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If you follow the road bike scene closely, you likely already know that most drop-bar talk these days isn’t really about road at all. Most of the focus today is on the gravel segment of road, where dirt and tarmac and everything in between are mixed together on each ride. With the growth of gravel, […]

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Mountain bikes have made quite an evolution since the first knobby tires were ridden down Mt. Tam in the early 1970’s. From steel frames with no suspension and drum brakes to today’s long-travel carbon frames with electronic shifting and hydraulic disc brakes, the equipment and the sport has come a long way. With the design […]

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Alchemy has been transforming rides with our custom bicycles for over 10 years now, and people have been taking notice. We love seeing new rave reviews of our bikes roll in, from Road Bike Action to GearJunkie to Bike Mag. That’s why we thought we’d share what people are saying about Alchemy — so you […]

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When you think about mountain biking in Colorado, you’re probably visited with visions of remote, high-altitude trails crisscrossing the Continental Divide, sunny blue skies, and cool, thin air. And you wouldn’t be wrong. Deep in the Rockies lies some of the world’s best riding. But what most people don’t know is that within reach of […]

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Image courtesy of Mountain Bike Review The new decade has brought some pretty interesting trends in the mountain bike world. Riders (myself included), are in a constant quest to get in on the latest greatest equipment. I’m not sure if it’s FOMO, or just the hope that new equipment is going to make us faster […]

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Alchemy Bicycles has earned a reputation for hand-crafting carbon and titanium dream bikes in Colorado, but few know that Alchemy offers more than just road bike manufacturing expertise. At our Denver headquarters, Alchemy is capable of providing a full spectrum of custom bike services. This includes a professional on-site bike fitting, made-to-order paint designs, and […]

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29er full suspension bikes are definitely not new to the market. They’ve been on the market since the early 2000s when Fisher Bikes came out with WTB-tire equipped suspension bike for shredding the hills around Mount Tam in Marin County, California. In fact, it’s been almost 3 years since the first 29er won a World […]

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Gravel riding has surged in popularity the past few years. And with it, the subset of the road cycling has evolved quickly. To keep pace, gravel bikes are improving by leaps and bounds, new gravel-focused events are popping up daily, and the riding spots are near limitless. It’s the perfect storm, but in a good […]

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After an annoying Colorado October, chock full of early-season cold, snow and ice, the sun returned for the last couple of weeks of the month. It created the perfect opportunity to test ride Alchemy’s new carbon fiber Ronin gravel bike.   As some one who has been riding both road and mountain bikes (and most […]

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Alchemy Arktos frames have a relatively straight seat tube, so most dropper posts can inserted completely into the seat tube (Note: small size frames are more difficult that other size frames). As a result, determining the max travel dropper post you can use is MOSTLY affected by saddle height. Saddle height is typically measured from […]

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There are few people that can match the raw speed and style of Alchemy racer Cody Kelley. From mani-Mondays to mid race-run Euro-tables, he is a spectacle every time he throws a leg over a bike. The life of a professional rider like Kelley may seem enviable, but just like every mountain bike race, there […]

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From its tube-to-tube construction to its incredibly smooth ride quality, our custom Ronin titanium gravel bike has been getting well-deserved attention across the industry. Recently, our friends over at Road Bike Action took the Ronin Ti for a spin to see what all the hype is about. The reviewer tested the limits of the Ronin […]

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Carbon fiber, carbon fiber, carbon fiber…These days, carbon fiber is ubiquitous. Everything from the wings of Boeing’s famed 787 Dreamliner to that iPhone case in your pocket utilize the material. And with good reason. Carbon fiber allows manufacturers to produce high-strength parts that are extremely lightweight and durable. It’s also the ultimate material for bicycle […]

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We’ve been aware of Alchemy bikes for a few years now. After all, it’s hard not to since they’re a two-time winner of the Best Carbon Bike award at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. Read more

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Bike Radar by Nick Legan At the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, a convention hall is filled with bikes that represent the pinnacle of cycling ingenuity and craft. Here, the job of picking award winners is not an easy task. But each of the past four years I’ve had the honor and the chore of […]

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Alchemy introduced the Ronin Carbon at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic, and the handmade carbon fiber gravel bike drew immediate accolades for its straightforward design and beautiful aesthetics. But beyond a great first impression, it was the Ronin’s finish quality and attention to detail that made it the internet-sensation of the event. The Ronin is […]

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For over a decade, Alchemy has built a reputation on hand-building carbon and titanium dream bikes in Denver, Colorado.  And while Alchemy continues to receive accolades for crafting carbon bikes in the US, our painting capabilities make us one of the most unique and sought-after bike designers in the world. An Idea At Alchemy, we […]

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Alchemy has long been known for creating exceptionally-crafted rolling art. But these days, it’s not just Alchemy frames grabbing riders’ attention. Alchemy is quickly gaining a reputation for its complete bike builds. Alchemy offers the highest dollar-for-dollar value in bicycles, and we sweat the details. We know that you want to ride. And we only […]

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Santa Cruz has long been considered a mecca for mountain biking. Just minutes from downtown, the singletrack is as bountiful as any riding area in the world. And with year-around temperatures averaging in the mid-60s, Santa Cruz is one of the go-to hot spots for any-time riding. I’ve lived in Santa Cruz for over ten […]

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Mixed-wheel bikes, mullet bikes, Franken-bikes…call them what you want, but riding different-size wheels on a mountain bike has been a hot topic in 2019. Maybe it’s because the UCI finally “legalized” them for competition, or maybe it’s the fact that when used in competition, riders actually won races on mixed wheel mountain bikes. Regardless, the […]

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It was a huge weekend this past weekend for Alchemy Factory Racer Cody Kelley as he scored a top ten at a Enduro World Series event. Kelley finished in 7th place at the Northstar, California race, a career-high finish for the Salt Lake City native. Equally impressive is that Kelly piloted Alchemy’s new nine7five mixed wheel […]

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The Enduro World Series made its annual visit to Whistler, Canada this past weekend for Round 6 of the 2019 race season. As always, it was an action-packed weekend, and for the first time in its history, the race took place over two days. Nearly 700 riders battled it out on the world’s toughest trails […]

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