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Log Lady Completes are back in Stock!

Your Christmas wish still has time to come true! Well, if your Christmas wish was to lay your hands on the sweetest single speed in the known universe! And if that wasn't your wish, it better have been something good and grand like peace to all mankind or something else of similar magnitude and magnanimity.

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New Sleddin’ Caps are in Stock Now

Our mostly-annual winter tradition of putting out the perfect cozy dome-piece to get you through the frigid winter months is back and better than ever. This year's Sleddin' Cap has gone full color with a lovely old school red/white/blue and traditional little pom up top

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Parker’s Log (Jam) Lady

Our homies at Angry Catfish consistently put out amazing builds for their customers, so it's no surprise that when they build a bike for themselves, it's always a real stunner. Earlier this year Parker got his hands on a Log Lady and proceeded to dismantle it and rebuild in his own image. Here's the finished product.

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Big Block Generations

The Big Block was our first model, designed way back in 2008 and continuing virtually unchanged today. Well unchanged in geometry and tubeset anyway, there have been a number of small tweaks to the bike over the years that would allow one to distinguish one generation frameset from the next. As we're giant flipping nerds, having the information to tell them apart is the sort of thing that we find terribly exciting.

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One of a Kind Katakana Caps

In prepping for our upcoming trip to Japan we knew we wanted to do some sort of special gift for our friends and dealers, so we hit up one of our sponsored riders, Koshi, to help guide Saisha in creating a unique cap that would both be generally awesome, as well as pay honor and respects to the Japanese culture.

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Japan Tour 2016!

Coming up in only a few weeks we are headed back to Japan to visit dealers, do a party in Tokyo (several local DJ's and our own Sir Jeffrey G. The Archduke of Dance will be spinning) and attend the Bikelore festival.

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What’s the difference between the 700c Space Horse and the 650b Space Horse Disc 46cm

Since the release of our new Space Horse Disc, which utilizes the smaller 650b wheel size on the 46 and 49, and given the emerging prevalence of 650b wheels in general we've been getting a number of questions about the reasons and method behind our decisions. All-City's Engineer Rachel has taken the time to put together some responses to the frequently asked questions.

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All Respect to the Craftspeople: Handmade in Taiwan

Where are your bikes made? It's a question that we get often. The answer: Taiwan. We're stoked that many riders and shops are realizing that it's not necessarily where your product is made, it's who's making it. It is in that spirit that we present you with an excerpt from the All-City Annual No 7, an article by our own Nick Paglia about his experiences meeting with and visiting our suppliers.

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2016 NACCC photos by Kevin Sparrow

If you didn't hear the big news, our own Christina Peck once more took home the overall prize at the largest North American Cycle Courier Championships in years. New York threw it down with over 400 riders signing up to take on a closed streets course in Brooklyn.

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Jingle Cross Was Way Cool!

Hey there sports fans, this weekend's gonna be another cyclocross extravaganza and to get you totally psyched beyond possbile imaginable belief we'd like to share a few photos from our trip down to Jingle Cross late last month for several days of racing and the World Cup!

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All-City Fun Meeting #2 Kobe

While I'll admit that I don't know the full scoop since I can't read Japanese, it looks like our main man Koshi put together a super rad "Fun Meeting" in Kobe for All-City supporters that took in some of the local mtb trails. Our homies at Motocross Intl (AC's Japan distro) made a nice blog post and even a video about the affair. Check it out.

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All City Championship Alleycat Photos

Kick back cause this is going to be a long one filled with tons of stellar photos by Kevin Sparrow. The 11th running of the All City Championship alleycat took place under alternating rainy / blindingly sunny skies on August 20th. Due to the poor weather only 75 or so showed up to race what is traditionally the hardest alleycat of the year.

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Macho King Generations

Hey there folks, just a friendly note to let you know that Macho King and Macho King LTDs are currently hitting dealers floors as we speak. This is the third generation of our top cross race machine and with every iteration it just keeps getting better and better.

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Let’s Go Crazy! Caps

Our newest cap Let’s Go Crazy pays homage to Minneapolis’ greatest cultural export. Inspired by the stars on the side of famous venue First Avenue and awash in the color of Royalty!

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All City Championships Bandit Cross

We're going to begin our coverage of the 2016 All City Championships with the largest ever Bandit Cross in Minneapolis. Some 75 racers took to the start line on the classic Hobo Camp race course in the shadow of downtown. Kevin Sparrow was on hand to document the goings on, and as you'll see over the coming posts, his photos turned out spectacular.

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Introducing the Space Horse Disc

Yep, it's finally a reality. We've taken our beloved Space Horse platform and improved the heck out of it with the addition of the all-weather stopping power of disc brakes, a new parts spec, an expanded size run, and 650b wheel sizes in the 46cm and new 43cm size.

