Category Archives: Components

UD Racks: a modular system for canti and disc bikes

After 2 years of R&D, we’re excited to introduce the UD-2 rack in a version for cantilever brakes. All you need to fit this rack on your bike is a hole in the fork crown and cantilever brakes. Handlebar bags … Continue reading

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Safety Advice: Non-Standard Rims and Rene Herse Tires

Safety advice: Rene Herse tires are designed for rims that meet the ETRTO standard, specifically: G height: 5.2 – 6.5 mm Sidewalls with hooks. Rims that do not meet the current standards – especially hookless rims and rims with sidewalls … Continue reading

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48/33 Rings for Rene Herse Cranks

We’re offering a new chainring combination for our 11-speed compatible Rene Herse cranks. The 48/33 is a perfect size for fast-paced group rides – you won’t get dropped even on downhills with a tailwind, yet the 48 is a bit … Continue reading

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Juniper Ridge 650B x 48 is here!

The Juniper Ridge 650B x 48 mm dual-purpose knobbies have arrived. Unlike any other all-road tire, they combine excellent speed and cornering grip on pavement with unrivaled traction in mud and snow. At 450 g (Extralight) and 510 g (Standard), … Continue reading

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Ted King: Gravel Racing on Rene Herse Tires

They call Ted King the ‘King of Gravel’: Winner of both the Dirty Kanza and Grinduro in 2018, he’s the man to beat. With ‘gravel’ being the fastest-growing segment of the bicycle market, even professional teams are lining up to … Continue reading

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Back in Stock and New: Framebuilding Parts

Good news: The long-awaited Kaisei ‘TOEI Special’ fork blades are back in stock. Even better news: We worked with Kaisei to maximize their length, so there is a little extra for bikes with ultra-wide tires, or to cut off the … Continue reading

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Longer cranks should be stronger

Our Rene Herse cranks are available in three length: 165, 171 and 177 mm. We chose 3.5% increments, because that is the smallest difference you’ll notice as you ride. That part is just common sense. What makes our cranks unique among … Continue reading

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