The Cobalt line combines proven geometry and dialled components giving you the best start out of the gate during your first days racing. The Cobalt Expert steps up to a 19.5″ toptube, a longer 50mm reach cobalt stem, a slim Radio combo seat and wider 1 3/8″ ARISUN “XLR8” tires. Fresh out of the box for 2021 with incredible new paint and graphics, you’ll be able to spot a Cobalt on the track very easily. All Cobalt bikes now feature full sealed front hubs and integrated headsets, making them simply unbeatable when comparing price to spec. The Cobalt is one seriously unstoppable machine.
Like it, dislike it, learn more about it. FATBMX caught up with Tioga to get the inside scoop on the new Progressive Front-end System they've been working on. Stiffer and lighter means faster?
What made Tioga look into working on the fork area of the BMX bike? Tioga: Shortly after the London Games, we had our annual product dissection sessions with some of our Elite riders, gathering feedback and picking their brains about product needs and improvements. During one of these discussions, some riders shared that they occasionally experience excess flex on their bike--they couldn’t quite pinpoint where, but explained that they detected some levels of flex during gate starts, or when cornering, landing a jump, and pumping over rhythm sections. Our engineering team took note of this, knowing how detrimental excess flex can be in a race, and the seed was planted. Over the years, many ideas were discussed, some more wild than others, and we eventually honed in on the steering system—the control center of the bike, primed for reengineering to better match the needs of more demanding riders.
In what ways is the new set-up better? Tioga: Simply put, it’s better because it’s both lighter and stiffer. At a glance, the Tioga system may be
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Sooner National #2 pro Open results. Tulsa, OK. Pro Open results Saturday 13 February 2021: 1 KAMREN LARSEN, BAKERSFIELD, CA 2 JACOB PEEBLES, ROCKLIN, CA 3 NICK DAWSON, PITTSBURGH, PA 4 JOSEPH LETO, CORSA STAY STRONG/PROFILE, MYAKKA CITY, FL 5 AUSTIN MCKAN, WILLARD, MO 6 ELLIOT MCGRATH, ELK RIVER, MN
The Speed Series Pro features our Speed Metal tubeset to keep the weight down while maintaining the stiffness wanted to take the hole shot. Equipped with disc brakes for fast stopping after the finish sprint and spec'd to give you the confidence to chase the top step out of the box. Available in sizes PRO, PRO XL, PRO XXL.
-Frame: GT Speed Series MK7 Elite Race Design, 6061-T6 AL, Alloy Formed and Butted Speed Metal Tubes, AL CNC/Forged Quick Change -Disc Dropout SyStem, BB86, Taper 1-1/8" to 1-1/2" Integrated H/T -Fork: GT BMX Pro Race, 100% Cr-Mo 1 1/8" Steerer, Tapered Legs, 3/8" Dropouts