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A/C Solstice Campout

When Swift posted the invite to their annual Solstice Campout, we jumped at the opportunity to host a MPLS event. Being that our Space Horse is the perfect machine for loading up and escaping the city, we thought this would be a great opportunity to connect with some people from the community and show them how All-City does bike camping.

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Bikes of Our Lives: Jeff’s Croll Mountain Bike

This is the beginning of a series of blog posts exploring the non All-City bicycles that folks on our team own, ride, and hold dear. The purpose is to let you get to know us a bit better by the bikes we ride, as well as get a glimpse into where some of our inspiration and stoke comes from.

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Pony Express Info Is Up

Just wanted to let you know that full info and spec on the Pony Express is now up on the site Here. The Pony is our beloved and versatile Space Horse frameset set up with flat bars, single ring 10 speed gearing, and v-brakes. It retains all of the Space Horse's frame details including front and rear rack mounts, fender mounts, signature semi-horizontal dropout, internal cable routing, and brazed on seat collar.

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All-City Hiroshima Fun Meeting

One of our great joys as a company is spreading the stoke and good vibes around the world. No where is that taking place more so than in Japan, where we are lucky enough to have started to develop a strong following, thanks in no small part to the work of our distro Motocross Intl. (the owner Rie, is one of the most badass people we have ever met, she organized the first bmx event ever in Japan in the late 70's and is hugely responsible for that movement taking off there), and our sponsored riders Koshi and Juri.

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Nature Boy 853 Framesets $400 Off

Hey friends, have we got a deal for you. We're currently offering $400 off on our remaining inventory of green / white Nature Boy 853 framesets which is most likely the sweetest deal going in the known universe.

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All-City Solstice Campout

All-City would like to invite you to join us on June 25-26 for the MPLS edition of the 2016 Swift Industries Campout! We will be leading a group ride from MPLS to Ann Lake Campground in Big Lake, MN, stopping for beer, snacks, and coffee along the way. The ride will be primarily on pavement, and approximately 60 miles... you can expect a conversational pace, and a few stops along the way.

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Kyle Kelley of GSC’s Mr. Pink

Our friends at the Radavist went out on one of the best rides in the Los Angeles area, Dirt Mulholland, and captured some images of Kyle's (owner of Golden Saddle Cyclery) Mr. Pink built up with silver Campagnolo Athena. We've been waiting to see full photos of this rig for a while now, as it's been popping up on Instagram for a few months. Well, the wait was worth it, this one's a stunner.

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Photos from the All-City X Swift Picnic Ride in Seattle

A few weeks back Nate and myself had the pleasure of taking a mini-tour of the Pacific Northwest hitting up Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, and Bend in that order. After having a great demo day hosted by our friends at Counterbalance, we had the pleasure of hooking up with the Swift Industries crew and a bunch of new friends from Seattle for a little tour of the city terminating in a gorgeous cliff-side grill out.

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Log Lady Framesets are Shipping Now

If you've been on pins and needles waiting for your pre-ordered Log Lady frameset to arrive.... Well, be on pins and needles no more. They have begun shipping out to dealers this week, with the bulk leaving our warehouse on Monday. Which means if you've got an order in, you should be seeing yours towards the end of next week.

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Let’s Talk About Softgoods

I don't know if you picked up on this, but over the last few months we have basically doubled the amount of clothing options we're offering. We're pretty darned psyched on this development and hope you will be to. We've been parceling out the blog posts on this, but it's time to just hit you with all of it. From new caps to sweatshirts, we've got a ton of new goods for you.

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Team Dream’s Custom Macho King

This winter we sent a black E.D. coated Macho King over to Sean at Team Dream as a thank you for his collaboration on the All-City X Team Dream bandannas, and waited. Waited on pins and needles, rapt with excitement and curiousity about what he would do with it, and how he would make it his. The results?

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Space Horse Gravel Racer

Out of all my bikes, even with having All-City’s full line at my fingertips, the Space Horse is the one I prefer for gravel races. The lower bottom bracket, slightly longer wheelbase, and generous fork rake make it an absolute demon at taming gravel descents and the smaller diameter tubing helps dampen bumps over a long day in the saddle.

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New Sweatshirts in Stock Now

We are super pumped to siginficantly up our coziness game this Spring with the introduction of two new sweatshirts. Everyone needs at least one pullover and one zip up in their life, so why not make it one from your favorite bicycle company? Plus you get to buy it from a bike shop, which helps keep the local center of your cycling community in business.

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Minnesota’s Spring Classics - Free to All

While there are many reasons to fall in love with my adopted hometown of Minneapolis, around this time of year my affection turns to the Spring Classics. No, not the European Monuments, but the myriad of free long distance gravel events that pervade the early season calendar.

