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Allied Cycle Works finally reveals new BC40 120mm full suspension MTB that’s made in USA

Allied Cycle Works finally reveals new BC40 120mm full suspension MTB that’s made in USA

The teasing is over. Allied’s new full suspension mountain bike is finally here. For a while now, both Allied and Payson McElveen have been hinting…

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The teasing is over. Allied’s new full suspension mountain bike is finally here. For a while now, both Allied and Payson McElveen have been hinting that the brand’s first mountain bike was on its way. We even got a sneak peek at the bike during Sea Otter, when the prototype was still called the Buck. It wasn’t quite ready then, but now the new BC40 is here. Photo c. Allied Cycle Works Photo c. Allied Cycle Works

Not only is the BC40 the first full suspension mountain bike from Allied Cycle Works, it’s also apparently their first bike completely designed in-house. That includes all of the tools, small parts, carbon layup, and more. Built-in the Allied factory in Rogers, Arkansas, the bike also gets its name from the local trails being named after the Back 40. “The BC40 project has been over two years in ideation, development, and testing, but the vision for this bike concept has been on our minds since the origins of ALLIED. A bike that extends the capability boundaries of cross-country while giving up nothing from a weight and pedaling efficiency standpoint,” said ALLIED Cycle Works CEO Drew Medlock. “I’m incredibly proud of this team. We have been able to double our in-house manufacturing capacity over these last two years while simultaneously developing the BC40. Given the hurdles we have faced every single day with the entire supply chain faltering and fighting to keep our operations running smoothly though the pandemic, it’s a huge accomplishment. We […]

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