Pacenti Reviews and News

Pacenti PDent stem and bar review

Cockpits are changing for the better as top tubes are getting longer and stems getting shorter. But one of the limiting factors is the modern stem only fits physically at 30mm or longer. Pacenti has a dented handlebar design that threatens to break the mold of bike geometry.

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Best new mountain bike components of 2015

Find out what made of our list of best new components from 2015. We think you might be surprised.

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Sea Otter: Pacenti PDent makes sub-30mm stems possible

Simple solution to longstanding barrier could allow for stems as short as 12mm, which in turn could alter bike frame design.

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Review: Vee Rubber Trail Taker 650B Tires

The Vee Rubber Trail Taker tires come in 650b and 29er sizes and they have a good price point and offer excellent traction, float, and braking.

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Pacenti DL31 Rim And Hadley Hub Wheelset

Introduction by Francis Cebedo We did a review on Pacenti TL28 wheel built up with a Chris King hubset HERE. Here is follow-on review to a rim that is wider since these days, wider IS better. It allows the tire to have a wider, more secure and stable contact patch. Pacenti knows a little bit […]

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Pacenti TL28 650b Rims

Earlier this year, Kirk Pacenti sent us home with a 650b wheel set built up with his TL28 rims. The wheels were built up with Chris King hubs and DT spokes and it was perfect for all our 650b bike tests and bike conversion projects.  Over the past few months, we’ve logged dozens of hours […]

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White Brothers, Pacenti, WTB, Rolf Prima, and more!

(a few non-builder highlights from NAHBS 2012 – White Brothers, Pacenti, WTB, Rolf Prima, Club Ride Apparel, VP Components, Rotor, Thomson) The focus of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show is definitely on the builders themselves, but several parts and accessory companies were on hand displaying their wares as well. Here are a few of […]

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Pacenti Neo-Moto 650B 2.3 Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin I have really enjoyed my several months of test time on the Pacenti Neo-Moto 650B 2.3 tires, as they have good acceleration, cornering and traction, and excellent braking. The tire was designed by Mr. 650B himself, Kirk Pacenti, who in addition to being a strong advocate of the 650B attributes, […]

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First Look: San Diego Custom Bicycle Show

Today was the first day of activities for the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show. There was a well attended breaksfast in the morning, followed by a couple of seminars including the popular lug filing and lug cutting. A lot of enthusiasts interested in just what it takes to craft a bicycle by hand. Mtbr and […]

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Kenstone Metal Co. Announces Partnership With Kirk Pacenti

March 9, 2009 – Taichung, Taiwan – Kenstone Metal Co. and Kirk Pacenti of Pacenti Cycle Design announce a new partnership designed to utilize each others’ strengths. The partnership permits each to continue to focus on their core business while significantly expanding their customer base into new markets. Kenstone Metal has long sought higher end […]

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Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire and Stans 650b Wheel Video Review

Product Specifications: Model: Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire MSRP:$55 Weight: 745 grams Bottom Line: This tire is so good it has singlehandedly fueled the 650b wheel size movement. If there can only be one tire for all conditions and all applications, the Pacenti Neo Moto is it. It’s a bit pricey at $55. Value Rating: […]

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