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Zig Zag Socks Are Available

Hey gang, Just wanted to make you aware of the fact that if you perhaps own one of our super swanky Zig Zag Jerseys or Bibs (holy heck, are these new bibs good people!), then you might want to complete the look with our Zig Zag Socks And Cap (which should be up on our website shortly, but is orderable by bike shops right now).

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Introducing the BMEF Cap

Since day one, All-City has been proud to support the courier community both in the United States and abroad. This cap created in partnership with the Bicycle Messenger Emergency Fund is one more way that we are able to give a little back to the folks who started this whole urban cycling thing.

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Kevin Sparrow’s Stupor Bowl Photos

One of the best parts of our job is getting to work with all of our talented friends. Recently one of our favorite photographers and people, Kevin Sparrow, came up to Minneapolis from his home in Milwaukee to hang out and shoot this year's Stupor Bowl. As always his photos turned out absolutely amazing, and we're super stoked to share them with you.

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Koochella Interviews Formula Femme

All-City is proud to support not one, but two all woman-identifying track teams. Obviously there's Minneapolis' own Koochella, but over in NYC there's a new team gearing up to take on their local velodrome: Formula Femme. Zoe and her crew will be racing the Kissena Velodrome and working hard to get more women involved in the sport.

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Stupor Bowl 19: Racer’s Recap

Stupor Bowl 19 is done and gone, the Speed race came down to an epic dual between myself and Ben Hovland. It was a heck of a battle, but young legs and hunger bested my veteran cunning and Ben emerged victorious. Having just won the All City Championship he now holds the made up, though coveted, title of "fastest guy in town."

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Trail Dogs Across America T-Shirt

There's nothing quite like the bond between man (and woman) and beast. Especially when you share a passion for road trips and riding dirt. This t-shirt celebrates all the trail dogs out there, bringing joy to their owners and all who they encounter.

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Frostbike Unveils

Hey Folks, Now that the team has had a chance to catch it's breath after Frostbike, we wanted to give you a better look at what went down at our local tradeshow and show you a more in depth review of our product releases. Here we go....

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The Log Lady Makes Her Debut

It's finally here, after two and a half years of development and several generations of prototypes we are finally ready for the Log Lady to make her bough. (zing!) We began this project ages ago it seems, embarking on an epic journey to create the first true All-City mountain bike. While we grew up riding trails, and mtb's have always been a large part of the Minneapolis cycling culture, we had to wait for the time to be right.

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Log Lady Video Time!

This week, all shall be revealed. Let the fun begin with this little video that we put together to introduce the newest member of the All-City family: the Log Lady. You'll have to wait till the Wednesday night release parties to get a look at it in person, and make sure you tune in to the All-City website Thursday morning for full specs and information to be released. For now, we hope you dig this loving homage to the classic Twin Peaks opening credits.

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National Log Lady Release Party

Hey there folks, next Wednesday is creeping up quick and with it comes the day you've all been waiting for (if indeed you have been waiting for this day), it's time for the Log Lady to finally make her bow and show herself to the world, live and in person.

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A.C.E. Tubing

Every once in a while an opportunity comes along to take the things you design up a notch, this is one of those times... In our never ending quest to make the finest production steel bicycles, the chance to finally design our own custom tubeset represents a giant leap forward for our little brand and a logical next step in expanding our capabilities.

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Zig Zag Kit Ya’ll

Today we're very proud to unveil our latest in stretchy riding ensembles: the Zig Zag Kit. An homage to one of our favorite Merckx jerseys, the Zig Zag builds upon last year's offerings, but adds an upgrade to Pactimo's Ascent Vector Pro bib short and chamois.

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Meet the Zig Zag Water Bottle

Hey gang, We've just received our shipment of our new water bottles, the Zig Zag. The Zig Zag bottle is the companion piece to our forthcoming Zig Zag kit, which will contain socks, cap, bottle, jersey, and bibs

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Friday Funday

Every once in a while it's okay to fall back in love with the internet, so today let's forget about bikes for a second and watch some favorite internet videos on this lovely winter Friday morning.

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The Nature Boy Zona

Let's talk for a minute about our cult classic single speed race bike the Nature Boy Zona. This bike was designed to be the "heritage" version of our original cantilever'd Nature Boy. The one once you owned, you would never want to part with due to it's unbelievably smooth ride, classic tubeset, lightweight, and limited numbers.

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In Celebration of David Bowie

If you haven't heard by now, then we're sorry to have to be the ones to break the sad news to you. David Bowie, one of the most influential forces on this planet for decades, has passed away. It's impossible to encapsulate what this man and his work has meant to the millions upon millions of lives that he has touched, so I'm going to dwell on the more personal here. For many of us, the heart of his legacy is that it's beautiful to be yourself.

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More HOTT CX Action from Japan!

Our main squeeze in the land of the rising sun, just sent over another batch of hott single speed CX pictures shot by the wonderful Kei Tsuji. Koshi's mantra is speed and style and it bleeds through in these pics! Check it.

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