic shifting! This road bike is ready for some serious mileage, built to spec with Enve wheels and cockpit, Full Dura Ace Di2 9150.
As with all No.22s, this reactor was handmade in upstate NY by some of the finest ti craftsmen in the world. Give us a call, email, or swing by the shop if you want to check out other No.22 options!