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New ‘LT’ Rude Tube Pegs

This Rude Tube peg has gone on a diet!! Let’s face it, who wouldn’t like to save some weight on their bike, 4 pegs weigh quite a lot but they don’t have to.

When setting out to design a lighter weight version of our original chromoly cored Rude Tube peg we wanted to come up with a new design that solves some of the issues of switching to an alloy inner. The problem with most alloy pegs is that they deform at the axle end. The Rude Tube LT doesn’t, using the same plastic outer as the Rude Tube peg, the LT has a tough 7075 alloy inner with a heat treated chromo adaptor at the dropout interface which won’t lose it’s shape from over tightening or when catching an upright.

Weighing 33% less at only 115g each it means you can run 4 pegs with the equivalent weight of just over 2.5.

– Lightweight 7075 alloy inner peg
– Heat treated chromo insert
– Durable plastic Rude Tube sleeve
– 33% lighter than regular Rude Tubes
– Available in 4.2″ and XL 4.5” lengths
– Weight : 115 grams each
– 10mm or 14mm

The new Rude Tube LT peg will will be available alongside the original Rude Tube peg at BSD stockists worldwide from early May…

Get the full spec and more pictures of the Rude Tube LT peg here >.

Reed Stark Bike Check

Reed Stark is just back from a trip to the wilds of South Africa where he’s been tracking down elusive spots for an upcoming Safari frame promo. Kevin Schnider was on hand to catch a few photos of Reed and his new frame setup while out there. The Reed Stark signature Safari frame is available from all BSD retailers now…

Reed Stark’s BSD SAFARI setup:

– FRAME: Sahara colour Safari 21.8″ frame
– BARS: Black BSD Giraffic XL bars
– GRIPS: Chocolate brown BSD Paley Slims
– BARENDS: Chocolate brown M-caps bar ends
– STEM: Black BSD Stacked stem
– HEADSET: BSD Integrated headset
– FORKS: Black BSD Acid fork
– SPROCKET: Black BSD Superlite Sprocket 28t
– CRANKS: Black BSD Substance XL cranks 175mm
– PEDALS: Chocolate brown BSD Safari pedals
– CHAIN: BSD 1991 halflink chain
– REAR HUB: Black BSD Westcoaster Hub LHD
– REAR TIRE: Sand BSD Donnasqueak tire 2.4″
– REAR RIM: Black BSD NASA rim
– FRONT HUB: Black BSD Front Street PRO hub
– FRONT TIRE: Sand BSD Donnasqueak tire 2.4″
– PEGS: BSD Rude Tube XL
– SEAT: Mid Safari seat
– SEAT POST: Black BSD Blitzed post
– KENDAMA: Sweets Kendamas Safari signature

“Stoked as fuck on this one. Feels so nice to be on a frame with a long front end and short back end, more room for these long giraffe legs but still responsive and has control for spins and that. Shot a photo of the Sahara desert when I was on a camel safari last year in Africa and now that sand is one of my frame colors. Can’t ask for much more than that…”

See all of our previous BIKE CHECK POSTS here >

Look out for a Safari frame promo video dropping later in the spring and in the meantime have a look back at Reed’s ridiculous section from our recent Transmission DVD…

Substance in Malagashire…

New Substance team member Sam Jones joins Craig Sime, Si Gibb, Jack Campbell and Jarvis out in Malaga-shire, wherever that is??…

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