BIKECHECK: Naoto Tamaru / We The People Utopia 20″

Who doesn’t love a bike check? I’m always curious about people’s set ups, and what you can bring to your own set up. With the help of David Paterson over at We the People HQ, today we are able to bring this exclusive feature on Naoto Tamaru’s new WTP Utopia ride, and his new signature parts which have some interesting tweaks, let’s get into it!

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Rayk Hahne Bikecheck 2019

It is not very often I get sent a dialled bike check for the site, with edit, description and photos without even asking. Today is that day, Rayk Hahne out of Hamburg, Germany sent in his Total BMX set up. Check out his ride below.

Frame: Total Hangover 3 Saphires 20.6″
Fork: KHE Katana Fork
Handlebar: Shadow Conspiracy Vultus Featherweight 8,75″
Grips: Handlebar tape Deda Elementi
Bar ends: Wethepeople Drops 
Brakes: none
Stem: Mutant Frontload
Headset: Flybikes Rotar
Seat: Odyssey Pivotal 
Seat post: Salt
Crank: KHE Erlkönig 175mm titanium axle
Bottom Bracket: Fiend BMX Mid BB
Pedals: Alviller GUB
Chainring: KHE Rotor 28t
Chain: KMC X 11 SL Gold
Tires: ARES A-Class Kevler 1,90″
Wheels: Front Far East Carbon hub and rear Far East Freecoaster Titan with KHE V-Rims, aluminium spoke nipple, double butted spokes
Tubes: Tubolito 
Pegs: Malte Orth custom-made plastic
Modifications: where possible the lightest parts used titanium crank bolts, carbon spacers, etc..
Tyre pressure: 6 bar
Weight: 8,7 kg

James White “FIT Benny L” Bikecheck!

Intro: Effraim.
Bikecheck description/photos: James White.

If you pay attention to riders set up, you will notice James White always has some interesting bike modifications going on his ride. Many of you have been requesting James to do a bike check, the man himself got in contact and offered to show his bike check on FM! Over to Whiteski for the 411..

“So I’ve been getting a lot of requests about doing a bike check. So here it is.
To explain a little. I stopped getting support from S&M around mid 2017 as they were stopping regular production of Intrikat. I went straight into working with another company on a potential frame release. Sadly, that too was put on hold towards the end of the year. That left me with a rather tired bike and ripe for a fresh set up to kick start the new year.”

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AF The Naysayer Bikecheck

Amahl Abdul-Khaliq aka AF The Naysayer got in contact with some bike check news. Amahl is of course a flatlander, but also is known to the flatland community. With music featuring on PROPS, Diversion TV, ESPN, Dan’s Comp, and FITBIKECO edits in the past 6-7 years. Hit the link below for his bike check, and some nice photographs to boot.

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