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The Blade Shows it's True Color

The Blade Shows it's True Color

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Each Blade frame started as pieces of aluminum, which got turned into tubes, molded into shape, cut to exactly the right spec, tac welded together, adjusted, rewelded, smooth welded and heat treated, calibrated, heat treated again, readjusted and finally came to this stage. In the process each Blade frame picks up it's own patina, unlike any other bike in existence. Traditionally this is chemically cleaned, sanded down and painted over, but for us the beauty is in the process. 
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Blade in Mass

Blade in Mass

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Things are heating up on Blade production! Check the latest photos below! In depth vids coming soon. 

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Final Check Before Blade Assembly

Final Check Before Blade Assembly

blade production Authored By Robert Rast 4 Comment(s)

All Green Lights for Blade Assembly  One more sample before full assembly is ready and we check to make sure everything is good to go and exactly how we dreamed. Check the vid below.    Bafang is working on the motors this week, changing out the covers for silver logos, cranks for blanks and most importantly swapping the only nylon gear to all steel as mentioned here in last week's post.  Frames are being welded this week and will be ready for final assembly concurrent with the motor delivery next week. Exciting times for everyone that has pre-ordered a Blade, the highest...

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The Blade rounds third base...

The Blade rounds third base...

blade production Authored By Robert Rast 3 Comment(s)
Production is rounding third base on the Blade. We've spent the last few weeks perfecting the final details to make sure these bikes kick ass. Check out what's been going on below:
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