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Dark Trans Red United Prime Mover Frames

United and Bicycle Union’s collaborative Prime Mover frame is now available in this new eye catching dark trans red color. No worries if that’s too blingy for you, it’s still available in good ol’ gloss black. It also looks like they’ve brought the bottom bracket height down from 11.8″ to 11.6″. All other specs remain the same, and of course it still comes with that rad Bicycle Union top tube pad. Both colors of the Prime Mover are available now from United retailers worldwide. You can find your closest one HERE and check out some more pics and the specs below.
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SPECS
Top Tube Lengths: – 21″, 21.25″, 21.5″
Chainstay Length: – 13.75″ (Slammed)
Head Tube Angle: – 74.5°
Seat Tube Angle: – 71°
Standover Height: – 9″
BB Height: – 11.6″
BB Type: – Mid
Dropouts: – 14mm
Brake Mounts: – Removable on Seatstays
Weight: – 4lbs 15.7oz
Colors: – Dark Trans Red, Gloss Black
Country of Origin: – Taiwan

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United Bike Co – Introducing The Minirig

I’m really stoked on this collaboration that United has going on with UK bluetooth speaker manufacturer, Minirig! I always have a bluetooth speaker with me at the trails, as I’m sure a lot of you also do. Minirig isn’t a manufacturer that I’d heard of before, but after looking over the specs, this little UK made speaker seems super dialed. 15 hours of battery life while on max volume is damn near magical! Give the promo video up above a watch and then check out the specs below for yourself, and if you fancy getting one of these speakers for yourself, you can pick it up for £139.99 directly from United’s web store.
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Spec
Weight – 488g
Driver – Custom 3” (76mm) with neodymium motor system
Frequency response – 70Hz – 20,000kHz
Battery life – 80 Hours (Low Volume)
40 Hours (Average Use)
15 Hours (Maximum Volume)
Input power – USB (5V DC @ 800mA)
Output power USB – USB (5V DC @ 500mA)
Bluetooth – 4.2 With aptX and Wireless Stereo
Bluetooth Range – -10-50 Metres Line-Of-Sight
Charging time – 6-8 Hours
Audio input/output – 2 x 3.5mm Mini Jack Socket
Construction – Anodised Aluminium and Polycarbonate
IP rating – IPX5
Maximum peak output – 102.6dBA/0.5m
Made in the U.K
Spec
Weight – 488g
Driver – Custom 3” (76mm) with neodymium motor system
Frequency response – 70Hz – 20,000kHz
Battery life – 80 Hours (Low Volume)
40 Hours (Average Use)
15 Hours (Maximum Volume)
Input power – USB (5V DC @ 800mA)
Output power USB – USB (5V DC @ 500mA)
Bluetooth – 4.2 With aptX and Wireless Stereo
Bluetooth Range – -10-50 Metres Line-Of-Sight
Charging time – 6-8 Hours
Audio input/output – 2 x 3.5mm Mini Jack Socket
Construction – Anodised Aluminium and Polycarbonate
IP rating – IPX5
Maximum peak output – 102.6dBA/0.5m
Made in the U.K

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United X Thomas Hooper Prime Mover LTD Frame Promo

United brought Thomas Hooper back to the spot where it all started for him, Sidley Woods for a riding session, and then sat him down at Two Snakes Tattoo to get a little insight into his process coming up with the graphic wrap he designed for the Prime Mover LTD frame. This dude’s work always amazes me and it’s really cool to see it embellished on a frame. As I’m sure you already know, LTD stands for limited, so hit up your local United dealer after you watch this if you want to lay claim to one.

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New United Winter Soft Goods

United has always had a dialed range of soft goods and their new winter line is no different. They have some new long sleeves, thermals and hoodies to keep you warm and looking good, as well as a bunch of new t-shirts and hats to round out the line. Hit up your preferred United dealer or United’s web store to get a hold of them!

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Sneak Peek: United Prime Mover Frame “Tom Hooper Wrap”

United and Bicycle Union’s collaboration frame, the Prime Mover is getting all fancied up with this limited edition wrapped version. BMX and tattoo legend Tom Hooper came up with the graphics for the wrap, and it also comes with one of those sweet Bicycle Union top tube pads and a separate sticker sheet so you can plaster it up just how you want. These things will be available soon with the rest of United’s new product drop! Peep the specs after the jump.

