The OPEN U.P. pushed the boundaries of what outlined a gravel bike when it got here out, notably with its signature dropped chainstay design permitting for among the greatest tire-clearance obtainable on the time. The dropped drive-side chainstay permits the mandatory area for a wider tire clearing as much as 2.1” tires on the U.P. as claimed by OPEN with a singular geometry that permits riders to stick with the narrower q-factor designs widespread in street cranks, somewhat than change to a wider q-factor mountain crank. Their newest gravel frameset, the WI.DE (quick for Winding Detours) is able to clearing even larger tires, all whereas persevering with to accommodate street cranks to maintain pedaling effectivity excessive whereas growing the chance for traction, stability, and luxury with larger quantity tires on the street, or off.
To showcase the brand new WI.DE. frameset, OPEN has collaborated to supply a number of restricted version packages to make your WI.DE. stand out much more!
OPEN x Atomik Carbon x Berd
OPEN and carbon parts specialists Atömik Carbon have been engaged on a partnership for a while now, with full OPEN Cycle fashions obtainable instantly by way of Atomik. To have fun the collaboration, Atomik created this very particular, and really restricted version. Restricted to simply ten items, the bikes will embody the choice to pick out almost each half, although two base construct choices will probably be supplied.
One, at $7,500 will embody a SRAM Pressure 1x eTap group, Atomik Carbon cockpit and seat submit, and Atomik Carbon wheels with Berd extremely mild spokes. A better finish construct can even be supplied with a SRAM RED/Eagle 1x mullet construct with the identical carbon cockpit and wheels for $9,000. Remember that these costs are a tough guideline as variations in construct could impact the ultimate value. Even when you don’t land one of many 10 restricted version bikes, you may nonetheless order your OPEN U.P., U.P.P.E.R. or WI.DE. instantly from Atomik with numerous totally different construct choices.
OPEN x Black Magic Paint
Black Magic Paint has laid an unique end designed and painted in home of their Portland, Oregon facility on the brand new WI.DE frameset, and accomplished it with premier parts spec from SRAM and ENVE to supply what they’re calling the “final gravel journey bike!” The colour-shift blue to purple pearl paint over carbon is highlighted by the PVD Titanium Nitride coating of the SRAM Eagle XX1 cassette and chain, and the chrome foil hits match completely with the end of the SRAM Purple eTap AXS parts. Topped off with customized matching wheel decals, Black Magic Paint name the end result a package deal that’s comprised of the “greatest [components] obtainable for gravel using” with “seamless aesthetics.” They even supply the choice to color match the ENVE bar, seatpost, and stem for a head-to-toe look, and obtainable part upgrades permit the client to customise each element to be precisely what they need.
The whole Black Magic Paint x OPEN WI.DE. bike begins at $9,999.99 USD, with optionally available paint matched parts including $120 for a person part to $320 for all three (bar, stem, seatpost). To buy, make your approach to the Black Magic Paint web site to order with a ship date of mid-late March 2021. As soon as ordered, Black Magic Paint will probably be in contact to debate any further part selection upgrades desired and desired part spec and measurement. These bikes are a restricted run, and as soon as Black Magic sells out they won’t be producing extra! To get you order in head to Black Magic’s web site.
OPEN x ENVE
Open has collaborated with ENVE Composites earlier than, that includes paint matched ENVE parts on OPEN frames with graphics impressed by nature. Their first 2018 collaboration using the earth tones of Moab and the world round ENVE’s headquarters for the paint scheme, and in 2019 they introduced the “winter version,” with a shade palette drawn from snow lined mountains. This 12 months, OPEN and ENVE are bringing a WI.DE frameset with ENVE’s new Journey Fork which options bosses rated to hold weight, fender mounts, adjustable geometry through flip-able axle chips, and inside dynamo hub routing, in addition to the brand new AG28 650b gravel wheelset, G-series handlebar, and ENVE seatpost and stem – this time with graphics that includes traces and colours impressed by the deep woods.
Solely 100 of the OPEN x ENVE framesets have been made obtainable to OPEN sellers, so cease by your native OPEN stocking bike store if you wish to get in on the most recent collaboration between OPEN and ENVE! Since drivetrain and ending particulars are left as much as the client, there isn’t a set pricing and it’ll depend upon the ultimate construct.