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Silver Rush 50: The Ooze & Next Time

July 14, 2014

Silver Rush 50: The Ooze & Next Time

by Nick Frey

Why do I still race bikes?  It started back in 2001…Lance Armstrong was winning his third Tour when I was doing my first road races through the cornfields of Iowa.  I’ve raced between 5 and 85 race days per year since then.  It’s been an epic journey, and I have always honestly said that really every good thing in my … Read More »

RS-29 XXI ENVE

July 5, 2014

Fire Roads Are Boring – A Chat with Paul Tarter before Patapsco 100

by Douglas Ansel

Mountain bikers delight to ride singletrack – tight, technical, pounding, flowing singletrack. That narrow strip of dirt meandering through the trees and switchbacking up and climbs makes us feel alive, cut loose from civilization, and sometimes, like little kids playing out in the woods. But too much of a good thing can begin to hurt, and at mile seventy of … Read More »

East Coastin’ Demo Tour Recap

April 14, 2014

East Coastin’ Demo Tour Recap

by Jacob Lapenna

It is always great to be reminded of how deep into the cycling community many of our customers and fans are. We’d like to thank each and every one of you, particularly those that helped influence the East Coastin’ tour (you know who you are)! The 5,000 carbon-offset miles of the East Coastin’ Tour. Just last Friday, Drew and I … Read More »

Ski Mountaineering Bike

March 13, 2014

Ski Mountaineering Bike

by Jacob Lapenna

The AluBOOYAH ski mountaineering bike has been 6 months in the making; and draws inspiration from a recent winter trip to Torreys Peak, a 14,275-foot peak in Clear Creek, Colorado. While climbing the peak, I noticed a pristine couloir full of 75 degree sloped ice across the valley. This bike was designed for a trip to climb that ice–a trip … Read More »

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March 11, 2014

NAHBS Showcase Round 2

by Douglas Ansel

As we close in on our fifth appearance at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS, or nah-bs as the insiders pronounce it) we’d like to take a minute to revisit our roots. Boo is, and has always been, a company for innovation. From crafting the first prototypes at Princeton we have pushed the envelope, not only in terms of … Read More »

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February 22, 2014

Three Weeks Til NAHBS

by Douglas Ansel

In an industry speeding towards economies of scale and mass-produced carbon frames, the custom framebuilder can seem a relic of the past, harkening back to the olden days of lugged steel frames. Custom gave way to cost effective offerings or “standard” race bikes costing over ten grand. But Richard Sachs, Craig Calfee, and their contemporaries – including Boo! – are far … Read More »

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February 21, 2014

Braap Nutrition Bars: How Do They Stack Up?

by Douglas Ansel

  It’s hard to forget those times earlier in my cycling career when I would head out the door for a long ride with four sports nutrition bars (no, I won’t name brand names here) in my jersey pockets. The first two, three hours of the ride were great: the sun was out, my legs were good, whatever flavors I … Read More »

A sweet tent for the Boo team

February 9, 2014

A sweet tent for the Boo team

by Nick Frey

Here at Boo Bicycles, we often work with great companies and incredible products. Recently, we’ve had the pleasure of working with Dagmar Branding, and one of the best canopy tents we’ve encountered. Conveniently located on the Front Range in Denver, we started working with Dagmar Branding about two and a half years ago with the Ex-Dome. We used this tent … Read More »

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December 23, 2013

Boo-TrainingPeaks Sponsor Profile: Braaap Nutrition

by Douglas Ansel

For all the hype about its short duration and races lasting an hour at most, cyclocross takes a lot of time, and a lot of fuel. From double days training on the bike and running to spending hours at a venue, pre-riding lap after lap before warming up and then racing full gas for an hour, the energy requirements are … Read More »

In 2014, it will be easier to get your hands on a Boo like this RS-R.

December 14, 2013

Here comes 2014: Boo is growing, and here is what is new!

by Douglas Ansel

With the new year almost upon us, changes are on the horizon for Boo. We have grown over the past few years and that is starting to have real effects on how we build bikes, what we offer, and how we interact with customers and dealers. Once a purely custom frame business, we moved into offering stock frames with our … Read More »