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Product: 2017 United KL40 Complete Bike

With the introduction of Kye Forte’s signature KF22 last month, I was wondering if the 20″ KL40 would still be a part of United’s line of completes. The release of United’s full 2017 complete range answered that question, and I’m happy that it’s yes. The KL40 is the perfect starter bike for someone looking to get into riding trails. While most completes these days are aimed at the streets, the KL40 is specced with a longer 21″ top tube, trails friendly geometry and United’s aggressive Indirect tyres. Even the two muted colorways it comes in are what you would expect from a trails bike. A kid could literally pick up one of these, head on down to the woods and blend right on in with the locals. With a retail price of just $399.99, a bike like this could be just what our aging scene needs to bring in some young blood. So next time you have a kid ask you what would be a good bike for riding trails, point him in the direction of a KL40. Who knows, you may end up with a new digging buddy out of the deal! The 2017 KL40s are landing at United Dealers worldwide right now. Hit their STOCKIST PAGE to find the one closest to you.
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Specs

Frame: 1020 Hi Tensile Steel, Welded Brake Mounts, Integrated Head Tube, Mid BB, CNC Seatstay Bridge, Embossed Logo Down Tube Gusset
Fork: 1020 Hi Tensile Steel Tapered Legs, CNC Steerer Tube, Integrated Bearing Race,
Handlebars: 1020 Hi Tensile Steel, 8.5” x 28”, 12° Back Sweep, 1° Up Sweep
Grips: United Jimmy grips w/ United Nylon Bar Ends
Headset: United Sealed Bearing Integrated
Stem: United 50mm Reach Top Load with Embossed United Logo on Faceplate and Forged Detailing on Sides
Brake: Tektro 990
Brake Lever: Alloy
Seat: United Padded Seat/Post Combo with Custom Sewn Patch
Seat Post: Integrated with Seat
Seat Clamp: Alloy
Cranks: 3pc 170mm, Tubular Chromoly, 8 Spline, Printed United Logo
Sprocket: United 25t Steel
Chain: United Supreme X410
Bottom Bracket: United Sealed Bearing Mid
Pedals: United Valentino Nylon
Front Tire: United Indirect 20 x 2.35”
Rear Tire: United Indirect 20 x 2.10”
Front Rim: Alloy 36h Single Wall Aero
Rear Rim: Alloy 36h Single Wall
Front Hub: 36h Alloy, Sealed Bearing, 10mm Axle
Rear Hub: 36h United Supreme Sealed Alloy Cassette, 14mm axle, Sealed 9t driver, 4 pawl Ultra Loud Mech
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Geometry

Top Tube Length: 21″
Head Tube Angle: 74.5°
Seat Tube Angle: 71°
Chainstay Length: 13.25″
Bottom Bracket Height: 11.6″
Standover: 8.5″
Weight: 24.9 lbs
Colors: Gloss Black, Gloss Clear Raw

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United – Kye Forte KF22 Complete Promo

Here it is, the promo for Kye Forte’s new signature KF22 complete from United! Kye seriously shreds this thing just as hard as he ever did a 20″. Hit play and check it out for yourself, and if you missed our interview with him about the whole KF22 project, you can get at it HERE.

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Interview: Kye Forte on 22″ Bikes and His New Signature United KF22 Complete

The 22″ wheel, a lot of us had passed judgment before even seeing one, let alone riding one! I myself know that as soon as I heard of this new stead making a name for itself in our little sport, I had visions of 40 year old men having a midlife crisis riding around the woods on cruiser like machines doing hip hangers and turn bars, but after actually seeing one and riding one, I can personally vouch for their awesomeness. Below is a little Q&A I did with Kye Forte, the man behind United’s new 22″ K22 complete which is due to hit the shops mid August at a retail of around £650 (Approximately $840), which in my eyes is going to make it a regular sight at the trails.

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Flashback: Kye Forte in “This Is United”

This week’s flashback is a lead into our next post that just so happens to be an interview with none other than Kye Forte himself. Revisit his full throttle part from United’s “This is United” dvd and then check back in a little bit to learn more about Kye’s latest project!

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United X Bicycle Union – Prime Mover T-Shirt

As soon as I saw the graphics on that new United X Bicycle Union Prime Mover frame I thought to myself “that would be a rad shirt.” They apparently also thought so because sure enough they had some Prime Mover shirts printed up! You can pick one up where ever United goods are sold, including straight from their webstore.
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